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Cox, Elizabeth M.

Marginalized Students: New Directions for Community Colleges, No. 155

Cox, Elizabeth M. - Marginalized Students: New Directions for  Community Colleges, No. 155, ebook

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Gone are the days when the term diversity may have been used to solely signify the color of one?s skin or gender. This volume examines how diverse and marginalized populations are situated within American community colleges amd pushes the boundaries of our understanding of these terms.

The editors and contributing authors examine various student groups as well as give voice to the marginalization felt by a group of faculty. Topics include:

  • Examining the concept of student marginalization through a framework based on Dewey?s 1916 work, Democracy and Education
  • Experiences of Adult English as Second Language learners
  • Seeing the community college environment through the eyes of student athletes
  • Current research on lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) community college students and the need for more
  • Student Veterans
  • Underprepared college students
  • and community College faculty in correctional institutions.The volume concludes with key resources for anyone who works with or researches marginalized populations. The resources include sources for further reading, existing organizations serving various marginalized groups, and some possible funding opportunities.

    This is the 155th volume of the Jossey-Bass quarterly report series New Directions for Community Colleges. Essential to the professional libraries of presidents, vice presidents, deans, and other leaders in today's open-door institutions, New Directions for Community Colleges provides expert guidance in meeting the challenges of their distinctive and expanding educational mission.

    Keywords: Community Colleges

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    Publisher
    John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
    Publication year
    2011
    Language
    en
    Edition
    1
    Series
    J-B CC Single Issue Community Colleges
    Page amount
    112 pages
    Category
    Upbringing, Education
    Format
    Ebook
    eISBN (ePUB)
    9781118185247
    Printed ISBN
    9781118151082

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