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Mokher, Christine G.; Rosenbaum, James E.; Gable, Alexis; Ahearn, Caitlin; Jacobson, Louis – Phi Delta Kappan, 2019
Florida's College and Career Readiness Initiative (FCCRI) required schools to administer a community college placement test to 11th-grade students and enroll students who did not pass in a college readiness course. Christine Mokher, James Rosenbaum, Alexis Gable, Caitlin Ahearn, and Louis Jacobson surveyed teachers of the course and found that,…
Descriptors: College Readiness, Career Readiness, High School Students, Grade 11
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Andrade, Luis M. – Journal of Hispanic Higher Education, 2019
This study longitudinally examined the experiences of four different student cohorts who participated in Adelante, a sustained orientation/transfer program designed to assist students in the transfer process from the community college to a baccalaureate-degree granting university. The researcher found that students positively perceived the…
Descriptors: Student Experience, School Orientation, Transfer Programs, Community Colleges
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Kolbe, Tammy; Baker, Bruce D. – Journal of Higher Education, 2019
Community colleges play an increasingly important role in the higher education landscape. Yet, what is unclear is whether existing models for funding community colleges are up to the task of preserving, or even expanding, access to postsecondary education, particularly among groups historically underrepresented in higher education. Of particular…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Educational Equity (Finance), Educational Finance, Expenditure per Student
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Slantcheva-Durst, Snejana; Knaggs, Christine – Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 2019
This article reports on community college international students' perspectives on opportunities for and levels of involvement in campus activities in and outside the classroom. Findings are based on focus groups with 24 international students from two large urban Midwestern community colleges. Guided by research, the study explored the major prior…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Two Year College Students, Foreign Students, Student Participation
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Brogden, Laura; Gregory, Dennis E. – Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 2019
Community college students who experience childhood trauma may have difficulty with academic success and completion. Several authors have defined adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) as nine specific events before the age of 18 and related those to significant disease and compromised health in adulthood. This study investigates community college…
Descriptors: Resilience (Psychology), Two Year College Students, Community Colleges, Disadvantaged
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Lau, Jared; Garza, Tiberio; Garcia, Hugo – Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 2019
While the enrollment trends of international students studying in universities and four-year colleges have been well documented over the recent years, there is evidence that international students are also enrolling at higher rates in community colleges. Although the issues and student service needs and trends of international students studying at…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Community Colleges, Two Year College Students, Student Attitudes
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McBride, Paula E. – Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 2019
The American Association of Community Colleges has determined over 40% of the population attending a post-secondary institution is enrolled in a two-year community college. The majority of this student population could be described as nontraditional, including first-generation students, underrepresented populations, and single parents working full…
Descriptors: Mental Health, Health Services, Community Colleges, Two Year College Students
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Sidman-Taveau, Rebekah; Hoffman, Michael – Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 2019
To close equity gaps in California Community Colleges, we need institutional and curricular transformations. This article discusses research on pedagogical and institutional approaches to equity and change that guided Basic Skills faculty, administrators, student service staff, and students in the Academic Committee for Equity and Success (ACES)…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Communities of Practice, Equal Education, Educational Change
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Fincher, Mark; Cruse, Terry Dale – Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 2019
The financial challenges facing college students in the U.S. are daunting. The majority of these students are incurring substantial debt during their studies. For many this likely debt level is sufficient to cause them to forgo college, while for others it leads them to drop out before completing a degree. This financial strain places a premium on…
Descriptors: Student Financial Aid, Consortia, Best Practices, Community Colleges
Cielinski, Anna – Center for Law and Social Policy, Inc. (CLASP), 2019
During the early 2000s, state and local leaders developed career pathways programs in an effort to redesign education and workforce development systems to better meet the education and employment needs of low-income, educationally underprepared adults. These career pathways increase individual prosperity and regional competitiveness by aligning…
Descriptors: Career Development, Vocational Education, Adult Education, Labor Force Development
Colorado Department of Higher Education, 2019
The burden of financing higher education has shifted from the state to the student since the turn of the century, both in Colorado and across the nation. In Fiscal Year (FY) 2000-01, the state covered 68 percent of a student's cost of higher education, while students and families were responsible for 32 percent. By FY 2011-12, those numbers had…
Descriptors: Paying for College, Higher Education, Costs, Postsecondary Education
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Topper, Amelia Marcetti – Teachers College Record, 2019
Context: Community colleges in the United States are increasingly tasked with demonstrating their commitment to improved institutional outcomes even as measures of student success are critiqued for failing to capture the colleges' diverse missions and student populations. Purpose: This paper offers an alternative framework for understanding and…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Two Year College Students, Success, Student Characteristics
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Hart, Beth Ann – Teachers College Record, 2019
Background/Context: Sociologists of education have documented community college students' high postsecondary aspirations and low persistence and college completion rates. Recent research suggests that community colleges can improve student outcomes by developing structural reforms: streamlining curricula, expanding vocational programs, and…
Descriptors: Two Year College Students, Community Colleges, Academic Persistence, At Risk Students
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Cox, Rebecca D.; Dougherty, Meaghan – Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 2019
Poor completion outcomes in community colleges' developmental education programs have spurred reforms in developmental education policies and practices in order to increase students' chances of success. In the case of developmental math, the focus of this article, such changes include revisions to testing and placement policies, amendments to the…
Descriptors: Remedial Mathematics, Mathematics Achievement, Student Participation, Student Attitudes
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Munyaradzi, Muchineripi; Addae, David – Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 2019
In this case study research, the effectiveness of psychological support services rendered to students at a Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) college in South Africa is explored. Using the systems theory of psychology, the article postulates that students at TVET colleges encounter a myriad of psychological challenges, which…
Descriptors: Instructional Effectiveness, Foreign Countries, Vocational Education, Technical Education
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