Week 7 Overview
Week 7: Finishing and Moving On—Work-based Learning and Streamlined Transfer; Understanding Other Lived Experiences (Veterans, Foster Youth, International, Part-Time, Religion)
- Demonstrate knowledge and application of work-based learning and streamlined transfer, including contextual considerations and limitations.
- Develop an understanding of how other lived experiences—including military status, foster youth, international, part-time, and religion) impact the community college student experience from an asset-mindset.
- Demonstrate the ability to evaluate diverse perspectives and navigate the ambiguity and complexity that comes with multiple perspectives, including the ability to reassess one’s own personal perspective when appropriate.
- Review course assignments and expectations
- Read/review and incorporate assigned materials
- Explore the strengths and limitations of work-based learning models and streamlined transfer
- Explore how different students’ lived experiences influences student performance metrics
- Reflect on personal perceptions of work-based learning and streamlined transfer and the strengths of students’ lived experiences
- Participate in Zoom Session on Thursday, October 6th.
Required Reading and Viewing
Bailey, T.R., Jaggars, S.S. * Jenkins, D. (2015). Redesigning America’s community colleges: A clearer path to student success. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press. Chapter 6.
Cuyjet, M.J., Howard-Hamilton, M.F. & Cooper, D.L. (2011). Multiculturalism on campus: Theory, models, and practices for understanding diversity and creating inclusion. Sterling, VA: Stylus. Chapters 11 and 16.
Work-based Learning and Transfer
Brown, C., and Atterbury, R. (2017). Work based learning: Offering a continuum and tracking student progress. Linked Learning Convention, Oakland 2017. Retrieved from http://www.linkedlearning.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/Work-based-Learning-Offering-a-Continuum-and-Tracking-Student-Progress.pdf (Links to an external site.)
Job for the Future. (2019). Accelerating pathways to careers for adult learners. Retrieved from https://jfforg-prod-prime.s3.amazonaws.com/media/documents/Adult_Learners_TAACCCT071519.pdf (Links to an external site.)
Nichols, M., and Sofer, N. (2017). Getting started with pre-apprenticeship: Partnerships. Retrieved from https://jfforg-prod-prime.s3.amazonaws.com/media/documents/PA_101_Part_1_091917.pdf (Links to an external site.)
Pippins, T., and Belfield, C.R. (2019). Humanities and liberal arts education at community college: How it affects transfer and four-year college outcomes. Retrieved from https://ccrc.tc.columbia.edu/media/k2/attachments/humanities-liberal-arts-education-transfer.pdf (Links to an external site.)
Smith, A.A. (2019). Community colleges to add new apprenticeships to workforce. Retrieved from https://www.insidehighered.com/news/2019/04/15/aacc-puts-focus-building-apprenticeships-and-work-force-relationships (Links to an external site.)
Xu, D.; Xiaotao Ran, F.; Fink, J.; Jenkins, D.; and Dundar, A. (2017). Strengthening transfer paths to a bachelor’s degree: Identifying effective two-year to four-year college partnerships. Community College Research Center Working Paper No. 93. Retrieved from https://ccrc.tc.columbia.edu/media/k2/attachments/strengthening-transfer-paths-bachelors-degree.pdf (Links to an external site.)
Other Student Lived Experiences
Bodine Al-Sharif, M., and Pasque, P.A. (2016). Addressing Islamophobia on college campuses. Retrieved from https://www.higheredtoday.org/2016/05/04/addressing-islamophobia-on-college-campuses/ (Links to an external site.)
Bombardieri, M. (2018). A promising model to boost retention for part-time students. Retrieved from https://www.americanprogress.org/issues/education-postsecondary/reports/2018/07/31/454239/promising-model-boost-retention-part-time-students/ (Links to an external site.)
California College Pathways. (2015). Charting the course: Using data to support foster youth college success. Retrieved from https://www.luminafoundation.org/files/resources/charting-the-course.pdf (Links to an external site.)
Community College Research Center. (2016). Improving student services for military veterans. Retrieved from https://ccrc.tc.columbia.edu/media/k2/attachments/improving-student-services-for-military-veterans.pdf (Links to an external site.)
Loo, B.K. (2016). Community colleges: An unexpected on-ramp for international students. Retrieved from https://wenr.wes.org/2016/11/international-students-u-s-community-colleges (Links to an external site.)
Smith, A.A. (2018). Why part-time success matters. Retrieved from https://www.insidehighered.com/news/2018/04/30/success-part-time-students-key-closing-achievement-gap (Links to an external site.)
Mogahed, D. (February 2016). What it’s like to be Muslim in America. Retrieved from https://www.ted.com/talks/dalia_mogahed_what_do_you_think_when_you_look_at_me