By Rosalind Latiner Raby, Edward J. Valeau
More and more, scholars around the world are looking for post-secondary schooling to procure new skill-sets and credentials. there's an explosion of group collage types that offer academic possibilities and replacement pathways for college kids who don't healthy the conventional larger academic profile. This e-book makes a speciality of monetary types to assist neighborhood and nationwide economies boost robust crew education, humanitarian types to lead to social mobility and peace, transformative versions to aid associations extend and stay alongside of societal wishes, and newly created types that reply to the academic and coaching wishes of a continually altering international. those types search to seize the mind's eye of these who're dedicated to studying approximately what works in greater schooling and particularly, the influence neighborhood university types are having at the altering nature of worldwide social, political and financial landscapes. With participants representing 30 nations, this booklet provides a world point of view.
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This chapter identifies those historic and contemporary characteristics of community college models that make them distinct from other postsecondary institutions. A foundation emerges to explain the continued attractiveness of this model upon which the various chapters in this book elaborate. Historical Development of the Community College Model The foundation for contemporary community college models is found in four distinct institutions. In the nineteenth century, the Scandinavian Folk High School offered nonformal adult education for local community interests while the German Volkhochschulen defined formalized postsecondary, preuniversity institutions throughout Europe, Canada, and the United States.
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A decade after the 1971 OECD conference, the 1983 Postsecondary International Network met to detail OECD standards with representatives from community college models in Canada, Great Britain, and the United States. In 1998, the International Association of Colleges initiated collaborative partnerships with six countries on academic and administrative projects, including joint curricula and academic support programs. L. 7 Recent European Bologna Reforms streamlined transfer criteria between similar institutional types (Raffe, 2004).
Community College Models: Globalization and Higher Education Reform by Rosalind Latiner Raby, Edward J. Valeau