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Bell Ringer: The Role of Community Colleges

The Role of Community Colleges

David Baime, Senior Vice President at the American Association of Community Colleges, discussed the role that community colleges play in the United States, the types of programs offered and differences between community colleges and traditional four-year institutions.

Description

David Baime, Senior Vice President at the American Association of Community Colleges, discussed the role that community colleges play in the United States, the types of programs offered and differences between community colleges and traditional four-year institutions.

Bell Ringer Assignment

  • Describe the costs associated with enrolling in community colleges verses four-year universities.
  • According to David Baime, what types of students enroll at community colleges?
  • What programs and degrees are offered at community colleges?
  • Based on this clip, how do community colleges differ from four-year institutions?

Additional Resources

Participants

    Vocabulary

    • Community Colleges
    • Dual Enrollment
    • General Education
    • In-state Tuition
    • Out-of-state Tuition
    • Private College

    Topics

    Education

    Grades

    High School