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Palmer, James C. – Community College Review, 1983
Reviews documents from the ERIC junior colleges collection dealing with the predominant interdisciplinary teaching methods used in community colleges, and the application of interdisciplinary approaches to general, vocational, and developmental education. Suggests that interdisciplinary studies enhance the quality of community college education.…
Descriptors: College Instruction, Community Colleges, Curriculum Design, General Education
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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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Beckwith, Miriam M. – Community College Review, 1981
Drawing in many cases from documents in the ERIC junior colleges collection, cites examples of programs using four approaches to integrating the humanities into occupational curricula: interdisciplinary courses; specialized courses for targeted occupations, humanities modules in use and in production, and use of resource materials or people. (AYC)
Descriptors: College Curriculum, Community Colleges, Courses, Curriculum Enrichment
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Cohen, Arthur M. – Community College Review, 1980
Notes the decline of humanities curricula due to the association of humanities instruction with transfer education. Outlines five corrective measures related to the utilization of interdisciplinary courses, increased liaison between humanities and community services staff, utilization of nontraditional instructional techniques, and the development…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Curriculum Development, Educational Media, Enrollment