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Allred, Marcus D. – Community College Review, 1976
A system developed for acquisition of information germane to long-range community college planning in North Carolina is described. The three surveys developed for the information system can serve several purposes: (1) to give planners a basis for considering change/expansion of course offerings; (2) to give institutions a means of assessing…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Data Collection, Information Utilization, Management Information Systems
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Wolverton, Ben; Shearon, Ronald W. – Community College Review, 1976
A workshop for public school personnel was developed by Central Carolina Technical Institute to provide information and to foster a more positive attitude toward the comprehensive two-year college. Evaluation of the workshop indicated that it was successful in this regard. This technique may be useful with other groups that affect the articulation…
Descriptors: Articulation (Education), Attitude Change, Community Colleges, Intermediate Grades
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Hammons, James O. – Community College Review, 1976
Reviews the development of a successful experimental college. Areas discussed include: college goals, a systems approach to instruction, grading, student achievement and persistence, and community reaction. Reasons for institutional success are offered and suggestions for improvement presented. (Author/JDS)
Descriptors: College Planning, Community Colleges, Educational Philosophy, Educational Quality
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Butler, Paul – Community College Review, 1977
Faced with students with reading problems and a budget which would not cover the hiring of a reading specialist, instructors at Thames Valley State Technical College (Connecticut) developed a successful remedial reading program of their own. This article discusses how the program was developed and reports that over the past six years it has…
Descriptors: Basic Skills, Developmental Programs, Developmental Reading, Program Descriptions
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Colburn, George; Shellenbarger, Suzanne – Community College Review, 1975
Although many factors discourage the movement to build a community college on Chicago's wealthy North Shore, a few leaders with political clout won state sanction for such an institution. A flaw in the state law denies the area's citizens a referendum on the issue, but corrective legislation is now pending. (NHM)
Descriptors: Advantaged, Campus Planning, Community Leaders, Political Issues
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Kilar, Jeremy W. – Community College Review, 1975
Community colleges--with their link between culture and community--are natural places for citizen involvement in the American Bicentennial celebration. Activities already undertaken by some junior colleges include the recording of local histories, workshops for teachers, art shows, readers' theaters, and folk science lectures. (Author/NHM)
Descriptors: Community Involvement, Community Programs, Cultural Activities, Program Development
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Kintzer, Frederick C. – Community College Review, 1975
The emphasis in Norway's new regional colleges is on close student-teacher relationships, on innovation, and on a balance between career training and basic education. This article describes each of the six regional colleges, which exhibit many features of the American community college. (NHM)
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, General Education, Postsecondary Education, Two Year Colleges
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Wattenbarger, James L.; Carpenter, Robert S. – Community College Review, 1975
This article reports the results of a 1974 survey of Florida community college administrators and faculty to determine their perceptions of the content and methods that should comprise a faculty inservice program. The authors recommend that faculty values, needs, and perceptions be central to the planning of all inservice experiences. (DC)
Descriptors: Administrator Attitudes, College Faculty, Inservice Education, Inservice Teacher Education
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Mundt, John C. – Community College Review, 1975
The author recommends to Congress that central planning agencies restrict their efforts to determining the roles and missions of higher education and that each state decide which of its other agencies should concern itself with operational questions and comprehensive institutional planning. Five characteristics of effective long-range educational…
Descriptors: Agency Cooperation, Cooperative Planning, Educational Planning, Federal State Relationship
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Simmons, Danny J. – Community College Review, 1975
In answer to critics of innovative teaching methods, the author cites an exemplary performance-based program in electrical technology at Beaufort County Technical Institute (North Carolina), and concludes that in certain situations non-traditional strategies may be useful and more efficient in terms of time, students trained, and manpower…
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Competency Based Education, Conventional Instruction, Electronic Technicians
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McIntosh, William A. – Community College Review, 1982
Describes and evaluates Central Piedmont Community College's experimental use of the telephone as an alternative delivery system. During the experiment five faculty members taped at least 10 percent of their course lectures for student access through telephone lines during evenings and weekends. Reviews faculty and student responses. (DMM)
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Cost Effectiveness, Lecture Method, Student Reaction
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Van Allen, George H. – Community College Review, 1982
Describes the results of a student assessment of teacher performance in the North Carolina Community College System, in which 65 percent of the faculty were rated between average and above average. Concludes that student evaluation affords a powerful device for describing teacher effectiveness. (DMM)
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Evaluation Methods, State Surveys, Student Evaluation of Teacher Performance
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