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McArthur, Ronald C. – Community College Review, 2002
Argues that community college organization at the department level presents challenging leadership issues for the newly appointed department chair. Asserts that existing culture, which looks upon the chair with some mistrust, demands chairs who behave as peers rather than military commanders. Concludes that democratic leadership is the most…
Descriptors: Academic Deans, Administrator Behavior, Administrator Effectiveness, College Administration
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Ayers, David – Community College Review, 2002
Contends that executive-level administrators must provide strategic leadership of the institutional mission if their community colleges are to adapt and respond to learner needs. Reports that content analyses of mission statements from 102 colleges revealed seven salient themes: access, workforce and economic development, comprehensive…
Descriptors: Administrator Role, College Administration, College Presidents, College Role
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Pope, Myron L. – Community College Review, 2002
Discusses risks faced by community college minority students, whose success often rests on their integration into the college environment. Argues that mentoring programs can enhance the academic and social integration of these students. Analyzes minority student perception of multilevel mentoring. (Contains 16 references.) (AUTH/NB)
Descriptors: Apprenticeships, Community Colleges, Diversity (Institutional), Educational Quality
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Blake, Larry J. – Community College Review, 1983
Contends that a continued increase in labor force requirements which previously was satisfied by a reduction of farm labor needs, increased workforce participation of women, and a cyclic baby boom, will result in a future labor shortage. Offers a rationale for training and providing support services for the unemployed. (DMM)
Descriptors: Employment Patterns, Employment Projections, Labor Market, Labor Needs
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Cohen, Arthur M. – Community College Review, 1983
Reviews the development of the transfer function in California community colleges, supplying data confirming that community colleges function not only as career, community, and compensatory education centers, but as institutions in which students desiring baccalaureate degrees matriculate, albeit differently from a generation ago. (DMM)
Descriptors: College Role, College Transfer Students, Community Colleges, Student Educational Objectives
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Cosand, Joseph – Community College Review, 1983
Identifies the groups who make decisions about the future of the community college. Outlines basic concerns for the present and future: education for whom, for what purpose, at which institution, by which faculty, with what standards, at what cost to whom, and who should make these decisions. (DMM)
Descriptors: College Role, Community Colleges, Decision Making, Educational Objectives
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Cross, K. Patricia – Community College Review, 1983
Examines the impact of new student populations on community colleges. Notes the proliferation of remedial programs, individualized instruction, and diagnostic testing and placement services in response to student learning problems and the expansion of noncredit offerings, experiential learning credit, and cooperative education programs responding…
Descriptors: Adult Students, Basic Skills, College Programs, Community Colleges
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Johnson, B. Lamar – Community College Review, 1983
Two major problems confront community colleges today--their failure to give major attention to the improvement of instruction and a financial crisis requiring cutbacks at all operational levels. Colleges must address these problems creatively and innovatively to ensure low-cost, high quality programs. (DMM)
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Educational Finance, Educational Innovation, Financial Problems
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Richardson, Richard C., Jr. – Community College Review, 1983
Focuses on the changes caused in community colleges by open access policies and the resultant influx of underprepared students. Recommends that community colleges accept a decline in student enrollment in exchange for improvement in student achievement. (DMM)
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Community Colleges, Declining Enrollment, Educational Change
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Roueche, John E. – Community College Review, 1983
Examines evidence of the loss of quality in community college instruction over the last two decades. Argues that administrative leadership is needed to reaffirm the community college's commitment to excellence in teaching. (DMM)
Descriptors: Administrator Role, College Faculty, Community Colleges, Educational Quality
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Townsend, Barbara K. – Community College Review, 1984
Stresses the importance of community college faculty support for institutional purposes, missions, and directions, and the interrelationship of the issues of institutional identity and faculty support. Finds a strong college identity essential in competing for private donations, government funds, and students. (DMM)
Descriptors: College Faculty, College Role, Community Colleges, Faculty College Relationship
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Conti, Gary J. – Community College Review, 1984
Views community college graduates as participants in the most dynamic and democratic educational movement in history. Detects three trends presently at different levels of development interrelating to affect community college graduates: the Information Revolution, a growing antiintellectualism, and the concept of lifelong learning. (DMM)
Descriptors: College Graduates, Community Colleges, Lifelong Learning, Outcomes of Education
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Alfred, Richard L. – Community College Review, 1984
Enumerates changing external conditions and internal organizational problems in community colleges resulting in a paradox involving institutional mission and structure. Lists steps for positioning community colleges as the key provider of specified programs/services through carefully defined linkages with public- and private-sector organizations…
Descriptors: Agency Cooperation, College Role, Community Colleges, Educational Change
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Durbak, Ivan R.; Sadnytzky, Nicholas O. – Community College Review, 1984
Looks at three areas in which college administrators should ensure that computers are available for faculty use (i.e., instruction, personal scholarship, and administrative tasks). Suggests ways of overcoming faculty resistance to computers and steps in a carefully planned and managed process of improving computer literacy. (DMM)
Descriptors: Change Strategies, College Faculty, Community Colleges, Computer Assisted Instruction
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Duffy, Karen Louise; Fendt, Paul F. – Community College Review, 1984
Describes major trends in adult learning; i.e., expanded focus on career choice and preparation, changing roles in the workplace, skills training in the community, and changing lifestyles. Views positive communication skills, group skills, career balance, wholistic thought, creative management, and educational brokering skills as essential…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Educators, Community Colleges, Educational Trends
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