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Friedlander, Jack – Community College Review, 1982
Discusses cooperative school-college programs with respect to academic preparations of high school students, strengthening program articulation, heightening high school student interest in liberal arts education, and increasing the number of academically gifted students attending community colleges. Recommends increasing cooperative efforts to…
Descriptors: Articulation (Education), College Bound Students, College Preparation, College School Cooperation
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Friedlander, Jack – Community College Review, 1981
Examines and evaluates three approaches used by community colleges to provide academic assistance to educationally underprepared students: offering compensatory programs and services as electives; requiring certain students to participate in skills courses; and offering basic skills instruction as part of regular courses. (DMM)
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Compensatory Education, Developmental Studies Programs, Educationally Disadvantaged
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Friedlander, Jack – Community College Review, 1982
Presents the findings of a study investigating student and teacher perceptions of the academic abilities of students enrolled in liberal arts courses; students' need for and use of support services; and course attrition rates. Suggests alternatives to promote student success. (WL)
Descriptors: Academic Ability, Community Colleges, Dropouts, Liberal Arts
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Friedlander, Jack – Community College Review, 1983
Suggests that advisement program problems can be overcome through computer usage, especially in performing time-consuming clerical tasks. Discusses problems with academic advisement, types of information and services provided, and evaluation of computer-assisted advisement. (LL)
Descriptors: Academic Advising, Community Colleges, Computer Oriented Programs, Program Evaluation
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Friedlander, Jack – Community College Review, 1980
Reviews the literature relating the decline in transfer education to: increased enrollments in occupational programs; the growth of remedial and community education; the increase in the number of part-time, older students; and competition from four-year colleges. A bibliography is included. (AYC)
Descriptors: College Transfer Students, Community Colleges, Educational Change, Enrollment Trends
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Friedlander, Jack – Community College Review, 1980
Reviews the literature on course attrition relevant to: factors contributing to course attrition, non-punitive grading, open entry/open exit courses, lack of non-credit options, reasons for withdrawal, curriculum areas with low course completion rates, programs and proposals for reducing attrition, evaluating non-credit students, and student…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Courses, Performance Factors, Two Year Colleges
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Cohen, Arthur M.; Friedlander, Jack – Community College Review, 1980
Summarizes the findings of research studies of faculty perceptions of themselves, their role, and their working conditions, focusing on instructors' desire for more time, more interaction with their colleagues, better professional development opportunities, improved support services, better students, and improved media and materials. (AYC)
Descriptors: College Faculty, Job Satisfaction, Literature Reviews, Teacher Attitudes
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Friedlander, Jack – Community College Review, 1979
Compares part-time and full-time faculty in the areas of teaching experience; selection of course materials; use of instructional media, out-of-class activities, and support services; grading practices; and involvement in professional activities, indicating that the part-time teacher works under much less favorable conditions. (MB)
Descriptors: Administrative Policy, Community Colleges, Part Time Faculty, Teacher Background
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Friedlander, Jack; MacDougall, Peter – Community College Review, 1992
Presents study results concerning the amount and quality of effort invested by Santa Barbara City College (SBCC) students in their college experience. Lists strategies used by SBCC to increase student involvement. Discusses the importance of student contacts with faculty and peers and student involvement in out-of-class activities. (DMM)
Descriptors: Change Strategies, Class Activities, Community Colleges, Extracurricular Activities
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Friedlander, Jack – Community College Review, 1979
Reviews of a study of curriculum and instruction in the sciences and social sciences in two-year colleges. Considers curriculum planning problems, the method of conducting the study, the percentage of colleges offering courses, and the availability of appropriate courses for transfer, occupational, and developmental students, and for nonscience…
Descriptors: College Curriculum, Community Colleges, Curriculum Development, National Surveys