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ERIC Number: EJ1015336
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013-Feb-25
Pages: 12
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1068-2341
Democracy's College: The American Community College in the 21st Century--Framing the Issue
Topper, Amelia M.; Powers, Jeanne M.
Education Policy Analysis Archives, v21 n14 Feb 2013
In this manuscript, the guest editors of the EPAA Special Issue on "Democracy's College: The American Community College in the 21st Century": a) introduce the background, history, and context of community colleges in the larger higher education landscape; b) summarize the three research papers and two video commentaries that were peer-reviewed and selected for inclusion in this special issue; and, c) discuss the individual contributions and major themes across the selected papers. Their importance is discussed in terms of each paper's insights for the general research on this topic and each paper's potential to inform community college research, practice, and policy. (Contains 2 footnotes.)
Colleges of Education at Arizona State University and the University of South Florida. c/o Editor, USF EDU162, 4202 East Fowler Avenue, Tampa, FL 33620-5650. Tel: 813-974-3400; Fax: 813-974-3826; Web site:
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Two Year Colleges
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: California
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