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Solis, Eduardo – ProQuest LLC, 2016
This qualitative study explored the perceptions that instructors and students have of online learning in a Texas-Mexico border community college. Use of the interpretive approach and dialogical exchange through semi-structured interviews conducted with both instructors and students from a rural, border community college revealed multiple and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Community Colleges, College Faculty, Teacher Attitudes
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Berg, C. J.; An, L. C.; Thomas, J. L.; Lust, K. A.; Sanem, J. R.; Swan, D. W.; Ahluwalia, J. S. – Health Education Research, 2011
Given the previously documented higher rates of smoking among 2-year college students in comparison with 4-year university students, this study compares smoking patterns, attitudes and motives among 2-year and 4-year college students. Two thousand two hundred and sixty-five undergraduate students aged 18-25 years at a 2-year college and a 4-year…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Ethnicity, Smoking, Negative Attitudes
Meechai, Ann K. – ProQuest LLC, 2010
The purpose of the present study was to examine and empirically test the language learning motivation model used to propose a new theoretical construct, the "L2 Motivational Self System," as conceived by Dornyei et al. (2006), in a different second language (L2) learning context. In addition, the study identified the interrelationships of the…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Second Language Learning, Student Motivation, Learning Motivation