Apprenticeship and Community Colleges: Promoting Collaboration with Business, Labor and the Community for Workforce Training

Apprenticeship and Community Colleges: Promoting Collaboration with Business, Labor and the Community for Workforce Training

By: Jeffrey A. Cantor (author)Hardback

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Degree-earning apprenticeships are becoming recognized as legitimate programs of study at community colleges. This book analytically describes the role of apprenticeship as an instructional methodology in post-secondary technical education. Cantor looks at programs that work in the linkage between business and industry. Contents: Introduction; The Employer System: Job Training and Apprenticeships; The Community College Education System: Community Colleges and Apprenticeships; The Economic Development System: Relationships to Job Training and the Community College; Study Methodology: The Case Study Method; Apprenticeships and Community Colleges: The Automotive Industry's New Model; Organized Labor, Apprenticeships, and Community College Degrees: An Emerging Partnership; Apprenticeships, the U.S. Maritime Industry and the Community College: Linkages in America's Defense; Firefighter Training 2000: Apprenticeships and the Fire Service; Towards a Solution: What Has Been Learned; Bibliography.

About Author

Jeffrey A. Cantor is Associate Professor at Lehman College, The City University of New York.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780819191359
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 202
  • ID: 9780819191359
  • weight: 367
  • ISBN10: 0819191353

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