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Merrill, Henry S., Ed. – IAP - Information Age Publishing, Inc., 2018
The purpose of this book is to assist post-traditional students to achieve success in the Occupational, Workforce, and Leadership Studies (OWLS) Department and develop their individualized pathway to earn the interdisciplinary Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences (BAAS) degree at Texas State University. Applied baccalaureate degrees incorporate…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Nontraditional Students, Bachelors Degrees, Interdisciplinary Approach
Hernandez, Rocio Duran – ProQuest LLC, 2013
This study applies Baxter Magolda's theory of self-authorship (2001) from the literature of student development theory to examine the experiences of undergraduate adult learners. The purpose of this study was to explore the experiences of undergraduate adult learners enrolled in an adult degree program and whether their experiences were influenced…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Adult Learning, Student Experience, Student Development
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Cockley, Suzanne – New Directions for Higher Education, 2012
Eastern Mennonite University's adult program uses a hybrid governance structure. Functions separated from the traditional program include marketing, admissions, and student advising. Functions that remain connected to the traditional program include the registrar, financial aid, and student business accounts.
Descriptors: Governance, Adult Programs, Adult Students, Program Descriptions
Giles, Pamela – ProQuest LLC, 2010
Leaders in Christian higher education are often unaware of how adult degree completion programs (ADCPs) impact a school's organizational behavior, and no research has examined employees' perceptions of its impact. This nonexperimental, descriptive study examined differences in employees' perceptions of the impact on organizational climate of the…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Christianity, Adult Students, Special Degree Programs
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Simpson, Edward G., Jr. – New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education, 2004
Understanding the fundamental tenets and structure of the accreditation process can assist institutions in the design of high-quality degree programs while affording adult students a reasonable level of consumer protection.
Descriptors: Accreditation (Institutions), Adult Education, Special Degree Programs, Distance Education
Hawaii Univ., Honolulu. Office of Institutional Research and Analysis. – 2003
This document presents the data on degrees and certificates earned at the University of Hawaii Community Colleges during fiscal year 2001-02. The data presented are for the following community colleges: (1) Windward; (2) Hawaii; (3) Honolulu; (4) Kapi'olani; (5) Kaua'i; (6) Leeward; and (7) Maui. The data are presented in the format of tables and…
Descriptors: Associate Degrees, Community Colleges, Credentials, Degrees (Academic)
Myers-Lipton, Scott J. – Metropolitan Universities: An International Forum, 2003
Explores a service-learning program at a university attempting to develop a service-learning minor. This article examines the effect of the program on students and the university community. The qualitative data were gathered from 25 students over a period from December 2001 to December 2002. The results demonstrate that students in a comprehensive…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Program Evaluation, Service Learning, Special Degree Programs
Townsend, Barbara K. – 2002
This paper traces the development of the Ed.D., explores the purposes the degree serves, and assesses its value. The creation of the degree stemmed largely from the reluctance of faculty in Arts and Sciences to offer the Ph.D. in professional schools. The one thing most Ed.D. programs have in common is that it is supposed to be an applied or…
Descriptors: Doctoral Degrees, Higher Education, Professional Education, Special Degree Programs
Cantor, Jeffrey A. – Leadership Abstracts, 2002
This article states that constant changing workplace technology requirements have placed a burden on the employees to remain competent. This problem can be alleviated by community colleges that offer credentials in different occupations. Community colleges can aid in the creation of new jobs by providing students with the skills that are highly…
Descriptors: Certification, Community Colleges, Educational Certificates, Mandatory Continuing Education
Howard, Barbara C; Morneau, Keith A. – 2002
This report describes an innovative network security program initiated by Northern Virginia Community College and funded with a grant from the Northern Virginia Regional Partnership. The program educates and trains students in the instillation, configuration, and troubleshooting of the hardware and software infrastructure of information security.…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Information Technology, Program Evaluation, Program Implementation
Association of Theological Schools in the United States and Canada, Pittsburgh, PA. – 2002
This volume of the Bulletin provides detailed information about the Association of Theological Schools (ATS) in the United States and Canada. The ATS Constitution is presented and its dues structure is outlined. A second section discusses procedures related to membership and accreditation. Standards of accreditation are described in a third…
Descriptors: Accreditation (Institutions), Accrediting Agencies, Colleges, Educational Policy
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Education & Training, 2002
Explores BT's partnership with the Communication Workers' Union and London University's Queen Mary and Westfield College and examines its significance for the development of a degree level programme of workplace learning. Describes the programme's philosophy, aims, funding and effectiveness. Incorporates interviews with BT managers, trade union…
Descriptors: Unions, Vocational Education, Partnerships in Education, Special Degree Programs
Levin, John S. – 2002
This paper focuses on the discussion of community colleges as baccalaureate-degree granting institutions. The discussion is based on research projects undertaken in both the U.S. and Canada that investigate the institutionalization of degree programs at community colleges. Colleges in British Columbia and Alberta are baccalaureate as well as…
Descriptors: Academic Education, Academic Standards, Bachelors Degrees, College Programs
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American Annals of the Deaf, 2002
This article lists community college, college, and university programs for training sign language interpreters. Alphabetized by state, contact information is provided for each program, along with the head of the department and the degrees offered. (CR)
Descriptors: Certification, Colleges, Community Colleges, Deafness
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Schuch-Miller, Diane M. – 2002
The candidates enrolled in one of three degree programs offered through the Greenfield Coalition (GC) have a unique learning situation where classroom exercises link with their job experience. Situated at the Focus: HOPE Center for Advanced Technologies, candidates work in a real manufacturing production environment by day and attend courses by…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Distance Education, Employment Experience, Engineering
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