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Li, Amy Y.; Kennedy, Alec I. – Community College Review, 2018
Objective: Performance funding (PF) policies allocate a portion of state funding to colleges based on student outcomes. This study is the first to account for policy type and design differences, and explores the impact of performance funding on three levels of credential completions: short-term certificates, medium-term certificates, and…
Descriptors: Educational Finance, Financial Policy, Community Colleges, State Aid
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Kater, Susan T. – Community College Review, 2017
Objective: This study seeks to deepen understanding of faculty leaders' perceptions of the concept of shared governance. Moving beyond descriptive considerations of faculty perceptions of efficacy of good or bad governance and the discourse focused on declining faculty involvement and conflict paradigms, I consider governance a co-constructed…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, College Faculty, Teacher Attitudes, Governance
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Barber, Bob; McNair, Delores E. – Community College Review, 2017
Purpose: This article addresses the broad context of community college accreditation which surrounds a controversy involving one of the largest community colleges in the United States, City College of San Francisco (CCSF), and its regional accrediting agency, the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges (ACCJC). Its purposes are to…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Accreditation (Institutions), Accountability, Equal Education
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Zeidenberg, Matthew – Community College Review, 2015
Objective: Excess credits earned by college students, over and above those required to complete their programs of study, have become increasingly a subject of interest and concern. There has been almost no research on the extent of these credits. This study focuses on all of the associate degree programs within one state's community college system…
Descriptors: College Credits, Associate Degrees, Two Year College Students, Community Colleges
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Harbour, Clifford P.; Davies, Timothy Gray; Gonzales-Walker, Roxanne – Community College Review, 2010
This article reports on a qualitative, interpretive case study examining how trustees, administrators, faculty members, and staff members at a rural community college understand their institution's accountability environment. Data analysis and interpretation established that participants conceptualized institutional accountability as dialogic,…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Data Analysis, Accountability, Institutional Characteristics
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Bahr, Peter Riley – Community College Review, 2009
Lateral transfer (between community colleges) is second only to upward transfer (to a 4-year institution) among community college students' most common patterns of transfer. Yet, upward transfer is the focus of innumerable studies, while lateral transfer has received very little empirical attention. This study explores the occurrence and frequency…
Descriptors: Credentials, Community Colleges, Student Characteristics, College Transfer Students
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Zarkesh, Maryam; Beas, Allison Marcela – Community College Review, 2004
This review explores the context in which performance indicators and performance-based funding in community colleges have emerged as a means of measuring institutional effectiveness in community colleges. The article presents the history and context for performance indicators in community colleges and discusses the benefits and drawbacks of the…
Descriptors: Institutional Evaluation, Community Colleges, Financial Support, Accountability
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Kastner, Harold H., Jr. – Community College Review, 1974
The terminology associated with instructional accountability, instructional relevance, and benefits to society were considered in determining a more efficient and effective instructional program. (Author/RK)
Descriptors: Accountability, Decision Making, Educational Attitudes, Feedback
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Roueche, John E.; LaForge, Roxanne – Community College Review, 1974
Discussed the role of the community college in establishing relevance in the curriculum in response to students demanding a second in education. (RK)
Descriptors: Accountability, College Role, Community Colleges, Educational Change
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Chronister, Jay L. – Community College Review, 1974
Considered the advantages and disadvantages of implementing MBO in the community college. (RK)
Descriptors: Accountability, Administrator Responsibility, Community Colleges, Deans
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Pekich, John – Community College Review, 1975
The subjective nature of the humanities does not lend itself to expression in behavioral terms. However, because humanities instructors are evaluated by the same "accountability" criteria as teachers of cognitive subjects, they are now stressing the measurable and ignoring the intangible areas of interpretation or even creativity. (Author/DC)
Descriptors: Accountability, Behavioral Objectives, Creativity, Educational Objectives
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Hardin, Brian; Lee, Robbie – Community College Review, 1979
Explains zero base budgeting and describes its use at Chemeketa Community College (Oregon). Suggests that better management, improved communication, and more economical procedures can result if all staff members and representatives from the community are included in the budgetary process. Provides a sample calendar. (JG)
Descriptors: Accountability, Budgeting, Budgets, Citizen Participation
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Rollins, Charles E. – Community College Review, 1980
Cites several legal doctrines that have gained currency in the light of recent court actions in academic areas. Provides examples of suits and court rulings covering a wide range of student and parental concerns. Discusses the implications for college administrators and teachers. (AYC)
Descriptors: Accountability, Court Litigation, Educational Responsibility, Legal Responsibility
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Wilson, Robert L. – Community College Review, 1981
Argues that effective English instruction cannot be measured with quantifiable scales nor in terms of behavioral objectives, but rather must be measured in terms of students' ability to adapt, decide wisely, and function within society. (AYC)
Descriptors: Accountability, Affective Objectives, Course Objectives, English Instruction
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Segner, Ken B. – Community College Review, 1974
MBO (Management by Objectives) is a concept designed for corporate business; it is therefore inappropriate in an educational setting. It is especially dangerous for education because it gives an objective facade to an intrinsically subjective process. (DC)
Descriptors: Accountability, Educational Methods, Educational Objectives, Educational Strategies
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