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Learn why building faculty support for work-based courses is critical to their success, in this video from Jobs for the Future (JFF). Having community college faculty with industry experience is especially valuable because the instructors know what it’s like to do the job in the real world and can prepare students for the same experiences. In developing its work-based courses program, Owensboro Community and Technical College (OCTC) involved its faculty from the start. Together, they examined how this new model would benefit the college, students, and manufacturers. This resource is especially useful for program administrators.
Click on Support Materials for background information, discussion questions, and follow-up information about the Work-Based Courses Toolkit. This resource is part of the Work-Based Courses: Bringing College to the Production Line collection.
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