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Wickersham, Kelly; Wang, Xueli – Community College Review, 2022
Objective: In numerous calls for reform to community college math instruction, contextualization has been identified as an effective approach to teaching and learning. Yet, little is known about how faculty contend with math contextualization and how they make decisions about its adoption. This study explored how community college faculty teaching…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, College Mathematics, Mathematics Instruction, Context Effect
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Yamada, Hiroyuki; Bryk, Anthony S. – Community College Review, 2016
Objective: Statway is a community college pathways initiative developed by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching designed to accelerate students' progress through their developmental math sequence to acquiring college math credit in statistics. Statway is a multifaceted change initiative designed to address the complex problems…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Program Descriptions, College Credits, Mathematics Instruction
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McNair, Delores E. – Community College Review, 2015
Anticipated retirements and relatively short tenure in office create a shortage of community college presidents in the United States. To fill the unprecedented number of vacancies requires a cadre of candidates well prepared for the demands of the position. Using Satir's change model as a theoretical framework, this year-long reflective study…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, College Presidents, Change Strategies, Models
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Hill, John P. – Community College Review, 1985
Describes the development, operation, and benefits of Thomas Nelson Community College's program whereby faculty members take time off to enter or re-enter business and industry for the purpose of updating their skills and knowledge, to enhance occupational/technical curricula, and to improve communication between businesses and the college. (DMM)
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Faculty Development, Inservice Teacher Education, Program Descriptions
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Harnish, Dorothy; Creamer, Donald G. – Community College Review, 1986
Draws from individual in-depth interviews of 34 full-time community college faculty to examine job attitudes and work behaviors of faculty with 10+ years in their current positions. Concludes that stagnation is avoidable, and routinization can be minimized by diversity in work tasks, skills used, and expanded role definition. (LAL)
Descriptors: College Faculty, Community Colleges, Faculty Development, Job Satisfaction
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Smith, Al – Community College Review, 1983
Presents the findings of a one-year follow-up of the participants in the Florida Master Teacher Seminars for Community College Faculty and the National Master Teacher Seminar, which focused on rational analysis of instructional problems and the development of action plans involving realistic, creative solutions. (AYC)
Descriptors: College Faculty, Community Colleges, Faculty Development, Program Effectiveness
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Durbak, Ivan R.; Sadnytzky, Nicholas O. – Community College Review, 1984
Looks at three areas in which college administrators should ensure that computers are available for faculty use (i.e., instruction, personal scholarship, and administrative tasks). Suggests ways of overcoming faculty resistance to computers and steps in a carefully planned and managed process of improving computer literacy. (DMM)
Descriptors: Change Strategies, College Faculty, Community Colleges, Computer Assisted Instruction
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Caswell, Jackie Moe – Community College Review, 1983
Describes the Dallas Career Development and Renewal Program of the Dallas County Community College District, which utilizes staff internships, understudies, and special projects for staff development. Covers program history, goals, structures, staff level of participation, project activities, coordination, and costs. (LL)
Descriptors: Administrators, Community Colleges, Faculty Development, Inservice Education
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Alfred, Richard L.; Nash, Nancy S. – Community College Review, 1983
Presents a model for retraining community college faculty in career programs involving a staff exchange process between industry and education. Sees benefits as improved college responses to fluctuations in industrial labor needs and changing faculty supply in high-demand occupations. (DMM)
Descriptors: College Faculty, Community Colleges, Exchange Programs, Faculty Development
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Rabalais, Michael J.; Perritt, John E. – Community College Review, 1983
Describes Hinds Junior College's (HJC's) staff development program for part-time faculty which involves an initial orientation session and subsequent modules focusing on teaching in general and at HJC, testing and grading, media usage, and student characteristics. Discusses participants' reactions to the program. (DMM)
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Faculty Development, Instructional Development, Part Time Faculty
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Boggs, George R. – Community College Review, 1983
Argues that faculty evaluation should utilize multiple methods including evidence of student learning and peer, student, self-, and administrative evaluation. Suggests that administrative evaluation involve classroom observation of teacher and student behavior, plus pre- and postobservation conferences to develop plans for improvement. (DMM)
Descriptors: College Faculty, Community Colleges, Evaluation Methods, Faculty Development
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Maguire, Peter – Community College Review, 1984
Argues that if community colleges are to thrive as institutions of higher learning, they must endeavor to integrate adjunct faculty more fully within the institution and channel more energy into recognizing, understanding, and supporting part-time faculty, and creating cohesion between them and their full-time counterparts. (AYC)
Descriptors: College Faculty, Community Colleges, Faculty College Relationship, Faculty Development
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Conrad, Clifton F.; Hammond, Martine – Community College Review, 1982
Offers three approaches to professional development for faculty and administrators willing to explore cooperative arrangements: cooperative agreements with business and industry for temporary faculty employment; arrangements with nearby community colleges whereby paired faculty explore mutual interests; and paired arrangements between part-time…
Descriptors: Cooperative Programs, Faculty Development, Intercollegiate Cooperation, Part Time Faculty
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Hansen, Desna W.; Rhodes, Dent M. – Community College Review, 1982
Considers formal degree programs as alternatives to ad hoc faculty development. Summarizes the characteristics of the Doctor of Philosophy, Doctor of Arts, Doctor of Education in College Teaching, and Doctor of Education in Curriculum and Instruction. Discusses potential problems related to degree programs and considerations in choosing a specific…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Community Colleges, Degree Requirements, Doctoral Degrees
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Wattenbarger, James L.; Nickel, Donna A. – Community College Review, 1987
Describes the activities undertaken by Valencia Community College, Florida, to develop the technical competencies of its faculty over a four-year period. Explains that the use of Title III funds to make temporary faculty assignments and purchase equipment was essential to the success of the project. (DMM)
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Educational Change, Faculty Development, Federal Aid
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