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Brewer, Charles Mark – ProQuest LLC, 2016
Research shows that faculty, staff, and administrators at institutions of higher learning have a fundamental responsibility to create a safe and effective learning environment for returning military combat veterans. Studies of student veterans have shown that combat veterans have both unique strengths and barriers that must be taken into account…
Descriptors: Interviews, Academic Achievement, Veterans, Military Service
Parr, Eric Shannon – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Facility managers have the challenge of adhering to community college policies and procedures while fulfilling requirements of administration, students, and teachers concerning specific needs of classroom aesthetics. The role of facility manager and how specific entities affect perceptions of the design and implementation of classroom aesthetics…
Descriptors: Facilities Management, Administrators, Qualitative Research, Administrator Attitudes
Aspen Institute, 2013
Never before has the link between a college education and postgraduate job prospects been more important. College graduates are employed more often and, on average, earn significantly more than those without college degrees. During recent years, as students have moved into a challenging job market, a college education has remained the most…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Labor Market, Information Utilization, Guidelines
Williamson, Myrna Milwee – ProQuest LLC, 2011
Incivility is currently a topic of concern in nursing and higher education. There is a serious and growing concern on college campuses across the United States as many forms of incivility are occurring, ranging from offensive language and rude behavior to hostility and violent behavior. The problem this study addresses is the need for specific…
Descriptors: Nursing Education, Violence, Nurses, Associate Degrees
Richardson, Joseph Carl – ProQuest LLC, 2013
The purpose of this case study is to provide a description of the characteristics of an academia-industry partnership that works together with industry to meet the education and training needs in a Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) field. After the launch of Sputnik in 1957, U.S. pursued efforts to compete in STEM fields on…
Descriptors: STEM Education, School Business Relationship, Partnerships in Education, Educational Needs
Alberta Advanced Education and Technology, 2012
The graduate of the Automotive Service Technician apprenticeship program is a certified journeyperson who will be able to: (1) repair, maintain and overhaul or modify a motor vehicle; (2) comprehend work orders, technical bulletins and estimates, and relate the information to the job at hand; (3) interpret warranty policy in terms of service…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Paraprofessional Personnel, Apprenticeships, Motor Vehicles
Williams, Deborah Jean – ProQuest LLC, 2013
The faculty landscape has changed in higher education, particularly with community colleges. It is only through research that we can compare full-time and adjunct community college faculty satisfaction with campus climate. The purpose of this study was to explore the differences between full-time and adjunct community college faculty regarding…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Adjunct Faculty, College Faculty, Job Satisfaction
Alberta Enterprise and Advanced Education, 2012
The graduate of the Motorcycle Mechanic apprenticeship program is a certified journeyperson who will be able to: (1) repair and maintain motorcycles and ATVs which are powered with internal combustion engines; (2) comprehend work orders, technical bulletins and estimates, and relate the information to the job at hand; (3) interpret warranty policy…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Auto Mechanics, Apprenticeships, Motor Vehicles
Garrison, Debra Linley – ProQuest LLC, 2010
This study provides an in-depth analysis of the Community-Based Job Training Grants awarded by the U.S. Department of Labor from 2005 to 2008. The primary research question is designed to identify the most important factors in meeting grant-training outcomes; however, numerous secondary questions were addressed to provide the reader with in-depth…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Job Training, Classification, Grants
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Horn, Laura; Nevill, Stephanie; Griffith, James – National Center for Education Statistics, 2006
This report is the fifth in a series of reports that provide a statistical snapshot of the undergraduate population. The reports accompany the newly released data from the National Postsecondary Student Aid Study (NPSAS), and each one includes a focused analysis on a particular topic. This report focuses on community college students, who…
Descriptors: Student Financial Aid, Enrollment Trends, Undergraduate Students, Low Income
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Shor, Ira – Teaching English in the Two-Year College, 2005
Two-year campuses are known for students who contend with extraordinary obstacles to get degrees and for teachers who make the efforts required to get the job done. The author contends that, because dedicated teachers and striving students deserve more than college, government, and corporate policy allow them, instructors need to raise the profile…
Descriptors: Social Class, Teaching Methods, Two Year College Students, Two Year Colleges
Bragg, D.; Harmon, T.; Kirby, C.; Kim, S. – Office of Community College Research and Leadership, 2010
An increasing number of jobs in today's workforce require postsecondary education, yet large numbers of workers lack the essential skills and credentials to fill these jobs. The result is that many workers remain underemployed, reaching a ceiling early in their working careers. In 2007, the Joyce Foundation launched the Shifting Gears initiative…
Descriptors: Models, Outcomes of Education, Demonstration Programs, Policy Formation
Carter, Karen Glass – ProQuest LLC, 2009
The intent of this dissertation was to determine if enrollment into a career and technical education dual enrollment program encouraged students to continue their education into postsecondary education and if workplace readiness skills were increased. This study completed a factorial analysis of student demographic and factorial data as associated…
Descriptors: Student Surveys, Motivation, Dual Enrollment, Vocational Education
Bragg, Debra D.; Bremer, Christine D.; Castellano, Marisa; Kirby, Catherine; Mavis, Ann; Schaad, Donna; Sunderman, Judith – Office of Community College Research and Leadership, 2007
Little is known about educational programs referred to as "career pathway programs" that attempt to integrate adult literacy, adult basic education (ABE), General Equivalency Diploma (GED) instruction, English language literacy (ELL), and pre-collegiate developmental education with postsecondary career and technical education (CTE)…
Descriptors: Career Development, Adult Literacy, Adult Basic Education, High School Equivalency Programs
Anderson, Lori; Brooks, Anthony; Miller, Shirley; Newell, Jim; Prince, Beverly; Smith, Jacqueline; Smith, Lynn; Ware, Chris – Research and Curriculum Unit, 2009
As the world economy continues to evolve, businesses and industries must adopt new practices and processes in order to survive. Quality and cost control, work teams and participatory management, and an infusion of technology are transforming the way people work and do business. Employees are now expected to read, write, and communicate…
Descriptors: Therapy, Medical Services, Patient Education, Allied Health Occupations
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