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Miller, Maryellen B. – Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 2019
Sexually active college students in the United States have alarming rates of unplanned pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections. Varying degrees of sexual health knowledge and attitudes among college students are an outcome of sexuality education in the K-12 school systems with abstinence-only or comprehensive focus. Community college…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Two Year College Students, Sexuality, Sex Education
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Zhang, Yi Leaf; Adamuti-Trache, Maria; Connolly, John – Journal of Higher Education, 2019
Guided by the Theory of Planned Behavior (TPB) (Fishbein & Ajzen, 2010), our study aims to understand how community college transfer students' STEM degree attainment behavior is shaped by their beliefs, intentions, contextual factors and social-demographic characteristics. This study drew upon data from the Education Longitudinal Study of 2002…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Bachelors Degrees, College Transfer Students, STEM Education
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Hernandez, Edwin; Suárez-Orozco, Carola; Cerda, Janet; Osei-Twumasi, Olivia; Corral, Monique; Garcia, Yuliana; Katsiaficas, Dalal; Ruedas-Gracia, Nidia – Teachers College Record, 2019
Background: Immigrant-origin students are the fastest growing new population in community colleges, making up nearly a third of the community college population. To date, little is known about how immigrant-origin students make use of their time on community college campuses. Purpose: This study sought to understand in what ways and to what extent…
Descriptors: Two Year College Students, Community Colleges, Immigrants, Time Management
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Cadigan, Jennifer M.; Dworkin, Emily R.; Ramirez, Jason J.; Lee, Christine M. – Journal of American College Health, 2019
Objective: The objective of this study was to understand substance use patterns of alcohol, marijuana, and simultaneous alcohol and marijuana (SAM) use among 2- and 4-year college students. Participants: Participants were 526 young adults aged 18-23 (n = 355 4-year students; n = 171 2-year students) recruited from February 2015 to January 2016 who…
Descriptors: College Students, Two Year College Students, Screening Tests, Prevention