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Published by Jossey-Bass .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Education,
  • Educational Policy & Reform,
  • Higher,
  • Education / General,
  • Aims & Objectives,
  • Education / Teaching

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsTownsend (Editor), Kevin J. Dougherty (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages112
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9871657M
ISBN 100787995754
ISBN 109780787995751

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This volume reexamines the community college's functional missions in the context of both long-established and emerging societal missions. Written for college leaders, scholars, and policymakers, Community College Missions in the 21st Century addresses the most pressing questions concerning community colleges -- from publisher. AP Photo/Mich A el c onroy Re-imagining Community Colleges in the 21st Century A Student-Centered Approach to Higher EducationFile Size: KB. This volume reexamines the community college's functional missions in the context of both long-established and emerging societal missions. Written for college leaders, scholars, and policymakers, Community College Missions in the 21 st Century addresses the most pressing questions concerning community colleges, including: Is the societal mission of a community college to provide . Community colleges account for a surprisingly large share of American higher education. Nearly half of all postsecondary undergraduates in fall were enrolled in community colleges, and over the span of any given year, more for-credit undergraduate students enroll in community colleges than in baccalaureate-granting institutions.

This volume aims to stimulate community college leaders to reexamine their institution’s functional missions in the context of the community college’s societal missions, to reflect more deeply about these functions, and to gauge their relative importance in the community college and in the greater system of higher : Barbara Towsend, Kevin Dougherty. OCLC Number: Notes: "Winter " Description: 1 online resource ( pages): charts. Contents: Community college missions: a theoretical and historical perpsective / Kevin J. Dougherty, Barbara K. Townsend --A case for the community college's open access mission / Henry D. Shannon, Ronald C. Smith --Appraising the efficacy of civic education at the community college / George H. This volume reexamines the community college's functional missions in the context of both long-established and emerging societal missions. Written for college leaders, scholars, and policymakers, Community College Missions in the 21st Century addresses the most pressing Price: $ The Workshop on the Knowledge Economy and Postsecondary Education documents changes seen in the postsecondary education system. In her report Lisa Hudson focuses on who is participating in postsecondary education; Tom Bailey concentrates on community colleges as the most responsive institutions to employer needs; Carol Twigg surveys the ways that four-year institutions are attempting .

And yet, at the dawn of the third millennium, the church’s primary task (“go and make disciples of all nations”) remains undone. Missions in the Third Millenniumcharts 21 trends—both positive and negative—with continuing significance for the Great Commission community in the 21st century. In response to President Obama’s education agenda and challenge for community colleges to educate an additional 5 million students with degrees, certificates, or other credentials by , the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) is leading the advancement of the next era of community college evolution through its three-phase 21st-Century Initiative.   Special Issue: Community College Missions in the 21st Century. Pages: Winter Previous | Next. GO TO SECTION. Select / Deselect all. Export Citation(s) Export Citation. Format. Prioritizing community college missions: A directional effort. Christine Johnson McPhail; Irving Pressley McPhail; Pages: ; First Published:   Community College Missions in the 21St Century Community College Missions in the 21St Century Matthews, Wayne C This book is an excellent primer on the broad ranging missions of the American community college.