ERIC Number: ED477684
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002-Apr
Reference Count: N/A
Invited Panel Report on the Community College: Challenges and Pathways.
Center for the Study of Community Colleges, Los Angeles, CA.
This document is the transcript of the "Invited Panel Report on the Community College: Challenges and Pathways," which was given at the American Educational Research Association's 2002 Convention. Panel participants included: Michael Quanty, an Institutional Researcher at Thomas Nelson Community College and the President of the Southeastern Association for Community College Research; Kevin Dougherty, a Sociologist of Education and Social Stratification and Senior Research Associate at the Community College Research Center, Teachers College, Columbia University; Deborah Bragg, an Associate Professor at the University of Illinois; Steve Katsinas, a prominent community college researcher at the University of Toledo; and Barbara Townsend, a Professor of Higher Education at the University of Missouri, Columbia. The panel members introduced themselves, spoke about how they came to become researchers in and of community colleges, and then discussed at length some of the challenges, roadblocks, and pathways to conducting research about community colleges. Panelists then took questions from the audience, and concluded by discussing some of the gaps in current community college literature as well as possibilities for future research on two-year colleges. (CB)
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Educational Objectives, Educational Research, Outcomes of Education, Transfer Programs, Two Year Colleges, Vocational Education
For full text: http://www.cscconline.org/aerapaper.pdf.
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Center for the Study of Community Colleges, Los Angeles, CA.