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ERIC Number: ED463810
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2002
Pages: 123
Abstractor: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-7879-6289-9
ISSN: ISSN-0194-3081
Next Steps for the Community College. New Directions for Community Colleges. The Jossey-Bass Higher and Adult Education Series.
Bers, Trudy H., Ed.; Calhoun, Harriott D., Ed.
New Directions for Community Colleges, n117 Spr 2002
This spring 2002 issue of New Directions for Community Colleges reviews recent research on topics of importance to two-year colleges and identifies challenges and practical solutions. The 10 chapters include the following: (1) "Literature on Community Colleges: An Overview" (Trudy H. Bers and Harriott D. Calhoun); (2) "Transfer Rates: A Problematic Criterion for Measuring the Community College" (Barbara K. Townsend); (3) "Contemporary Vocational Models and Programs: What the Research Tells Us" (Debra D. Bragg); (4) "Remediation at the Community College: Pressing Issues, Uncertain Solutions" (Betsy Oudenhoven); (5) "English as a Second Language at the Community College: An Exploration of Context and Concerns" (Amy J. Blumenthal); (6) "Assessing Student Learning Outcomes" (Jeffrey A. Seybert); (7) "Challenges in Supporting Student Learning and Success through Student Services" (Terry E. Williams); (8) "Community College Faculty and Professional Staff: The Human Resource Challenge" (Kim Gibson-Harman, Sandria Rodriguez, and Jennifer Grant Haworth); (9) "State Governance Patterns for Community Colleges" (Cheryl D. Lovell and Catherine Trouth); and (10) "Key Literature," an annotated bibliography compiled by the contributors to this issue. (NB)
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Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; ERIC Publications
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse for Community Colleges, Los Angeles, CA.
Note: Published quarterly. Theme issue.