determine future challenges and opportunities for a specific community college environment

For this assignment, write a paper relating to the challenges faced for community colleges in general or specific community college(s) with which you are familiar over the next decade. Include the following in your paper:

  • Identify 3 – 5 specific problems and opportunities that you see within this community college.
  • Describe approaches you see as having potential to meet the expectations of those they educate and those they serve.
  • The problems and opportunities you identify along with the approaches recommended should be based on personal observations within the field as well as primarily based on relevant literature, including both the textbook and peer-reviewed published literature in higher education.
  • A suggested outline for the paper is provided below.

Suggested Outline:

  • Cover Sheet
  • Table of Contents
  • Introduction/Background Information
  • Problem Statement
  • Literature Review
  • Conclusions/Recommendations
  • References
  • Appendices (if relevant)

Length: 12-15 pages not including title and reference pages
References: Minimum of 7 scholarly resources.

Your paper should demonstrate thoughtful consideration of the ideas and concepts that are presented in the course and provide new thoughts and insights relating directly to this topic. Your paper should reflect scholarly writing and current APA standards