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First In The World

Author : J. Noah Brown
ISBN : 9781442209992
Genre : Education
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From his unique vantage point as President and CEO of the Association of Community College Trustees, J. Noah Brown writes about the intersection between community colleges and America’s need to regain economic momentum and its position as first in the world with respect to college attainment. By connecting past economic and education policies and investments to possibilities for the future and continued national progress, Brown reminds us that restoring America’s prominence is within reach. More importantly, he succinctly advocates for the power of community colleges to increase educational attainment, thereby reducing income inequality by allowing more Americans to access real economic opportunity.

Educating Global Citizens In Colleges And Universities

Author : Peter N. Stearns
ISBN : 9781135855208
Genre : Education
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This book provides distinctive analysis of the full range of expressions in global education at a crucial time, when international competition rises, tensions with American foreign policy both complicate and motivate new activity, and a variety of innovations are taking shape. Citing best practices at a variety of institutions, the book provides practical coverage and guidance in the major aspects of global education, including curriculum, study abroad, international students, collaborations and branch campuses, while dealing as well with management issues and options. The book is intended to guide academic administrators and students in higher education, at a point when international education issues increasingly impinge on all aspects of college or university operation. The book deals as well with core principles that must guide global educational endeavors, and with problems and issues in the field in general as well as in specific functional areas. Challenges of assessment also win attention. Higher education professionals will find that this book serves as a manageable and provocative guide, in one of the most challenging and exciting areas of American higher education today.

The Future Of Diversity

Author : D. Little
ISBN : 9780230107885
Genre : Education
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In The Future of Diversity , distinguished academic leaders, heads of universities and foundations as well as faculty with valuable research and personal experience, discuss the next stage in the pursuit of democratic diversity and excellence on our campuses across the country.

Economic Inequality Neoliberalism And The American Community College

Author : Patrick Sullivan
ISBN : 9783319442846
Genre : Education
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This book aims to deepen public understanding of the community college and to challenge our longstanding reliance on a deficit model for defining this important, powerful, and transformative institution. Featuring a unique combination of data and research, Sullivan seeks to help redefine, update, and reshape public perception about community colleges. This book gives serious attention to student voices, and includes narratives written by community college students about their experiences attending college at an open admissions institution. Sullivan examines the history of the modern community college and the economic model that is driving much of the current discussion in higher education today. Sullivan argues that the community college has done much to promote social justice and economic equality in America since the founding of the modern community college in 1947 by the Truman Commission.

The Community College In A Global Context

Author : Tod Treat
ISBN : 9781118720141
Genre : Education
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The community college is poised to contribute beyond its owncommunity to across the world. To do so—to advance the workfor the betterment of students and communities—it must engageinternationally while building capacity. Recognizing the growing importance of educating students in aglobalized world, this volume explores the community college in aninternational context. It addresses global ideals, values,competencies, and understanding in a local context and shows: How individual community colleges have internationalized How models and partnerships can aid progression tocomprehensive internationalization How international systems consider adoption andadaptation. The authors point to a crucial vision for the future:Globalization has moved the U.S. community college steadily frominternational education as an add-on to international education asa choice, and now to international education as a crucial,integrated mission that has drawn increased interest from othernations intent on an educated, skilled citizenry. The communitycollege is no longer about the United States; the community collegeis for all of us, a world phenomenon. This is the 161st volume of this Jossey-Bass quarterly reportseries. Essential to presidents, vice presidents, deans, andother leaders in today's open-door institutions, New Directionsfor Community Colleges provides expert guidance in meeting thechallenges of their distinct and expanding educational mission.

Community College Journal

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ISBN : UVA:X006176766
Genre : Community colleges
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1 001 Exemplary Practices

Author : John E. Roueche
ISBN : UVA:X002644133
Genre : Community colleges
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"An exhaustive, meticulously indexed collection of innovative and noteworthy initiatives in community and technical colleges ... "--P. [4] of cover.

Managing The Big Picture In Colleges And Universities

Author : Richard L. Alfred
ISBN : 0275985288
Genre : Education
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In the past, colleges and universities relied on "small picture" tactics to determine insititutional direction. Even now, many institutions are missing a "big picture" approach to leadership and management. In an environment where business continues to aggressively optimize the opportunities it sees in higher education, institutional leaders must adopt a more strategic approach to guiding colleges and universities into the future. Strategy must become an essential part of the organizational architecture of every college and university.

Higher Education And National Affairs

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ISBN : UOM:39015077201104
Genre : Federal aid to higher education
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Community Technical And Junior College Journal

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ISBN : MINN:31951P00311453A
Genre : Community colleges
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