The university next door : what is a comprehensive university, who does it educate, and can it survive? (Book, 2015) [WorldCat.org]
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The university next door : what is a comprehensive university, who does it educate, and can it survive?

Author: Mark Schneider; K C Deane
Publisher: New York : Teachers College, Columbia University, [2015]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This volume assembles a team of experts from a variety of disciplines to examine both the history of the comprehensive university and what lies ahead. The book grapples with such questions as: How do these institutions adapt to serve the growing population of non-traditional students? How well do they prepare graduates for the labor market? Can partnerships between community colleges and comprehensive universities  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Schneider; K C Deane
ISBN: 9780807756034 0807756032 9780807756027 0807756024 0807773425 9780807773420
OCLC Number: 888025402
Language Note: Text in English.
Description: viii, 245 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: The comprehensive university : how it came to be and what it is now / Alisa Hicklin Fryar --
On the margins : understanding the patterns and consequences of undermatch at comprehensive universities / Awilda Rodriguez --
Putting it all together : strengthening pathways between comprehensive --
Universities and community colleges / Alison Kadlec and Mario Martinez --
Efficiency in degree production among public comprehensive universities / William Doyle --
Rethinking student outcomes : constructing predicted and adjusted graduation and retention rates for comprehensive universities / Michelle Lu Yin --
Analyzing labor markets in real time : positioning comprehensive universities --
For a dynamic economy / John Dorrer --
Opportunities for innovation : reimagining the next decade of higher education for public comprehensive universities / Jeffrey Selingo --
Learning to do : anchoring a state comprehensive university in mission drift / Michael B. Horn, Michelle R. Weise, Lloyd Armstrong.
Responsibility: edited by Mark Schneider, KC Deane.

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The challenges public comprehensive universities face today are expanding. While these universities have a long history of adapting to change, today's environment will likely test the capabilities of  Read more...

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