Bridging the Gaps: College Pathways to Career Success

Bridging the Gaps: College Pathways to Career Success

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ISBN-13: 9781610448680
Publisher: Russell Sage Foundation
Publication date: 09/02/2017
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 211
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

JAMES E. ROSENBAUM is professor of sociology, education, and social policy, and research fellow at the Institute for Policy Research at Northwestern University.  CAITLIN AHEARN is a Ph.D student in Sociology at UCLA.  JANET E. ROSENBAUM is assistant professor in the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics at the School of Public Health at SUNY Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn, New York.    

Table of Contents

Contents List of Illustrations About the Authors Foreword by Adam Gamoran Preface Chapter 1. College for All: New Opportunities Through Community Colleges Part I. Alternative Options for Students Chapter 2. Alternative Credentials: A Path Around the Usual Opportunity Barriers? Chapter 3. Money Isn’t Everything: Do Sub-BA Credentials Lead to Nonmonetary Job Rewards? Chapter 4. Beyond One-Dimensional Qualifications: How Students Discover Hidden Abilities (in collaboration with Kennan A. Cepa) Part II. Alternative Procedures for Colleges Chapter 5. The Least Understood Tests in America: How College Procedures Shape Placement Test Results Chapter 6. Degree Ladders: Procedures That Combine Dependable Credentials and High Goals (Pam Schuetz, Kennan A. Cepa, and James E. Rosenbaum) Chapter 7. Beyond BA Blinders: Pathway Procedures Into, Through, and Out of College Chapter 8. Innovative Colleges and Improved Transitions Chapter 9. The New College Reality: Alternative Options and Procedures Notes References Index

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