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ERIC Number: ED471533
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995-Apr
Pages: 193
Abstractor: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-9636927-2-0
New Technologies and New Skills: Two Year Colleges at the Vanguard of Modernization.
Rosenfeld, Stuart A.
This book about new technology at two-year colleges contains two parts. Part one includes the following chapters: (1) "Introduction"; (2) "Toward the Vanguard of Industrial Modernization"; (3) "Learning Who Does What and How Well: Technology Education and Modernization Services";(4) "Structuring Community Colleges' Services"; (5) "Delivering the Goods to Industries"; (6) "Maintaining Accountability"; (7) "Comparing Selected European Counterparts"; (8) "Classifying and Benchmarking Practices"; (9) "Key Issues Facing Colleges"; and (10) "Final Notes." Part 2 contains case studies of 10 different programs at 10 different colleges. Some of the program overviews include: (1) "The Bevill Center for Advanced Manufacturing Technology (Alabama)" by Fred Broadwell; (2) "Catawba Valley Community College's (North Carolina) Dedicated Hubs for Dense Industrial Clusters" by Stuart A. Rosenfeld; (3) "Rock Valley College (Illinois) - A Community and College Commitment to Manufacturing" by James Jacobs; (4) "Milwaukee Area Technical College (Wisconsin) - A Team Player in Industrial Modernization" by Stuart A. Rosenfeld; (5) "Grand Rapids Community College (Michigan) - A Platform for Economic Development in Western Michigan" by James Jacobs; (6) "Hagerstown Junior College (Maryland) - Fighting Battles, Inside and Out" by Fred Broadwell; and (7) "Springfield Technical Community College (Massachusetts) - Rebuilding a Tradition" by Brian Boswell. Research methodology and survey instruments are appended. (NB)
Regional Technology Strategies, Inc., 205 Lloyd Street, Suite 210, Carrboro, NC 27510 ($15). Fax: 919-933-6688; Tel: 919-933-6699; Web site:
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Reports - Research; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: Ford Foundation, New York, NY.
Authoring Institution: Regional Technology Strategies, Inc., Carrboro, NC.
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A
Note: Written with Thomas Bohl, James Jacobs, and Barbara Styers.