ERIC Number: EJ1113052
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016
Abstractor: As Provided
A Discussion on Community Colleges and Global Counterparts Completion Policies
Raby, Rosalind Latiner; Friedel, Janice Nahra; Valeau, Edward J.
Community College Journal of Research and Practice, v40 n11 p961-964 2016
This article is a comparative study of community colleges and global counterparts at 41 institutions in 25 countries. Policies from each country link completion of a college program to career entry and to advancement opportunities. National and institutional policies are being defined, benchmark data is being collected on goals in the process, and specific programs are being offered to increase the likelihood that students finish their educational programs. This article examined the emerging trajectories as defined by those who work in these institutions; and in so doing, it provided a discussion of completion in an international context.
Descriptors: Community Colleges, School Policy, Educational Policy, Graduation, Comparative Analysis, Foreign Countries, Benchmarking, Two Year College Students, Online Surveys, College Programs
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Two Year Colleges; Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Australia; Canada; China; Denmark; Israel; Jamaica; Latvia; Lithuania; New Zealand; Trinidad and Tobago; Turkey; United Kingdom (England); United States