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Hallett, Ronald E.; Freas, Adam; Mo, Elaine – New Directions for Community Colleges, 2018
This chapter explores the importance of developing spaces on campus that serve students experiencing homelessness. The authors recommend identifying a single point of contact in order to facilitate access to services.
Descriptors: College Students, Homeless People, Student Needs, Student Personnel Services
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Caton, Jazmin M.; Moro, Bárbara María; Turner, Teresa; Woodin, Shawn – New Directions for Community Colleges, 2018
Housing insecurity and homelessness is an ever-increasing issue within higher education. In this chapter, the authors highlight the ways that one program is responding to students' needs.
Descriptors: Housing, Homeless People, Higher Education, College Students
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Perry, Kimberly – New Directions for Community Colleges, 2018
This issue of "New Directions" provides an overview of the increasing numbers of students who are experiencing homelessness, housing insecurity, and food insecurity. College presidents are in a unique position to lead campus efforts to identify students in need and to develop strategies for supporting this increasing, often invisible,…
Descriptors: Homeless People, Food, Hunger, College Housing
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Feiger, H. Tina – New Directions for Community Colleges, 2018
Students in postsecondary education experience housing and food insecurity in increasing numbers. Their particular needs as students make it difficult for them to use traditional shelters. This chapter describes how two students from University of California, Los Angeles, created a shelter designed for students from the university and from Santa…
Descriptors: Housing Needs, College Students, Postsecondary Education, College Housing
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Coffey, Sue; Anyinam, Charles; Zitzelsberger, Hilde – New Directions for Community Colleges, 2018
This chapter describes how contextualizing academic integrity to the personal lives and professional expectations of students opens up space for meaningful engagement between students and faculty and fosters an affirming approach to preventing, rather than policing, academic integrity issues.
Descriptors: Integrity, Learner Engagement, Teacher Student Relationship, College Faculty
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Hamann, Hillary; Kerwin, Michael – New Directions for Community Colleges, 2018
This chapter documents how an institution with a strong commitment to academic integrity can utilize an honor code as a tool to help nurture budding academic writers by building character, celebrating honesty, enforcing consequences, and teaching skills.
Descriptors: Ethics, Standards, Integrity, Academic Discourse
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McNair, Delores E.; Oye, William N. – New Directions for Community Colleges, 2018
College officials across the United States struggle with how to prevent and effectively respond to incidents of academic dishonesty. In this chapter, we propose alternative practices that support student development and learning.
Descriptors: Cheating, Prevention, College Students, Discipline
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Kim, Yughi; Yun, Kyongsuk – New Directions for Community Colleges, 2017
This chapter describes the role of career decision-making self-efficacy, academic satisfaction, and institutional support in predicting Korean students' intent to persist in the Academic Credit Bank System.
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Academic Persistence, Decision Making Skills
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Harris, Frank, III; Luke Wood, J. – New Directions for Community Colleges, 2016
The authors of this chapter present the Socio-Ecological Outcomes Model as a means of predicting student success for community college men of color.
Descriptors: Social Influences, Ecological Factors, Outcomes of Education, Models
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Person, Ann E.; Thibeault, Nancy – New Directions for Community Colleges, 2016
This chapter examines how one college implemented a competency-based model to improve student success and transform the way the college creates and maintains career-relevant curricula.
Descriptors: Success, Competency Based Education, Career Education, Relevance (Education)
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Ahern, Aaron; Foster, Michael; Head, Darlene – New Directions for Community Colleges, 2015
This chapter outlines the birth and growth of a veterans' program in Salt Lake City, Utah, and discusses next steps in spurring additional innovations and advancements to improve service for student veterans in community colleges.
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Veterans, Program Descriptions, Program Development
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Jenkins, Davis; Cho, Sung-Woo – New Directions for Community Colleges, 2013
In this chapter, we describe efforts by growing number of colleges and universities to redesign academic programs and support services to create "guided pathways" designed to increase the rate at which students enter and complete a program of study.
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Two Year College Students, Student Personnel Services, Academic Persistence
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Padrón, Eduardo J. – New Directions for Community Colleges, 2013
As one of the country's biggest and most diverse institutions of higher education, Miami Dade College (MDC) has also grown into a leader among urban community colleges operating in very similar conditions. Here, MDC President Eduardo J. Padrón summarizes the extra measures behind a graduation rate that is among the highest for this sector of the…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Urban Schools, College Students, College Preparation
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Matheny, Christopher J.; Conrad, Clifton – New Directions for Community Colleges, 2012
Notwithstanding variation in institutional missions, two-year colleges are the gateway to postsecondary education for the majority of college and university students in this country. As institutions of choice for many and institutions of necessity for others, two-year institutions are constantly challenged to meet the rapidly changing needs of…
Descriptors: Stakeholders, Change Strategies, Innovation, Institutional Mission
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Floyd, Deborah L.; Falconetti, Angela M. Garcia; Felsher, Rivka A. – New Directions for Community Colleges, 2012
Community colleges have a storied history of successfully providing pathways and access to credentials and degrees through various models of delivery and in diverse programs of study. Until recently, the highest degree offered by community colleges was the associate degree. During the past decade, major changes have occurred in the landscape of…
Descriptors: Credentials, Extension Education, Articulation (Education), Associate Degrees
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