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ERIC Number: ED271169
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1986-Jun
Pages: 127
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: ISBN-87589-708-8
ISSN: ISSN-0194-3081
The Community College and Its Critics. New Directions for Community Colleges, Number 54.
Zwerling, L. Steven, Ed.
New Directions for Community Colleges, n54 Sum 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 William M. Birenbaum; (2) "Community Colleges and Social Stratification in the 1980s," by Jerome Karabel; (3) "The Devaluation of Transfer: Current Explanations and Possible Causes," by Alison Bernstein; (4) "Vocational Education: More False Promises," by Fred L. Pincus; (5) "Lifelong Learning: A New Form of Tracking," by L. Steven Zwerling; (6) "Minority Students and the Community College," by Reginald Wilson; (7) "A Place for Women?" by Marilyn Gittell; (8) "Independent Students at Two-Year Institutions and the Future of Financial Aid," by W. Lee Hansen and Jacob O. Stampen; (9) "Strangers to Our Shores," by Howard B. London; and (10) "Sources and Information: The Social Role of the Community College," by Jim Palmer. (EJV)
Jossey-Bass Inc., Publishers, 433 California St., San Francisco, CA 94104 ($9.95).
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; ERIC Publications; Collected Works - Serials; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse for Junior Colleges, Los Angeles, CA.