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Hoggatt, Michael J. – Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 2017
Access to education has long been seen as a fundamental element of a developed country. Specifically, the relative availability and access to education by various constituent groups has been identified as an essential metric in educational evaluation. Yet, individuals with disabilities have been identified as being underrepresented within…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Two Year College Students, School Policy, Disabilities
Chan, Pat P. W. – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2014
With the advancement of information and communication technology, collaboration and knowledge sharing through technology is facilitated which enhances the learning process and improves the learning efficiency. The purpose of this paper is to review the methods of assessment and strategy of collaboration and knowledge sharing in a computer course,…
Descriptors: Information Technology, Access to Information, Technology Uses in Education, Evaluation Methods
Browne-Ferrigno, Tricia; Muth, Rodney – Consortium for Research on Educational Accountability and Teacher Evaluation (NJ1), 2010
This paper presents assessments by students actively engaged in a recently redesigned Doctor of Education (EdD) program, delivered at a research-extensive university participating in the the Carnegie Project on the Education Doctorate (CPED), to prepare leaders for a statewide system of community and technical colleges. Because a unique feature of…
Descriptors: Educational Strategies, Learning Theories, Technical Institutes, Community Colleges
Bumbacher, Engin; Salehi, Shima; Wierzchula, Miriam; Blikstein, Paulo – International Educational Data Mining Society, 2015
Studies comparing virtual and physical manipulative environments (VME and PME) in inquiry-based science learning have mostly focused on students' learning outcomes but not on the actual processes they engage in during the learning activities. In this paper, we examined experimentation strategies in an inquiry activity and their relation to…
Descriptors: Physics, Science Instruction, College Students, Predictor Variables
Moser, Scott; Smith, Phil – Association Supporting Computer Users in Education, 2015
Most online courses are offered as "asynchronous" courses and have no real-time contact with students. The Synchronous online alternative provides normal scheduled class time and allows students to login to a virtual online classroom with the instructor. We provide an overview of two different platforms for hosting synchronous classes…
Descriptors: Educational Benefits, Online Courses, Synchronous Communication, Virtual Classrooms
Mesa, Vilma – Online Submission, 2011
This study reports findings regarding the application of a survey of achievement goal orientations to a sample of mathematics 777 students enrolled in remedial and college mathematics courses at a community college. The survey was based on the Patterns of Adaptive Learning Scales [PALS] and it included questions from the Views About Mathematics…
Descriptors: College Mathematics, Community Colleges, Goal Orientation, Learning Motivation
Jones, Stan – Complete College America, 2012
This paper presents Stan Jones' testimony before the United States House of Representatives Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training. In his testimony, he talks about a new American majority of students that is emerging on campuses, especially at community colleges. These students must delicately balance long hours at jobs they must…
Descriptors: Higher Education, College Graduates, Educational Change, Federal Legislation
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Hauk, Shandy; Matlen, Bryan; Thomas, Larry – Grantee Submission, 2017
A variety of computerized interactive learning platforms exist. Most include instructional supports in the form of problem sets. Feedback to users ranges from a single word like "Correct!" to offers of hints and partially- to fully-worked examples. Behind-the-scenes design of systems varies as well--from static dictionaries of problems…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Algebra, Web Based Instruction, Randomized Controlled Trials
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Hubbard, Aleata – Grantee Submission, 2017
The results of educational research studies are only as accurate as the data used to produce them. Drawing on experiences conducting large-scale efficacy studies of classroom-based algebra interventions for community college and middle school students, I am developing practice-based data cleaning procedures to support scholars in conducting…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Mathematics Education, Algebra, Intervention
Leonard, Jack – Online Submission, 2010
This qualitative research case study examined the supports required for 31 academically average 10th grade students to succeed on three dual enrollment college courses. Conceptually, support was a team effort, with contributions considered from administrators, faculty, parents and students. The paper documents support contributions from all four…
Descriptors: Integrated Curriculum, Qualitative Research, School Readiness, Grade 10
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Shigeta, Katsusuke; Koizumi, Mitsuyo; Sakai, Hiroyuki; Tsuji, Yasuhiro; Inaba, Rieko; Hiraoka, Naoshi – Open Praxis, 2017
Awareness about Open Educational Resources (OERs) and the purposes for offering and adopting OERs and Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) were analyzed using a detailed survey of higher education across Japan, which was conducted in 2015. A comparison with a similar study conducted in 2013 revealed that awareness of OERs has increased slightly and…
Descriptors: Resource Units, Shared Resources and Services, Large Group Instruction, Online Courses
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Hauk, Shandy; Matlen, Bryan – Grantee Submission, 2016
A variety of computerized interactive learning platforms exist. Most include instructional supports in the form of problem sets. Feedback to users ranges from a single word like "Correct!" to offers of hints and partially to fully worked examples. Behind-the-scenes design of such systems varies as well --from static dictionaries of…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, College Mathematics, Algebra, Web Based Instruction
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Carey, Thomas; Davis, Alan; Ferreras, Salvador; Porter, David – Open Praxis, 2015
This paper explores the integration of Open Educational Practices (OEP) into an institutional strategy to develop distinctive excellence in teaching, learning and scholarship. The institution in the case study is a public polytechnic university serving a metropolitan area in Canada. If emerging Open Educational Practices are to flourish at our…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Open Education, Excellence in Education, Case Studies
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Hauk, Shandy; Matlen, Bryan J. – Grantee Submission, 2017
This is an extended conference proceedings report [Long Paper] based on a shorter contributed report at the same conference. A variety of computerized learning platforms exist. In mathematics, most include sets of problems to complete. Feedback to users ranges from a single word like "Correct!" to offers of hints and partially- to…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Community Colleges, College Mathematics
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Hauk, Shandy; Salguero, Katie; Kaser, Joyce – Grantee Submission, 2016
A web-based activity and testing system (WATS) has features such as adaptive problem sets, videos, and data-driven tools for instructors to monitor and scaffold student learning. Central to WATS adoption and use are questions about the implementation process: What constitutes "good" implementation and how far from "good" is…
Descriptors: Fidelity, Program Implementation, Web Based Instruction, Testing Programs
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