American Community College
Edition: 5th 2008
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Description: There is a need for a resource that brings together the latest information on community college students, faculty, governance, administration, finance, curriculum, and out-comes. This book updates the information included in the fourth edition, noting major changes in college emphasis and organization. All chapters have been revised and updated with new material added to reflect recent developments. The essential resource for community college administrators and trustees, the book has also been adopted as a textbook in numerous higher education courses in university graduate programs for the past twenty-five years.
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All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.
List price: $69.00
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 8/25/2008
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 2.00" tall
|Foreword to the First Edition|
|Background: Evolving Priorities and Expectations of the Community College|
|Students: Diverse Backgrounds, Purposes, and Outcomes|
|Faculty: Building a Professional Identity|
|Organization, Governance, and Administration: Managing the Contemporary College|
|Finances: Sustaining and Allocating Resources|
|Instruction: Methods, Media, and Effects|
|Student Services: Supporting Educational Objectives|
|Vocational Education: Occupational Entry, Change, and Development|
|Developmental Education: Enhancing Literacy and Basic Skills|
|Community Education: Extending College Services and Training|
|Collegiate Function: Transfer and the Liberal Arts|
|Scholarship and Assessment: Research in and About the Colleges|
|The Social Role: A Response to the Critics|
|Toward the Future: Trends, Challenges, and Obligations|