ERIC Number: ED384381
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995-Jun
Issues of Education at Community Colleges: Essays by Fellows in the Mid-Career Fellowship Program at Princeton University.
Princeton Univ., NJ. Mid-Career Fellowship Program.
This collection includes essays on contemporary issues facing community colleges written by fellows in Princeton University's Mid-Career Fellowship Program. The following essays are provided: (1) "A Human Development Workshop on Cultural Identity for International Students," by Cecilia Castro-Abad; (2) "Generating Moral Dialogue on a College Campus," by Francis H. Conroy; (3) "A is for Average: The Grading Crisis in Today's Colleges," by Barbara L. Farley; (4) "Interdisciplinary Study: Towards the Millennium," by Maryanne M. Garbowsky, arguing against extreme specialization in academia; (5) "One-Person Criminal Justice Programs: An Exploratory Study," by Peter Horne, examining issues confronting criminal justice programs with only one full-time faculty member; (6) "Amateur Nursing: Delegating Nursing Tasks to Unlicensed Assistive Personnel," by Jane Pamela Meehan; (7) "A Small Example of Reverse Discrimination," by Ruth D. O'Dell, discussing a 1989 case in New Jersey; (8) "An Unlevel Playing Field: Women in the Introductory Computer Science Courses," by Marian Sackrowitz; (9) "Defending Literacy: With Particular Consideration of the Community College," by Geoffrey J. Sadock, examining a perceived decline of literacy and its causes; (10) "Financial Decision Making During Economic Contraction: The Special Case of Community Colleges," by Barbara Seater; and (11) "Alternative Approaches to Adjunct Faculty Development," by Donna M. Thompson. Most papers contain references. (MAB)
Descriptors: Affirmative Action, College Faculty, Community Colleges, Computer Literacy, Educational Finance, Educational Practices, Educational Principles, Educational Trends, Ethnicity, Faculty Development, Females, Health Personnel, Interdisciplinary Approach, Literacy, Multicultural Education, Nursing Education, Police Education, Reverse Discrimination, Two Year College Students, Two Year Colleges
The Center for Faculty Development, Mid-Career Fellowship Program, History Department, 129 Dickinson Hall, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ 08544 ($15).
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Princeton Univ., NJ. Mid-Career Fellowship Program.
Note: For individual papers, see JC 950 342-352.