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Miller, Michael T.; Tolliver, David V., III – IGI Global, 2017
Civic engagement initiatives and activities are crucial to the progression of modern society. By raising awareness of social issues and problems, citizens can make a greater impact and have their voices be heard. "Student Activism as a Vehicle for Change on College Campuses: Emerging Research and Opportunities" is a critical source of…
Descriptors: Activism, Educational Change, College Students, Social Discrimination
Tonjes, Nan – 1992
This study examined how philosophies of general education are enacted at two higher education institutions by those persons charged with implementation. The study proceeded using case study methods and week-long visits to the two institutions, one holding a "Liberal Arts I" Carnegie classification, and the other holding a "Research…
Descriptors: Administrator Attitudes, Administrator Role, Case Studies, College Students
State Univ. of New York, Saratoga Springs. Empire State Coll. – 1984
Six individual case studies are presented that illustrate in greater depth how the Genesee Valley Regional Center of the Empire State College (New York) met students' educational goals as well as how these particular individuals challenged the academic program. The case studies provide a means to examine student learning and the center's search…
Descriptors: Case Studies, College Students, Educational Quality, Educational Resources
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Adelman, Stanley I. – New Directions for Institutional Research, 1995
The evolution of the student tracking system at Amarillo College, a Texas community college, is chronicled for three stages: (1) early efforts; (2) participation in the development of a consortium-based longitudinal student tracking project beginning in 1986; and (3) more recent developments. Tools and techniques used at each stage are discussed…
Descriptors: Case Studies, College Administration, College Students, Community Colleges
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Porter, John D.; Gebel, Melinda A. – New Directions for Institutional Research, 1995
Arizona State University has created longitudinal student files capable of tracking each student's curricular and financial aid history from entry until graduation. The structure of the files, their creation and maintenance, and their evolution over the years are described. Uses of the files to conduct different kinds of studies to inform…
Descriptors: Case Studies, College Administration, College Students, Computer Uses in Education