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The Community's College: Indicators of Engagement at Two-Year Institutions

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Pages: 130
Year: 2004
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Description

Based on the findings of a multi-year research project, this volume profiles successful community engagement practices and programs at community colleges across the country. Designed to provide both two- and four-year institutions with specific guidance on creating an engaged campus, it explores institutional culture, organizational structures, enabling mechanisms, curricular issues, and partnering strategies as avenues to community and civic engagement. Also included is a comprehensive self-assessment tool to help campuses evaluate and deepen their own engagement practices.

By Edward Zlotkowski, Donna Killian Duffy, Robert Franco, Sherril B. Gelmon, Katrina H. Norvell, Jennifer Meeropol, and Steven Jones.

What leaders in the field are saying about The Community's College

Now, as never before, community colleges and all of higher education must prepare our students for lives of engaged citizenship. The engaged campus is essential for the health of our democracy. This publication provides a wealth of innovative practices that can be implemented on our campuses." Eduardo J. Padrón, President, Miami Dade College

"[The Community's College is a] fabulous Campus Compact publication." Gail Leftwich Kitch, Executive Director, By the People, MacNeil/Lehrer Productions

See also Service-Learning Course Design for Community Colleges

Campus Compact Has Brought Back Three Popular Out-of-Print Titles

When we found that three of our most popular titles were out of print, yet people were still asking for them, we undertook a new project to digitally reprint them. Now they are available here in our Book Store for administrators, faculty, and students alike. Please let us know what other books you would like to have reprinted and we will consider making those available as well. Contact: Emily Wood, Director of Communications, ewood@compact.org


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