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McGrath, Dennis, Ed. – New Directions for Community Colleges, 1998
This volume offers a variety of examples of long-term collaborative efforts within schools that began with external funding. Articles include: (1) "Lessons from a Long-Term Collaboration," (Lindsay M. Wright and Rona Middleberg); (2) "Creating Structural Change: Best Practices," (Janet E. Lieberman); (3) "An Urban Intervention That Works: The…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Cooperation, Cooperative Planning, Cooperative Programs
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Arns, Kathleen F., Ed. – New Directions for Community Colleges, 1981
This collection of essays examines issues that educators must address to maintain occupational education's prominent role in the future. Kathleen F. Arns considers the implications of uncertain enrollment patterns, changing delivery systems, an uneasy economic climate, government policies, and collaboration efforts. The history of occupational…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Cooperative Programs, Delivery Systems, Economic Climate
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Stanley, Linda C., Ed.; Ambron, Joanna, Ed. – New Directions for Community Colleges, 1991
Designed to assist program planners and administrators at community colleges in initiating a Writing Across the Curriculum (WAC) program or determining the future direction of one already in existence, this sourcebook provides 15 articles on various aspects of WAC theory and practice. The following articles are included: (1) "History of WAC and…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Curriculum Development, Faculty Development, Interdisciplinary Approach
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Doty, Charles R., Ed. – New Directions for Community Colleges, 1987
The essays in this collection attempt to provide a conceptual framework for the process of occupational curriculum development. The collection includes: (1) "Federal Government Involvement in Technical Curriculum Development," by John G. Nealon; (2) "The Challenge of Curriculum Development: From Idea to Reality," by Judith F. Raulf and Marilyn C.…
Descriptors: Accreditation (Institutions), Articulation (Education), Certification, Community Colleges
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Losak, John, Ed. – New Directions for Community Colleges, 1986
This collection of essays by current or former directors of institutional research represents the broad spectrum of size, function, and geography within institutional research in the two-year college. The volume contains: (1) "The Role of Institutional Research in Evaluation of Nontraditional Programs: College Preparatory Analysis at Miami-Dade…
Descriptors: College Administration, College Planning, Community Colleges, Decision Making
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Dzierlenga, Donna, Comp. – New Directions for Community Colleges, 1981
Cites documents from the ERIC collection dealing with occupational education in community colleges. Addresses the following aspects: special programs for women and the handicapped, occupational program planning and evaluation, the relationship between general education and career training, cooperative relationships between schools and industry,…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Disabilities, General Education, Instructional Innovation
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Dzierlenga, Donna, Comp. – New Directions for Community Colleges, 1981
Reviews the literature in the ERIC collection regarding the role of institutional research in the community college planning process. Addresses comprehensive and master planning, budgeting, program planning and evaluation, student follow-up, student information systems, and computer support. (DD)
Descriptors: Budgeting, College Planning, Community Colleges, Computer Oriented Programs
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Gillespie, Michael C. – New Directions for Community Colleges, 1998
Describes the Bronx Corridor of Success Initiative, a collaborative program linking schools, colleges, health institutions, and social agencies that promotes systemic educational reform in low-income communities. Discusses the strategies and outcomes from the first four years of the initiative, established in 1992, and lessons learned. (EMH)
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Economically Disadvantaged, Partnerships in Education, Program Evaluation
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Palmer, Jim – New Directions for Community Colleges, 1987
Offers a review of ERIC documents providing descriptions of testing programs and evaluations of student assessment programs, as well as materials focusing on assessment validity, state testing initiatives, and cohort testing. (DMM)
Descriptors: Cohort Analysis, Community Colleges, Educational Testing, Program Evaluation
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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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Rendon, Laura I.; Gans, Wendy L.; Calleroz, Mistalene D. – New Directions for Community Colleges, 1998
Presents a case study of an assessment project designed to evaluate the Ford Foundation's Urban Partnership Program (UPP). Discusses UPP's assessment model and theory, and documents the project's yearly progress since its inception in 1992. Details UPP's goals and outcomes in assisting at-risk students. (EMH)
Descriptors: Case Studies, Community Colleges, High Risk Students, Institutional Cooperation