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Alberta Advanced Education and Technology, 2008
The graduate of the Steamfitter-Pipefitter apprenticeship program is a certified journeyperson who will be able to: (1) install and maintain high pressure and low-pressure steam and hot liquid systems, including various process and industrial systems; (2) fabricate, join and install any pipe system used for various purposes in buildings, using any…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Service Occupations, Plumbing, Course Descriptions
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Montclair, Louis – Tribal College Journal of American Indian Higher Education, 2007
The article focuses on the Daya Tibi Community Wellness Center of Fort Peck Community College in Poplar, Montana. The idea for the center came from the college's President Haven Gourneau. The center contains a tanning bed, sauna, and state of the art exercise equipment and can be used by students, tribal elders, diabetics and people with high…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Police, Hypertension, Wellness
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Latz, Amanda O. – Journal of College Student Retention: Research, Theory & Practice, 2015
Because it has been noted that a more educated workforce is necessary to meet the demands of the future workplace, community colleges have experienced significant pressures to generate more graduates. High instances of attrition and low rates of credential obtainment among students, however, have historically been tenuous issues for community…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, College Students, Academic Persistence, School Holding Power
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Pratt, Timothy – Education Next, 2017
Community colleges, with their commitment to open access, admit millions of students each year who are unprepared for college-level work, even though they have earned a high-school diploma. For decades the schools had a built-in base of students attracted to their open doors and relative affordability. But enrollment at public two-year college has…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Access to Education, Disadvantaged, Funding Formulas
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Bowman, Linda S. – Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning, 2017
Having come into community colleges as an adjunct instructor 25 years ago, Linda Bowman notes that much has changed since then. Demographics are shifting, high school enrollments are declining, state budgets are tightening, and community colleges are grappling with greater competition from public and private/nonprofit, as well as from for-profit…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, College Presidents, College Administration, Administrative Principles
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Jones, Stephanie J.; Johnson, Bradley – Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 2014
This study surveyed executive administrators of community colleges that had experienced a presidential transition between 2006 and 2009. Its purpose was to determine their perceptions of career risk associated with the community college position of president. The study compared the perceptional changes to a prior study on the same subject by…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, College Presidents, Career Choice, Risk
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Kosiewicz, Holly; Ngo, Federick; Fong, Kristen – Community College Review, 2016
Objective: Changing how community colleges deliver developmental education has become a key policy lever to increase student achievement. Alternative development education models reduce the amount of time a student spends in remediation, provide students with supplemental instruction and support, and contextualize content to align with student…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Developmental Studies Programs, Mathematics Instruction, Content Analysis
Coca, Vanessa – Research Alliance for New York City Schools, 2014
Over the past 15 years, in New York City and across the country, expectations for high schools--and high school students--have changed dramatically. Increasingly, high schools are being asked not only to reduce dropout rates and boost graduation rates, but also to impart knowledge, skills, and experiences that will prepare students to succeed in…
Descriptors: Urban Schools, Enrollment Trends, Postsecondary Education, Higher Education
Coca, Vanessa – Research Alliance for New York City Schools, 2014
Over the past 15 years, in New York City and across the country, expectations for high schools--and high school students--have changed dramatically. Increasingly, high schools are being asked not only to reduce dropout rates and boost graduation rates, but also to impart knowledge, skills, and experiences that will prepare students to succeed in…
Descriptors: Urban Schools, Enrollment Trends, Postsecondary Education, Higher Education
Saw, Guan – ProQuest LLC, 2016
This dissertation consists of three chapters that examine the effects of school and students improvement interventions. The first chapter investigates whether, for whom, and under which conditions high school mathematics and science course graduation requirements (CGRs) affect student achievement and educational attainment. Drawing on data from…
Descriptors: Educational Improvement, Student Improvement, Intervention, Program Effectiveness
Doty, Laura S. – ProQuest LLC, 2017
During the 1960s, a community college movement spread across the United States providing for the expansion of education beyond high school to local communities. Ohio took part in this movement under the vision of Governor James A. Rhodes who wanted community colleges established to provide technical training and retraining to meet the needs of the…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Enrollment Management, Surveys, Statistical Analysis
Utash, Sheree – ProQuest LLC, 2017
The American spirit and dream is clearly alive and thriving in our community colleges. To maintain a vital economy, college leaders are being asked to act quickly, effectively, and decisively in order to respond to the forces in society that are reshaping the world and the immediacy with which workers will require retraining or updating of job…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Entrepreneurship, Qualitative Research, Phenomenology
Valora, Jenniffer – ProQuest LLC, 2017
The purpose of this quantitative correlation study was to contribute empirical research findings concerning the relationship of non-cognitive coaching interventions on at-risk student persistence at a rural public community college located in northwest New Mexico. The sample population included 210 undergraduate at-risk students who an alert was…
Descriptors: Statistical Analysis, Correlation, Academic Persistence, At Risk Students
Coca, Vanessa – Research Alliance for New York City Schools, 2014
Over the past 15 years, in New York City and across the country, expectations for high schools--and high school students--have changed dramatically. Increasingly, high schools are being asked not only to reduce dropout rates and boost graduation rates, but also to impart knowledge, skills, and experiences that will prepare students to succeed in…
Descriptors: Urban Schools, Enrollment Trends, Postsecondary Education, Higher Education
Burdman, Pamela – Jobs for the Future, 2012
For years, colleges have used placement exams to determine whether to deem incoming students "college ready" or assign them to developmental education. Emerging information reveals the tests have little correlation to students' future success, casting doubt on their use even as the high stakes for students of taking remedial courses become clear.…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, High School Graduates, College Readiness, Student Placement
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