The American Community College
5th Revised edition
American Community College by Arthur M. Cohen
Book DescriptionPraise for The American Community College "Since 1982, The American Community College by Cohen and Brawer has been the authoritative book on community colleges. Anyone who wants to understand these complex and dynamic institutions--how they are evolving, the contributions they make, the challenges they face, the students they serve, and the faculty and leaders who deliver the services and the curricula--will find The American Community College both essential reading and an important reference book." --George R. Boggs, president and CEO, American Association of Community Colleges "I have been a community college president for over forty-one years and a graduate professor for three decades. This book has been an inspiration to generations of students, faculty members, and administrators. It has become the classic of the field because it has great 'take-home' value to us all." --Joseph N. Hankin, president, Westchester Community College "In this latest edition of The American Community College, the authors continue to manifest their unique, highly knowledgeable perspective about the community college. This book is must-reading for all who desire to understand one of the most important educational institutions in the twenty-first century." --Barbara K. Townsend, professor and director, Center for Community College Research, College of Education, University of Missouri-Columbia "Cohen and Brawer's classic work is the touchstone for a comprehensive overview of the American community college. This is a seminal book for graduate students as well as seasoned professionals for understanding this uniquely American institution." --Charles R. Dassance, president, Central Florida Community College
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780470174685
(229mm x 163mm x 48mm)
Imprint: John Wiley & Sons Ltd
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 17-Oct-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Arthur M. Cohen
American Community College, Hardback (November 2013)
For over thirty years The American Community College has provided up-to-date information and statistics about community colleges and has been widely used in graduate courses and by community college scholars, institutional researchers, on-the-ground administrators.
Shaping of American Higher Education, Hardback (January 2010)» View all books by Arthur M. Cohen
Similar to the first edition, The Shaping of American Higher Education combines historical and current events up to the mid 1990s. In this edition though, the revised text provides updated data and tables, new material on faculty, student admissions, and management practices, as well as a new chapter on the contemporary era.
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Author Biography - Arthur M. Cohen
Arthur M. Cohen is professor emeritus of higher education and organizational change at UCLA, editor-in-chief of the journal New Directions for Community Colleges, and the author of several books on community colleges. Florence B. Brawer has been research director of the Center for the Study of Community Colleges and associate editor of the journal New Directions for Community Colleges.
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