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ERIC Number: ED463810
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2002
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)
Descriptors: College Faculty, Community Colleges, Compensatory Education, Educational Research, English (Second Language), Evaluation, Labor Education, Labor Force, Literature, Outcomes of Education, Policy Analysis, Problem Solving, Publications, Remedial Instruction, Second Language Learning, Services, Transfer Rates (College), 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.
Note: Published quarterly. Theme issue.