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Gillan, Christine B. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Since Delaware Technical Community College opened its doors over five decades ago, over 50,000 people have graduated from the institution. There are currently 15,000 students enrolled at campuses statewide, and since 97% of those students are Delawareans, there is an extremely large untapped group of individuals who could be engaged to become…
Descriptors: Technical Education, Community Colleges, Alumni, Educational Quality
Freels, Jeffrey W. – ProQuest LLC, 2015
The emergence of social media technologies (SMT) as important features of life in the twenty-first century has aroused the curiosity of teachers and scholars in higher education and given rise to numerous experiments using SMT as tools of instruction in college and university classrooms. A body of research has emerged from those experiments which…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, History Instruction, Electronic Publishing, Electronic Journals
Blummer, Barbara; Kenton, Jeffrey M. – Community & Junior College Libraries, 2014
Web 2.0 tools offer academic libraries new avenues for delivering services and resources to students. In this research we report on a content analysis of 100 US community college libraries' Websites for the availability of Web 2.0 applications. We found Web 2.0 tools utilized by 97% of our sample population and many of these sites contained more…
Descriptors: Web 2.0 Technologies, Community Colleges, College Libraries, Web Sites
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Eynon, Bret; Gambino, Laura M.; Török, Judit – International Journal of ePortfolio, 2014
Connect to Learning (C2L) is a FIPSE-funded project coordinated by LaGuardia Community College (CUNY) that links ePortfolio teams from 24 campuses nationwide into a supportive community of practice. Launched in 2011, C2L focused on exploring and documenting ePortfolio strategies to advance student, faculty, and institutional learning. Working…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Two Year College Students, Portfolios (Background Materials), Electronic Publishing
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Hanstein, Andrea – Community College Journal, 2013
For nearly as long as students, teachers, and community members have been adopting social media--more than a decade--community college leaders have sought ways to harness the power of online applications to improve fundraising and advocacy efforts. Dedicated Facebook pages and Twitter feeds were among the most logical starting points--if a college…
Descriptors: Advocacy, Community Colleges, Fund Raising, Social Networks
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Zinger, Lana; Sinclair, Alicia – Contemporary Issues in Education Research, 2013
Teaching in a diverse, urban community college, it has become apparent that students spend most of their free (and classroom) time participating in social media. In response, we decided to incorporate social media, blogs specifically, as a way to increase student engagement, retention and achievement. The learning objective was for our students to…
Descriptors: Electronic Publishing, Web Sites, Learner Engagement, Learning
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Simonson, Michael, Ed. – Association for Educational Communications and Technology, 2013
For the thirty-sixth year, the Research and Theory Division of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT) is sponsoring the publication of these Proceedings. Papers published in this volume were presented at the annual AECT Convention in Anaheim, California. The Proceedings of AECT's Convention are published in two…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Discussion Groups, Content Analysis, Games
Hirsh, Orit S. – ProQuest LLC, 2012
Student success in online learning is strongly affected by the learner's social presence. There is evidence that not all students benefit from the online learning environment, as it limits social interaction between the students. The purpose of this study was to examine the impact of Twitter, a social network application, on online class…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Urban Schools, Correlation, Learner Engagement
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Sweeney, Meghan – Teaching English in the Two-Year College, 2012
Whenever the author teaches English 102, a research-focused, second-semester composition course, at least one student asks her whether or not she "allows" Wikipedia. She then redesigned her course to leverage Wikipedia as a source of inquiry. In other words, she "allows" Wikipedia, but through the Wikipedia project, which is designed to address…
Descriptors: College English, English Instruction, Writing (Composition), Student Research
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Swanson, Troy A.; Gregory, Dennis E.; Raspiller, Edward E. – Community College Enterprise, 2012
As the oldest implementation of Web 2.0 technologies, blogs present an opportunity to understand how community college administrators are addressing two conundrums: conundrum of control and the conundrum of adaptability. These problems arise from the need of leaders to put organizational controls in place even as these controls limit the tool's…
Descriptors: Web Sites, Electronic Publishing, Web 2.0 Technologies, Program Implementation
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Kuhne, Michael; Creel, Gill – Teaching English in the Two-Year College, 2012
In 2006, New York University journalism professor Jay Rosen's blog post "The People Formerly Known as the Audience" went viral in the journalism community. In the post Rosen argues that a fundamental power shift has occurred between "Big Media" and "the people formerly known as the audience" (PFKATA), who were not only writing back, but also…
Descriptors: Audiences, Web Sites, Electronic Publishing, Journalism
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Fletcher, Edward C., Jr.; Djajalaksana, Yenni; Eison, James – Journal of Career and Technical Education, 2012
Despite the need to provide differentiated instruction to diverse learners in contemporary CTE programs across institutes of higher education, little research has explored the actual classroom instructional strategies employed in postsecondary settings. To that end, this study found 387 CTE faculty most frequently use interactive lecture,…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, College Instruction, Postsecondary Education, College Faculty
OCLC Online Computer Library Center, Inc., 2012
This new report details findings from a study OCLC conducted with libraries in mid-2011 to learn about their priorities, initiatives, thoughts on the future of their service points and the sources they use to keep up with developments in the library field. Most community college library staff: (1) Consider licensed e-collections and e-books to be…
Descriptors: Library Personnel, Electronic Mail, Community Colleges, Public Libraries
Johnson, Cathy – ProQuest LLC, 2012
English as a Second Language (ESL) students often have problems progressing in their acquisition of the language and frequently do not know how to solve this dilemma. Many of them think of their second language studies as just another school subject that they must pass in order to move on to the next level, so few of them realize the metacognitive…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Language Processing, Second Language Learning, Electronic Publishing
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Ulrich, Jana; Karvonen, Meagan – Internet and Higher Education, 2011
Higher educational institutions face mounting challenges to the way they operate, including a growing population of demographically diverse students who demand flexibility in course delivery, timing, and content. Web 2.0 applications can be important components in implementing the required change. Implementation, however, requires faculty…
Descriptors: Structural Equation Models, Online Courses, Prior Learning, Innovation
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