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Hall, George L. – Community College Review, 1974
A review of the rapid growth of community colleges with an analysis of current situations and recommendations for capitalizing on them. Community colleges must coordinate their efforts with those of the high schools and universities; they must also make occupational education equal to academic education in the minds of citizens. (DC)
Descriptors: Educational Trends, History, Institutional Cooperation, Student Characteristics
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Richardson, Richard C., Jr. – Community College Review, 1976
Relative newcomers to higher education, community colleges need to assess the past and establish clear future goals. Existing assets need further development. Specific functions should be defined. Integration with the community and program articulation with high schools, vocational and technical schools should be pursued. But conflicts between…
Descriptors: Articulation (Education), College Role, Community Colleges, Conflict Resolution
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Lombardi, John – Community College Review, 1976
The widely held myth of the low-tuition/no-tuition community college as necessary for democratization of higher education is dispelled by the author through use of empirical data on community college tuition, both in historical and contemporary contexts. An equalization of community college tuition with that of four-year colleges is not unlikely…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Educational History, Educational Trends, Tuition
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Platt, Gail M. – Community College Review, 1986
Reviews literature and statistics on the increasing incidence of underprepared students entering postsecondary education, highlighting the community colleges' role in responding to students' needs. Puts forth reasons for providing remedial education related to the magnitude of the problem, access for educationally disadvantaged, adult students,…
Descriptors: Adult Students, College Role, Community Colleges, Educational Objectives
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Rounds, Jeanine C.; Andersen, Dan – Community College Review, 1985
Reviews literature on the questionable value of remedial instruction during the 1960's and 1970's; the improvement of intake and placement procedures during the subsequent decade; student participation in voluntary remedial programs; and recommendations emerging from the most recent studies of remedial instruction. (DMM)
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Educational Trends, Literature Reviews, Program Effectiveness
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Sbaratta, Philip – Community College Review, 1986
Suggests the development of relationships with business/industry as an area for fruitful community college expansion. Identifies trends related to education, women's employment, the "ME" generation, immigration, technology, motivation, and work life quality that will affect adult education planning. Offers recommendations and cites exemplary…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Community Colleges, Cooperative Programs, Educational Planning
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Austell, David B., Jr. – Community College Review, 1986
Reports on interviews conducted to assess the status of humanities instruction in North Carolina's community colleges. Includes Dallas Herring's reflections on the establishment and growth of the state's community college system. Summarizes interviews with central office representatives and two-year college managers concerning the mission and…
Descriptors: Administrator Attitudes, College Curriculum, College Role, Community Colleges
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Dassance, Charles R. – Community College Review, 1985
Assesses the current relevance of a 1972 statement on student personnel work, which saw the counselor as a catalyst and an equal partner to instruction, curriculum, library, and management functions. Sees the student development services role as to furnish direct support services to students and to promote student development. (DMM)
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Educational Philosophy, Educational Trends, Student Development
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Brawer, Florence B. – Community College Review, 1984
Reviews changes in the characteristics and teaching methods of community college humanities faculty between 1975 and 1983 using Center for the Study of Community Colleges data. Focuses on age, racial/ethnic background, professional activities, career aspirations, assistance available/used, perceptions of needed instructional improvements, and…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Community Colleges, Educational Trends, Humanities Instruction
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Duffy, Karen Louise; Fendt, Paul F. – Community College Review, 1984
Describes major trends in adult learning; i.e., expanded focus on career choice and preparation, changing roles in the workplace, skills training in the community, and changing lifestyles. Views positive communication skills, group skills, career balance, wholistic thought, creative management, and educational brokering skills as essential…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Educators, Community Colleges, Educational Trends
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Mecca, Thomas V.; Morrison, James L. – Community College Review, 1988
Describes an ED QUEST (Quick Environmental Scanning Technique) workshop demonstrating the links between an environmental scanning/forecasting process and formulation of institutional strategy. Explains ED QUEST's use in identifying and analyzing critical trends and events, and identifying the nature of the organization; developing alternative…
Descriptors: College Planning, Community Colleges, Community Surveys, Educational Trends
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Zelenski, Joseph F. – Community College Review, 1988
Examines the new high school course requirements for admittance to baccalaureate and community college transfer programs established by the Illinois Board of Higher Education. Reviews trends in admissions requirements nationwide. (DMM)
Descriptors: Admission Criteria, Articulation (Education), College Admission, College School Cooperation
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Keim, Marybelle C. – Community College Review, 1988
Describes a study of the characteristics and professional activities of community college counselors. Presents the survey responses of 469 counselors identified by their college presidents as being outstanding. Assesses trends with respect to workload, institutional settings, education, and activities. (DMM)
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Counseling Services, Counselor Attitudes, Counselor Characteristics
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Mancha, Philip E. – Community College Review, 1987
Offers background information about a report developed by a state-appointed committee concerning the mission, governance, and financing of the Maryland community colleges in light of current trends and future needs. Highlights major recommendations. (DMM)
Descriptors: College Planning, College Role, Community Colleges, Educational Finance
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Pedersen, Robert – Community College Review, 1987
Documents the history of broad-based, state- and local-level opposition to the development of public junior colleges in the early 1900's. Examines ways that states were able to frustrate the establishment of local junior colleges, and points to the uncertainty and instability of their support through the 1940's. (DMM)
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Educational Development, Educational History, Educational Trends
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