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Xu, Di – American Educational Research Journal, 2019
Understanding the relative impacts of part-time adjuncts in community colleges is highly policy-relevant, partly because community colleges rely on part-time faculty heavily and partly because community colleges assume a critical role in addressing the national equity agenda by disproportionately serving underrepresented groups. This study uses…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, College Faculty, Adjunct Faculty, Part Time Faculty
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Vanchukhina, Lyubov; Leybert, Tatyana; Rogacheva, Anastasia; Rudneva, Yulia; Khalikova, Elvira – International Journal of Educational Management, 2019
Purpose: A modern trend in the educational environment in recent years has been the permanent education system with the involvement of online study modes. It is based on multidisciplinarity and adaptivity of educational technologies, starting with the basic level of education -- bachelor's degree, and ending with gaining competences in the field…
Descriptors: Models, Administrator Education, Business Administration Education, Technical Institutes
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Kozina, Ana; Wiium, Nora; Gonzalez, Jose-Michael; Dimitrova, Radosveta – Child & Youth Care Forum, 2019
Background: The transition from lower-secondary to upper-secondary education marks a critical period for adolescents that impacts their academic achievement. Objective: Based on Positive Youth Development (PYD) framework, we examined associations between math achievement as measured by PISA (Programme for International Student Assessment) and PYD…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Adolescent Development, Student Development, Secondary School Students
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Cushing, Katherine F.; Carson, Anna E.; Short, Tyiesha D.; Kot, Stefanie N.; Tschokert, Merete; Sales, Jessica M. – Journal of American College Health, 2019
Objective: Although two-thirds of graduating high school seniors attend college or university in the U.S., there is a paucity of national or state specific research regarding SRH services available on or near college and university campuses.Methods: A review of websites for all colleges and universities in Georgia was conducted to evaluate sexual…
Descriptors: Sexuality, Community Colleges, Two Year College Students, Colleges
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Carruth, Blair K. – Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning, 2019
Community colleges and universities have traditionally functioned independently, serving their respective markets and offering different programs and credentials. Growing populations and workforce needs have inspired institutions of higher education to challenge their traditional roles to provide added pathways and opportunities for students. One…
Descriptors: Educational Opportunities, Community Colleges, Labor Needs, College Role
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Schudde, Lauren; Keisler, Katherine – AERA Open, 2019
More than half of community college students fail to meet college-readiness standards in math. Developmental education (dev-ed) aims to help students acquire the knowledge and skills to succeed in college-level math but is plagued with low rates of advancement. We examined the impact of a model that accelerates developmental math coursework so…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Two Year College Students, Remedial Mathematics, Acceleration (Education)
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Strassle, Carla G.; Verrecchia, P.J. – Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, 2019
Much of the research on uncivil behavior in the college/university classroom has focused on individual academic fields of study and been conducted at one, typically public, institution. This study examined perceptions of classroom incivility of faculty members (N = 166) from both public and private two- and four year institutions. The authors…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Teacher Attitudes, Student Behavior, Antisocial Behavior
Buckwalter, Veronica; Togila, Jessica – Jobs for the Future, 2019
Community colleges and non-traditional student populations, such as adult learners, often experience a unique set of academic and non-academic challenges. This is particularly true for those in rural America, where resources and community supports are less abundant. This report describes how rural community colleges are overcoming these barriers…
Descriptors: Rural Schools, Community Colleges, Access to Education, Nontraditional Students
Gallagher, Sean; Maxwell, Nan L. – Mathematica Policy Research, Inc., 2019
Changes in the credentialing market have produced a complex, multilayered ecosystem with a demand for shorter credentials that are focused around job market competencies. Community colleges are well positioned to lead this emerging market for three reasons. (1) Their dual mission to offer both traditional degrees and workforce development programs…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, College Role, Institutional Mission, Labor Force Development
Sack, Michael; Allen, Lili – Jobs for the Future, 2019
Despite the growing popularity of apprenticeships, pre-apprenticeships, and in-school youth apprenticeships in the United States, young adults who lack the credentials and connections to seamlessly enter postsecondary pathways remain overlooked. Young-adult-serving agencies and community-based organizations (CBOs) are underutilized key actors in…
Descriptors: Young Adults, Apprenticeships, Community Role, Community Organizations
Ganga, Elizabeth; Mazzariello, Amy – Education Commission of the States, 2019
Community colleges and open-access, four-year colleges admit nearly everyone who applies and enroll students with a wide range of skills. Many of these colleges run developmental education programs for students who they determine are underprepared for college-level courses. More than two-thirds of community college students are assigned to…
Descriptors: Student Placement, Student Evaluation, Community Colleges, Two Year College Students
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Abreu, Joshua; Castillo-Montoya, Milagros; Kortz, Kirsten – Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, 2019
This study involved five English instructors at a Hispanic-serving community college who participated in professional development workshops on culturally sustaining pedagogy (CSP). Three themes emerged from analysis of the survey and interview data: (1) Integration of disciplinary identity contributes to instructors'' satisfaction with the…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, College Faculty, Teacher Attitudes, Hispanic American Students
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Günter, Tugçe; Demir, F. Ebru Ofluoglu – Journal of Biological Education, 2019
This study investigates the impact of the Case-Based Learning (CBL) method for the topic of 'B6, B9 and B12 Vitamins' on students' academic achievement in a biochemistry course for an associate degree level in health. To this end, a case study with the title 'The Reasons for Depression: Do We Know What They Are?' was developed and implemented. The…
Descriptors: Case Method (Teaching Technique), Science Instruction, College Science, Biochemistry
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Gilewski, Alex; Mallory, Emily; Sandoval, Matthew; Litvak, Mikhail; Ye, Li – Chemistry Education Research and Practice, 2019
This study developed and implemented a learner-centered assessment named Creative Exercises (CEs) in introductory chemistry courses at a four-year university and a two-year community college. CEs were developed and implemented as an intervention for treatment groups. The control groups only used traditional assessments such as multiple-choice and…
Descriptors: Chemistry, Science Instruction, Introductory Courses, Community Colleges
Zhao, Bo – Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, 2019
Public higher education produces many benefits that are vital to the New England economy, but it is increasingly at risk following years of state budget cuts. In 2017 in New England, real per-student state funding for higher education was lower than it was in 2008, with a double-digit decline in each of the region's states except Maine. States…
Descriptors: Educational Finance, State Aid, Retrenchment, Budgeting
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