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Strahley, Lisa; D'Arpino, Tracy – New Directions for Community Colleges, 2016
This chapter describes a partnership between teacher education students at SUNY Broome and students at a local elementary school that led to all participants gaining a stronger sense of themselves as civic change agents in their communities.
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Preservice Teacher Education, Elementary School Students, Partnerships in Education
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Turner, Lavita McMath – New Directions for Community Colleges, 2016
This chapter describes the process and challenges of implementing a civic engagement graduation requirement at Kingsborough Community College.
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Graduation Requirements, Program Implementation, Citizen Participation
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Maher, Jane – New Directions for Community Colleges, 2015
In this chapter, the author describes her experience teaching in a women's prison in New York, the challenges that arose with teaching autobiography, and the distinct situation of women behind bars.
Descriptors: Writing Instruction, Correctional Institutions, Females, Autobiographies
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Barnett, Elisabeth; Maclutsky, Evelyn; Wagonlander, Chery – New Directions for Community Colleges, 2015
Emerging early college models are providing opportunities for high school students to accrue college credits and experience themselves as successful college students. The states of Michigan and New York are at the forefront of state-level efforts to offer early college models to a wider range of high school students. This chapter features early…
Descriptors: College Preparation, College Credits, High School Students, Models