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Kozeracki, Carol A. – Community College Review, 2000
Presents a comprehensive definition of service learning in postsecondary education. Provides examples of service learning programs in community colleges. Discusses national initiatives to promote service learning experiences for students. Summarizes best practices for starting and managing such programs based on case studies in the literature…
Descriptors: College Programs, Community Colleges, Educational Needs, Educational Practices
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Biermann, Carol A.; Sarinsky, Gary B. – Community College Review, 1993
Compares the success of two approaches to biology courses for underprepared community college students, one involving a hands-on approach emphasizing practice in basic scientific skills and the other involving a remediation-based approach focusing on basic vocabulary, reading, library, and math skills. Suggests that the hands-on approach provided…
Descriptors: Biology, Community Colleges, Experiential Learning, Experimental Groups
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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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Bryant, Donald W. – Community College Review, 1978
Describes the light construction curriculum at Carteret Technical Institute (Morehead City, North Carolina), designed around the major project of building a house. Its unique method of funding involves an endowment corporation which contracts with individuals, pre-selling the house before construction begins. Brief guidelines for establishing…
Descriptors: Building Trades, Community Colleges, Construction Costs, Endowment Funds