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Romine, Stephen – Community College Review, 1974
Reports a study of student and faculty perceptions of the importance of 70 possible attributes of "an effective instructional climate." Students and faculty members alike are concerned more with teaching than with learning. Evidently, students and faculty must be prepared if community college education is to become learning-centered. (DC)
Descriptors: Educational Environment, Role Perception, Student Attitudes, Student Centered Curriculum
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Simpson, William M. – Community College Review, 1984
Reports on a study of the extent to which ambiguous and conflicting circumstances contribute to role strain perceptions among community college division heads. Clarifies how working conditions and personal attributes affect job expectations. Finds experience, age, outlook, and job satisfaction to be strong influential factors. (DMM)
Descriptors: Administrator Role, Community Colleges, Department Heads, Role Perception
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Bland, William D. – Community College Review, 1983
Reports on a study of the role orientation of North Carolina community college faculty, which investigated the relationship between professional-discipline and careerist orientations, and the reference groups used by faculty to evaluate their performance. Reveals a conflict between professional and careerist orientations ands claims that…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Community Colleges, Reference Groups, Role Perception
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Cohen, Arthur M.; Brawer, Florence B. – Community College Review, 1977
A study of two-year college humanities instructors surveyed demographic data, attitudes and preferences, reference group identification, and measures of job satisfaction and personal functioning. (JG)
Descriptors: College Faculty, Demography, Doctoral Degrees, Humanities Instruction
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Fain, Adeline E. – Community College Review, 1987
State directors of two-year college education were asked to rate the importance and time spent on 67 specific managerial activities and to identify the activities to which they should and would like to allocate more time. Long-range planning and staff development were of greatest interest to respondents, whereas negotiation was of least interest.…
Descriptors: Administrator Attitudes, Administrator Role, Administrators, College Administration