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Understanding community colleges

Author: John S Levin; Susan Kater
Publisher: New York, NY : Routledge, 2018. ©2018
Series: Core concepts in higher education.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Second editionView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Case studies
Additional Physical Format: ebook version :
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John S Levin; Susan Kater
ISBN: 9781138288126 1138288128 9781138288133 1138288136
OCLC Number: 1013507291
Description: xxi, 291 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Contents: The historical origins of the comprehensive community college mission, 1901-1965 / Ken Meier --
Student diversity in community colleges: examining trends and understanding the equity challenge / Lindsey E. Malcom-Piqueux --
Student development versus consumerism: student services on campus / Joan B. Hirt and Tara E. Frank --
Hispanic community college students: a profile of theory and research / Amaury Nora, Vincent D. Carales, and Ripsimé K. Bledsoe --
International student enrollment in U.S. community colleges: joint endeavors by individuals and instiutions / Yi Leaf Zhang and Linda Serra Hagedorn --
Adult student development: the socio-agenitc approach and its relationship to the community college context / Virginia Montero-Hernandez and Christine Cerven --
Teaching academically underprepared students in community colleges / Dolores Perin --
Career and technical education: old debates and persistent challenges / Debra D. Bragg --
Faculty and the connection to the institution / John S. Levin --
Leading in the middle / Marilyn J. Amey and Pamela L. Eddy --
Redefining shared responsibility: governance in the 21st century community college / Susan T. Kater and Carrie B. Kisker --
State fiscal support for community colleges / James C. Palmer and Richard M. Romano --
The future is probably[e]y: the same but different / John S. Levin, Susan T. Kater, and Ariadna I. López Damián.
Series Title: Core concepts in higher education.
Responsibility: edited by John S. Levin and Susan T. Kater.

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