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Avni, Sharon; Finn, Heather B. – Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 2019
To improve students' outcomes and retention rates, community colleges have implemented acceleration strategies which hasten the completion of educational requirements (Edgecombe, 2011). The objective of this study was to investigate the effects of an accelerated freshmen writing course on teachers' curricular decisions and pedagogical practices at…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Outcomes of Education, Acceleration (Education), College Freshmen
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Meredith, Liza N.; Frazier, Patricia A. – Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 2019
Community college students may experience more severe psychological concerns than traditional university students and have fewer institutional mental health resources available. This replication study examined the efficacy of three versions of a brief, structured web-based stress management program with community college students. The program…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Two Year College Students, Stress Management, Program Effectiveness
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Mecoli, Noelle A.; Gumbs, Nikkia; Ward, Vicki; Willcox, Abby; Haynes, Cliff – Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 2019
This study examines staff development practices in community college student affairs. Nineteen interviews were conducted with supervisors in a variety of departments at community colleges. We found that supervisors frequently used multiple practices such as conducting staff meetings, attending institutional training, or viewing topical webinars…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Student Personnel Workers, Staff Development, Teaching Methods
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Taylor, Zachary Wayne – Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 2019
Only 25% of community college students transfer to a 4-year institution within 5 years, and only 17% earn a bachelor's degree within 6 years of transferring (Jenkins & Fink, 2015). In response, community colleges have partnered with 4-year institutions to draft articulation agreements, outlining transfer policies and procedures for specific…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, College Transfer Students, Articulation (Education), Bachelors Degrees
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D'Amico, Mark M.; Algozzine, Bob; Algozzine, Karen M.; Correa, Vivian I.; Muharib, Reem – Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 2019
Community colleges are key providers of early childhood teacher and paraprofessional education, and their programs include content knowledge that helps future educators work effectively with young children with and without disabilities in inclusive environments. In this article, we describe the Advancing Community College Efforts in…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Early Childhood Education, Faculty Development, College Faculty
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Ginder, Scott A.; Kelly-Reid, Janice E.; Mann, Farrah B. – National Center for Education Statistics, 2019
The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) collects institution-level data from postsecondary institutions in the United States (50 states and the District of Columbia) and other U.S. jurisdictions (see appendix A for a list of other U.S. jurisdictions). This First Look presents findings from the provisional data of the IPEDS…
Descriptors: Enrollment Trends, School Personnel, Postsecondary Education, Educational Finance
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Eddy, Pamela L.; Khwaja, Tehmina – Community College Review, 2019
Purpose: This research sought to determine if the gendered discourse on community college leadership has changed since Amey and Twombly published their analysis of community college literature in 1992. Argument: More women now lead 2-year colleges than ever before, and conceptions of leadership have evolved over time; but has the language used to…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Gender Differences, College Administration, Instructional Leadership
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Broton, Katharine M. – Community College Review, 2019
Background: Most community college students from low-income families have ambitious educational degree goals, but only a small fraction attains them. For many decades, sociologists have primarily attributed this problem to a cooling out process in which college practitioners diminish students' educational ambitions using academic reorientation…
Descriptors: Student Financial Aid, Community Colleges, Grants, Low Income
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Chen, Yu; Starobin, Soko S. – Community College Review, 2019
Objective: This quantitative study constructed a statistical model to measure family social capital and college social capital among community college students. The authors also examined influences of these two types of social capital constructs on degree aspiration. Method: This study utilized the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and…
Descriptors: Social Capital, Community Colleges, Two Year College Students, Academic Aspiration
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Reyes, Maria; Dache-Gerbino, Amalia; Rios-Aguilar, Cecilia; Gonzalez-Canche, Manuel; Deil-Amen, Regina – Community College Review, 2019
Objective: The process by which students decide to stay in college has been primarily based on models that are independent of geographic context. This article describes the local labor market in which community college students are situated and discusses the multiple and complex ways these labor markets impact student decisions to persist and…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Labor Market, Context Effect, Academic Persistence
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Wang, Xueli; Sun, Ning; Wagner, Brit; Nachman, Brett – Teachers College Record, 2019
Background: Two-year colleges are uniquely positioned to diversify science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education. Yet limited existing scholarship sheds light on how 2-year college students view themselves as learners as they experience STEM courses and programs. An in-depth and nuanced understanding of 2-year college STEM…
Descriptors: Self Concept, Two Year College Students, Student Attitudes, STEM Education
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Ngo, Federick; Astudillo, Samantha – Educational Researcher, 2019
Ineligibility for state financial aid has traditionally limited undocumented students' access to higher education. Since 2013, the California Development, Relief, and Education for Alien Minors Act (CA-DREAM) has made state-supported aid available to undocumented college students with demonstrated financial need. We use a difference-in-difference…
Descriptors: Student Financial Aid, Undocumented Immigrants, Community Colleges, Two Year College Students
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Bawa, Papia – Journal of Educational Technology Systems, 2019
Today, there is growing interest in digital game-based learning due to the increase in the variety of educational and commercial games available. The literature indicates that digital educational games are effective at keeping learners engaged. This study examines the use of a digital educational game called Kahoot and supports the hypothesis that…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Educational Games, Computer Assisted Instruction, Teaching Methods
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McCormack, O.; O'Flaherty, J.; O'Reilly, B.; Liston, J. – British Educational Research Journal, 2019
This article problematises the place of religion within publicly managed Education and Training Board (ETB) schools in the Republic of Ireland. The study draws on interview data from 43 school personnel across 18 ETB second-level schools, as well as eight interviews with ETB Education/Chief Executive Officers. Having established the legal and…
Descriptors: Public Schools, Role of Religion, Educational Environment, Educational History
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Aboobaker, Nimitha; Edward, Manoj; K. A., Zakkariya – International Journal of Educational Management, 2019
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to examine the influence of workplace spirituality on employee well-being and intention to stay with the organization among teachers in technical higher education institutions. Furthermore, the study endeavors to test the difference in model estimates across two groups of teachers who differ in their…
Descriptors: Work Environment, Well Being, Employee Attitudes, Intention
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