ERIC Number: EJ547703
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: 0
Community Economic Development Through Community Colleges.
Young, Jerry W.
New Directions for Higher Education, n97 p74-83 Spr 1997
Compares traditional and current activities of community colleges in promoting local and regional economic development, and makes recommendations concerning the colleges' role in economic development: more research on community college involvement; a system of model programs; improved communication using advanced information technology; enhanced support for small businesses; increased specialized training opportunities; more community development; and local problem solving. (MSE)
Descriptors: College Role, Community Colleges, Community Development, Economic Climate, Economic Development, Educational Needs, Educational Trends, Higher Education, Information Technology, Problem Solving, Regional Cooperation, School Community Relationship, Technological Advancement, Telecommunications, Trend Analysis
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme issue: "The University's Role in Economic Development: From Research to Outreach," Number 97.