The only wind farm in Dallas County, Texas, now makes its home on the rooftop of El Centro College. No soil or water required — just a breeze and whirling blades that can generate energy to run computers and save money.
Each year, ITC has asked distance education administrators to rank the challenges they face with regard to administering online courses. From 2004 to 2010, their number-one challenge was a lack of proper support staff to help them train faculty and provide technical assistance to faculty and students.
Under Tennessee’s outcomes-based funding formula, all state colleges are being measured and funded based on academic outcomes rather that enrollment. Following are the criteria on which the state’s 13 community colleges are being measured.
During the 2011 Legislative Summit sponsored by the Association of Community College Trustees and the American Association of Community Colleges, the groups outlined their priorities for the 112th Congress