ERIC Number: EJ584027
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: 0
Vocational Education and the Collegiate Ideal: The Threat and the Challenge of Limited Resources.
Hagedorn, Linda Serra
New Directions for Higher Education, n105 p91-100 Spr 1999
Argues that the traditional definition of the collegiate ideal is inappropriate for vocational community-college students and that a more realistic portrayal of students and their programs is needed, taking into consideration the reality of fiscal constraints. "Contract education" and partnerships between colleges and industry can help students invest in themselves and recognize living/learning interactions in academic life. (MSE)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
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Note: Theme issue: "Reconceptualizing the Collegiate Ideal," No. 105.