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West, David – Community College Review, 1978
Introduces a plan which combines affirmative action and cooperative education as an approach to reaching the disadvantaged student. This plan centers around cooperative work experiences and emphasizes articulation with four-year institutions, and will give students a chance at upward mobility and new job opportunities. (TP)
Descriptors: Affirmative Action, Community Colleges, Cooperative Education, Cooperative Programs
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Barbeau, Joseph E.; Dubois, Eugene E. – Community College Review, 1976
The history of cooperative education, which combines classroom learning with practical job experience in a structured program, is traced, and benefits accuring to the school, students, and community are outlined.
Descriptors: Community Benefits, Cooperative Education, Educational Benefits, Educational History
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Prentice, Carolyn M. – Community College Review, 2001
Defines New Vocationalism as the concept of integrating occupational and academic courses in order to enrich both liberal arts and vocational programs. Describes a number of case studies and pilot projects under way at community colleges and discusses the obstacles to implementation and proven strategies to overcome them. (AUTH/NB)
Descriptors: Academic Education, Community Colleges, Cooperative Education, Instructional Development
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Johnson, Philip E. – Community College Review, 1991
Argues that process education, experiential learning, and facilitative teaching provide an answer to the educational challenges posed by the information explosion. Presents an information evaluation of the experiential learning programs (i.e., internships and cooperative education experiences) offered at Pima Community College (Arizona). (DMM)
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Cooperative Education, Educational Change, Experiential Learning
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Bragg, Debra D.; Jacobs, James – Community College Review, 1993
Describes how customized training (i.e., contracted training provided by college personnel for individual firms in exchange for a fee) has evolved in the United States. Discusses links between customized training and three specific economic development strategies. Presents an operational definition of customized training to provide a basis for its…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Contract Training, Cooperative Education, Education Work Relationship