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Rifkin, Tronie; McKinney, Kristen – Community College Review, 1996
Discusses the financial needs of community college students. Focuses on the types of aid they currently receive, problems surrounding financial aid for community college students, and alternative ways in which community college leaders can help alleviate the gap between costs and aid for their students. (34 citations) (AJL)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Community Colleges, Educational Strategies, Financial Needs
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Wharton, Lawrence E. – Community College Review, 1997
Describes leader behaviors that create a constrained and negative institutional climate, illustrating those behaviors with detailed scenarios. Urges leaders to maintain formal and informal communication channels to monitor how their behavior is perceived, and to use this information to develop positive leadership behaviors that can change…
Descriptors: Administrative Change, Administrator Effectiveness, Administrator Role, Change Strategies
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Treloar, Linda L. – Community College Review, 1999
The Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 form the basis for this discussion of students with disabilities and the role played by community college faculty in promoting their success. Practices that ensure receptive classroom environments are defined with examples. Contains 21 references. (TGO)
Descriptors: Affirmative Action, Classroom Environment, College Role, Community Colleges
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Murray, John P. – Community College Review, 1999
Focuses on improving the interview process as a critical step in hiring new faculty who will prove to be effective in the community college environment. Necessary considerations for preplanning, establishing an interview protocol, and developing interview questions are defined based upon a review of the literature. Contains 46 references. (TGO)
Descriptors: College Faculty, Community Colleges, Employment Interviews, Faculty College Relationship
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Closson, Rosemary B. – Community College Review, 1996
Reviews current literature related to self-directed learning, highlighting six competencies important for its successful implementation. Reviews critiques of self-directed learning and describes hurdles to implementation at community colleges related to quality control, teachers' roles, and institutional image. Provides suggestions for overcoming…
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, College Role, Community Colleges, Educational Quality
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Travis, Jon E. – Community College Review, 1995
Discusses cooperation between community colleges and communities, outlining a view of the potential future of the colleges. Highlights the changing mission of the community college and suggests that it should be reconfigured into a comprehensive community education and service center to meet the needs of the future. (49 citations) (MAB)
Descriptors: College Role, Community Colleges, Educational Needs, Educational Responsibility
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St. Clair, Karen L. – Community College Review, 1994
Discusses the importance of mentoring to faculty development programs, reviewing basic concepts, theories, and research related to mentoring. Indicates that faculty mentoring programs can provide ways for educators to understand diversity, learn about teaching techniques, and feel supported by other faculty members. Describes features of…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Collegiality, Community Colleges, Faculty Development
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Tichenor, Stuart – Community College Review, 1994
Summarizes the ways in which community colleges serve their limited English proficient students and provides background on second-language teaching methods and course design. Offers examples of diverse language programs offered by colleges, highlighting cooperative arrangements between businesses, colleges, other educational institutions, and…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, English (Second Language), Language Proficiency, Language Skills
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Frye, John H. – Community College Review, 1995
Contests the conclusions of Wattenbarger and Witt concerning the role of William Rainey Harper in the founding of the California community college movement. Argues that Harper's ideals differ sharply from the legislation proposed by Senator Anthony Caminetti to fund high-school-based junior colleges and the goals of Fresno Junior College. (MAB)
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Educational History, Educational Innovation, Educational Theories
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Ratcliff, James L. – Community College Review, 1995
Questions whether William Rainey Harper was responsible for David Starr Jordan's and Benjamin Ida Wheeler's advocacy of the municipal junior college in California; whether Jordan and Wheeler introduced the idea to Senator Anthony Caminetti prior to his introduction of the bill permitting six-year high schools; and what constitutes sufficient…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Educational Development, Educational History, Educational Innovation
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Bissett, Helen G. – Community College Review, 1995
Examines the ethical conflict in community college nursing programs between the value placed on equal educational opportunity and the need for quality and high standards. Offers a defense of open admissions and open access and presents the case against open admissions. Suggests priorities for associate degree nursing programs. (37 references) (MAB)
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Access to Education, Admission Criteria, Community Colleges
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McLeod, Marshall W.; And Others – Community College Review, 1995
Offers a practical framework for dealing with budget reductions in community colleges. Describes horizontal cuts, which occur across the institution and affect programs and services proportionally, and vertical cuts, which target programs or services to achieve deeper reductions. Describes planning and revenue enhancement possibilities. (12…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Educational Finance, Financial Exigency, Financial Policy
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Prichard, Gerald R. – Community College Review, 1995
Reviews the general principles of the reforms addressed by the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics' Curriculum and Evaluation Standards and applies them to community college mathematics. Suggests that challenges to reforming mathematics curricula come primarily from teacher preparation and instruction methodologies and from student-related…
Descriptors: Change Agents, College Mathematics, Community Colleges, Curriculum Development
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Gerdeman, R. Dean – Community College Review, 2001
Discusses the need for teachers at the elementary and secondary school levels and presents community colleges as an important source for teacher recruitment and training. Highlights some of the ways community colleges contribute to teacher education, and outlines ways to expand the future role of community colleges in teacher preparation.…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Partnerships in Education, Preservice Teachers, Student Teaching
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Ward, Cynthia V. L. – Community College Review, 2001
Uses the example of British polytechnic institutions' conversion into universities as a warning to the United States to avoid transforming community colleges into baccalaureate-granting institutions. Asserts that conversion places undue burdens on community colleges while altering their historic mission. (NB)
Descriptors: Associate Degrees, Bachelors Degrees, Colleges, Community Colleges
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