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Mercer, Kerri Russo – Community College Review, 2009
The correctional population in the United States has increased dramatically in the past two decades and shows no sign of tapering off. In addition, the recidivism rates of those inmates who are released are high. Consequently, various constituencies have questioned how the number of inmates who return to the correctional population can be reduced.…
Descriptors: Correctional Education, Postsecondary Education, Educational Finance, Financial Support
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Wisdom, Jenifer R.; White, Nathan A.; Goldsmith, Kimberley A.; Bielavitz, Sarann; Davis, Charles E.; Drum, Charles – Community College Review, 2006
A needs assessment determined Oregon community college staff knowledge of (a) accessible information technology (IT) guidelines, (b) IT-related disability laws, (c) legal obligations regarding Web accessibility, and (d) perceived level of current Web accessibility. Training needs were assessed and training suggestions were solicited. IT staff…
Descriptors: Educational Needs, Guidelines, Needs Assessment, Information Technology
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Coll, Kenneth M.; House, Reese M. – Community College Review, 1991
Describes a study of the appropriate major and professional development needs for community college counselors, highlighting survey responses from counselor educators, student services co-workers, and Oregon community college counselors. Presents findings concerning counselor duties/functions, and perceptions of counselor role conflict and role…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Counselor Role, Counselor Training, Counselors
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Coll, Kenneth M.; Rice, Robert L. – Community College Review, 1993
Describes a study of the relationship between community college counselor role conflict and such variables as organizational policies, management style, co-worker cooperation, and leadership, based on a survey of all counselors in the Oregon community college system. Indicates that rigid organizational policies contributed to role conflict, and…
Descriptors: Alienation, Community Colleges, Counseling Effectiveness, Counseling Theories
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Kingry, Larry; Cole, Lee – Community College Review, 1985
Describes a study of the perceptions of Oregon community college and business representatives regarding the colleges' role in 23 economic development activities. Reveals little agreement between the business representatives and college administrators, support for increasing the colleges' economic development role, consensus among vocational and…
Descriptors: Administrator Attitudes, College Role, Community Colleges, Community Role
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McCall, Tom – Community College Review, 1975
The governor of Oregon, addressing the American Association of Community College Trustees, recommends local election of trustees, local control and state financing of community colleges, student (but not faculty) representation on boards of trustees, open board meetings, financial aid for children of middle-income families, student tuition, and…
Descriptors: Collective Bargaining, Community Control, Educational Finance, Full State Funding