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ERIC Number: ED384407
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995
Portrait of the Rural Community College. New Directions for Community Colleges, Number 90.
Killacky, Jim, Ed.; Valadez, James R., Ed.
New Directions for Community Colleges, n90 Sum 1995
This collection of essays attempts to describe the status and role of the rural community college in higher education, highlighting the special challenges faced by these institutions. The following articles are included: (1) "Opening the Shutter," by James R. Valadez and Jim Killacky; (2) "The Comprehensive Mission of the Rural Community College," by John Cavan; (3) "The Small Rural Community College in 1994 and Beyond: One President's View," by Donald L. Reichard; (4) "Tribal Colleges: Their Role in U.S. Higher Education," by Michael J. Hill; (5) "Women and Minorities in Rural Community Colleges: Programs for Change," by Rosemary Gillett-Karam; (6) "Distance Education: The Way of the Future for Rural Community Colleges," by Pamela S. MacBrayne; (7) "Environmental Scanning Practices for Rural Colleges," by Janice Nahra Friedel and Joel D. Lapin; (8) "Program Development in the Rural Community College," by Anne S. McNutt; (9) "Civic Trusteeship: A Collaborative Model for Community Development," by Millicent M. Valek; (10) "Rural Adults in Community College Distance Education: What Motivates Them To Enroll?," by Pamela S. MacBrayne; and (11) "Sources and Information: Rural Community Colleges," by Elizabeth Foote. Includes an index. (DM)
Descriptors: College Administration, Community Colleges, Distance Education, Rural American Indians, Rural Areas, Rural Education, Rural Urban Differences, Rural Women, Small Colleges, Tribally Controlled Education, 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.