The World of Short-Cycle Degrees. Clifford Adelman Michigan Community Colleges 21 July, 2011. Not a new story, but one we don’t hear much about. Short chapter in The Bologna Process for U.S. Eyes (April 2009) ATLANTIS program and its Toledo (US) conference (October 2009)
Michigan Community Colleges
21 July, 2011
The U.S. audience has been limited.
Australia Japan Austria
Belgium Korea Finland
Canada Netherlands (both gone!)
Croatia Slovenia Portugal
Denmark Turkey (new)
England U.S. Romania
Yet there is nothing comparable to an A.A. or an A.G.S.
No one in a program such as this needs remediation.
Because that’s the way these short-cycle degrees attain their legitimacy and connection to larger degree qualification frameworks, national and European
We had an epiphany simply by watching them.
Mantra: nations that learn from other nations grow; those that don’t, don’t!
All used at the Associate’s level in the DQP.
Answer: we already have two kinds, but not this way!
Oh yeah! But we’re at tipping points in this world where you can’t run away from the tasks!