Community Colleges: A Reference Handbook

Community Colleges: A Reference Handbook

by David L. Levinson
     
 

The only overview of research on the uniquely American community college system, which is increasingly becoming the site of entry for students seeking a higher education.

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Overview

The only overview of research on the uniquely American community college system, which is increasingly becoming the site of entry for students seeking a higher education.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781576077665
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
05/15/2005
Series:
Contemporary Education Issues Series
Pages:
278
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.69(d)
Age Range:
12 - 14 Years

Table of Contents

Ch. 1Introduction1
Ch. 2The growth of community colleges in the twentieth century43
Ch. 3Community colleges and access versus excellence75
Ch. 4The curriculum : transfer versus career117
Ch. 5Community colleges and lifelong learning149
Ch. 6The future of the community college177
Ch. 7Organizations, associations, and government agencies215
Ch. 8Selected print and nonprint resources227

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