ERIC Number: ED438000
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: N/A
Community College Historians in the United States. A Status Report from the Organization of American Historians' Committee on Community Colleges.
Hata, Nadine Ishitani, Ed.
This report describes the current status of history education and teaching at American community colleges. The report is a collection of articles by various leaders and experts in history at community colleges: (1) Introduction (N.I. Hata); (2) "Improving History Teaching and the Status of the Community College Historian" (C.A. Zappia), which interprets the results of a 1994 nationwide survey of community college historians; (3) "What Is a Community College? A Primer for Four-Year College and University Historians" (D.B. Mock); (4) "The Importance of Teaching History at a Community College: A President's Perspective" (C.M. Carroll); (5) "Teaching History at Two-Year Institutions: A Status Report and View of the Future" (J.J. Lorence), which summarizes a panel discussion with teaching faculty; (6) "Historical Scholarship and the Community College Teacher" (E. Edson), a revision of a 1994 Organization of American Historians Newsletter contribution; (7) "The Survey Course: The Specialty of the Community College Historian" (D.S. Trask); (8) "The National Endowment for the Humanities and Community College Historians: A Program Officer's Perspective" (J.J. Howard); (9) "Perspectives on the Community College Job Market: What to Expect" (N.I. Hata); and (10) "Community Colleges and Part-Time and Adjunct Faculty" (D.A. Berry). The bibliography was compiled by G. Stevens. Appended are indexes of community college historians by state, by research area, and by teaching area. (RDG)
Descriptors: College Faculty, Community Colleges, Faculty Development, Historians, History, History Instruction, Instruction, Professional Associations, Professional Recognition, Research, Teaching (Occupation), Two Year Colleges
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Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Historical Association, Washington, DC.; Organization of American Historians, Bloomington, IN.