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Examining the Impact of Community Colleges on the Global Workforce (Hardcover)

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American contributors in higher education administration, student services, college counseling, and student affairs describe innovative practices used by community colleges to educate large, diverse student populations with multiple needs; there is special emphasis on how community colleges use collaborative partnerships to help educate the workforce. Some subjects discussed include the role of rural community colleges in preparing the workforce, workforce development through student development, innovative practices that affect community college transfer student success, and student learning behind bars. Other subjects include AVID for Higher Education, service-learning for career development, addressing the shortage of teachers of color, and community colleges and STEM education. The book’s readership includes higher education practitioners and policymakers at all levels. Annotation ©2015 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (protoview.com)
"This book provides relevant theoretical and conceptual frameworks, best practices, and emerging empirical research about new approaches being employed in community colleges to prepare students for their post-collegiate careers"--
Number of Pages: 309
Genre: Education
Sub-Genre: Professional Development, Counseling / Vocational Guidance, Higher
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Igi Global
Language: English
Street Date: August 4, 2015
TCIN: 18849056
UPC: 9781466684812
Item Number (DPCI): 247-48-2314
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