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ERIC Number: ED470613
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002
Pages: 15
Abstractor: N/A
ORLD 4012: The Community Junior College.
Hankin, Joseph
This document is a course syllabus for "The Community Junior College." The purpose of the course is to familiarize students with the variety of institutions classified as community junior colleges. More specifically, the lectures, class discussions, and readings aim to provide students with a better understanding of (among other topics): (1) the characteristics of community junior colleges; (2) the historical background and the roots of the community college idea; (3) the interests and actions of state governments in community colleges; (4) the place of the community junior college in the American education system; (5) the unique nature of the student body in two-year colleges and the services needed by students; and (6) the faculty found in the nation's two-year colleges. Course readings include selections from Cohen and Brawer's The American Community College, Ratcliff's ASHE Reader on Community Colleges, Dougherty's The Contradictory College, and Vaughan's The Community College Story. (CB)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A