Books tagged: community college

The adult filter is active; content marked as adults-only by the author is not listed. To view this content, click the button below to disable the adult filter.

Found 11 results

Learning to Be Useful: A Wise Giver’s Guide to Supporting Career and Technical Education
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 36,110. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2016 by Philanthropy Roundtable. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
Philanthropists are already connecting educators, nonprofits, and companies, and funneling young people and low-wage adult workers into job training. If expanded, this assistance has the potential to move millions of Americans firmly into the middle class. If you are a donor who wants to bolster America’s workforce, this practical book will show you how.
The Open Door: A History of Tacoma Community College
Price: Free! Words: 40,160. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America
A narrative history of Tacoma Community College, as told by the students, faculty, staff and community leaders who helped to build, develop and defend the institution's open door to educational opportunity.
Community College Strategy
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 33,340. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2014 by NorLights Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Administration / higher
In this book, Dr. Namuo answers the primary question driving his research: “How do we, as community college leaders, facilitate strategic success and innovation despite reduced financial resources?” Community College Strategy will not only inspire readers, but also provide new tools and perspectives for leaders who wish to move their institutions in positive and sustainable strategic directions.
The College
Price: Free! Words: 84,880. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Midland, Texas looks to transform itself into a metropolis, capitalizing on its political history and underground riches. Some are willing to do anything to come out on top when local leaders look to turn the city's community college into a public university...but a mysterious newcomer has plans far more nefarious. A political chess match heats up alongside the desert summer as the bodies pile up.
Same Track, Different Track: One Adjunct's Alternative Route to the Tenure Track
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,510. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2013 by Gone Dog Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Essay » Literature
"I was never supposed to be where I am today. In academia, the route to the tenure track has on it a terminal degree, publications in peer-reviewed journals, and other what-everybody-else-has-done things.” So begins author Isaac Sweeney as he chronicles his unlikely path from a newspaper staff writer to his coveted tenure-track position in higher education.
The Drifters
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,840. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
The morning after her high school graduation, a suburbanite finds her plans for the future threatened by a careless but egregious crime. Instead of heading off for a university experience with all her friends, she enters the bizarre purgatory that is community college, where a trio of aimless but talented artists and musicians take her under their wing.
Libraries for Effective Learning: Qualitative Studies in Educational Leadership
Price: Free! Words: 26,430. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Educational policy & reform / school safety, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Research
A collection of qualitative research studies by 4 doctoral candidates in an Education and Library Leadership program at Sam Houston State University. The research focuses on increasing effective implementation of library programs for school and community college students.
Bridging the Gap
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 119,360. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sociology of Sports, Essay » Sociology
For the 1936 Olympics in Berlin, the USA sent 18 African-American athletes. 14 medaled, three with roots in the Community College system. In the decades since, Community College athletes from all races and both genders have surpassed expectations athletically and academically. Bridging Gap captivates with vital accounts from a socio-educational entity that continues to score magnificent results
Designing and Developing an Online Course: A Guide for Educators
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 14,880. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Teaching
Written by an educator for educators, this ebook covers the practical questions that often arise when designing and developing an online course. Topics were collected and assembled from questions asked over my years of working closely with educators. It is designed to help educators create an online course that is usable, accessible, and engaging so students get the most out of an online course.
Speech Exercises for the Classroom: A Guide for Professors, Teachers and Speech Instructors
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 6,110. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Teaching
When I began teaching public speaking courses I considered myself lucky. My fellow TAs and later professorial colleagues would often state they were at a loss in coming up with exercises for their students. I would always have an answer. If you need classroom exercises for your speech students then you need this book!