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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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Outcalt, Charles L. – Community College Review, 2000
Summarizes obstacles to effective teaching for community college faculty and presents strategies for overcoming them. Obstacles include faculty isolation, growing reliance on part-timers, pressure to produce research, underprepared students, and inadequate resources for development. Faculty have responded by developing learning communities,…
Descriptors: Active Learning, College Faculty, Community Colleges, Curriculum Development
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Fischer, Russell G. – Community College Review, 1987
Offers a review of the work of California's Commission for the Review of the Master Plan for Higher Education, focusing on the Commission's recommendations in the areas of: (1) ensuring both access to education and academic success; (2) college mission and functions; (3) faculty and administrators; (4) governance; and (5) finance. (DMM)
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Access to Education, College Faculty, College Role
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Carroll, Bradford W.; Tarasuk, Paul E. – Community College Review, 1991
Presents a comprehensive model of development guidance and counseling for community colleges. Reviews historic trends and recent changes in community college counseling, highlighting issues related to role confusion and changing focus. Describes counselor roles and program components (i.e., individual planning, guidance curriculum, responsive…
Descriptors: Academic Advising, Career Guidance, College Curriculum, College Planning
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Johnson, Philip E. – Community College Review, 1991
Argues that process education, experiential learning, and facilitative teaching provide an answer to the educational challenges posed by the information explosion. Presents an information evaluation of the experiential learning programs (i.e., internships and cooperative education experiences) offered at Pima Community College (Arizona). (DMM)
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Cooperative Education, Educational Change, Experiential Learning
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Campbell, Dale F. – Community College Review, 1983
Examines three generally held assumptions concerning the mission, resource management, and curriculum of two-year college occupational programs within the context of the current information society. Recommends using information networks to promote knowledge, acknowledging information as a dominant resource for management, and integrating learning…
Descriptors: College Curriculum, College Role, Community Colleges, Curriculum Development
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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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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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Bender, Louis W. – Community College Review, 1986
Looks at the ways in which the deregulation of business and industry may affect community colleges in the years ahead, using the banking industry as an illustration. Argues that the deregulation of higher education requires that community college leadership programs examine past assumptions and develop new strategies. (LAL)
Descriptors: Banking, College Planning, Community Colleges, Educational Change
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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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Cohen, Arthur M. – Community College Review, 1981
Reflects on the long personal and professional relationship between the author and Dr. Raymond Schultz. Analyzes the changing function of community colleges since the 1960s and examines three recent shifts in the community college concept. Suggests that community college education programs should emphasize a historical perspective. (CAM)
Descriptors: College Role, Community Colleges, Educational Change, Educational History
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Zion, Carol – Community College Review, 1981
Suggests that the educational role of community colleges will stabilize. Recommends that program and staff development planning focus on human and organization dynamics, helping teachers provide remediation within the subject classroom, faculty retraining and career alternatives, productive retirement for instructors, performance appraisals.…
Descriptors: College Curriculum, College Faculty, College Role, Community Colleges
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Boone, Edgar J; Weatherford, David E., Jr. – Community College Review, 1980
Cites (1) social and economic conditions leading to a reversal in attitudes toward adult education and (2) evidence of shifts in students and instructional methods. Presents a rationale for and considers several aspects of systematic college programing: on-going research and development; continuous evaluation; effective planning; and program…
Descriptors: College Planning, College Programs, Community Colleges, Educational Change
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Martorana, S. V.; Smutz, Wayne D. – Community College Review, 1980
Reviews the political context of the changes that have taken place in the relationship between state government and higher education. Examines the impact of these changes on post-secondary education and identifies the implications of particular importance to community colleges. (AYC)
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational Trends, Government Role, Government School Relationship
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Ratcliff, James L. – Community College Review, 1986
Assesses William Rainey Harper's role in the junior college movement, covering his founding of junior colleges, his plan for educational excellence, and the impact of his ideas on curriculum reform. Sees Harper's major legacy in the distinction he clarified between the curricular organization of community colleges and liberal arts colleges. (AYC)
Descriptors: College Curriculum, Community Colleges, Curriculum Development, Educational Change
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