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Jones, Lena – New Directions for Community Colleges, 2016
This chapter explores ways that the civic and workforce missions of community colleges might be better integrated in practice, using Minneapolis Community and Technical College as an example.
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Institutional Mission, College Role, Technical Education
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Schoenecker, Craig; Reeves, Richard – New Directions for Community Colleges, 2008
This chapter describes the National Student Clearinghouse and discusses opportunities and challenges for tracking community college students. It also presents a system perspective on using clearinghouse data to promote more comprehensive student and graduate tracking. (Contains 2 tables.)
Descriptors: Transfer Rates (College), Clearinghouses, Nonprofit Organizations, Community Colleges
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Florin, Terence D. – New Directions for Community Colleges, 1975
Implementation of a "master contract" between the Minnesota Community College Faculty Association and the state board has altered relationships between faculty and administrators, promoting animosity and distrust. This article discusses the conflict between union tactics and the traditional character of the academic community. (NHM)
Descriptors: Collective Bargaining, College Environment, Conflict, Contracts
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Helland, Philip C. – New Directions for Community Colleges, 1975
The Chancellor of the Minnesota State Board for Community Colleges comments on Minnesota's experience in administering the landmark April, 1973 contract with the Minnesota Community College Faculty Association. Observations on changes that will result from the new contract now under negotiation are also made. (NHM)
Descriptors: Collective Bargaining, Contracts, Faculty Organizations, Statewide Planning
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Hughes-Wiener, Gail; Jensen-Cekalla, Susan K. – New Directions for Community Colleges, 1991
Describes the process used to evaluate the writing across the curriculum (WAC) program in the Minnesota Community College System, focusing on evaluation components (i.e., workshop surveys, faculty and student surveys, faculty interviews, student compositions, and subject experiments). Considers programmatic and evaluation coordination. Reviews…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Evaluation Methods, Program Effectiveness, Program Evaluation