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Bailey, Thomas; Jaggars, Shanna Smith; Jenkins, Davis – Community College Research Center, Teachers College, Columbia University, 2015
A growing number of community colleges and four-year universities are seeking to improve student outcomes by redesigning academic programs and student support services following the guided pathways approach. These institutions are mapping out highly structured, educationally coherent program pathways for students to follow by starting with the end…
Descriptors: Case Studies, State Colleges, Student Attrition, College Students
Stage, Frances K., Ed.; Dannells, Michael, Ed. – 2000
This revised edition presents student affairs professionals with current issues pertaining to practice. It offers twenty-six case studies that reflect the complexity of today's environment at colleges and universities, and the changing student affairs profession. The case studies describe situations that arise from campus violence, student…
Descriptors: Case Studies, College Environment, College Students, Diversity (Student)
Finn, Peter – 1997
This document offers guidance to college housing officers in implementing substance-free campus housing. The guide offers reasons for supporting the establishment of substance-free residence halls; provides evidence that such living areas benefit both students and the college; and offers suggestions for setting up and maintaining substance-free…
Descriptors: Alcohol Abuse, Case Studies, College Environment, College Housing
Rosenbaum, Allan – 1976
College internship programs in a political science curriculum are discussed. After considering the perspectives of the university, students, faculty, and the government agency that serves as the learning site, a description is given of college internship programs that illustrate a variety of approaches at the following institutions: University of…
Descriptors: Case Studies, College Credits, College Programs, College Students
Zagoren, Adelaide M., Comp. – 1982
The ways that alumni can contribute to career assistance programs and programs at 13 private schools, colleges, and universities are described in this handbook. In an introductory chapter, Adelaide M. Zagoren shows that career assistance programs help students find practical uses for their education, assist the institution evaluate the results of…
Descriptors: Alumni, Alumni Associations, Career Counseling, Career Planning
Bureau of Student Financial Assistance (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC. – 1980
The Basic Educational Opportunity Grant program, the largest federal student aid program, is explained. The method by which a student's eligibility is determined is described in detail. In a section on calculation of eligibility for dependent students, two worksheets are provided: that for families with no farm or business assets, and those with…
Descriptors: Case Studies, College Students, Eligibility, Family Income
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Coffman, Sara Jane – College Teaching, 1991
Small-group instructional diagnosis uses an outside facilitator to elicit college student feedback on instruction. At Purdue University (Indiana), the technique has been successfully used in 46 departments. It is usually conducted at midterm, is nondirective, is oral, uses consensus, tends to produce honest responses, and is externally controlled.…
Descriptors: Case Studies, College Instruction, College Students, Evaluation Methods
Wren, Carol; And Others – Academic Therapy, 1987
Three case studies illustrate how a program called Project Learning Strategies at DePaul University (Illinois) assists learning-disabled college students with organizational problems. Clinic sessions help the students improve thinking and study skills, take class notes, improve ability to organize class materials, manage time, and develop…
Descriptors: Behavior Modification, Case Studies, College Students, Educational Therapy