Cover of 13 Ideas That Are Transforming Community CollegeRecently we had two books come in that I wanted to bring to everyone’s attention as much as possible. I think both are great books that would be good for everyone at Kirkwood to read.







13 Ideas That Are Transforming the Community College World, Edited by Terry U. O’Banion, Call Number: 378.1 T447

Introduction: the continuing evolution of the American community college / Terry U. O’Banion.

— Part I: Ideas as National Initiatives : The learning paradigm / George Boggs.
— Community colleges and the ladder of student success / Suzanne Walsh and Mark Milliron.
— The college promise: transforming the lives of community college students / Martha Kamper and Andra Armstrong.
— Guided pathways to college completion and equity / Kay M. McClenney.
— The community college baccalaureate movement: evolutionary and revolutionary / Deborah L. Floyd and Michael L. Skolnik.

— Part II: Ideas as Internal Functions : Institutional effectiveness: from intuition to evidence / Barbara Gellman-Danley and Eric V. Martin.
— Recognition, reform, and convergence in developmental education / Bruce Vandad.
— The evolving mission of workforce development in the community college / James Jacobs and Jennifer Worth.
— Eliminating the gap between high school and college: what the next generation of transition programs must do / Joel Vargas, Sarah Hooker, Michael Collins, and Ana Bertha Gutierrez.
— Demography as opportunity / Nikki Edgecombe.

— Part III: Enabling Ideas : Catching the waves: technology and the community college / Mark Milliron and John O’Brien.
— Transformative leadership wanted: making good on the promise of the open door / Margaretta B. Mathis and John E. Roueche.
— Using data to monitor what matters: a new role for trustees / Bryon McClenney.

— Epilogue: the missing transformative idea / Terry U. O’Banion.

Cover of Universities, Pedagogical Encounters, Openness, And Free Speech Universities, Pedagogical Encounters, Openness, and Free Speech : Reconfiguring Democratic Education by Nuraan Davids and Yusef Waghid, Call Number: 378.68 D251u

On freedom, openness and the ecological university
— Free speech and its limitations : towards democratic justice
— On non-technicist thinking and risks
— Illocutionary and perlocutionary speech, academic freedom, and free speech — On the fallacy of regulating speech
— On free speech and openness
— Free speech, recognition and democratic education reconsidered
— Case studies on free speech
— A reconfigured democratic education and free speech : going ‘against an ebbing tide’ — Coda.

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