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Levin, John S.; Martin, Marie C.; López Damián, Ariadna Isabel; Hoggatt, Michael J. – Community College Review, 2018
Objective: With both policy pressures from state governments, including states' funding behaviors, and the logic of the institution deeply ingrained over decades, community colleges face considerable challenge in reconciling conflicting values and requirements. Yet, as organizations they adapt to survive, and outcomes of adaptation may lead to an…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Educational Policy, State Policy, Educational Change
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Barber, Bob; McNair, Delores E. – Community College Review, 2017
Purpose: This article addresses the broad context of community college accreditation which surrounds a controversy involving one of the largest community colleges in the United States, City College of San Francisco (CCSF), and its regional accrediting agency, the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges (ACCJC). Its purposes are to…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Accreditation (Institutions), Accountability, Equal Education
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Wisdom, Jenifer R.; White, Nathan A.; Goldsmith, Kimberley A.; Bielavitz, Sarann; Davis, Charles E.; Drum, Charles – Community College Review, 2006
A needs assessment determined Oregon community college staff knowledge of (a) accessible information technology (IT) guidelines, (b) IT-related disability laws, (c) legal obligations regarding Web accessibility, and (d) perceived level of current Web accessibility. Training needs were assessed and training suggestions were solicited. IT staff…
Descriptors: Educational Needs, Guidelines, Needs Assessment, Information Technology
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Snyder, Fritz – Community College Review, 1985
Reviews the provisions of the Copyright Act of 1976 regarding copyrightable material; copyright holders' rights; copyright formalities; duration; infringement; and fair use. Offers guidelines for fair use, obtaining permissions, and library use. Looks at specific regulations for music, computer programs, videorecordings, and performances. (DMM)
Descriptors: Compliance (Legal), Copyrights, Legal Responsibility, Teacher Responsibility
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Elliott, Linda C. – Community College Review, 1983
Urges community college division heads to be aware of their legal rights and responsibilities and develop policies guaranteeing students' contractual and constitutional rights. Discusses litigation in academic affairs; the need for well-developed syllabi; course, program, and faculty evaluation; liability for negligence; testing and advising…
Descriptors: Academic Freedom, Administrative Policy, Community Colleges, Compliance (Legal)
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Piland, William E. – Community College Review, 1987
Reports on the results of an evaluation of the Illinois Community College Board's recognition process, by which community colleges are judged to be in compliance with state standards. Discusses administrators' perceptions of the effectiveness of the preparation, on-site visit, and reporting phases of the recognition process. Suggests enhancements.…
Descriptors: Administrator Attitudes, Community Colleges, Compliance (Legal), Evaluation Methods