ERIC Number: ED471533
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995-Apr
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)
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Community Development, Economic Development, Emerging Occupations, Industrial Training, Job Training, Labor Force Development, Technology, Two Year Colleges, Vocational Education
Regional Technology Strategies, Inc., 205 Lloyd Street, Suite 210, Carrboro, NC 27510 ($15). Fax: 919-933-6688; Tel: 919-933-6699; Web site: http://www.rtsinc.org/.
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Reports - Research; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Ford Foundation, New York, NY.
Authoring Institution: Regional Technology Strategies, Inc., Carrboro, NC.
Note: Written with Thomas Bohl, James Jacobs, and Barbara Styers.