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This volume addresses the theme of collaboration and partnership among community colleges, businesses, and the community by focusing on credit-based examples of innovative connections. Each chapter describes the ingenuity of individuals committed to establishing a relationship based on a recognized need or opportunity. Each chapter also offers insight into how partnership connections were made, the development of the partnership, the challenges that were overcome, and what type of support is necessary for their continuation. The chapters are as follows: (1) "Successful Experiences with Making Partnering an Operational Strategy," by Buettner, Morrison, and Wasicek; (2) "Building Partnerships with Business that Make a Difference," by Sundberg; (3) "Developing Successful Community Partnerships: 'Teeing Up' for Change," by Tyler; (4) "A Community College Partnership with an Electrical Contractor and Union," by Allen; (5) "Asnuntuck Community College's Machine Technology Certificate and Degree Programs," by Irlen and Gulluni; (6) "The Alameda Corridor Industry & College Collaborative," by Bynum; (7) "Learning Into Action: Partnerships Take the Classroom to the Community," by Woiwod; (8) "High-Tech Partnering Leads to learning-Centered Curricula for Individuals with Disabilities," by Hurley; (9) "Concluding Observations on Successful Partnerships," by Spangler; and (10) "Sources and Information: Partnerships with Business and the Community," by Piegonski. (NB)
Published quarterly. Theme issue.
1 - Available on microfiche
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