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ERIC Number: ED492035
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2004-Nov-3
Pages: 230
Abstractor: ERIC
ISBN: ISBN-0-7623-1120-7
Evaluating the Upgrading of Technical Courses at Two-Year Colleges: NSF's Advanced Technological Education Program. Advances in Program Evaluation. Volume 9
Gullickson, Arlen, Ed.; Lawrenz, Frances, Ed.; Keiser, Nanette, Ed.
JAI Press
The National Science Foundation's (NSF) Advanced Technological Education (ATE) program is a diverse and dynamic set of projects intent on improving the USA's technical workforce. This book uses the ATE work as a means to focus on key issues for federally funded projects and all community colleges facing the difficult challenges of staying current and reaching constituents in positive ways. This book brings a wealth of information on key issues for community colleges. This book consist of the following ten chapters: (1) Overview; (2) Collaboration Efforts (L. Reed); (3) Dissemination (T. Owens); (4) Materials Development (G. Rogers); (5) Program Improvement Efforts (L. Reed); (6) Assessing Professional Development (N. Gold and K. Power); (7) Recruitment and Retention (A. Gullickson and G. Tressler); (8) Sustainability and Long-Term Impact (F. Lawrenz and Nanette Keiser); (9) The Role of Advisory Committees (W. Welch and A. Gullickson); and (10) The Use of Evaluation (W. Welch and F. Lawrenz).
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Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
Education Level: Two Year Colleges
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Language: English
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