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ERIC Number: ED371804
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994
Relating Curriculum and Transfer. New Directions for Community Colleges, Number 86.
Cohen, Arthur M., Ed.
New Directions for Community Colleges, n86 Sum 1994
Designed as a forum for the discussion of the community college curriculum and transfer function, this volume traces the scope of the curriculum, transfer rates, and the relationship between the two. The following 10 chapters are included: (1) "All Access Is Not Equal: The Need for Collegiate Education in Community Colleges," by Judith S. Eaton; (2) "An Overview of the Total Credit Curriculum," by Arthur M. Cohen and Jan M. Ignash, tracking trends in academic and non-liberal arts curricula; (3) "Stability and Change in the Liberal Arts Curriculum," by Barry VanderKelen; (4) "Graduation Requirements, General Education, and the Liberal Arts," by Charles R. Brinkman, IV, providing an analysis of curricular offerings and graduation requirements at 40 colleges; (5) "Compelling Numbers: English as a Second Language," by Jan M. Ignash, discussing the curricular implications of a rapidly growing English as a Second Language population; (6) "What Influences Community College Ethnic Studies Course Offerings?" by Susan Sean Swayze; (7) "Analyzing Community College Student Transfer Rates," by Arthur M. Cohen; (8) "Examining the Relationship Between the Liberal Arts, Course Levels, and Transfer Rates," by William B. Armstrong and Melissa Mellissinos; (9) "Curriculum and Minority Students," by Shannon M. Hirose; and (10) "Conclusion: The Future for Curriculum and Transfer," by Arthur M. Cohen. (MAB)
Descriptors: Academic Education, Access to Education, Articulation (Education), College Curriculum, College Transfer Students, Community Colleges, Education Work Relationship, Educational Mobility, English (Second Language), Graduation Requirements, Higher Education, Liberal Arts, Outcomes of Education, Transfer Rates (College), Two Year Colleges
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Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; ERIC Publications
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse for Community Colleges, Los Angeles, CA.