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ERIC Number: ED472019
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2002
Developing Successful Partnerships with Business and the Community. New Directions for Community Colleges. The Jossey-Bass Higher and Adult Education Series.
Spangler, Mary S., Ed.
New Directions for Community Colleges, n119 Fall 2002
This volume addresses the theme of collaboration and partnership among community colleges, businesses, and the community by focusing on credit-based examples of innovative connections. Each chapter describes the ingenuity of individuals committed to establishing a relationship based on a recognized need or opportunity. Each chapter also offers insight into how partnership connections were made, the development of the partnership, the challenges that were overcome, and what type of support is necessary for their continuation. The chapters are as follows: (1) "Successful Experiences with Making Partnering an Operational Strategy," by Buettner, Morrison, and Wasicek; (2) "Building Partnerships with Business that Make a Difference," by Sundberg; (3) "Developing Successful Community Partnerships: 'Teeing Up' for Change," by Tyler; (4) "A Community College Partnership with an Electrical Contractor and Union," by Allen; (5) "Asnuntuck Community College's Machine Technology Certificate and Degree Programs," by Irlen and Gulluni; (6) "The Alameda Corridor Industry & College Collaborative," by Bynum; (7) "Learning Into Action: Partnerships Take the Classroom to the Community," by Woiwod; (8) "High-Tech Partnering Leads to learning-Centered Curricula for Individuals with Disabilities," by Hurley; (9) "Concluding Observations on Successful Partnerships," by Spangler; and (10) "Sources and Information: Partnerships with Business and the Community," by Piegonski. (NB)
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Economic Impact, Job Training, Labor Force Development, Partnerships in Education, School Business Relationship, School Community Programs, Two Year Colleges, Vocational Education
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Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; ERIC Publications; Reports - Descriptive
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.