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Sianos, Helen – New Directions for Community Colleges, 2017
The Ontario Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities in Canada released "Ontario's Differentiation Policy Framework for Postsecondary Education" in 2013. This chapter examines the mandate as it pertains to the college sector.
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Individualized Instruction, Educational Policy, Postsecondary Education
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Donohue, Marguerite M.; Skolnik, Michael L. – New Directions for Community Colleges, 2012
Community colleges in Canada began offering baccalaureate programs in the 1990s. Presently community colleges in four of the five largest provinces of Canada are eligible to submit applications to the relevant government ministry or agency for baccalaureate programs. The authors estimate that about 135 baccalaureate programs are now being offered…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Undergraduate Study, Transfer of Training, Cooperative Education
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Levin, John S. – New Directions for Community Colleges, 2008
The role of government in community college governance cannot be underestimated: state, provincial, and territorial governments are the formal creators of public colleges and the bodies that can alter governance arrangements. Nonetheless, local contexts are not to be overlooked. Interpretations of legislation and government policy give rise to…
Descriptors: Governance, Community Colleges, International Education, Comparative Education
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Merisotis, Jamie P.; Goulian, Katherine A. – New Directions for Community Colleges, 2004
This chapter describes the organization, operations, and goals of the Alliance for Equity in Higher Education, a national coalition of associations and institutions founded to serve the emerging majority of racially diverse college students.
Descriptors: Higher Education, Equal Education, College Students, Minority Groups
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O'Banion, Terry, Ed. – New Directions for Community Colleges, 1977
The staff of a college is its single greatest resource, and its most significant capital investment. It is the collective manager of the college mission and purpose. As the purpose changes, so must the staff have opportunities to change and develop. This sourcebook presents selected approaches to staff development in community colleges. It…
Descriptors: Administrator Education, Bibliographies, College Faculty, Community Colleges
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Richardson, Richard C., Jr., Ed. – New Directions for Community Colleges, 1975
The articles presented here reveal the current status of community college governance. Topics discussed are: three models of college governance and their interrelationships; participatory governance in Canada; preparing student, faculty, and administrative leaders to understand basic institutional and individual needs and to operative in…
Descriptors: Administrative Organization, Administrator Role, Collective Bargaining, Community Characteristics
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Konrad, Abram G. – New Directions for Community Colleges, 1975
Community college boards of trustees in three provinces in Canada are actively involved in institutional governance. Although government appointees alone can adequately perform the trustee function as agents of society, student and faculty representatives are invaluable assets to the board and to the constituencies and institutions they represent.…
Descriptors: College Administration, College Faculty, Decision Making, Governance
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Riendeau, Marcel – New Directions for Community Colleges, 1977
Describes Performa, a highly individualized and flexible faculty development project based on equal participation between the University of Sherbrooke and participating Quebec community colleges. (RT)
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Faculty Development, Foreign Countries, Inservice Teacher Education
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Campbell, Gordon – New Directions for Community Colleges, 1977
The variety of Canadian colleges, the national commitment to education, the diversity between provinces, and the relationships between colleges and universities present unique staff development problems. A national forum is proposed to meet identified needs. (RT)
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Faculty Development, Foreign Countries, Geographic Regions
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Greenberg, Joseph Arthur – New Directions for Community Colleges, 1991
Considers the influence of the U.S. community college model on short-cycle education in Canada, Germany, Austria, and Brazil, and its potential in Iran. Notes the involvement of numerous countries in the American Association of Community and Junior Colleges. Describes the Canadian community colleges, German/Austrian Volkshochschule, and Brazilian…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Community Colleges, Foreign Countries, Postsecondary Education