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Weisman, Iris M., Ed.; Vaughan, George B., Ed. – New Directions for Community Colleges, 1997
Based on the premise that an effective relationship between community college governing boards and presidents is crucial, this volume explores the professional needs, challenges, and roles of college presidents and governing board members and the influence of these factors on the board-president team. The following articles are provided: (1)…
Descriptors: Administrator Characteristics, Administrator Role, Board Administrator Relationship, College Presidents
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Kopecek, Robert J., Ed.; Clarke, Robert G., Ed. – New Directions for Community Colleges, 1984
This sourcebook describes and analyzes contracted customized training for business and industry provided by community colleges. First, "Customized Job Training: Should Your Community College Be Involved?" by Robert J. Kopecek identifies issues to be considered in program decision making and suggests an organizational model for program delivery.…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Contracts, Economic Development, Inplant Programs
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Bender, Louis W., Ed.; Wygal, Benjamin R., Ed. – New Directions for Community Colleges, 1977
A broad spectrum of ideas and practices that should enable colleges to reassess and/or develop strategies for relating to the public are included in this sourcebook. Topics include (1) a model for public relations that includes development and internal and external communication; (2) the necessity of the personal involvement of the chief executive…
Descriptors: Administrators, Bibliographies, Community Colleges, Legal Problems
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Hammons, James O., Ed. – New Directions for Community Colleges, 1977
The articles contained in the first half of this volume are by community college practitioners who have sought to stimulate instructional change. Articles in the second half of the volume suggest several different strategies for implementing needed change. Topics discussed include: a brief history and analysis of factors working for and against…
Descriptors: Change Agents, Change Strategies, College Faculty, Community Colleges
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Silberman, Harry F., Ed.; Ginsburg, Mark B., Ed. – New Directions for Community Colleges, 1976
The transition from schooling to work has been recognized as a difficult one. As society has become more modernized, the problem of transition has become even more aggravated. American postsecondary education has a role to play in making this transition less difficult, and in integrating the educational process into the world of work. This…
Descriptors: Career Education, College Students, Community Colleges, Educational Trends
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Heermann, Barry, Ed. – New Directions for Community Colleges, 1976
Because administrative organization has an indirect but important relationship to student learning and to the achievement of the mission of the two-year college, community college educators must be sensitive to the nuances of authority relations in their institutions. The articles in this sourcebook present selected approaches to the use of…
Descriptors: Administrative Organization, Cluster Colleges, College Administration, Community Colleges
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Kantor, Sherrie L., Ed. – New Directions for Community Colleges, 1994
Intended as a forum for the discussion of customized workforce training at community colleges, this book addresses the practical considerations, programs, and strategies that come into play when colleges engage in customized contract training for fully-employed learners. The 10 chapters are as follows: (1) "Training for Customized Training:…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Contract Training, Cooperative Programs, Faculty Development
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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