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Schilling, JoAnna – Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 2013
For-profit colleges have been dismissed by community college administrators and faculty as imperfect institutions that focus too heavily on skills-based training, to the detriment of a well-rounded academic experience. Although there are many appropriate criticisms of an educational model that relies on federal funding to make a profit--while…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Proprietary Schools, Models, Commercialization
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Moss, Leah – McGill Journal of Education, 2011
The curse of being the "new, new" thing was initially hung around the neck of the current incarnation of Quebec's "recognition of prior learning" program. However, this has changed as the program has evolved into a working service for Quebec residents. This article will examine the current public offering of the recognition of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Prior Learning, Educational Policy, Educational History