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ERIC Number: ED468379
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2001
The New Vocationalism in Community Colleges. New Directions for Community Colleges. The Jossey-Bass Higher and Adult Education Series.
Bragg, Debra D., Ed.
New Directions for Community Colleges, n115 Fall 2001
The fall 2001 issue of New Directions for Community Colleges discusses the changes in policy and practice of vocational education at community colleges. The 10 chapters included in this volume are: (1) "Opportunities and Challenges for the New Vocationalism" by Debra D. Bragg; (2) "The Role of Leadership in Successful Vocational Initiatives" by Michael D. Summers; (3) "From Isolation to Integration: Postsecondary Vocational Education and Emerging Systems of Workforce Development" by Norton Grubb; (4) "Community Colleges and Their Communities: Collaboration for Workforce Development" by Margaret Terry Orr; (5) Two-Year Colleges and Tech Prep Partnerships: A Texas Perspective" by Carrie H. Brown; (6) Blurring the Lines: Transforming Terminal Education to Transfer Education" by Barbara K. Townsend; (7) Work-Based Learning: Finding a New Niche" by George H. Johnston; (8) "Learner-Centered Instructional Practices Supporting the New Vocationalism" by Donna E. Dare; (9) "Community Colleges and the Workforce Investment Act: Promises and Problems of the New Vocationalism" by James Jacobs; and (10) "Sources and Information: Postsecondary Vocational Education" by Jung-sup Yoo. (Individual articles contain references.) (JCC)
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Educational Improvement, Industrial Education, Instructional Development, Job Skills, Job Training, Labor Force Development, Policy Analysis, Two Year Colleges, Vocational Education
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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.