elsner s article the future community college discussion

Read Elsner’s article , entitled “The Future Community College.” – Click here . This article was written about 10 years ago. Considering current community college settings, what do you see the future of community college after 10 years? Please share your ideas/opinions (minimum 1 page double-line spaced; 600 words length).

You should explicitly incorporate assigned discussion reading (The Future Community College) in your discussion.

Note: regarding discussion expectations—as an important aspect of the learning process, discussion will be measured by the substance (or value) of your contribution. Your posting/feedback should help the class discussion to progress. Hence, each contribution is expected to provide new ideas, insight, and important resources for the discussion topic.

Points

HIED 540 Grading Rubric for Discussion

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Excellent work: Evidences thoughtful consideration of the topic, provides sound feedback, uses clear prose, which is absent of grammatical errors and/or typos. Posting fully engages with the ongoing dialogue in a rhetorically, suitable fashion and fosters further discussions on the topics, even exploring new and different perspectives. The posting verifies that you are facilitating learning between yourself and your fellow students.

16

Competent work: Evidences adequate consideration of the topic, provides feedback, uses clear prose with minimal grammatical errors and/or typos. Posting attempts to engage with the ongoing dialogue, may foster further discussions on the topics, and occasionally explores new and different perspectives. The posting indicates a strong attempt to facilitate learning between yourself and your fellow students.

12

Flawed work: Minimal engagement with the topics. Does little to advance the discussion underway, and may even detract from it.

0

No posting, late posting, or a post that is brief and barely relevant.