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Miller, Lawrence R., Jr. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
The benefits of involvement in work-integrated learning programs, also known as cooperative education have been touted since inception in 1899. Unfortunately, little research has been published related to the factors that impact enrollment within these programs. The purpose of this study was to examine the factors that have influenced the…
Descriptors: Enrollment, Cooperative Education, Community Colleges, Measures (Individuals)
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Torres, Sonia Maldonado – Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 2014
The purpose of this study was to explore the relationship between Latino Students' learning styles and their academic performance. Students' academic performance was measured using their overall grade point average (GPA). A group of 229 Latino students who were enrolled at an urban community college in New York City participated in the study. Two…
Descriptors: Learning Strategies, Cognitive Style, Academic Achievement, Hispanic American Students
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Maldonado-Torres, Sonia E. – Journal of Hispanic Higher Education, 2011
The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between Dominican and Puerto Rican students' learning style. Findings of the study demonstrated differences between the learning preferences of Dominican and Puerto Rican students in the elements of Motivation (t = 2.846, p = 0.005), Several Ways of Learning (t = 2.351, p = 0.020), and…
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, Hispanic American Students, Two Year College Students, Community Colleges
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Maldonado Torres, Sonia Enid – Journal of Latinos and Education, 2016
The purpose of this study was to explore the relationships between Latino students' learning styles and their language spoken at home. Results of the study indicated that students who spoke Spanish at home had higher means in the Active Experimentation modality of learning (M = 31.38, SD = 5.70) than students who spoke English (M = 28.08,…
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, Hispanic American Students, Correlation, Preferences
Joseph, Soosannamma – ProQuest LLC, 2017
A major challenge in the nursing education system is to assist nursing students to be successful in the program and on the National Council of Licensing Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN). Nursing schools have a critical responsibility for contributing to the nation's need for more qualified nurses in order to reduce the impact of the…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Associate Degrees, Nursing Education, Nursing Students
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Engel, A. M. – Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 2015
The first year accounting college course is considered a gatekeeper course. If a student fails this course, it could affect their entire degree program (Duchac & Amoruso, 2012). In addition, it might preclude them from employment opportunities in the accounting profession (Pratt, 2013; Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor,…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Cognitive Style, Learning Strategies, Accounting
Peters, Kathleen – ProQuest LLC, 2012
Learning styles have been an area of interest in educational psychology for many decades. However, community college students have been overlooked in learning styles research. To enhance teacher efficacy and student success, it is important to continue to evaluate the relationship between learning styles and academic achievement. The purpose of…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Two Year College Students, Cognitive Style, Academic Achievement