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Finkel, Ed – Community College Journal, 2019
Programs like nursing, welding, computer science and communications are found at many if not most community colleges. And then there are degree and certificate offerings like cannabis cultivation, slot machine repair and gunsmithing technology that aren't exactly a dime a dozen--and yet they are an important part of both their respective academic…
Descriptors: Two Year College Students, Two Year Colleges, Program Development, Certification
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Herreid, Clyde Freeman – Journal of College Science Teaching, 2019
This column provides original articles on innovations in case study teaching, assessment of the method, as well as case studies with teaching notes. This issue provides a recipe for writing great case studies.
Descriptors: Case Studies, Teaching Methods, Cooking Instruction, Program Development
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Smith, Sue; Kempster, Steve; Wenger-Trayner, Etienne – Journal of Management Education, 2019
This article outlines how a community of practice can be designed within management education for effective leadership development. Through a qualitative study of a cohort of 25 owner-managers of small businesses, we explore how a program community of practice (PCoP) acts as a pedagogical device for focusing on the development of leadership…
Descriptors: Program Development, Communities of Practice, Leadership Training, Administrator Education
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Gist, Conra D. – Teacher Education Quarterly, 2019
Grow Your Own programs, with their focus on preparing and placing community teachers, are increasingly being identified as a viable solution for addressing ethnoracial diversity and teacher shortages in schools. Given the heightened interest in these programs, the focus of this article is to consider various "projects," or rather,…
Descriptors: Diversity (Faculty), Student Diversity, Teacher Shortage, Labor Force Development
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Schoenfeld, Elizabeth A.; Bennett, Kate; Manganella, Katy; Kemp, Gage – Child Care in Practice, 2019
Each year, over 600 youth under the age of 25 experience literal homelessness in Austin, Texas. Of these youth, 76% have a history of involvement with foster care or the juvenile justice system--far exceeding the rates of system involvement observed among homeless youth in other large communities in the United States (approximately 54%; Voices of…
Descriptors: Homeless People, Youth, Youth Programs, Program Development
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Rogers-Ard, Rachelle; Knaus, Christopher; Bianco, Margarita; Brandehoff, Robin; Gist, Conra D. – Teacher Education Quarterly, 2019
This article introduces a strategy to diversify the teaching workforce through de-centering teacher education as the primary stakeholder in the preparation of diverse teachers. The article expands the focus on teacher recruitment and retention by proposing a model that counters the educational context of White supremacy through Grow Your Own (GYO)…
Descriptors: Teacher Education, Diversity (Faculty), Teacher Recruitment, Teacher Persistence
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Akinola, Motolani; Hebert, Luciana E.; Hill, Brandon J.; Quinn, Michael; Holl, Jane L.; Whitaker, Amy K.; Gilliam, Melissa L. – Health Education & Behavior, 2019
Young African American and Latina women aged 15 to 24 are more likely to adopt short-acting forms of contraception over long-acting reversible contraception. Mobile applications and other forms of digital media may be useful for providing adolescents with information about sexual and reproductive health both inside and outside of the health care…
Descriptors: African Americans, Hispanic Americans, Adolescents, Young Adults
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Weller, Nicole Maki; Saam, Julie – Journal of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 2019
Experiential-learning provides opportunities for students that feature a variety of highimpact practices including first-year seminars, internships, community learning, collaborative projects, and capstone seminars. To offer these high-impact practices for students, faculty from across disciplines and majors must be willing to incorporate these…
Descriptors: College Freshmen, Experiential Learning, First Year Seminars, General Education
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Peuler, Mollie; McCallister, Kelly C. – Journal of Library & Information Services in Distance Learning, 2019
Planning and implementing online professional development opportunities is challenging but attainable. This paper explains how a group of librarians from different institutions worked to plan, market, implement, and evaluate monthly webinars as well as an inaugural online conference, despite never meeting in person. The web conferences began…
Descriptors: Conferences (Gatherings), Teleconferencing, Librarians, Program Development
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Abeywardena, Ishan Sudeera; Uys, Philip; Fifita, Seilosehina – International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning, 2019
In the race towards achieving the Education 2030 agenda, open educational resources (OER) act as a key enabler for sustainable development goal 4 (SDG4). Leading to the 2014 Regional Focal Points Meeting, Commonwealth of Learning's (COL) Focal Point for Tonga had identified top priorities for the country where COL can further support the national…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Shared Resources and Services, Sustainability, Career Readiness
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LeVasseur, Mary; Purzycki, Edward; Williams, Helene – New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education, 2019
This chapter presents the process and operational considerations when developing and implementing mindfulness-based programs for both patients and staff in hospital and health-care settings.
Descriptors: Metacognition, Program Implementation, Patients, Hospitals
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Schmidt, Steven W.; Lawson, Luan – New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education, 2018
In this chapter, the major concepts from program planning in adult education will be applied to health professions education (HPE). Curriculum planning and program planning will be differentiated, and program development and planning will be grounded in a systems thinking approach.
Descriptors: Health Education, Medical Education, Program Development, Curriculum Development
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Hansman, Catherine A. – New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education, 2018
This chapter is a case story of the evolution of the Master of Education in Health Professions Education (MEHPE), a collaborative graduate program developed by the Adult Learning and Development program at Cleveland State University and the Cleveland Clinic.
Descriptors: Graduate Study, Program Development, Allied Health Occupations Education, Masters Programs
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Francis, Grace L.; Gordon, Sarah; Kliethermes, Andrew J.; Regester, April; Baldini, Deborah; Grant, Amber – Teacher Educators' Journal, 2018
Postsecondary education programs (PSEs) for young adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities in colleges and universities expand opportunities for these young adults and result in positive outcomes, including employment and improved social networks. Although participating in postsecondary education results in numerous benefits for…
Descriptors: Developmental Disabilities, Intellectual Disability, Postsecondary Education, Young Adults
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Baker, Joshua N.; Lowrey, K. Alisa; Wennerlind, K. Ryan – Physical Disabilities: Education and Related Services, 2018
Since the reauthorization of The Higher Education Opportunity Act (HEOA) in 2008, postsecondary programs that include individuals with intellectual developmental disability have seen a phenomenal increase. In 2015, a National Coordinating Center along with 52 Transition and Postsecondary Programs for Students with Intellectual Disabilities (TPSID)…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Postsecondary Education, Intellectual Disability, College Students
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