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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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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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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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McGrath, Dennis, Ed. – New Directions for Community Colleges, 1998
This volume offers a variety of examples of long-term collaborative efforts within schools that began with external funding. Articles include: (1) "Lessons from a Long-Term Collaboration," (Lindsay M. Wright and Rona Middleberg); (2) "Creating Structural Change: Best Practices," (Janet E. Lieberman); (3) "An Urban Intervention That Works: The…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Cooperation, Cooperative Planning, Cooperative Programs
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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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Gillespie, Michael C. – New Directions for Community Colleges, 1998
Describes the Bronx Corridor of Success Initiative, a collaborative program linking schools, colleges, health institutions, and social agencies that promotes systemic educational reform in low-income communities. Discusses the strategies and outcomes from the first four years of the initiative, established in 1992, and lessons learned. (EMH)
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Economically Disadvantaged, Partnerships in Education, Program Evaluation
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Garza, Hector; Eller, Ronald D. – New Directions for Community Colleges, 1998
Explores ways that rural community colleges can develop collaborations and relationships that foster educational access and economic development. Discusses the Rural Community College Initiative, a program that assists colleges in the United States' most distressed rural areas in designing locally effective educational practices. (EMH)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Community Colleges, Economic Development, Educational Change
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Nixon, John S.; Lundquist, Sara – New Directions for Community Colleges, 1998
Argues for a new organizational culture of collaboration in the community college, one defined by student-centered goals. Discusses several projects that employ this new partnership model, specifically Santa Ana College's (California) Summer Scholars Transfer Institute, which developed from a collaborative assessment by the internal and external…
Descriptors: College Role, Community Colleges, Educational Change, Institutional Cooperation
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Williams, Carolyn Grubbs – New Directions for Community Colleges, 1998
Uses the Los Angeles Partners Advocating Student Success, an interinstitutional educational reform effort, as a case study in collaboration. Discusses the role of the president, and contends that collaboration provides community colleges with new opportunities to promote access and enhance the educational success of underserved students by…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Case Studies, Community Colleges, Economically Disadvantaged
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Yamasaki, Erika – New Directions for Community Colleges, 1998
Describes Educational Resources Information Center (ERIC) publications that pertain to collaborative activities undertaken by community colleges and their partners, the types of agencies that fund such programs, and the strategies that guide effective partnerships. Groups publications into three categories: (1) existing partnerships; (2) funding…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Educational Finance, Fund Raising, Institutional Cooperation
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Farmer, Edgar I., Ed.; Key, Cassy B., Ed. – New Directions for Community Colleges, 1997
Focusing on the role of community colleges in implementing the School-to-Work Opportunities Act of 1994, the 12 essays in this volume describe strategies and practices developed by colleges to address the provisions of the Act and help develop a global workforce. The following articles are provided: "Assessing the Community College Role in…
Descriptors: Articulation (Education), College Curriculum, College Role, Community Colleges
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Schaier-Peleg, Barbara; Donovan, Richard A. – New Directions for Community Colleges, 1998
Using Bronx Community College's (New York) National Center for Urban Partnerships as an example, the article describes the role a managing partner plays in facilitating collaborations that include multiple partners, sixteen in this case. Duties include convening meetings, offering services, assessing partnership progress, providing feedback to the…
Descriptors: College Role, Community Colleges, Institutional Cooperation, Partnerships in Education
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Zwerling, L. Steven – New Directions for Community Colleges, 1998
Presents the views of Steven Zwerling, Ford Foundation Senior Director, on collaborations with educational institutions and on factors that help make them successful. These factors include: (1) a college president who strongly believes in partnerships; (2) a strong working relationship with the school superintendent; and (3) strong ties to the…
Descriptors: College Presidents, College Role, Community Colleges, Educational Change
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Rendon, Laura I.; Gans, Wendy L.; Calleroz, Mistalene D. – New Directions for Community Colleges, 1998
Presents a case study of an assessment project designed to evaluate the Ford Foundation's Urban Partnership Program (UPP). Discusses UPP's assessment model and theory, and documents the project's yearly progress since its inception in 1992. Details UPP's goals and outcomes in assisting at-risk students. (EMH)
Descriptors: Case Studies, Community Colleges, High Risk Students, Institutional Cooperation