Category Archives: Workforce Education

Blurring the Lines Between Online and Traditional Classroom Pedagogy

By Deborah Cardenas Professor of Biology Collin College Conventional teaching promotes the separation of online and traditional classes. Initially, I believed in the efficacy of that strategy. However, after teaching online and traditional classes within the same semester, I decided … Continue reading

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Aspen Institute Opens College Competition

Let the numbers crunching begin – at least for 120 lucky community colleges. Those institutions are being invited to compete for the $1 million Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence, an effort by the Aspen Institute for College Excellence to … Continue reading

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Beyond First Responders: Community Colleges Embrace New Homeland Security Paradigm

By Paul Bradley Editor Community College Week Long before the 9-11 terror attacks made calls for coordinated homeland security efforts an urgent national priority, community colleges were providing training and resources for local security needs. Data from the National Center … Continue reading

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Accelerated Training Program Meets Local Needs, Even as Calls Rise for Nationwide Credentialing System

By Paul R. Bradley Editor Community College Week It was amid the wreckage of the Great Recession that St. Louis Community College assumed a prominent new role in trying to revive the region’s sagging economy. The college had long had … Continue reading

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