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Hurley, Rodney G. – Community College Review, 2002
Identifies and assesses the current status of community college peer institution selection systems. Finds that a limited body of research exists in the area. Suggests further research to identify unique community college variables and determine the role of classification systems in describing community college diversity. (Contains 31 references.)…
Descriptors: Classification, Community Colleges, Comparative Analysis, Educational Assessment
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Days, Everett A.; Ready, I. E. – Community College Review, 1974
Author stated that education must play a central role in ensuring equal opportunities for black people and evaluated the role that community colleges must take in helping them achieve those objectives. (RK)
Descriptors: Articulation (Education), Black Colleges, Black Students, Community Colleges
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Ernst, Richard J. – Community College Review, 1978
Defines articulation as systematic coordination between an educational institution and other educational institutions and agencies designed to ensure the efficient and effective movement of students among those institutions and agencies, while guaranteeing the students continuous advancement in learning. Emphasizes proper attitude and…
Descriptors: Articulation (Education), Community Colleges, Cooperative Planning, Definitions
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Cooper, Jack H. – Community College Review, 1975
Data compiled from a 1970-71 study of 61 universities indicates that university departments of higher education continue to serve an important function in providing leadership services to community colleges. This article notes the national and regional trends of such services, which include graduate courses, inservice education, teacher…
Descriptors: Consultation Programs, Inservice Teacher Education, Institutional Cooperation, Intercollegiate Cooperation
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Oromaner, Mark – Community College Review, 1979
Discusses the concept of educational brokering. Describes the Hudson County (New Jersey) Community College Commission's use of leased facilities, adjunct faculty, and contractual agreements with institutions within and outside of the county to utilize their facilities and faculty in specific program areas. (JG)
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Contracts, Delivery Systems, Educational Demand
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Hall, George L. – Community College Review, 1974
A review of the rapid growth of community colleges with an analysis of current situations and recommendations for capitalizing on them. Community colleges must coordinate their efforts with those of the high schools and universities; they must also make occupational education equal to academic education in the minds of citizens. (DC)
Descriptors: Educational Trends, History, Institutional Cooperation, Student Characteristics
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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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Taber, Lynn Sullivan – Community College Review, 1995
Discusses ways in which community colleges have used collaboration and partnerships to enlarge resource bases, examining a range of approaches for addressing collaborative facility development. Reviews examples of community college facilities acquisition, construction, leasing, and shared-usage. Identifies issues and challenges involved with such…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Cooperative Planning, Facility Expansion, Facility Improvement
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Morphew, Christopher C.; Twombly, Susan B.; Wolf-Wendel, Lisa E. – Community College Review, 2001
Discusses transfer agreements between two urban community colleges and Smith College (Massachusetts), an elite private women's college. Reveals that these agreements are succeeding because of: (1) the potential for benefits for all campuses involved; (2) the use of a formal written agreement and the involvement of faculty; and (3) the personal…
Descriptors: Articulation (Education), College Transfer Students, Community Colleges, Institutional Cooperation
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Hebert, Laura – Community College Review, 2001
Discusses a study that tracked students in dual-enrollment classes during a five-year period. Reports that students who had high school teachers for dual-enrollment mathematics courses earned significantly higher grades in subsequent coursework at the state universities than those students who were taught by college faculty. (Contains 31…
Descriptors: College Bound Students, College Credits, College Faculty, Community Colleges
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Windham, Patricia; Perkins, George R.; Rogers, Jon – Community College Review, 2001
Addresses ways in which concurrent-use facilities can address issues of preparation for and access to higher education. Provides information on the ways Florida has begun to combine two- and four-year institutions into one campus location. (Contains 17 references.) (NB)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Associate Degrees, Bachelors Degrees, Campus Planning
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Ward, Cynthia V. L. – Community College Review, 2001
Uses the example of British polytechnic institutions' conversion into universities as a warning to the United States to avoid transforming community colleges into baccalaureate-granting institutions. Asserts that conversion places undue burdens on community colleges while altering their historic mission. (NB)
Descriptors: Associate Degrees, Bachelors Degrees, Colleges, Community Colleges
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Bishop, Jack – Community College Review, 1993
Advocates interorganizational communication between church, fraternal, and cultural organizations to recruit illiterate adults to rural community colleges. Discusses a recruitment strategy at Carteret Community College (North Carolina) which included research on employee participation in community organizations and informal socials with leaders of…
Descriptors: Adult Literacy, Community Colleges, Community Involvement, Community Leaders
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Hirose, Shannon M. – Community College Review, 1994
Describes the Center for the Study of Community Colleges' Transfer Assembly (TA) project, designed to provide a valid measure of the number of college transfer students. Indicates that the TA method shows that the national transfer rate has remained a consistent 22-23% for the past five years. (10 citations). (MAB)
Descriptors: Articulation (Education), College Transfer Students, Community Colleges, Institutional Cooperation