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Hitt, William D. – Community College Review, 1975
Project USHER (Uniting Science and Humanness for Educational Redesign) is a management model which unites the concepts of management by objectives and participative management. This article reviews the rationale for such a model, describes the model, and outlines steps needed for successful implementation of this systematic approach to educational…
Descriptors: Accountability, College Administration, Community Involvement, Educational Objectives
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Segner, Ken B. – Community College Review, 1974
MBO (Management by Objectives) is a concept designed for corporate business; it is therefore inappropriate in an educational setting. It is especially dangerous for education because it gives an objective facade to an intrinsically subjective process. (DC)
Descriptors: Accountability, Educational Methods, Educational Objectives, Educational Strategies
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Haire, Evelyn C. – Community College Review, 1974
Outlines the major responsibilities of trustees to students, community, and college. Recommends appropriate roles regarding educational programs, college administration, finances, the state legislature, the community, and the secondary school system. Suggests self-evaluation procedures to ensure efficiency. (DC)
Descriptors: Accountability, Educational Legislation, Educational Programs, Governance
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Pekich, John – Community College Review, 1975
The subjective nature of the humanities does not lend itself to expression in behavioral terms. However, because humanities instructors are evaluated by the same "accountability" criteria as teachers of cognitive subjects, they are now stressing the measurable and ignoring the intangible areas of interpretation or even creativity. (Author/DC)
Descriptors: Accountability, Behavioral Objectives, Creativity, Educational Objectives
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Fischer, Guerin – Community College Review, 1973
Discusses the social pressures put on school administrators to be accountable for their actions and recent efforts to answer these public demands. (GB)
Descriptors: Accountability, Administrator Responsibility, Community Colleges, Evaluation Methods
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Harbour, Clifford P. – Community College Review, 2002
Discusses the impact of the 1999 North Carolina General Assembly House Bill 168, which mandated the implementation of performance-based funding for the state's 58 community colleges. States that a college's performance on six of the 12 measures determines its eligibility for supplemental allocation. Questions whether the new standards will affect…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Accountability, Capital, Community Colleges
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Murray, John P. – Community College Review, 2002
Presents the results of a study of community college faculty development activities. Reports that the colleges examined relied on traditional approaches to faculty development and made minimal efforts at evaluation. Urges colleges to develop more focused faculty development programs that are proven to improve learning and teaching. (Contains 35…
Descriptors: Accountability, College Faculty, Community Colleges, Curriculum Development
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Kreider, Paul E.; Walleri, R. Dan – Community College Review, 1988
Acknowledges the need for state-level educational accountability, but argues that strategies for assessing educational outcomes should be an institutional prerogative and an integral part of the teaching/learning process. Criticizes assessment programs imposed by state governments, proposing instead a student-centered approach to the measurement…
Descriptors: Accountability, Community Colleges, Educational Quality, Government School Relationship
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Welker, William F.; Morgan, Samuel D. – Community College Review, 1991
Analyzes the content of the literature on community, junior, and technical colleges, utilizing a matrix with seven major classifications (i.e., governance, organization, staffing, clientele, curriculum, finance, and evaluation) and three dimensions (i.e., structure/form, function/role, and process/operations). Offers observations on effectiveness…
Descriptors: Accountability, Community Colleges, Faculty Publishing, Literature Reviews
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Armstrong, William B. – Community College Review, 1993
Emphasizes role of indicators of transfer effectiveness in community college accountability efforts. Discusses problems defining transfer rates, identifying potential transfer students, and collecting data. Describes Transfer Assembly project, an ongoing national study of student transfer from two- to four-year institutions, detailing outcomes for…
Descriptors: Accountability, College Transfer Students, Community Colleges, Definitions
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Clagett, Craig A. – Community College Review, 1989
Draws from a survey of student educational objectives conducted at Prince George's Community College during registration to present a typology of student goals. Defines five types of students: job seekers, job upgraders, transfer preparers, enrichers, and explorers. Discusses implications for marketing. (DMM)
Descriptors: Academic Aspiration, Accountability, College Transfer Students, Community Colleges
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Wilson, Robert L. – Community College Review, 1981
Argues that effective English instruction cannot be measured with quantifiable scales nor in terms of behavioral objectives, but rather must be measured in terms of students' ability to adapt, decide wisely, and function within society. (AYC)
Descriptors: Accountability, Affective Objectives, Course Objectives, English Instruction
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Hardin, Brian; Lee, Robbie – Community College Review, 1979
Explains zero base budgeting and describes its use at Chemeketa Community College (Oregon). Suggests that better management, improved communication, and more economical procedures can result if all staff members and representatives from the community are included in the budgetary process. Provides a sample calendar. (JG)
Descriptors: Accountability, Budgeting, Budgets, Citizen Participation