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Miller, Lisa – Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 2019
This study expanded on previous models that looked primarily at student and support factors related to student retention and examined other stakeholder group functions not previously reviewed in relation to student retention. The research question assumed that greater faculty participation in campus decision-making and faculty satisfaction would…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Teacher Role, Academic Persistence, Teacher Influence
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Bernstein, Jennifer M. – Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 2019
An unconference foregrounds informal, collaborative, participant-generated exchanges of information. Originally associated with technology firms and startups, unconferences are increasingly being held on topics like professional development in education. This paper discusses an unconference convened at Santa Barbara City College on online pedagogy…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Electronic Learning, College Faculty, Conferences (Gatherings)
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Kaufman, Eric – Research in Dance Education, 2019
Beginning in the 1980s, and throughout years of employment on Broadway and beyond, I was an unwitting participant-observer to scenes of sexual harassment in musical theater dance workplaces. I experienced being a target of sexual harassment, not as trauma, but as an uncomfortable and accepted aspect of the employment landscape. The…
Descriptors: Sexual Harassment, Theater Arts, Drama, Dance
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Stack Hankey, Maria; Burge, Penny L.; Knight, David B.; Seidel, Richard W.; Skaggs, Gary – Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 2019
The purpose of this study was to examine community college engineering students' perceptions of their classroom climate and how these perceptions are related to fundamental skills in engineering. The study was guided by the following research question: How are community college engineering students' perceptions of their fundamental engineering…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Two Year College Students, Engineering Education, Basic Skills
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Horvitz, Brian S. – Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 2019
Traditionally, community colleges serve students who live within the school's local region. Some community colleges are looking for strategies to increase geographic access to their technical education programs. Exploratory research on online technical education programs found some programs are using online and distance-learning strategies to make…
Descriptors: Technical Education, Distance Education, Community Colleges, Two Year College Students
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Chong, Sin Wang – Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education, 2019
The increasing prominence of technology has given rise to new ways for writing teachers to give feedback electronically. Specifically, this article focuses on electronic written feedback (e-feedback) given to a group of English-as-a-Second-Language (ESL) community college students. Although previous studies have investigated the effectiveness of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Student Attitudes, Computer Mediated Communication
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Rogers, Alan – Studies in the Education of Adults, 2019
This paper re-examines the position of the Tanzanian Folk Development Colleges, a national network of adult education institutions, at a time when their long-term financial assistance by the Swedish International Development Agency has come to an end and they are being transferred from the Tanzanian Government Ministry of Community Development to…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Foreign Countries, International Cooperation, Vocational Education
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Zhang, Yi Leaf; Adamuti-Trache, Maria; Connolly, John – Journal of Higher Education, 2019
Guided by the Theory of Planned Behavior (TPB) (Fishbein & Ajzen, 2010), our study aims to understand how community college transfer students' STEM degree attainment behavior is shaped by their beliefs, intentions, contextual factors and social-demographic characteristics. This study drew upon data from the Education Longitudinal Study of 2002…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Bachelors Degrees, College Transfer Students, STEM Education
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Boyer, Naomi; Thomas, Courtlann; Neuman, Nathan; Jernigan, Kristen; Jones, Jarrod; Gollery, Tom; Thompson, Gerene – Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 2019
The mission of a community college is distinct from a research one university, where empirical research is valued over investigation of discipline-based teaching and learning. The open-access, affordable, workforce, and transfer emphasis that serves many non-traditional community college students is a rich, meaningful environment for fostering the…
Descriptors: Action Research, Scholarship, Instruction, Learning
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Tobolowsky, Barbara; Bers, Trudy – Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 2019
With the number of transfer students increasing and graduation still an elusive goal, the researchers conducted four focus groups and four individual interviews with transfer students attending universities in the Chicago and Dallas-Fort Worth area to better understand and explore the factors that influenced their college choice decisions at their…
Descriptors: College Transfer Students, Student Attitudes, College Choice, Decision Making
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Chen, Yuan; Carliner, Saul; Martinez, Salvador Garcia; Davidson, Ann-Louise – Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology, 2019
Because they are believed to be able to lower the costs of an education, e-books have been factored into the technology plans for community colleges and CEGEPs during the current decade. But adoption is a function of perceptions, which this study explored: (1) General perceptions of the CEGEP (collège d'enseignement général et professionnel, a…
Descriptors: Electronic Publishing, Books, Community Colleges, Student Attitudes
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Liuta, Anastasiia V.; Perig, Alexander V.; Afanasieva, Marharyta A.; Skyrtach, Violetta M. – Industry and Higher Education, 2019
This article reports research into the didactic processes of a creative gamified learning process for hydraulics in an undergraduate technical university curriculum, enhanced by industry collaboration. It is based on the use of educational theories of didactic transposition, competency building, learning gamification and emotional intelligence. It…
Descriptors: Educational Games, Learning Strategies, Learning Processes, Hydraulics
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Braddlee; VanScoy, Amy – College & Research Libraries, 2019
Despite demonstrated student benefits from Open Educational Resources (OER), especially those in community colleges, faculty adoption remains marginal. This study is framed by diffusion of innovations theory, which acknowledges that adoption of an innovation must exceed a tipping point to ensure enduring success. The study focuses on community…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Librarians, Open Educational Resources, Adoption (Ideas)
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Pierce, Dennis – Community College Journal, 2019
Community colleges have made great strides in advancing student success and completion during the last decade. But not all students have benefited from these efforts equally. According to the Lumina Foundation, the postsecondary attainment rate for adults in the United States is around 40 percent. Yet, there are still large gaps in attainment…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Equal Education, Outcomes of Education, Achievement Gap
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Boerner, Heather – Community College Journal, 2019
The purpose of the American Association of Community Colleges' (AACC) Competencies for Community College Leaders is to guide the development of emerging leaders and to assist colleges with the selection of employees dedicated to the community college mission, vision, and values. Recently after over two years, college presidents on the AACC's…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, College Administration, Competence, Leadership Qualities
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