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Illinois Community College Board, 2018
This document outlines the administrative rules of the Illinois Community College Board (ICCB), delineating the following areas: (1) ICCB Administration, including definitions, regulations of advisory groups and opinions, manuals, the role of the executive director, appearance at ICCB meetings, appeal procedure, administration of detachments and…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Enrollment, Governing Boards, Governance
Illinois Community College Board, 2018
This document is a companion to a similar report dated May 2018. It outlines the administrative rules of the Illinois Community College Board (ICCB), as of October 2018 delineating the following: (1) ICCB Administration, including definitions, regulations of advisory groups and opinions, manuals, the role of the executive director, appearance at…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Enrollment, Governing Boards, Governance
Klingaman, Steve – Stylus Publishing, LLC, 2012
"Fundraising Strategies for Community Colleges" is a hands-on, step-by-step guide to building a million-dollar-a-year development office. Community colleges educate nearly half the undergraduates in America yet receive as little as two percent of all gifts to higher education. Private philanthropy is now essential to the mission of community…
Descriptors: Fund Raising, Community Colleges, Quality Control, Private Financial Support
Kobes, Deborah; Girardi, Amy – Jobs For the Future, 2016
Work-based courses are an innovative way to bring college to the production line by using the job as a learning lab. This toolkit provides guidance to community college administrators and faculty who are interested in bringing a work-based course model to their college. It contains video content and teaching tips that introduce the six steps of…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Workplace Learning, Courses, Partnerships in Education
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Chan, Matthew – College and University, 2017
This study provides an overview and a snapshot of new student orientation (NSO) and new student e-orientation (NSEO) programs, with a focus on the content and feature analysis of the NSEOs. It offers an overview of currently available NSO programs of 100 randomly selected community colleges from a master list of nearly 900 community colleges in…
Descriptors: School Orientation, Community Colleges, Two Year College Students, Outcomes of Education
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Bista, Krishna, Ed. – IGI Global, 2018
Today, millions of students cross geographic, cultural, and educational borders for their higher education. Trends of international student mobility are significant to universities, educators, business leaders, and governments to increase revenue and campus diversity in the global marketplace. As such, it is vital to examine recent trends in…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Student Mobility, Foreign Countries, Trend Analysis
Horn, Laura; Radwin, David – College Board Advocacy & Policy Center, 2012
Essential to tracking student success at community colleges is the availability of solid data and commonly defined metrics that go beyond measuring the traditional (and limited) enrollment and graduation rates that these colleges report to the federal government. In particular, what is needed are metrics that illuminate what happens to students…
Descriptors: Two Year College Students, Community Colleges, Enrollment, Remedial Instruction
Elsner, Paul A., Ed.; Boggs, George R., Ed.; Irwin, Judith T., Ed. – Community College Press (NJ3), 2008
In a global society and economy, education and training is essential to a nation's competitiveness and to the standard of living of its people. The need to open the doors of higher or further education beyond the relatively limited enrollments in elite and selective universities has spawned a movement to develop or expand institutions that are…
Descriptors: Technical Institutes, Living Standards, Global Approach, Foreign Countries
Grubb, W. Norton – Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2013
Nearly two-thirds of students require some form of remediation before taking college-level classes, and community colleges have become increasingly important in providing this education. Unfortunately, relatively few students complete the developmental courses required to make a transition to college-level work. Based on a three-year study of over…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Two Year College Students, Basic Skills, Remedial Programs
Grover, Stuart R. – Community College Press (NJ3), 2009
This book offers a comprehensive and detailed look at private fundraising in community colleges. In the foreward, Karen A. Stout, President, Montgomery County Community College, describes it as a "must-read" for aspiring and new community college presidents, academic leaders searching for ways to bring in new dollars to support new programs, and…
Descriptors: Fund Raising, Community Colleges, Private Financial Support, Ethics
Jaggars, Shanna Smith; Edgecombe, Nikki; Stacey, Georgia West – Community College Research Center, Columbia University, 2013
Online courses present a number of challenges particular to their format. Besides basic technological proficiency, online courses require students to possess an array of well-developed non-academic skills; students must be able to manage time, stay organized, and recognize when and how to ask for help. Online courses also require instructors to be…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Community Colleges, Two Year College Students, Student Attitudes
Comeaux, Patricia, Ed. – Jossey-Bass, An Imprint of Wiley, 2004
Students in traditional as well as online classrooms need more than grades from their instructors--they also need meaningful feedback to help bridge their academic knowledge and skills with their daily lives. With the increasing number of online learning classrooms, the question of how to consistently assess online learning has become increasingly…
Descriptors: Critical Thinking, Writing Skills, Learning Modules, Course Evaluation
Maki, Peggy L., Ed. – Stylus Publishing, LLC, 2010
"Assessment on college campuses has a sordid history, and it is fairly simple to find someone with a traumatic tale to tell. It is wise to respect that that reputation is deserved." "How do you modify the inner workings and culture of a massive institution with minimal resources and even less authority (other than GE course…
Descriptors: Evidence, Research Universities, Subcultures, College Outcomes Assessment
Jaggars, Shanna Smith; Edgecombe, Nikki; Stacey, Georgia West – Community College Research Center, Columbia University, 2013
Student outcomes in online courses trail considerably behind those in face-to-face courses. In order to gain insight into why this might be, the Community College Research Center (CCRC) undertook a series of studies that examined 23 high-demand, entry-level online courses at two community colleges in one state. CCRC researchers observed the online…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Community Colleges, College Faculty, Teacher Student Relationship
Rookstool, Judy – American Association of Community Colleges (NJ3), 2007
The issue of civility has become a major topic of discussion on college campuses throughout the country, attracting media attention nationwide. In this illuminating book, civility scholar Judy Rookstool tackles the issue for the community college audience, bringing both her research and classroom experience to bear. She offers a definition of…
Descriptors: Campuses, Integrity, College Students, Educational Environment
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