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Lombardi, John – Community College Review, 1974
Considered the traditionalist structure of community college departments, the influence wielded by instructors on curriculum development, and the difficulties administrators have in changing such situations. (RK)
Descriptors: Administrative Organization, Administrators, Community Colleges, Educational Practices
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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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Lombardi, John – Community College Review, 1977
A review of the development and anticipated expansion of noncampus community colleges. Areas discussed include: activities and functions, students, enrollment patterns, part-time instructors, the colleges' methods of coping with inadequacies, and major concerns facing the noncampus colleges. (JDS)
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Educational Innovation, Enrollment Trends, Experimental Colleges
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Lombardi, John – Community College Review, 1978
Examines adult basic education, adult education, continuing education, and community services, collectively referred to as "community education", which comprise a group of functions, activities, and programs that have grown during the past ten years more rapidly than the traditional functions of transfer and occupational education. (TP)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Education, College Role, Community Colleges
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Lombardi, John – Community College Review, 1976
The equal pay for equal work argument has resulted in a trend toward higher part-time teacher salaries, approaching full-time salary equivalents. This article reviews trends around the country, and makes predictions based on documents included in the ERIC system. (NHM)
Descriptors: College Faculty, Fringe Benefits, Part Time Faculty, Salary Wage Differentials
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Lombardi, John – Community College Review, 1979
Discusses four phases of developmental education in community colleges: pretransfer, handicapped, remedial, and adult basic education (ABE). R eviews literature regarding enrollments, program costs, faculty attitudes, and program effectiveness in each area. (DR)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Community Colleges, Developmental Programs, Enrollment Trends
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Lombardi, John – Community College Review, 1979
Discusses the ramifications of Proposition 13 in light of cut-backs to community college personnel, programs, and services. Underscores that no aura surrounds the community college. Stresses that the days of unlimited availability of funds for community colleges have ceased. (CM)
Descriptors: Budgeting, College Administration, Community Colleges, Educational Finance
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Lombardi, John – Community College Review, 1978
Traces the trend which shows occupational education replacing transfer education as the community college's major function in terms of credit enrollment, and discusses its implications for the labor market, societal views of education, and the future of community colleges. (AC)
Descriptors: College Role, Community Colleges, Educational Objectives, Educational Trends