ERIC Number: ED077507
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1972-Dec
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The Study of Junior Colleges. Volume I, Roles and Realities of Community Colleges: An Analysis of the Literature.
Trent, James W.; And Others
This volume is the first of three reporting on The Study of Junior Colleges, a project of the UCLA Center for the Study of Evaluation and the U.S. Office of Education. Volume I, the review of the literature on junior colleges, is divided into 12 chapters focusing on 9 areas of interest: major administrative issues and problems, junior college students--a general survey, disadvantaged students and low achievers, relationships with the community, remedial programs, innovations in junior college education, vocational education programs, faculty, and counseling services. Each section presents a summary of known information and areas in need of research. Chapters are: Research for Development in the Community College; Who Passes Through the Open Door?; Keeping the Doors Open for Low Achievers; Salvaging the Talent of the Disadvantaged Student; Students Who Leave; Career Education; Preparing the Low Achiever to Enter the Curriculum; Relevance and Mastery Through Innovation; Counseling Diverse Students; Junior College Faculty: A New Breed in Higher Education; Administration: Defining Roles and Reality; and Defining Community Needs. (For related documents, see JC 730 147-149.) (KM)
Publication Type: N/A
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Sponsor: National Center for Educational Statistics (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: California Univ., Los Angeles. Center for the Study of Evaluation.