From Special Occasion to Regular Work

January 11, 2009

A Carnegie Perspectives repost By Pat Hutchings The author of this month’s Carnegie Perspectives is Pat Hutchings. Pat is Carnegie’s vice president, and among her many responsibilities is her deep involvement in Strengthening Pre-collegiate Education in Community Colleges (SPECC), a joint initiative of Carnegie and The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation to address basic skills […]

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Learning about Student Learning from Community Colleges

January 11, 2009

A Carnegie Perspectives repost By Pat Hutchings and Lee Shulman It’s hard to find a campus in these days of number crunching and accountability that doesn’t have some kind of office of institutional research. These offices vary a lot, with large research universities supporting a staff of a dozen or more, and small colleges sometimes […]

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Creating Windows on Learning

January 11, 2009

A Carnegie Perspectives repost By Molly Breen Every year hundreds of thousands of students begin their higher education in community colleges. Of course, these institutions also bring in large numbers of new faculty. For both groups, students and faculty alike, there are plenty of challenges to go around. Imagine yourself in the shoes of a […]

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