ERIC Number: EJ676571
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2003
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Classifying Two-Year Colleges: Purposes, Possibilities, and Pitfalls.
McCormick, Alexander C.; Cox, Rebecca D.
New Directions for Community Colleges, n122 p7-15 Sum 2003
Traces the history of the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education and the need to differentiate two-year colleges. Includes brief examination of classification theory and practice, followed by discussion of the particular challenges in classifying two-year colleges. Suggests new systems of classification would bring benefits. (Contains eight references.) (NB)
Descriptors: Classification, Community Colleges, Educational Research, History, Research, Theories, Theory Practice Relationship, Two Year Colleges
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