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Making community colleges more effective

Richard L. Alfred

Making community colleges more effective

leading through student success

by Richard L. Alfred

  • 136 Want to read
  • 7 Currently reading

Published by Community College Consortium in Ann Arbor, Mich .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Community colleges -- United States,
  • Education -- Evaluation,
  • Teaching,
  • Learning

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRichard L. Alfred, Russell O. Peterson, Theodore H. White.
    ContributionsPeterson, Russell O., White, Theodore H., Community College Consortium (University of Michigan)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination33 p. :
    Number of Pages33
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14414651M
    OCLC/WorldCa27455946

      Last month the nonprofit advocacy group Achieving the Dream announced a new initiative to fund 38 community colleges who are willing to build entire programs with open educational resources. While this is a noble effort aimed at reducing financial barriers for students to get two-year degrees, the group perpetuated the same myth that has plagued higher education for years. A high percentage of community-college students are men and women who did not come from families where education was much valued and (even if so), whose public schools did a lousy job of equipping.

      5. Make sure they set up a clear academic plan: Students need to know why they are in community college and what they want to do after they graduate. Most who attend community college want to get their A.A. degree and transfer to a four-year institution; if that is the case they need to identify the top four-year institutions to which they'd like to transfer and then identify those. Community College Daily. Community College Daily, AACC’s online newspaper, provides coverage of community college news and issues—from fundraising, strategic planning and accountability to current legislation, cutting-edge technology, and institutional the Community College Daily online.. Community College Journal. The Community College Journal is AACC’s bi-monthly .

    Naturally, I was excited to delve into a book that promised a vision for improving the effectiveness of a place that means so much to me. Each year, more than 10 million people, roughly one-third of the nation’s undergraduates, are served by community colleges. community based research and higher education principles and practices Posted By Janet Dailey Publishing TEXT ID f Online PDF Ebook Epub Library work unlike traditional academic research cbr is collaborative and change this course is designed as an introduction to conducting community based research this is.


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Hentschke, who served as dean at the University of Southern California’s Rossier School of Education from to. more time for difficult subjects. Most college classes require about six hours of study per week or two hours of study for every hour in class.

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