ERIC Number: EJ1083606
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015
Abstractor: As Provided
Pathways to Results: How Practitioners Address Student Access, Outcomes, and Equity in an Associate Degree Nursing Program
Pickel, Jessica; Bragg, Debra D.
New Directions for Community Colleges, n172 p43-55 Win 2015
At a time when the nation is focusing so much attention on college completion, what do we know about how students are completing their community college programs? Does the open-access mission of community colleges translate into equitable outcomes? Pathways to Results (PTR) engages practitioners in using data to close equity gaps for student groups historically underserved by postsecondary education. This chapter describes the experiences of practitioners at Richland Community College who implemented PTR to improve student access, outcomes, and equity in an associate degree nursing program.
Descriptors: Associate Degrees, Nursing Education, Access to Education, Equal Education, Outcomes of Education, Community Colleges, Program Implementation, Outreach Programs, African American Students, Phenomenology, Learning Experience, Enrichment Activities, Program Effectiveness
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Two Year Colleges; Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Identifiers - Location: Illinois
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