ERIC Number: ED200289
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980-Dec
Interface in Retrospect, 1978-1980.
Jellison, Holly M., Ed.
Essays in this collection examine the community college's role in promoting community-based education (CBE). James Gollattscheck outlines the defining characteristics of CBE. The essays by Robert Clausen and Steve Mills discuss cooperative efforts undertaken in Oregon and Colorado between community colleges and local school districts. Albert Green and Maryanna Hannula describe Richland Community College's (IL) efforts to involve senior citizens in an educational outreach effort. Douglas Kelley delineates the objectives and funding of the Greater Malone Community Council (NY). Lydia Gober and T. Jan Wiseman examine Kishaukee Community College's (IL) efforts to improve communications among community residents. Paul Elsner discusses the role of non-campus colleges in CBE. Paul Gianini urges colleges to embrace a philosophy of localism and play an active role in community planning. Robert Barber looks at Mohegan Community College's (CT) life-long learning program, which grants experiential credit. Paul Heath and Susan Peterson describe the contractual agreements between John Wood Community College (IL) and other area schools. Edmund Gleazer's essays examine the need for community colleges to communicate and promote their CBE mission and to provide education for the "vocation of citizenship." Papers by Joan Delaloye and Margaret Gratton examine outreach to the elderly. Finally, Robert Shoop and Jack Morris discuss the community college's role in initiating cooperation among community agencies. (JP)
Descriptors: College Role, College School Cooperation, Community Colleges, Community Coordination, Community Education, Educational Facilities Planning, Experiential Learning, Lifelong Learning, Noncampus Colleges, Older Adults, Outreach Programs, School Community Relationship, Two Year Colleges
Center for Community Education, AACJC, One Dupont Circle, NW, Washington, DC 20036 ($3.50).
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Opinion Papers; Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Association of Community and Junior Colleges, Washington, DC. National Center for Community Education.