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ERIC Number: EJ633468
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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ISSN: ISSN-0271-2171
Rural Community Colleges: Creating Institutional Hybrids for the New Economy.
Rosenfeld, Stuart A.
Rural America, v16 n2 p2-8 Sum 2001
The rural community college has evolved into a multipurpose institution that meets lifelong learning needs and the economy's demand for information and skills. The best institutions merge an applied higher education with extension-like services for local industry. New challenges facing rural community colleges include competition from other providers, expanding student diversity, rising credential requirements, and the digital divide. (Author/TD)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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