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The Resource The contradictory college : the conflicting origins, impacts, and futures of the community college, Kevin J. Dougherty

The contradictory college : the conflicting origins, impacts, and futures of the community college, Kevin J. Dougherty

Label
The contradictory college : the conflicting origins, impacts, and futures of the community college
Title
The contradictory college
Title remainder
the conflicting origins, impacts, and futures of the community college
Statement of responsibility
Kevin J. Dougherty
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Annotation
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
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Dougherty, Kevin James
Dewey number
378/.052/0973
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Index
index present
LC call number
LB2328.15.U6
LC item number
D68 1994
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
SUNY series, frontiers in education
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  • Community colleges
  • Education, Higher
  • Higher education and state
  • Openbaar onderwijs
  • Hoger onderwijs
  • Collèges communautaires
  • Enseignement supérieur
  • Enseignement supérieur
  • Junior college
  • USA
Summary expansion
This book systematically analyzes the evidence on four key issues that have divided commentators on the community college: The community college's impact on students, business, and the universities; the factors behind its rise since 1900; the cause of its swift vocationalization after 1960; and what direction the community college should take in the future
Label
The contradictory college : the conflicting origins, impacts, and futures of the community college, Kevin J. Dougherty
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 317-358) and index
Contents
Chapter 1: The community college's importance and controversiality -- The debate deepened -- The community colleges impact on students, the economy and the universities -- Chapter 4: How does the community college hinder baccalaureate attainment? -- Chapter 5: The founding of community colleges: introduction -- Chapter 6: Local-level institution building: the centrality of local educators -- Chapter 7: State-level advocates the interests of governors and state university officials -- Chapter 8: National-level reinforcement of local and state initiatives -- Chapter 9: The politics of community college founding: summary and conclusions -- Chapter 10: The vocationalization of the community college: introduction -- Chapter 11: Local-level vocationalization: community college heads as vocational entrepreneurs -- Chapter 12: State governors and legislators discover occupational education -- Chapter 13: National-level support for vocationalization -- Chapter 14: The politics of vocationalization: summary and conclusions -- Chapter 15: From research to practice: the policy implications of the community college's impact on students
Control code
ocm28585944
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xiv, 365 p.
Isbn
9780791419564
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
93030837
System control number
(OCoLC)28585944
Label
The contradictory college : the conflicting origins, impacts, and futures of the community college, Kevin J. Dougherty
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 317-358) and index
Contents
Chapter 1: The community college's importance and controversiality -- The debate deepened -- The community colleges impact on students, the economy and the universities -- Chapter 4: How does the community college hinder baccalaureate attainment? -- Chapter 5: The founding of community colleges: introduction -- Chapter 6: Local-level institution building: the centrality of local educators -- Chapter 7: State-level advocates the interests of governors and state university officials -- Chapter 8: National-level reinforcement of local and state initiatives -- Chapter 9: The politics of community college founding: summary and conclusions -- Chapter 10: The vocationalization of the community college: introduction -- Chapter 11: Local-level vocationalization: community college heads as vocational entrepreneurs -- Chapter 12: State governors and legislators discover occupational education -- Chapter 13: National-level support for vocationalization -- Chapter 14: The politics of vocationalization: summary and conclusions -- Chapter 15: From research to practice: the policy implications of the community college's impact on students
Control code
ocm28585944
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xiv, 365 p.
Isbn
9780791419564
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
93030837
System control number
(OCoLC)28585944
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