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Armstrong, Vondra O.; Tudor, Thomas R.; Hughes, Gail D. – American Journal of Distance Education, 2021
Research on the community college student is lacking a full understanding on all the variables that may impact online course success. Researchers in this study examined the effects of student demographics, academic motivation, learning style, and locus of control on retention rates in community college online courses. A descriptive discriminant…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Two Year College Students, Student Characteristics, Student Motivation
Rassen, Elisa; White, Michelle; Newell, Mallory; Rodriguez-Kiino, Diane – RP Group, 2021
With the recent implementation of Assembly Bill (AB) 705, assessment and placement practices for math and English have taken center stage in many California Community Colleges. However, it is just as important to develop an understanding of how best to assess and place English language learner (ELL) students as well. In February 2019, the Research…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Two Year College Students, Student Evaluation, Evaluation Methods
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Pracana, Clara, Ed.; Wang, Michael, Ed. – Online Submission, 2019
This book contains a compilation of papers presented at the International Psychological Applications Conference and Trends (InPACT) 2019, organized by the World Institute for Advanced Research and Science (W.I.A.R.S.). Modern psychology offers a large range of scientific fields where it can be applied. The goal of understanding individuals and…
Descriptors: Educational Psychology, Clinical Psychology, Social Psychology, Cognitive Psychology
Doll, Cheryl – ProQuest LLC, 2019
Adjunct faculty are an increasingly important employee group in higher education, especially at community colleges. Community colleges rely on these faculty to teach more than 75% of the courses offered each semester. Contrary to their necessity in community colleges is their treatment at those institutions, often being referred to as…
Descriptors: Job Satisfaction, Questionnaires, Organizational Culture, Adjunct Faculty
Carter, Miriam J. – ProQuest LLC, 2019
The purpose of this quantitative study was to use the theory of transformational leadership as measured by the Multifactor Leadership Questionnaire (MLQ) to investigate the differences in the leadership behaviors of Indian Center for Research and Development of Community Education (ICRDCE) affiliated community college CEOs based on their gender…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Leadership, Administrator Behavior, Community Colleges
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Orchowski, Lindsay M.; Gobin, Robyn L.; Zlotnick, Caron – American Journal of Sexuality Education, 2018
Research is needed to understand intersecting health risks among community college students. Applying a syndemic framework, the present research explored childhood sexual victimization, adolescent sexual victimization, intimate partner violence (IPV), marijuana use, alcohol consumption, and symptoms of depression and post-traumatic stress disorder…
Descriptors: Correlation, Victims, Sexuality, Contraception
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Chen, Zhi-Hong; Chou, Chih-Yueh; Tseng, Shu-Fen; Su, Ying-Chu – Educational Technology & Society, 2018
Although feedback from interface agents has recently attracted increasing research attention, most studies emphasize the cognitive influences. Thus, the effect of each feedback type on student perception remains unclear. This study focuses on three types of feedback from interface agents to clarify student perception of single feedback and…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Student Attitudes, Two Year College Students, Psychological Patterns
Hart, Jennifer – ProQuest LLC, 2018
There is a lack of empirical research on the motivational regulation and reactions of higher education students enrolled in blended courses. Studies that target this focus with nontraditional adult learners enrolled in the community college are even more difficult to locate. In this mixed-methods exploratory case study, I explored in what ways…
Descriptors: Nontraditional Students, Two Year College Students, Student Motivation, Blended Learning
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Scull, Tracy Marie; Kupersmidt, Janis Beth; Malik, Christina Valerie; Keefe, Elyse Mallory – Journal of American College Health, 2018
Objective: To determine the feasibility of a mobile health (mHealth), media literacy education program, "Media Aware", for improving sexual health outcomes in older adolescent community college students. Participants: 184 community college students (ages 18-19) participated in the study from April-December 2015. Methods: Eight community…
Descriptors: Media Literacy, Health Promotion, Literacy Education, Sexuality
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Gochhayat, Jyotiranjan; Giri, Vijai N.; Suar, Damodar – International Journal of Leadership in Education, 2017
This study provides a new conceptualization of educational leadership with a multilevel and integrative approach. It examines the impact of multilevel leadership (MLL) on the effectiveness of technical educational institutes through the mediating effects of organizational communication, bases of power and organizational culture. Data were…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Technical Institutes, Leadership, Organizational Effectiveness
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Soltani, Parisa; Gutierrez Keeton, Rebecca; Hoffman, John L. – Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 2017
The purpose of this mixed methods study was to investigate the relationship between participation in Extended Opportunity Programs and Services (EOPS) at California Valley College (CVC) (one of the 113 California Community Colleges in California) and several measures of student learning. An embedded survey design was developed using William…
Descriptors: Student Participation, Community Colleges, Student Surveys, Questionnaires
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Assalone, Amanda E.; Fann, Amy – Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 2017
Contrary to the model minority myth that portrays Asian Americans as academic all-stars overrepresented in elite 4-year institutions, nearly half of all Asian American college students do, in fact, attend community colleges, and many experience myriad challenges. This exploratory study utilized a qualitative analysis and investigated how model…
Descriptors: Stereotypes, Asian American Students, Minority Group Students, Community Colleges
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McRaven, Nan; Somers, Patricia – Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 2017
Using definitions of the American Council on Education (2012) and Knight (2015) as guides, this article explores the internationalization of one urban community college. Twelve interviews--the president, board, and administrators--were held. While all acknowledged that the college had made progress toward the goal of internationalization, they…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Global Approach, Administrator Attitudes, Program Effectiveness
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Acar, Derya; Colak, Tuncay; Colak, Serap; Gungor, Tugba; Yener, Deniz M.; Aksu, Elif; Guzelordu, Dilsat; Sivri, Ismail; Colak, Enis; Ors, Abdullah – Journal of Education and Learning, 2017
Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation (PTR) undergraduate degree departments and Vocational School of Health Services (VSHS) associate degree departments train healthcare professionals, which is important for both continuance of human health and treatment of various illnesses. Anatomic structures underlie the illnesses that these departments treat…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Self Efficacy, Undergraduate Students, Anatomy
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Heller, Monica L.; Cassady, Jerrell C. – Journal of The First-Year Experience & Students in Transition, 2017
The current study explored the impact of internal and external barriers (e.g., academic anxiety, employment) that place subgroups of college students at risk for academic failure in the first year. The mitigating potential of academic resource management strategies (e.g., time-study environment) was also examined. In a sample of 885 first-semester…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Two Year College Students, College Freshmen, Barriers
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