ERIC Number: EJ999604
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 20
U.S. Community Colleges and a Response to the Arab Spring
Shumaker, John W.
New Directions for Community Colleges, n161 p113-127 Spr 2013
The tumultuous events of the Arab Spring have challenged higher education systems throughout the Middle East and North Africa to become more responsive to citizens who are impatient for change. Community colleges in the United States can play a vital role in supporting much-needed reforms. This article looks at the possibilities and the challenges that community colleges in the United States must anticipate as they develop new partnerships in the region.
Descriptors: Arabs, Foreign Countries, Community Colleges, Social Change, Higher Education, College Role, Educational Change, Partnerships in Education, Technical Institutes
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Higher Education; Two Year Colleges
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Africa