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Jenkins, Davis; Lahr, Hana; Fink, John – Community College Research Center, Teachers College, Columbia University, 2017
Across the United States, a growing number of colleges are redesigning their programs and student support services according to the "guided pathways" model. Central to this approach are efforts to clarify pathways to program completion, career advancement, and further education. Equally essential are efforts to help students explore…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Change Strategies, Design, Planning
Russell, Tammy L. – ProQuest LLC, 2016
Many student affairs departments struggle to contribute to an institution's evidence base of student learning. In part, this results from student affairs personnel not having adequate training in how to assess learning outside the classroom. This is a particular challenge for small community colleges, in which individual units (e.g., admissions or…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Student Personnel Services, Student Personnel Workers, Outcome Based Education
Hilliard, Tom – Jobs for the Future, 2012
As the student success movement has come of age at America's community colleges, much effort has gone into state-level reforms coupled with college-level efforts, on the theory that relying on individual institutions alone to bring change at scale across states and the nation will take too long and cost too much. But if centralized authority is…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Community Colleges, Educational Change, College Administration
Achieving the Dream, 2018
College Promise programs--initiatives designed to guarantee tuition and fees for eligible students--have swept across the country, unlocking the opportunity of higher education for students in more than 200 communities across 44 states, including 16 statewide programs that have passed through legislation or executive orders. These forward-thinking…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Two Year College Students, College Programs, Access to Education
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LoPresto, Michael C. – Journal of College Science Teaching, 2013
An investigation of the possibility of life in the universe, or astrobiology, is an ideal topic for an interdisciplinary seminar course. Answering the topic's inherent questions--whether life exists elsewhere in the universe and, if it does indeed exist, whether we on Earth could contact such life--requires an interdisciplinary approach and…
Descriptors: Interdisciplinary Approach, Student Surveys, Student Attitudes, Participant Satisfaction
Centko, John David – ProQuest LLC, 2017
The purpose of this study was to organize the identified risks into one of the five classifications in order to establish a taxonomy created by peers and to measure the variances in the level of risk at two-year colleges. A universal problem for colleges and universities is the difficulty of finding peer groups that have and are willing to share…
Descriptors: Risk Management, Two Year Colleges, College Administration, Taxonomy
Santiago, Deborah A. – Excelencia in Education (NJ1), 2012
The population growth, labor force participation, and educational attainment of Latinos in the U.S. influence the composition of the current and future U.S. society, economy, and workforce. In 2012, the Latino population in the United States is the youngest and fastest growing ethnic group, with the highest level of labor force participation…
Descriptors: Hispanic Americans, Health Occupations, Population Growth, Labor Force
Endel, Barbara; Anderson, Nate – Jobs for the Future, 2011
A college credential is essential for individuals seeking to earn family-supporting wages. However, over 90 million Americans face considerable barriers in obtaining the basic academic skills necessary to enroll in college-level courses. Research, combined with the challenges experienced daily by those in the workforce development field, has led…
Descriptors: Credentials, Community Colleges, Measures (Individuals), Program Effectiveness
Midwestern Higher Education Compact, 2014
This report portrays various performance indicators that are intended to facilitate an assessment of the postsecondary education system in Michigan. Descriptive statistics are presented for Michigan and five other comparison states as well as the nation. Comparison states were selected according to the degree of similarity of population…
Descriptors: Postsecondary Education, Educational Indicators, School Effectiveness, Enrollment
Midwestern Higher Education Compact, 2014
This report portrays various performance indicators that are intended to facilitate an assessment of the postsecondary education system in Ohio. Descriptive statistics are presented for Ohio and five other comparison states as well as the nation. Comparison states were selected according to the degree of similarity of population characteristics,…
Descriptors: Postsecondary Education, Educational Indicators, Enrollment, Graduation Rate
Midwestern Higher Education Compact, 2014
This report portrays various performance indicators that are intended to facilitate an assessment of the postsecondary education system in Indiana. Descriptive statistics are presented for Indiana and five other comparison states as well as the nation. Comparison states were selected according to the degree of similarity of population…
Descriptors: Postsecondary Education, Educational Indicators, Enrollment, Graduation Rate
Midwestern Higher Education Compact, 2014
This report portrays various performance indicators that are intended to facilitate an assessment of the postsecondary education system in Missouri. Descriptive statistics are presented for Missouri and five other comparison states as well as the nation. Comparison states were selected according to the degree of similarity of population…
Descriptors: Postsecondary Education, Educational Indicators, Enrollment, Graduation Rate
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Dietz-Uhler, Beth; Hurn, Janet E. – Journal of Interactive Online Learning, 2013
Learning analytics is receiving increased attention, in part because it offers to assist educational institutions in increasing student retention, improving student success, and easing the burden of accountability. Although these large-scale issues are worthy of consideration, faculty might also be interested in how they can use learning analytics…
Descriptors: Technology Uses in Education, College Students, Academic Achievement, Prediction
Center for Community College Student Engagement, 2014
Part-time faculty teach approximately 58% of U.S. community college classes and thus manage learning experiences for more than half (53%) of students enrolled in community colleges (JBL Associates, 2008). Often referred to as "contingent faculty," their work is conditional; the college typically has no obligation to them beyond the…
Descriptors: Part Time Faculty, Adjunct Faculty, Community Colleges, Focus Groups
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Mesa, Vilma – Adults Learning Mathematics, 2010
This paper presents results of a qualitative study describing classroom participation in pre-college mathematics classes taught by seven successful community college faculty members. The analysis reveals high levels of student participation coupled with low complexity, which can result in detrimental opportunities for students to learn…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Mathematics Instruction, College Faculty, Community Colleges
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