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Shadinger, David A. – Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 2014
This quantitative study investigated e-mail responsiveness by community colleges in the nine mega-states to an inquiry from a prospective student. Noel-Levitz (2006b) reported that prospective students want to receive an e-mail with information about an institution prior to applying for admission. Specifically, high school juniors and seniors want…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Electronic Mail, College Bound Students, Statistical Analysis
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Bennett-Bealer, Nichole – Research & Teaching in Developmental Education, 2013
Educators' reliance on the Internet to research and answer any question, gives rise to a new challenge for students. Like its counterpart at other colleges and universities, Career Services at Burlington County College leads students through a workshop where they analyze their social media presence. The tips and hints help students develop the…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Workshops, Career Centers, Web Sites
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Margolin, Jonathan; Miller, Shazia Rafiullah; Rosenbaum, James E. – Community College Review, 2013
This study explored whether community college websites are a useful medium for providing knowledge relevant to degree completion. Ten community students used one of three community college websites to answer 10 questions about occupational degree programs. A facilitator asked participants to think aloud while using the website to answer these…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Internet, Video Technology, Protocol Analysis
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Hanstein, Andrea – Community College Journal, 2013
For nearly as long as students, teachers, and community members have been adopting social media--more than a decade--community college leaders have sought ways to harness the power of online applications to improve fundraising and advocacy efforts. Dedicated Facebook pages and Twitter feeds were among the most logical starting points--if a college…
Descriptors: Advocacy, Community Colleges, Fund Raising, Social Networks
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McAllister, Sheila Marie – Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 2013
Kelly (1991, 1998) theoretically grounded fundraising within the paradigm of public relations. The Internet can potentially help nonprofit organizations boost their volunteer, donor, and fundraising opportunities through effective website management (Kang & Norton, 2004). The work of Kent and Taylor (1998, 2002) and others provides fertile…
Descriptors: Fund Raising, Web Sites, Community Colleges, Internet
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Simonson, Michael, Ed. – Association for Educational Communications and Technology, 2013
For the thirty-sixth year, the Research and Theory Division of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT) is sponsoring the publication of these Proceedings. Papers published in this volume were presented at the annual AECT Convention in Anaheim, California. The Proceedings of AECT's Convention are published in two…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Discussion Groups, Content Analysis, Games
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Kuhne, Michael; Creel, Gill – Teaching English in the Two-Year College, 2012
In 2006, New York University journalism professor Jay Rosen's blog post "The People Formerly Known as the Audience" went viral in the journalism community. In the post Rosen argues that a fundamental power shift has occurred between "Big Media" and "the people formerly known as the audience" (PFKATA), who were not only writing back, but also…
Descriptors: Audiences, Web Sites, Electronic Publishing, Journalism
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McAllister, Sheila M.; Taylor, Maureen – Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 2012
Various organizational, departmental, and interdepartmental factors influence how an educational institution practices public relations. These factors may enable or hinder the ways in which communication practitioners build and maintain relationships with the media. Higher education institutions are especially in need of public relations efforts.…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Community Colleges, Public Relations, Internet
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Bajt, Susanne K. – New Directions for Community Colleges, 2011
The current generation of new students, referred to as the Millennial Generation, brings a new set of challenges to the community college. The influx of these technologically sophisticated students, who interact through the social phenomenon of Web 2.0 technology, bring expectations that may reshape institutions of higher learning. This chapter…
Descriptors: Educational Strategies, Educational Needs, Community Colleges, Internet
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Diaz, Veronica – New Directions for Community Colleges, 2010
As online learning continues to grow, so do the free or nearly free Web 2.0 and emerging online learning technologies available to faculty and students. This chapter explores the implementation process and corresponding considerations of adapting such tools for teaching and learning. Issues addressed include copyright, intellectual property,…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Intellectual Property, Online Courses, Educational Technology
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Duggan, Molly H. – Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 2010
With the popularity of home schooling strengthening at the secondary level, the prevalence of home schoolers now attempting to enter higher education is escalating. Community colleges, however, may be inadvertently closing our doors to home-schooled applicants. This content analysis study uses the Home School Legal Defense Association's…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Home Schooling, Barriers, College Admission
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Meyer, Katrina A.; Wilson, Jeffery L. – Planning for Higher Education, 2010
The research presented in this article demonstrates how to investigate the competitive position of an institution's academic programs or services through an analysis of the Web sites of other higher education institutions. By using information from research/doctoral, master's, baccalaureate, and community colleges across 40 states, this study…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Internet, Web Sites, Colleges
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Powers, Anne – Community & Junior College Libraries, 2010
A survey of community college librarians in California reveals that the nature of reference service required of them, limitations on budget, staffing, technical support, resources, decision-making ability, and professional development opportunities, affect their professional attitudes. Librarians see reference service as primarily a teaching role.…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Reference Services, Librarians, Anxiety