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“To Meet the Training and Retraining Needs of Established Business”: Community Colleges in the Northeast and Southwest

Charles Dorn

in For the Common Good: A New History of Higher Education in America

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780801452345
eISBN:
9781501712616
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452345.003.0011
Subject:
Education, History of Education

This chapter explores community colleges. The community college is the workhorse of American higher education—and it has never been more popular. Yet community colleges have received relatively ... More


Women’s Work: In which Brown is released from prison and becomes a prison activist

Daniel Burton-Rose

in Guerrilla USA: The George Jackson Brigade and the Anticapitalist Underground of the 1970s

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520264281
eISBN:
9780520936485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520264281.003.0011
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

As her time at Terminal Island ran down, Rita Brown's mind turned from the daily grind of the institution to her life after release. The most obvious question mark was DJ, who had been her girlfriend ... More


Making a Difference: Evaluating, Modifying, and Creating Inclusive Foreign Language Activities

Teresa Cabal Krastel

in Worlds Apart?: Disability and Foreign Language Learning

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300116304
eISBN:
9780300144994
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300116304.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter describes the outcome of a teaching methods program entitled “Technology for the Twenty-first Century,” held at Springfield Technical Community College in Springfield, Massachusetts in ... More


Foreword: The Chancellor's View

James Moeser

in The Dynamic Decade: Creating the Sustainable Campus for the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2001-2011

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469607252
eISBN:
9781469608280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469607252.003.0001
Subject:
Education, History of Education

This book begins with August 2000. While Carolina had a great reputation nationally, it was a university with a decaying infrastructure. Little construction had taken place in the previous thirty ... More


Teaching Virginia Woolf in Sin City: Vegas Entertainers and a New Feminist Heritage

Kaylee Baucom

in Virginia Woolf and Heritage

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781942954422
eISBN:
9781786944368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781942954422.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Feminist discourse is evolving and a new wave of feminist consciousness is appearing in the media, in political debates, and in the classroom. I teach literature at a community college in Las Vegas, ... More


Beginnings

James Naremore

in Charles Burnett: A Cinema of Symbolic Knowledge

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780520285521
eISBN:
9780520960954
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520285521.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter discusses Burnett’s childhood and education. He and his family moved from Mississippi to the Watts area of Los Angeles at the end of the 1940s, and in the 1960s he was admitted to the ... More


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