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Waddell, Geneva, Ed. – New Directions for Community Colleges, 1991
Among the factors reshaping the American workforce are diversity, demands of work and family, global competition, the growing importance of strategic human resource planning, the need to reeducate employees for new technologies and more demanding jobs, and renewed interest in ethics and social responsibility. This collection of articles examines…
Descriptors: College Role, Community Colleges, Distance Education, Economic Development
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Deegan, William L., Ed.; O'Banion, Terry, Ed. – New Directions for Community Colleges, 1989
This collection of articles examines the history of student development practices, reviews key issues that have emerged in the field, and proposes paths of action for the future. The volume includes: (1) "Student Development Philosophy: A Perspective on the Past and Future," by Terry O'Banion, which reviews the history of student development; (2)…
Descriptors: Administrator Responsibility, Administrator Role, Community Colleges, Educational History
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MacDougall, Peter, Ed.; Friedlander, Jack, Ed. – New Directions for Community Colleges, 1990
Recent mandates from state and accrediting agencies are requiring community colleges to provide evidence of their success in such areas as basic skills and remediation, general education, major-field content, student development, transfer effectiveness, job training, job placement, and fiscal accountability. This volume, in addition to describing…
Descriptors: Accreditation (Institutions), Community Colleges, Consortia, Data Collection
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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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Greenfield, Richard K., Ed. – New Directions for Community Colleges, 1990
Designed to assist community colleges in moving from a rhetorical and general interest in international education to a practical and effective international education program, this monograph contains 11 essays which discuss ways of developing reasonably effective programs. This book contains the following articles: (1) "Lessons from the Past in…
Descriptors: Ancillary School Services, Annotated Bibliographies, Community Colleges, Consortia
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Holleman, Margaret, Ed. – New Directions for Community Colleges, 1990
With the availability of technologically advanced instructional delivery systems, and the educational reform efforts of state and federal governments, the role and importance of community college learning resource centers (LRC's) have expanded tremendously since their experimental beginnings in 1939. This volume contains the following articles…
Descriptors: Audiovisual Aids, College Libraries, College Outcomes Assessment, Community Colleges
Woodroof, Robert H., Ed. – New Direction for Community Colleges, 1990
A rapid decline in the number of private liberal arts junior colleges is forcing educators to examine the status of this special sector of higher education. This monograph focuses on the history and future of these colleges in higher education, the marketing of private junior colleges, institutional assessment, church-related colleges, computer…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Adjunct Faculty, Church Related Colleges, College Faculty
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Catanzaro, James L., Ed.; Arnold, Allen D., Ed. – New Directions for Community Colleges, 1989
In an effort to identify and tap new sources of funds for community colleges, this monograph presents a series of descriptive articles on the most successful alternative funding ventures. In addition, the sourcebook provides a sense of where and how new ventures have aided two-year colleges and how other institutions might follow in this pursuit.…
Descriptors: Alumni, Ancillary School Services, Community Colleges, Corporate Support
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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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Dellow, Donald A., Ed.; Poole, Lawrence H., Ed. – New Directions for Community Colleges, 1984
The articles in this collection identify and discuss challenges facing community colleges as they attempt to implement the new microcomputer technology for instructional and administrative purposes. The collection includes: "The Microcomputer Revolution and Its Impact on Community Colleges," by Donald A. Dellow and Lawrence H. Poole;…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Business Education, College Administration, College Libraries
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Puyear, Donald E., Ed.; Vaughan, George B., Ed. – New Directions for Community Colleges, 1985
This collection of articles addresses ways in which community colleges can maintain institutional integrity while at the same time adapting the colleges' mission to a changing environment. The following articles are included: (1) "The Search for Mission and Integrity: A Retrospective View," by Jennings L. Wagoner, Jr.; (2) "Maintaining Open Access…
Descriptors: Access to Education, College Administration, College Role, Community Colleges
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Deegan, William L., Ed.; Gollattscheck, James F., Ed. – New Directions for Community Colleges, 1985
This collection of articles addresses major questions of community college governance and highlights some of the changes that have taken place in governance over the past decade. The issue contains: (1) "State Power in a New Era: Threats to Local Authority," by Dale Tillery and James L. Wattenbarger; (2) "Power on the Periphery: Faculty and…
Descriptors: Collective Bargaining, College Administration, Community Colleges, Governance
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Zwerling, L. Steven, Ed. – New Directions for Community Colleges, 1986
A collection of essays presents the updated positions of nine critics of the community college who from the mid-1960s through the mid-1970s participated in a debate with two-year college proponents over many of the fundamental assumptions of the community college movement. The volume contains: (1) "From Mass to Class in Higher Education," by…
Descriptors: College Role, College Transfer Students, Community Colleges, Continuing Education
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Ahrendt, Kenneth M., Ed. – New Directions for Community Colleges, 1987
This collection of essays addresses various themes related to developmental education in two-year colleges. The collection contains: (1) "Responding to Criticism of Developmental Education," by Arthur M. Cohen, which answers six criticisms commonly leveled against remedial education; (2) "The Politics of Remediation," by Dennis McGrath and Martin…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Developmental Studies Programs, Educational Testing, High Risk Students
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Voegel, George H., Ed. – New Directions for Community Colleges, 1986
The essays in this collection focus on recent advances in instructional technology and their use in community colleges. The collection includes: (1) "Telecourses: Using Technology to Serve Distant Learners," by Leslie N. Purdy; (2) "Satellites Stop Beeping and Start Teaching," by Peter Vander Haeghen; (3) "Change through Cooperation: The NILRC…
Descriptors: Communications Satellites, Community Colleges, Computer Uses in Education, Distance Education
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