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Denecker, Christine – Composition Studies, 2013
Crossing the threshold from high school to college-level writing expectations constitutes a challenge for many students since secondary and post-secondary composition instructors often work under different constraints and are guided by different curricular philosophies. Dual enrollment classrooms provide a space where these differences can be…
Descriptors: Writing Instruction, Dual Enrollment, Writing (Composition), Secondary Education
Jennings, Matt – CURRENTS, 2011
In a world ruled by digital communications, it can seem like there are almost as many methods, tools, and platforms to communicate with internal audiences as there are opinions and perspectives on how to do it effectively. Organizations of various sizes are struggling with how to reach their audiences' divided attention, and higher education…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Organizational Communication, Foreign Countries, Audiences
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Dober, Richard P. – Planning for Higher Education, 2011
As physical evidence of institutional aspiration and achievement, ambition and accomplishment, campus heritage (broadly defined) has emerged as a major component in comprehensive campus planning and in devising a site-specific sense of place. Physical actions related to campus heritage include the renewal and/or repurposing of landmark…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Campuses, Universities, Memory
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Christmas, William A. – Journal of American College Health, 2011
Over the past 70 years a legend has evolved that the first college health program in the United States was established at Amherst College in 1861. Although the program at Amherst was innovative in its day and served as a model for the field of college health, several other institutions prior to 1860 appropriated funds, hired staff, and established…
Descriptors: School Health Services, Educational History, Models, Health Promotion
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Coyle, Kevin; Flynn, Maria – Community College Journal, 2010
The emerging green economy will create not just jobs, but--if done right--career opportunities across the United States as green manufacturing, green products, and green services fuel demand for workers at all skill levels. Sixty-one percent of the members of the Association of Energy Engineers report a growing shortage of qualified professionals…
Descriptors: Employment Opportunities, Community Colleges, Higher Education, Labor Force Development
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Carrigan, Sarah D. – New Directions for Institutional Research, 2008
Public higher education has relied on a variety of funding structures since the 1950s. Layzell (2007) describes five general approaches in contemporary use in the United States. "Incremental (baseline) budgeting" uses the current year budget as the base and then makes adjustments to account for expected changes in activities, revenues,…
Descriptors: Funding Formulas, Higher Education, Campuses, Performance Contracts