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Prentice, Carolyn M. – Community College Review, 2001
Defines New Vocationalism as the concept of integrating occupational and academic courses in order to enrich both liberal arts and vocational programs. Describes a number of case studies and pilot projects under way at community colleges and discusses the obstacles to implementation and proven strategies to overcome them. (AUTH/NB)
Descriptors: Academic Education, Community Colleges, Cooperative Education, Instructional Development
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Barr, Rebecca A.; Rossett, Allison – Community College Review, 1994
Describes a study examining approaches of community college faculty to curriculum planning and teaching and modifications they have made in curricula to meet societal changes. Indicates that vocational faculty were more outwardly directed than academic faculty and that the amount and depth of course revision slows with teacher experience. (17…
Descriptors: Academic Education, College Faculty, College Instruction, Community Colleges
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Bragg, Debra D.; Layton, James D. – Community College Review, 1995
Describes a study examining the impact of the Tech Prep Education Act on the initial implementation of federally supported Tech Prep Initiatives. Based on telephone survey responses from all 50 state Tech Prep leaders, reviews findings concerning the funding of Tech Prep consortia, state and local administrative structures, policies and goals, and…
Descriptors: Academic Education, Administrative Organization, Community Colleges, Consortia
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Armistead, L. P.; And Others – Community College Review, 1987
Describes a national telephone survey of 60 community college faculty members to determine differences in opinions about the impact of microcomputers among transfer, vocational, and developmental instructors. Concludes that faculty members in all disciplines agree on the value of the use of microcomputers in the classroom. (DMM)
Descriptors: Academic Education, College Faculty, Community Colleges, Computer Assisted Instruction
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Cohen, Arthur M.; Brawer, Florence B. – Community College Review, 1987
Traces the current status of the community college academic curriculum through data from several national studies conducted by the Center for the Study of Community Colleges over the past 10 years. Sees the Humanities, Sciences, Fine Arts, Mathematics, and English Composition as the academic disciplinary core of the collegiate curriculum. (CBC)
Descriptors: Academic Education, College Curriculum, Community Colleges, Core Curriculum