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Cohen, Arthur M. – Community College Review, 1983
Reviews the development of the transfer function in California community colleges, supplying data confirming that community colleges function not only as career, community, and compensatory education centers, but as institutions in which students desiring baccalaureate degrees matriculate, albeit differently from a generation ago. (DMM)
Descriptors: College Role, College Transfer Students, Community Colleges, Student Educational Objectives
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Cohen, Arthur M. – Community College Review, 1977
Community colleges should not try to overturn the class structure of American society. Their universal obligation is not to be social revolutionaries, community modifiers, educational agency brokers, or the purveyors of certificates of ever-lower value that give people the illusion that they have learned. It is to teach. (Author)
Descriptors: College Role, Community Colleges, Educational Benefits, Equal Education
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Cohen, Arthur M. – Community College Review, 1980
Examines recent trends in general education, discussing its importance, definitions of general education, and its inconsistent status. Provides three examples of successful general education programs, as well as an ideal model for a community college program. (AYC)
Descriptors: College Role, Community Colleges, Educational Opportunities, General Education
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Cohen, Arthur M. – Community College Review, 1993
Focuses on the different institutions that provide postcompulsory education and training around the world. Summarizes international patterns of governance and organization, enrollment trends, financing methods, faculty characteristics, and curricula for short cycle education. (MAB)
Descriptors: College Administration, College Curriculum, College Faculty, College Role
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Cohen, Arthur M. – Community College Review, 1981
Reflects on the long personal and professional relationship between the author and Dr. Raymond Schultz. Analyzes the changing function of community colleges since the 1960s and examines three recent shifts in the community college concept. Suggests that community college education programs should emphasize a historical perspective. (CAM)
Descriptors: College Role, Community Colleges, Educational Change, Educational History