N.C. community college/industry interactions : present status and future possibilities

UNCG Author/Contributor (non-UNCG co-authors, if there are any, appear on document)
Martha Shields Ellis (Creator)
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
Web Site: http://library.uncg.edu/
Dale L. Brubaker

Abstract: The purpose of this study was to extend the current literature on college/industry relationships by examining the present status of college/industry relationships in North Carolina community colleges and offering a conceptual framework for managing those interactions. In developing the framework, several areas were studied: the literature on American College/Industry programs; the types, extensiveness, and effectiveness of college/industry relationships in the N.C.C.C.S.; and the linkage between community colleges' services and economic development. Data for the current status of college/industry relationship were supplied by surveys sent to the academic deans in the fifty-eight institutions and by interviews with six community college administrators with primary responsibility for managing college/industry relationships. The conceptual framework for managing college/industry programs includes both strategic and operational planning components. Both components are based on a sequence of planning, selecting, organizing and delivering, and evaluating services.

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Language: English
Date: 1989
Community colleges $x Curricula
Industry and education

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