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Dennison, John D. – Community College Review, 1985
Discusses the Canadian community colleges' quest for a status level reflecting their individual identities, objectives, aspirations, and quality measures distinct from universities. Looks at trends in public attitudes toward the community colleges, the organizational structures adopted, and ways community colleges can demonstrate their quality and…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Educational Attitudes, Foreign Countries, Institutional Advancement
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Walker, Kenneth P. – Community College Review, 2001
Makes a case for United States community college baccalaureate degrees by focusing on the Canadian college and university system, which allows its community colleges to grant baccalaureate degrees. Argues that more students will earn bachelors degrees at lower costs to both students and taxpayers without disrupting the community college mission.…
Descriptors: Bachelors Degrees, Community Colleges, Degrees (Academic), Educationally Disadvantaged
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Levin, John S. – Community College Review, 2000
Examines three community colleges from the United States and four from Canada, using a qualitative multiple-case-study design to define changes in the colleges' institutional missions during the 1990s. Suggests that a new globally oriented vocationalism dominated the community college mission at the end of the twentieth century. (Contains 51…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Educational Trends, Foreign Countries, Institutional Mission