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ERIC Number: ED423015
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1998
Creating and Benefiting from Institutional Collaboration: Models for Success. New Directions for Community Colleges, Number 103.
McGrath, Dennis, Ed.
New Directions for Community Colleges, n103 Fall 1998
This volume offers a variety of examples of long-term collaborative efforts within schools that began with external funding. Articles include: (1) "Lessons from a Long-Term Collaboration," (Lindsay M. Wright and Rona Middleberg); (2) "Creating Structural Change: Best Practices," (Janet E. Lieberman); (3) "An Urban Intervention That Works: The Bronx Corridor of Success," (Michael C. Gillespie); (4) "The Role of Rural Community Colleges in Expanding Access and Economic Development," (Hector Garza and Ronald D. Eller); (5) "The Partnership Paradigm: Collaboration and the Community College," (Sara Lundquist and John S. Nixon); (6) "The Collaborative Leader," (Carolyn Grubbs Williams); (7) "Building Local Partnerships: Contributions of a National Center," (Barbara Schaier-Peleg and Richard A. Donovan); (8) "Funding Collaboratives," (L. Steven Zwerling); (9) "No Pain, No Gain: The Learning Curve in Assessing Collaboratives," (Laura I. Rendon, Wendy L. Gans, and Mistalene D. Calleroz); and (10) "Sources and Information: Community Colleges and Collaboration," (Erika Yamasaki). As the contributors to this volume emphasize, collaboration must be understood both as a distinctive process and as a particular type of interorganizational structure. (AS)
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Cooperation, Cooperative Planning, Cooperative Programs, Educational Cooperation, Participative Decision Making, Partnerships in Education, Program Evaluation, School Business Relationship, 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.