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Piland, William E., Ed.; Wolf, David B., Ed. – New Directions for Community Colleges, 2003
This document discusses how community colleges have become a vital and perhaps permanent aspect of the United States higher education system, and how it must maintain a competent leadership in order to maintain its integrity. It emphasizes the importance of effective leadership development within the community colleges as they continue to develop…
Descriptors: Administrator Qualifications, Administrator Responsibility, Community Colleges, Educational Strategies
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McCormick, Alexander C., Ed.; Cox, Rebecca D., Ed. – New Directions for Community Colleges, 2003
This summer 2003 issue of New Directions for Community Colleges advances the conversation among researchers and practitioners about possible approaches to classifying two-year colleges. The 10 chapters include the following: (1) "Classifying Two-Year Colleges: Purposes, Possibilities and Pitfalls" (Alexander C. McCormick and Rebecca D.…
Descriptors: Classification, Cluster Grouping, Community Colleges, Institutional Characteristics
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Townsend, Barbara K., Ed.; Ignash, Jan M., Ed. – New Directions for Community Colleges, 2003
This journal issue focuses on the role of the community college in training K-12 teachers. The chapters included in this volume are as follows: (1) "Community College Roles in Teacher Education: Current Approaches and Future Possibilities," by Townsend and Ignash; (2) "Transfer Issues in Preservice Undergraduate Teacher Education…
Descriptors: Articulation (Education), College Transfer Students, Community Colleges, Cooperative Programs
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Watts, Gordon E., Ed. – New Directions for Community Colleges, 2002
The purpose of this volume is to provide a current view of the evolving professional development movement in community colleges. Chapter authors provide descriptions of how their institutions have addressed issues through professional development, created institutional change, developed new delivery systems, reached beyond development programs…
Descriptors: Change Agents, Change Strategies, College Faculty, College Presidents
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Spangler, Mary S., Ed. – New Directions for Community Colleges, 2002
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…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Economic Impact, Job Training, Labor Force Development
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Outcalt, Charles, Ed. – New Directions for Community Colleges, 2002
This document reports on the current status of community college faculty. Several articles draw on a survey of community college faculty administered by the Center for the Study of Community Colleges (CSCC) in 2000. CSCC staff invited 240 randomly chosen college presidents to appoint a local facilitator to administer the survey on campus. A total…
Descriptors: Adjunct Faculty, College Faculty, Community Colleges, Diversity (Faculty)
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Bers, Trudy H., Ed.; Calhoun, Harriott D., Ed. – New Directions for Community Colleges, 2002
This spring 2002 issue of New Directions for Community Colleges reviews recent research on topics of importance to two-year colleges and identifies challenges and practical solutions. The 10 chapters include the following: (1) "Literature on Community Colleges: An Overview" (Trudy H. Bers and Harriott D. Calhoun); (2) "Transfer Rates: A…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Community Colleges, Compensatory Education, Educational Research
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Bragg, Debra D., Ed. – New Directions for Community Colleges, 2001
The fall 2001 issue of New Directions for Community Colleges discusses the changes in policy and practice of vocational education at community colleges. The 10 chapters included in this volume are: (1) "Opportunities and Challenges for the New Vocationalism" by Debra D. Bragg; (2) "The Role of Leadership in Successful Vocational Initiatives" by…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Educational Improvement, Industrial Education, Instructional Development
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Lisman, C. David, Ed. – New Directions for Community Colleges, 2001
Articles in this journal discuss the role of community colleges in educating welfare recipients since President Clinton signed the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act (PRWORA) in 1996. Under the new legislation, a new block grant, Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF), was launched in July 1997, eliminating…
Descriptors: Adult Vocational Education, Community Colleges, Degrees (Academic), Economically Disadvantaged
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Robertson, Piedad F., Ed.; Chapman, Brian G., Ed.; Gaskin, Fred, Ed. – New Directions for Community Colleges, 2001
The spring 2001 issue of "New Directions for Community Colleges" discusses concurrent enrollment programs and the challenges and issues associated with developing and maintaining such programs. Chapters include: (1) "State Policy and Postsecondary Enrollment Options: Creating Seamless Systems" (Katherine Boswell); (2) "A…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Community Colleges, Dual Enrollment, Educational Policy
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Laanan, Frankie Santos, Ed. – New Directions for Community Colleges, 2001
The summer 2001 issue of New Directions for Community Colleges evaluates recent research and policy discussions about transfer students and addresses the critical issues facing students moving through the educational pipeline. Chapters include: (1) "Transfer Student Adjustment" (Frankie Santos Laanan); (2) "Institutional Responses…
Descriptors: Academic Persistence, Articulation (Education), College Environment, College Transfer Students
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Robillard, Douglas, Jr., Ed. – New Directions for Community Colleges, 2000
This volume of New Directions for Community Colleges contains the following articles: (1) "Toward a Definition of Deaning," by Douglas Robillard, Jr.; (2) "The Dean as Chief Academic Officer," by John Stuart Erwin; (3) "The Dean and the Faculty," by Hans A. Andrews; (4) "The Dean and the President," by Hans J. Kuss; (5) "Aspects of Difficult…
Descriptors: Academic Deans, Administrator Responsibility, Administrator Role, College Administration
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Daniel, Clifton Truman, Ed.; Hastings, Janel Henriksen, Ed. – New Directions for Community Colleges, 2000
This edition of New Directions for Community Colleges describes current relationships between two-year colleges and the media across the country. The issue addresses three themes: the history of community colleges' relationships with press members; media's relationships with community college practitioners; and strategic college marketing through…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Educational Cooperation, Institutional Advancement, Institutional Cooperation
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Aragon, Steven R., Ed. – New Directions for Community Colleges, 2000
This edition of New Directions for Community Colleges offers community college educators alternative models, approaches, and perspectives to consider in working with ethnic minority students. The volume addresses issues of assessment, career and educational goals, learning enhancement, success courses, mentoring programs, campus climate,…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, College Environment, College Faculty, Community Colleges
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Palmer, James C., Ed. – New Directions for Community Colleges, 2000
This issue of New Directions for Community Colleges focuses on ways of establishing and sustaining collaborative work between colleges and local school districts. Chapters included are: (1) "Building Bridges or Barriers? Public Policies That Facilitate or Impede Linkages between Community Colleges and Local School Districts" (Katherine Boswell);…
Descriptors: Articulation (Education), College Role, Community Colleges, Elementary Secondary Education
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