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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