Community college concepts: a comparative educational analysis of the nature and development of community colleges in the USA, Canada, UK and Australia

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Author: Cini, Leo


Through comparative methods the thesis will concentrate on the common features in the nature and development of community colleges in the United States of America, Canada and England. The insights gained will then be used to examine the influences behind the origins and developments of Australian community colleges. In the case of the U.S.A. and Canada the study inevitably makes considerable reference to developments within the broader tertiary educational contexts in which their community colleges operate. English community colleges, when compared with North American community colleges,...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Providers of education and training; Tertiary education; Higher education; Governance; Finance

Keywords: Community college; History; Postsecondary education; Comparative analysis

Geographic subjects: United States; Canada; North America; Great Britain; Europe; Australia; Oceania

Published: Hobart, Tasmania: University of Tasmania, 1980

Physical description: [437] p.

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Resource type: Thesis

Call number: TD/TNC 134.55

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