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Brown, Gary R.; Rhodes, Terrel L. – Association of American Colleges and Universities, 2016
America's institutions of higher education have been challenged to develop new strategies to improve the success of all students. With more and more students attending multiple institutions, improving the transfer process is key to ensuring all students succeed. AAC&U launched the Quality Collaboratives (QC) project in 2011 with support from…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Educational Change, Case Studies, Partnerships in Education
Browning, Bill – Aspen Institute, 2015
"Working Together and Making A Difference: Virginia Western Community College and Goodwill Industries of the Valleys Partnership Case Study Report" is a report aimed at informing community college and workforce leaders of best practices for launching and expanding partnerships to serve students more effectively. Co-published by AspenWSI…
Descriptors: Partnerships in Education, Community Colleges, Labor Force Development, Nonprofit Organizations
Trammell, Jack; Bruce, Jennifer – Learning Assistance Review, 2008
The trend toward implementing models for Centers for Teaching and Learning (CTL) for academic support in higher education is gaining momentum. Whether due to external influences, such as the Carnegie Academy for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, which promotes inquiry about teaching and learning, or more related to internal forces such as…
Descriptors: Academic Support Services, Case Studies, Private Colleges, First Year Seminars
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Bohon, Amanda Ellis – Inquiry, 2007
The phrase spring break usually brings to mind scenes from MTV involving scandalous bathing suits and underage drinking. In general, college students are stereotyped as self-centered party animals. Over the last two years, Mountain Empire Community College (MECC), Southwest Virginia Community College (SwVCC), and Virginia Highlands Community…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Experiential Learning, Case Studies, Higher Education