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Gilmore, Melinda, Ed.; Stewart, Philip, Ed.; Thomas, Maxine, Ed. – Kettering Foundation, 2016
The Kettering Foundation is a nonprofit, operating foundation rooted in the American tradition of cooperative research. Kettering's research is distinctive because it is conducted from the perspective of citizens and focuses on what people can do collectively to address problems affecting their lives, their communities, and their nation. The…
Descriptors: Global Approach, International Cooperation, College Students, Religion
Crisp, Gloria; Palacios, Lisa; Kaulfus, John – Association for Institutional Research, 2013
The following article describes programs used by universities and colleges to engage students; these programs include mentoring, learning communities, and first-year success courses and programs. We begin with a brief overview of student development theory, program descriptions and citations, and article summaries for key references. Next, we…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, College Students, College Programs, Student Development
Billups, Felice D. – Association for Institutional Research, 2012
Institutional researchers (IRs) are often asked to conduct focus groups as an efficient way to address an institutional concern or problem. Typically, IR professionals depend on external consultants and specialists to conduct these group interviews for them; however, due to recent resource constraints (staffing, budgets), they are increasingly…
Descriptors: Focus Groups, College Students, Student Characteristics, Institutional Research
Amos, Jason, Ed. – Alliance for Excellent Education, 2011
"Straight A's: Public Education Policy and Progress" is a biweekly newsletter that focuses on education news and events both in Washington, DC and around the country. The following articles are included in this issue: (1) Senate Help Committee Passes Legislation to Rewrite No Child Left Behind; (2) Remediation Exasperation: New York…
Descriptors: Dropouts, Special Education, Community Colleges, Local Government
Sibley, Michael O., Ed. – Alabama Department of Education, 2010
"Alabama Education News" is published monthly except for June, July, and December by the Alabama Department of Education. This publication, authorized by Section 16-2-4 of the "Code of Alabama", as recompiled in 1975, is a public service of the Alabama Department of Education designed to inform citizens and educators about…
Descriptors: Counties, Public Service, Public Education, Bullying
Alliance for Excellent Education, 2010
"Straight A's: Public Education Policy and Progress" is a biweekly newsletter that focuses on education news and events both in Washington, DC and around the country. The following articles are included in this issue: (1) To Be Continued: Congress Passes Continuing Resolution to Keep Government Running, Buys Time to Pass Appropriations…
Descriptors: Dropouts, Education Work Relationship, Public Education, Newsletters
Greco, Michael D., Ed. – Center for Urban and Regional Affairs, University of Minnesota, 2010
The "CURA Reporter" is published quarterly to provide information about the Center for Urban and Regional Affairs (CURA), an all-University applied research and technical assistance center at the University of Minnesota that connects faculty and students with community organizations and public institutions working on significant public…
Descriptors: Civil Rights, American Indians, School Community Relationship, Corporations
Knight, William E. – Association for Institutional Research (NJ1), 2009
As more students enroll at community colleges, questions are raised about whether learning is the same in the two- and four-year sectors, both overall and for sub-groups, and whether effects of student backgrounds and college experiences on learning are similar. This study used structural equation modeling with CCSSE and NSSE data from a sample…
Descriptors: Structural Equation Models, Academic Persistence, College Attendance, College Transfer Students
Academic Senate for California Community Colleges, 2009
The Rostrum is a quarterly publication of the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges. The following articles are included in this issue: (1) An SLO Terminology Glossary: A Draft in Progress by Lesley Kawaguchi; (2) A Tale of Two Data Elements by Mark Wade Lieu; (3) Sustainability and the Academic Senate by David Beaulieu and Don…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Vocabulary, Sustainable Development, Governance
Bailey, Thomas; Crosta, Peter M.; Jenkins, Davis – Community College Research Center, Columbia University, 2007
This Brief summarizes a study by the Community College Research Center (CCRC) that investigated the nature and validity of the SRK rates for community colleges by analyzing data on students attending Florida's 28 community colleges. It sought to determine whether the rates provide useful information that can guide educators and policymakers…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Graduation Rate, Student Rights, College Students
Amos, Jason, Ed. – Alliance for Excellent Education, 2006
"Straight A's: Public Education Policy and Progress" is a biweekly newsletter that focuses on education news and events both in Washington, DC and around the country. The following articles are included in this issue: (1) Year of Math and Science?: Flurry of Congressional Hearings on Economic Competitiveness Focus on High Schools and…
Descriptors: High Schools, Graduation Rate, Hearings, Educational Change
Amos, Jason, Ed. – Alliance for Excellent Education, 2006
"Straight A's: Public Education Policy and Progress" is a biweekly newsletter that focuses on education news and events both in Washington, DC and around the country. The following articles are included in this issue: (1) "Leaving Boys Behind": New Report Finds Higher High School Graduation Rates for Females Across Every Racial…
Descriptors: High Schools, Graduation Rate, High School Graduates, Graduation Requirements
Luo, Jiali; Jamieson-Drake, David – Association for Institutional Research (NJ1), 2005
Using a typological schema derived from freshman survey data and other empirical measures, this study examines the link between students' traits upon entry to college and their college academic performance and skill development in various areas as measured at the exit point. The findings indicate the typological schema is predictive of student…
Descriptors: Institutional Mission, Student Interests, Skill Development, Institutional Characteristics
Chen, Chau-Kuang – Association for Institutional Research (NJ1), 2005
Logistic and Cox regression methods are practical tools used to model the relationships between certain student learning outcomes and their relevant explanatory variables. The logistic regression model fits an S-shaped curve into a binary outcome with data points of zero and one. The Cox regression model allows investigators to study the duration…
Descriptors: Correlation, Licensing Examinations (Professions), Risk, Regression (Statistics)
Northeast Technical Assistance Center (NETAC), Rochester Institute of Technology, 2005
This issue of "NETAC Networks" highlights the following: (1) A snapshot of life in the U.S. Virgin Islands (Karen Brin); (2) Upcoming events by state; (3) Convert television captions to web-streaming formats; (4) I.D.E.A. reauthorized; (5) Vermont Career Day 2004 (Janet Dickinson); (6) Eye on the prize (Jane Jarrow); (7) Promoting…
Descriptors: Deafness, Partial Hearing, College Students, Assistive Technology
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