NotesFAQContact Us
Collection
Advanced
Search Tips
Publication Date
In 20200
Since 20190
Since 2016 (last 5 years)0
Since 2011 (last 10 years)2
Since 2001 (last 20 years)17
Laws, Policies, & Programs
Assessments and Surveys
What Works Clearinghouse Rating
Showing 1 to 15 of 98 results Save | Export
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Hagedorn, Linda Serra; Mezghani, Wafa Thabet – New Directions for Community Colleges, 2013
The country of Tunisia experienced intense uprisings and massive civil resistance that were termed the Arab Spring of 2010. The riots stemmed from a desire to topple government rulers who were blamed for the high unemployment, poverty, regional inequalities, and general political unrest within the country. In a quest for relief and prosperity,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Community Colleges, Economic Development, Arabs
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Thornton, Jerry Sue – New Directions for Community Colleges, 2013
This chapter explores the evolving landscape of the urban college from the perspective of Cuyahoga Community College in Cleveland. It frames innovative and creative ways to develop unique partnerships with local high schools and employers, exemplified by the best collaborative practices of Cuyahoga and other community colleges.
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Urban Schools, Partnerships in Education, High Schools
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Amey, Marilyn J.; Jessup-Anger, Eric; Jessup-Anger, Jody – New Directions for Community Colleges, 2008
From rural Wisconsin to urban Miami, postsecondary education is facing increased scrutiny. Colleges and universities are responding to calls for transparency while reacting to substantial cuts in appropriations. Coupled with these mounting pressures are rising expectations from industry, government, and the public to increase the number of…
Descriptors: Economic Development, Postsecondary Education, Community Colleges, Industry
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Ryan, G. Jeremiah; Palmer, James C. – New Directions for Community Colleges, 2005
Community colleges now depend on fundraising to fill a growing gap between institutional needs and financial support from tuition and government taxes. As a result, fundraising has become a critical component of fiscal leadership. This chapter describes emerging ways in which fundraising is being viewed and organized in the community college.
Descriptors: Fund Raising, Financial Support, Community Colleges, Educational Finance
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Erwin, John Stuart – New Directions for Community Colleges, 2005
This chapter describes the joint associate degree program between Illinois Central College and Caterpillar, Inc., and discusses how collaborative instructional programs can help sustain financial support for community colleges.
Descriptors: Associate Degrees, Financial Support, Community Colleges, School Business Relationship
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Melendez, Edwin; Falcon, Luis M.; de Montrichard, Alexandra – New Directions for Community Colleges, 2004
Many community colleges have pursued aggressive initiatives to serve students on welfare, creating new academic programs or expanding existing ones. This chapter highlights case studies of best practices that illustrate how institutional initiatives targeting welfare students have resulted in an expanded capacity to educate and serve mainstream…
Descriptors: College Programs, Community Colleges, Welfare Recipients, Welfare Services
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Zeiss, Tony – New Directions for Community Colleges, 2003
This chapter focuses on successful practices in fundraising through contractual, partnership, and entrepreneurial activities by community colleges. Examples of each type of fundraising activity are discussed, and Central Piedmont Community College's (Charlotte, NC) enterprising college model, which incorporates elements of each type, is described.
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Fund Raising, Educational Finance, Entrepreneurship
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
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
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Sundberg, Lori L. – New Directions for Community Colleges, 2002
States that a successful partnership with private business requires attention to issues of benefit and value. Recounts the gradual process by which Carl Sandburg College (Illinois) made these connections in opening the Center for Manufacturing Excellence, which houses a business incubator and provides many creative ideas for workforce development…
Descriptors: College Programs, Community Colleges, Education Work Relationship, Labor Force Development
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Spangler, Mary S. – New Directions for Community Colleges, 2002
States that most successful partnerships between community colleges and business and industry have several common elements, and that they also face certain consistent challenges that must be overcome if they are to persist and flourish. Discusses the types of challenges experienced and elements necessary for establishing a successful partnership.…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Education Work Relationship, Partnerships in Education, School Business Relationship
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Piegonski, Fred – New Directions for Community Colleges, 2002
Offers information from the ERIC database on partnerships between community colleges and the larger community, focusing especially on regional and state partnerships. Emphasizes the process of developing partnerships, providing examples of successful models and guides. Cites 16 annotated sources and presents eight additional unannotated sources…
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Community Colleges, Education Work Relationship, Partnerships in Education
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Buettner, David L.; Morrison, Michael, C.; Wasicek, Margery – New Directions for Community Colleges, 2002
Provides a concise overview of the key components of sound partnerships developed at North Iowa Area Community College. Offers a conceptual foundation for practitioners, as well as a narrative of the college's successful experiences that illustrates the transformational benefits of partnerships. (AUTH/CB)
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Education Work Relationship, Partnerships in Education, School Business Relationship
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Allen, John P. – New Directions for Community Colleges, 2002
Asserts that developing a partnership with union leaders and contractors to upgrade the education and training of their members is a worthwhile but complex challenge. Describes the origins of the Illinois Valley Community College partnership, collaboration with surrounding educational institutions, the challenge of resolving contractual…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Contracts, Education Work Relationship, Job Training
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Irlen, Harvey S.; Gulluni, Frank D. – New Directions for Community Colleges, 2002
States that although manufacturing remains a viable sector in Connecticut, it is experiencing skills shortages in the workforce. Describes the machine technology program's purpose, the development of the Asnuntuck Community College's (Connecticut) partnership with private sector manufacturers, the curriculum, the outcomes, and benefits of…
Descriptors: College Programs, Community Colleges, Education Work Relationship, Job Training
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Woiwod, Linda P. – New Directions for Community Colleges, 2002
Describes a comprehensive service-learning program that partners Skagit Valley College (Washington) students with local community and business entities to provide direct experiential learning and foster practical connections with future employers. Discusses the program, its range of learning opportunities, the roles of the partners, and the…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Education Work Relationship, Job Training, Outcomes of Education
Previous Page | Next Page ยป
Pages: 1  |  2  |  3  |  4  |  5  |  6  |  7