ERIC Number: ED560084
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2015-Feb
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: N/A
Expanding Opportunity for All: How Can We Increase Community College Student Completion? A Choicework Discussion Starter
Although over 80 percent of the 1.5 million students who enter community colleges each year indicate they intend to attain a bachelor's degree or higher, less than 40 percent earn any form of college credential within six years. This discussion starter is designed to help both higher education professionals and the average citizen work through how to best address barriers to community college completion. It can be used in informal conversations or in focus groups.
Descriptors: Equal Education, Educational Opportunities, Community Colleges, Two Year College Students, Graduation Rate, Barriers, Academic Persistence, School Holding Power, Focus Groups, Discussion (Teaching Technique), Student Empowerment, Accountability, Instructional Innovation, Learning Strategies, Career Choice, Change Strategies
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Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: Two Year Colleges; Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Sponsor: Queensborough Community Coll., Bayside, NY.
Authoring Institution: Public Agenda