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ERIC Number: ED405940
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: N/A
School-to-Work Systems: The Role of Community Colleges in Preparing Students and Facilitating Transitions. New Directions for Community Colleges, Number 97.
Farmer, Edgar I., Ed.; Key, Cassy B., Ed.
New Directions for Community Colleges, n97 Spr 1997
Focusing on the role of community colleges in implementing the School-to-Work Opportunities Act of 1994, the 12 essays in this volume describe strategies and practices developed by colleges to address the provisions of the Act and help develop a global workforce. The following articles are provided: "Assessing the Community College Role in School-to-Work Systems," (Debra D. Bragg and Mildred Barnes Griggs); "Benchmarking for Quality Curriculum: The Heart of School-to-Work," (Margaret A. Ellibee and Sarah A. Mason); "Building Partnerships," (Mary J. Kisner, Maralyn J. Mazza, and David R. Liggett); "The Art of Articulation: Connecting the Dots," (David A. Just and Dewey A. Adams); "The Role Community Colleges Should Play in Job Placement," (Laurel A. Adler); "Workplace Mentoring: Consideration and Exemplary Practices," (Carl Price, Claudia Graham, and Janet Hobbs); "The Apprenticeship Revival: Examining Community College Practices," (Ann V. Doty and Robin T. Odom); "Quality Emphasis on Career Development and Continuous Self-Improvement," (Joe A. Green and Phyllis A. Foley); "Contextual Curriculum: Getting More Meaning from Education," (Les Bolt and Ned Swartz); "Legal and Technological Issues of the School-to-Work Opportunities Act of 1994," (Donald W. Bryant and Mary P. Kirk); "School-to-Work Systems and the Community College: Looking Ahead," (Edgar I. Farmer and Cassy B. Key); and "Sources and Information: School to Work Programming and Initiatives in the United States" (Matthew Burnstein). An index is included. (HAA)
Descriptors: Articulation (Education), College Curriculum, College Role, Community Colleges, Curriculum Development, Education Work Relationship, Educational Practices, Labor Force Development, Partnerships in Education, Program Implementation, Two Year Colleges
Jossey-Bass Publishers, 350 Sansome St., San Francisco, CA 94104-1342 ($19; subscription: $53 individuals, $89 institutions, agencies, and libraries).
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.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: School to Work Opportunities Act 1994