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Subject: 10/30/2000 Chronicle Report on Community Colleges
The Chronicle of Higher Education's
Weekly Report on COMMUNITY COLLEGES
Here is news of interest to community colleges from our November
3 issue. The Web addresses refer to the online versions of the
* FRESHMEN ONLINE: Reports from campuses across the country show
what this year's entering class is equipped with in terms of
computer gear and skills, and how the technology is being put
--> SEE http://chronicle.com/free/v47/i10/10a03901.htm
* STRICTLY BUSINESS: Students at Northern Virginia Community
College, many of whom juggle work and studies, have little
time to go online just for the fun of it.
--> SEE http://chronicle.com/free/v47/i10/10a04001.htm
* ELECTION 2000: A party label doesn't define the Republican or
the Democrat who is in line to take over leadership of a key
higher-education panel in the House of Representatives.
--> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v47/i10/10a02601.htm
* NEW PLAYERS: Retirements and election results could lead
to a different outlook in Congress on issues important to
--> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v47/i10/10a02701.htm
* DEBATE OVER CHARTER COLLEGES: Discussion of the idea in New
York illustrates why the concept is attractive to some and
anathema to others.
--> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v47/i10/10a03101.htm
* NEW POLICY IN MASSACHUSETTS: The state may require all of its
public-college students to own laptop computers.
--> SEE http://chronicle.com/free/v47/i10/10a04402.htm
ALSO OF INTEREST TO COMMUNITY COLLEGES:
* MUST-HAVE TECHNOLOGY: More institutions are requiring every
student to own or lease a computer, adding substantially to
the annual cost of college.
--> SEE http://chronicle.com/free/v47/i10/10a03903.htm
* LOBBYIST WATCH: Two for-profit heavyweights in distance
education are the first backers of a new online-learning trade
association in Washington.
--> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v47/i10/10a02603.htm
* HOT TYPE: The University of South Carolina Press's publication
of an original manuscript of Thomas Wolfe's "Look Homeward,
Angel" provoked criticism from an instructor at Fayetteville
Technical Community College who couldn't find a publisher for
his scholarly edition of the novel.
--> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v47/i10/10a02101.htm
Our Career Network has 85 positions available at two-year
colleges, from the pages of The Chronicle.
--> SEE http://chronicle.com/jobs/cc
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