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Bluestein, Stephanie A. – New Directions for Community Colleges, 2018
This chapter provides practical suggestions from community college students and faculty--in their own words--about how to prevent academic dishonesty and what to do if it happens. Both new and veteran professors can benefit from the wide variety of ideas that are enlightening and innovative.
Descriptors: Plagiarism, Cheating, Community Colleges, College Faculty
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Keller, Charles; Hendrix, Tonya; Xu, Na; Porter-Morgan, Holly; Brashears, Allie – Journal of College Science Teaching, 2018
A variety of factors contribute to attrition in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education at the community college level including underpreparedness, lack of confidence, and broader socioeconomic issues. This work describes our efforts to improve student learning and overall success in a community college General Biology I…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Academic Achievement, Laboratory Equipment, Intervention
Office of Educational Technology, US Department of Education, 2017
This document is an outgrowth of the 2016 National Education Technology Plan (NETP). The NETP presents a shared vision and call to action for transformational learning enabled by technology at all levels of our education system. This Higher Education Supplement to the 2016 NETP builds on the principles described in each of the NETP's five…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Higher Education, Lifelong Learning
Kobes, Deborah; Girardi, Amy – Jobs For the Future, 2016
Work-based courses are an innovative way to bring college to the production line by using the job as a learning lab. This toolkit provides guidance to community college administrators and faculty who are interested in bringing a work-based course model to their college. It contains video content and teaching tips that introduce the six steps of…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Workplace Learning, Courses, Partnerships in Education
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Woods, Amelia Mays; Richards, K. Andrew R.; Ayers, Suzan F. – Journal of Physical Education, Recreation & Dance, 2016
A 10-year trend of nationwide decreases in teacher preparation enrollments has been notable in physical education teacher education (PETE) programs. Many factors have been offered as an explanation for this drop, including the convenience of online options, a strained economy, political factors, and widespread "teacher bashing." This…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Teacher Role, Socialization, Social Theories
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Graziano, Janine; Schlesinger, Marissa R.; Kahn, Gabrielle; Singer, Rachel – Learning Communities: Research & Practice, 2016
To address the professional development needs of learning community instructors at Kingsborough Community College, faculty coordinators and program directors developed a workbook for instructional teams. This workbook walks instructors through the collaborative process of creating and sustaining successful links and focuses on what we believe is…
Descriptors: Workbooks, Worksheets, Communities of Practice, Community Colleges
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Landers, Mara G. – Mathematics Teacher, 2013
In this article, the author describes the development and implementation of a measurement-based group activity designed to support students in understanding the connection between angle magnitude and the shape of the sine function. She explains that the benefit of this activity is that it allows students to build their trigonometric knowledge…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Trigonometry, Mathematical Concepts, Experiential Learning
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Sibbernsen, Kendra – Physics Teacher, 2013
Two-year college (TYC) physics teachers are not often required to provide student research experiences as a part of their contracted duties. However, some TYC physics faculty members are interested in developing research opportunities for their freshman- and sophomore-level students, often called "early undergraduate research" (EUR).…
Descriptors: College Science, Science Instruction, Two Year Colleges, College Faculty
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Wood, J. Luke – About Campus, 2012
"Open access" is a core mission component of the community college. Through this mission, public two-year colleges provide postsecondary opportunities to nearly all individuals desiring further education. However, access is not necessarily synonymous with success. Many students, including black males, have concerning levels of success, or the lack…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Academic Achievement, Males, Educational Strategies
Eaton, Cynthia – Education Digest: Essential Readings Condensed for Quick Review, 2012
In an online class, students need instruction, incentive, and structure to ensure substantive levels of interaction and participation. This article provides tips that can keep online students fully engaged with one another, so that no one feels as though they are in "a classroom of one."
Descriptors: Online Courses, Teaching Methods, Teacher Effectiveness, Communication Skills
Public Agenda, 2012
"Building Institutional Capacity for Data-Informed Decision Making" is the third installment of the Cutting Edge series, which aims to help colleges engage faculty, scale successful interventions, and create a strong culture of evidence through use of data to strengthen their institutional change and student success efforts. Though the…
Descriptors: Evidence, Community Colleges, Organizational Change, Decision Making
College Board Advocacy & Policy Center, 2012
The CollegeKeys Compact[TM] is a national call to action to school districts, colleges and universities, state education agencies, and nonprofit organizations to identify, share and expand programs and practices that address the needs and challenges of low-income students and help them get ready for, get into and get through college. The College…
Descriptors: College Students, Low Income Groups, Economically Disadvantaged, First Generation College Students
Carnevale, Anthony P.; Smith, Nicole; Melton, Michelle – Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce, 2011
The science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) state-level analysis provides policymakers, educators, state government officials, and others with details on the projections of STEM jobs through 2018. This report delivers a state-by-state snapshot of the demand for STEM jobs, including: (1) The number of forecast net new and…
Descriptors: Demand Occupations, Technical Occupations, Mathematics, Professional Occupations
Edwards, Linsey; Hughes, Katherine – Community College Research Center, Columbia University, 2011
Dual enrollment programs allow high school students to enroll in college courses and potentially earn college credit. The term concurrent enrollment is sometimes used interchangeably with dual enrollment, and sometimes to refer to a particular model of dual enrollment. In some programs, students earn high school and college credit simultaneously;…
Descriptors: High Schools, Career Academies, College Credits, Dual Enrollment
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Khazanov, Leonid – Mathematics and Computer Education, 2011
A peer mentoring program has been implemented to support a group of at-risk students enrolled in two sections of an elementary algebra course at an urban community college. Peer mentors were recruited from advanced mathematics classes and trained to provide individualized tutoring and mentoring support to at-risk students. The results show that…
Descriptors: Mentors, At Risk Students, Algebra, Remedial Mathematics
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