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ERIC Number: ED479824
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2003
Reference Count: N/A
Classification Systems for Two-Year Colleges. New Directions for Community Colleges. The Jossey-Bass Higher and Adult Education Series.
McCormick, Alexander C., Ed.; Cox, Rebecca D., Ed.
New Directions for Community Colleges, n122 Sum 2003
This summer 2003 issue of New Directions for Community Colleges advances the conversation among researchers and practitioners about possible approaches to classifying two-year colleges. The 10 chapters include the following: (1) "Classifying Two-Year Colleges: Purposes, Possibilities and Pitfalls" (Alexander C. McCormick and Rebecca D. Cox); (2) "Two-Year College Classifications Based on Institutional Control, Geography, Governance, and Size" (Stephen G. Katsinas); (3) "A Curriculum-Based Classification System for Community Colleges" (Gwyer Schuyler); (4) "College Size as the Major Discriminator" (Arthur M. Cohen); (5) "Using IPEDS to Develop a Classification System for Two-Year Postsecondary Institutions" (Jamie P. Merisotis and Jessica M. Shedd); (6) "On Markets and Other Matters: A Price Model for Public Two-Year Colleges (Susan M. Shaman and Robert Zemsky); (7) "The Perspective of the American Association of Community Colleges" (Kent A. Phillippe and George R. Boggs); (8) "A Practitioner's Perspective" (Alfredo G. de los Santos, Jr.); (9) "A Researcher's Perspective" (Thomas R. Bailey); and (10) "Classification in Practice: Applying Five Proposed Classification Models to a Sample of Two-Year Colleges" (Rebecca D. Cox and Alexander C. McCormick). (RC)
Descriptors: Classification, Cluster Grouping, Community Colleges, Institutional Characteristics, Peer Institutions, Two Year Colleges
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Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; ERIC Publications
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Sponsor: National Library of Education (ED/OERI), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse for Community Colleges, Los Angeles, CA.