Applied and Workforce Baccalaureates: New Directions for Community Colleges

Overview

Are applied and workforce baccalaureate degrees offered bycommunity colleges a natural extension of their mission to providerelevant educational programs to their constituents? Or is thisemerging emphasis on offering baccalaureate degrees a radicaldeviation from the tried-and-true mission of comprehensivecommunity colleges? In short, is this movement more evolutionary orrevolutionary?

This issue does not take sides, but provides a deeperunderstanding of this movement ...

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Overview

Are applied and workforce baccalaureate degrees offered bycommunity colleges a natural extension of their mission to providerelevant educational programs to their constituents? Or is thisemerging emphasis on offering baccalaureate degrees a radicaldeviation from the tried-and-true mission of comprehensivecommunity colleges? In short, is this movement more evolutionary orrevolutionary?

This issue does not take sides, but provides a deeperunderstanding of this movement from the perspectives ofpractitioners and scholars alike. The opportunities and challengesassociated with offering these new baccalaureate degrees isillustrated with institutional examples.

This is the 158th volume of this Jossey-Bass quarterlyreport series. Essential to the professional libraries ofpresidents, vice presidents, deans, and other leaders in today'sopen-door institutions, New Directions for Community Collegesprovides expert guidance in meeting the challenges of theirdistinctive and expanding educational mission.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781118467466
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 10/12/2012
  • Series: J-B CC Single Issue Community Colleges Series, #229
  • Edition description: New
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 112
  • Product dimensions: 5.80 (w) x 8.80 (h) x 0.30 (d)

Table of Contents

EDITORS’ NOTES 1
Deborah L. Floyd, Rivka A. Felsher, Angela M. GarciaFalconetti

1. Applied and Workforce Baccalaureate Models 5
Deborah L. Floyd, Angela M. Garcia Falconetti, Rivka A.Felsher

This chapter presents models and terminology defi ning appliedand workforce baccalaureates.

2. Articulation to and from the Applied Associate Degree:Challenges and Opportunities 13
Jan M. Ignash

This chapter identifies the opportunities and challengespresented in articulating associate degree programs with appliedand workforce baccalaureates.

3. Washington State’s Model and Programs: AppliedBaccalaureate Degrees at Community and Technical Colleges 25
Christy England-Siegerdt, Michelle Andreas

This chapter describes the development and current status ofapplied baccalaureate degrees in the state of Washington.

4. The Evolution of Workforce Baccalaureate Degrees in Florida35
Judith Bilsky, Ian Neuhard, Mary G. Locke

This chapter highlights the history of workforce baccalaureatedegrees in Florida, documents the growth of these programs acrossthe state, and provides a framework for the designation of variousdegree types and academic requirements.

5. The Applied and Workforce Baccalaureate at South TexasCollege: Specialized Workforce Development Addressing EconomicDevelopment 47
Juan E. Mejia

The impact of two bachelor of applied technology degrees ofSouth Texas College on higher education access for predominatelyHispanic students serves as an example of how such degrees increaseparticipation rates for minority students.

6. The Work Experience Component of an Ontario CollegeBaccalaureate Program 57
Marguerite M. Donohue, Michael L. Skolnik

This chapter describes the results of case study research on thetransfer of learning from the classroom to the cooperativeeducation workplace and includes recommendations for curriculumchanges to improve the transfer of learning.

7. Why Applied Baccalaureates Appeal to Working Adults: FromNational Results to Promising Practices 73
Debra Bragg, Collin Ruud

This chapter presents lessons learned from a national study ofadult learner enrollment in applied baccalaureate programs.

8. Institutional Challenges of Applied and WorkforceBaccalaureate Programs 87
Richard L. Wagoner, Carlos Ayon

This chapter presents some of the challenges to the mission ofthe community college that critics of the applied and workforcebaccalaureates assert.

9. Graduate Education Issues and Challenges: Community CollegeApplied and Workforce Baccalaureates 95
Deborah L. Floyd, Rivka A. Felsher, Linda Catullo

This chapter discusses the articulation of community collegeapplied and workforce baccalaureates to graduate education.

INDEX 103

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