13 ideas that are transforming the community college world / edited by Terry U. O'Banion
Book | Rowman & LIttlefield | 2019
Available at FVTC General Collection (LB2328.15 U6 O32 2019)
xv, 316 pages ; 24 cm
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Introduction: the continuing evolution of the American community college / Terry U. O'Banion. -- Part I: Ideas as National Initiatives : The learning paradigm / George Boggs. -- Community colleges and the ladder of student success / Suzanne Walsh and Mark Milliron. -- The college promise: transforming the lives of community college students / Martha Kamper and Andra Armstrong. -- Guided pathways to college completion and equity / Kay M. McClenney.-- The community college baccalaureate movement: evolutionary and revolutionary / Deborah L. Floyd and Michael L. Skolnik. -- Part II: Ideas as Internal Functions : Institutional effectiveness: from intuition to evidence / Barbara Gellman-Danley and Eric V. Martin. -- Recognition, reform, and convergence in developmental education / Bruce Vandad. -- The evolving mission of workforce development in the community college / James Jacobs and Jennifer Worth. -- Eliminating the gap between high school and college: what the next generation of transition programs must do / Joel Vargas, Sarah Hooker, Michael Collins, and Ana Bertha Gutierrez. -- Demography as opportunity / Nikki Edgecombe. -- Part III: Enabling Ideas : Catching the waves: technology and the community college / Mark Milliron and John O'Brien. -- Transformative leadership wanted: making good on the promise of the open door / Margaretta B. Mathis and John E. Roueche. -- Using data to monitor what matters: a new role for trustees / Bryon McClenney. -- Epilogue: the missing transformative idea / Terry U. O'Banion.
America's community colleges are experiencing the most creative and substantive period of transformation in their 118-year history. There has never been so much research, so much support from foundations, and so much commitment from national leaders to reimagine community colleges for today and for the future. 13 Ideas that Are Transforming the Community College World, edited by Terry U. O'Banion, is the seminal work that captures the major ideas faced by community college leaders in this period of transformation. The book includes 23 authors representing 12 national organizations, perhaps the most significant and substantive list of individuals ever to participate in an edited book on the community college. Each author is a nationally-recognized authority on his or her chapter, and all have played major roles as leaders of national organizations.
O'Banion, Terry, 1936- editor.
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