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Owen, H. James – Community College Review, 1984
Considers the general education component of technical programs as a means of helping adults adjust to today's industrial changes in processes, machines, and management and thereby to hold jobs, move into new ones, and change careers. Reviews the literature on the general education needs of students in high technology programs and models for…
Descriptors: College Curriculum, Core Curriculum, Curriculum Development, Education Work Relationship
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Roark, Dennis – Community College Review, 1985
Provides a rationale for integrating general education in vocational studies. Offers examples of institutions with such integrated programs, and suggests strategies for curricular change. (DMM)
Descriptors: Change Strategies, Community Colleges, Core Curriculum, Curriculum Development
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Piland, William E. – Community College Review, 1981
Presents a rationale for a reassessment of general education. Provides and illustrates a General Education Program Schematic which includes eight concerns: student learning objectives, interdisciplinary approaches, team teaching, community involvement, career awareness, basic business education, computer literacy, and independent study. (AYC)
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Core Curriculum, Curriculum Development, Educational Needs
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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
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Altieri, Guy; Cygnar, Patricia Marvelli – Community College Review, 1997
Describes how faculty and administrators at Washtenaw Community College (WCC) strengthened general education requirements by identifying 24 core learning elements and incorporating them into existing classes. Provides advice for other colleges undergoing core curriculum revision. (17 citations) (YKH)
Descriptors: Change Strategies, College Curriculum, Community Colleges, Core Curriculum
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Klemm, Robert W.; Philbin, Alice I. – Community College Review, 1980
Describes the method by which the results of a survey of those community colleges in Illinois with electronics programs were used to determine a common core of subjects in electronics that would be acceptable statewide at the four-year college level. (AYC)
Descriptors: Articulation (Education), Core Curriculum, Curriculum Development, Electronics