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Daale, Hans – Community College Review, 2010
Since 2006, the Netherlands has been actively engaged in a process of developing, piloting, and institutionalizing a new 2-year, short-cycle higher education degree, titled the "associate degree". This initiative evolved as a collaborative grassroots effort spearheaded by several Dutch national higher education and business organizations…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Lifelong Learning, Associate Degrees, Foreign Countries
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Hendrick, Lawrence C. – Community College Review, 1986
Reports on a survey of faculty and administrator attitudes toward, and use and knowledge of, instructional television. Suggests strategies to increase the use of instructional television; e.g., create a need for change, promote the advantages of instructional television, and show how instructional television is compatible with institutional…
Descriptors: Administrator Attitudes, Adoption (Ideas), Change Strategies, College Faculty
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Breuder, Robert L.; Pollock, Art – Community College Review, 1983
Identifies ingredients necessary for successfully developing programs which use innovative modes to achieve progressive institutional goals. Outlines the process of program development (i.e., identify target group; conduct needs assessment; develop knowledge base; examine limitations; review existing delivery systems; and design, field-test, and…
Descriptors: Adoption (Ideas), Community Colleges, Educational Innovation, Nontraditional Education
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Heck, Jim – Community College Review, 1985
Reports on a study to determine whether the strategies and tactics employed in the establishment and continuation of well-established honors programs at selected community colleges followed five stages of academic innovation (i.e., exploration, formulation, trial, refinement, and institutionalization). Summarizes the significant activities…
Descriptors: Adoption (Ideas), Change Strategies, Educational Innovation, Honors Curriculum
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Callas, Dennis – Community College Review, 1982
Identifies the incentive factors necessary for the adoption of instructional innovations: a reward system; faculty desire for changes; resources and instructional developers promoting instructional innovations; administrator encouragement; and social interaction among faculty. Reviews a survey requesting Delhi College faculty to rate incentive…
Descriptors: Adoption (Ideas), College Faculty, Community Colleges, Faculty College Relationship