ERIC Number: EJ676579
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2003
Reference Count: 0
A Researcher's Perspective.
Bailey, Thomas R.
New Directions for Community Colleges, n122 p93-100 Sum 2003
Argues that the diversity of community colleges justifies a more subtle system of classification than the traditional Carnegie system, but the large number of missions taken on by community colleges complicates this goal. Makes a distinction between a characteristics-based system and an output-based system. Uses distinction to discuss schemes proposed in this volume. (Contains four references.) (NB)
Descriptors: Classification, Community Colleges, Competency Based Education, Educational Objectives, Educational Research, Institutional Mission, Objectives, Research, Two Year Colleges
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