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Elrod, Rachael; Haynes, Cliff; Cade, Shayne; Forrest, Allison; Loch, Tres; Schuckman, Greg – Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 2019
Supervision is considered an integral function of managing student affairs personnel, yet there is a dearth of literature on this issue. Winston and Creamer (1997) stated that the role of supervision in management is to not only support the institution but also support the staff by encouraging improvements in both their personal and professional…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Supervision, Community Colleges, Student Personnel Services
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Platts, Todd K. – Teaching Sociology, 2019
Recent research has called on scholars to develop pedagogical interventions to address issues of media literacy. This teaching note answers that call by describing a media literacy project designed for use in social problems classes. The project acquaints students to the constructionist approach to social problems and the method of content…
Descriptors: Media Literacy, Social Problems, Sociology, Teaching Methods
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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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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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Vidal, Helena; Hockstein, Lisa; Ahern, Joy; Stein, Karen – Journal of Museum Education, 2019
Museum educators and instructors of English as a Second Language (ESOL) at a community college in New York reflect on their experiences facilitating a program designed to enrich the language, cultural, and visual literacy skills of adult immigrant students. The CALTA21 program brought together three stakeholders, immigrant ESOL students, language…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Museums, Communities of Practice, English (Second Language)
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Card, Polly; Wood, J. Luke – Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 2019
This study addresses the impact of faculty validation on men of color in community colleges looking through lenses of self-efficacy, belonging, and welcomeness to engage. The study took place at a medium-sized, urban, ethnically diverse community college in California in 2016 (n = 1208). The Community College Survey of Men (CCSM) is explored;…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Validity, Males, African American Students
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Weltsek, Gustave J. – Arts Education Policy Review, 2019
This piece presents a theoretical exploration of the potential for the creation of policy that would inform the inclusion of arts and particularly theater courses in all community colleges. In April 2017, Fong et al. released a comprehensive meta-analysis that explored the relationship between psychosocial factors of self-perception and motivation…
Descriptors: Theater Arts, Educational Policy, Community Colleges, Meta Analysis
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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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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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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
Bachelor, Jeremy W.; Barnard Bachelor, Robin – Online Submission, 2019
The "NCSSFL-ACTFL Can-Do Statements for Intercultural Communication" (2017) task educators with helping students better recognize "obviously inappropriate behaviors in familiar everyday situations" (p.15), yet today's L2 classroom rarely includes pragmatic speech acts in curriculum, especially with regard to online language…
Descriptors: Intercultural Communication, Spanish, Second Language Instruction, Community Colleges
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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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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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de Vries, Lisbeth Elvira; May, Michael – Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Education, 2019
This study presents an evaluation of virtual laboratory simulation for educational use in the "AP Degree Programme in Chemical and Biotechnical Science at University College Copenhagen" in Denmark. The purpose was to test if, and how, virtual laboratory simulation could be applied to a practically oriented education such as the education…
Descriptors: Computer Simulation, Foreign Countries, Biotechnology, Student Motivation
Darling, Felicia – Teachers College Press, 2019
"Teachin' It!" is a hands-on guide to cutting-edge research and classroom strategies that redress the graduation gap in community and open-access colleges. Drawing from the author's 30 years in the education field as a math and college skills instructor, teacher educator, and researcher, this book describes an asset-based model that…
Descriptors: Barriers, Community Colleges, Two Year College Students, Risk
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