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Choy, Jeanette Lyn Fung; Quek, Choon Lang – Australasian Journal of Educational Technology, 2016
With the advancement in technology, learners are spending a substantial amount of time on online learning. Guided by the community of inquiry (CoI) framework (Garrison, Anderson, & Archer, 1999), this study examined the relationships among students' perceived teaching element, social element, cognitive element, satisfaction, continuous…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Academic Achievement, Communities of Practice, Inquiry
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Long, Susan C. – Journal of Applied Research in the Community College, 2008
The initiation of new accreditation standards for the Western Association of Schools and Colleges in 2002 mandated assessing student learning as a requirement for all community colleges. This study examined a non-Californian community college recognized by experts as having successfully institutionalized student learning outcomes. Qualitative data…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Accreditation (Institutions), Outcomes of Education, Higher Education
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Hsu, Pei-Ching – Educational Research and Reviews, 2012
In Taiwan, people are getting more aware of beauty treatments and the concept of health care. This study hopes to bring all relevant concepts such as Aromatherapy, essential scented oils, medical foods, human meridians, Chinese five elements therapy, and beauty business management into the curriculum design, and seriously considered many factors…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cosmetology, Nursing Education, Vocational Education
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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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Palmer, Megan M.; Shaker, Genevieve; Hoffmann-Longtin, Krista – College Teaching, 2014
Despite the fact that online education continues to grow, the vast majority of faculty remain skeptical that online courses can yield the same student learning outcomes as traditional face-to-face courses. In an effort to determine if online graduate courses can be effective, in this study we explore the extent to which qualities commonly found in…
Descriptors: Blended Learning, Electronic Learning, Graduate Study, Seminars
Community College Survey of Student Engagement, 2008
This paper presents the findings of the 2008 Community College Survey of Student Engagement (CCSSE). This year, CCSSE zeroes in on high expectations and high support as it presents the results of its 2008 survey. Both are critical to student success: Students do best when expectations are high "and" they receive support that helps them…
Descriptors: Benchmarking, Learner Engagement, Academic Achievement, Expectation
Harmon, Melissa Cameron – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Active learning, an engaging, student-centered, evidence-based pedagogy, has been shown to improve student satisfaction, engagement, and achievement in college classrooms. There have been numerous calls to reform teaching practices, especially in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM); however, the utilization of active learning is…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, Community Colleges, College Science, Science Instruction
Bollash, Mary C. – ProQuest LLC, 2013
The purpose of this research was to expand on previous research surrounding remedial education at the college level. This research was conducted in four phases and identified common traits for a population of remedial learners and then determined how these common elements, when implemented, positively impacted the academic success for learners in…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Remedial Instruction, Two Year College Students, Academic Achievement
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Mulready-Shick, JoAnn; Parker, Tara L. – Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 2013
This qualitative study explored the lived experiences of students as English language learners in the nursing classroom. Employing interpretive phenomenological methodology, participants at an urban community college in the Northeast engaged in open-ended interviews that yielded new understandings of everyday concerns that impacted their academic…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Student Attitudes, Classroom Environment, Second Language Learning
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Holman, Linda – Thought & Action, 2017
Teaching basic reading, writing, and critical thinking skills is immensely gratifying and vitally important work, requiring intelligence, optimism, and humanity. To be able to gain some sliver of understanding with regard to students' attitudes, behaviors, skills, and abilities; to recognize that there exists a multiplicity of possible…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Two Year College Students, Acceleration (Education), Academic Achievement
Vlacich, Robert K. – ProQuest LLC, 2017
The purpose of this study was to identify what essential elements contribute to success on the Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Student Certification Exam. More specifically, variables such as the students' performance in major specific courses, placement exam scores, work experience, or preadmission experiences were considered. Research on the…
Descriptors: Auto Mechanics, Licensing Examinations (Professions), Success, Predictor Variables
Community College Survey of Student Engagement, 2008
This paper presents the findings of the 2008 Community College Survey of Student Engagement (CCSSE). This year, CCSSE zeroes in on high expectations and high support as it presents the results of its 2008 survey. Both are critical to student success: Students do best when expectations are high "and" they receive support that helps them achieve at…
Descriptors: Benchmarking, Learner Engagement, Academic Achievement, Expectation
Runck, Lisa Ann – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Community colleges and community college counselors have a vital role in degree attainment in the United States (Ma & Baum, 2016). Community colleges are responsible for educating approximately 40% of all college attending students (American Association of Community Colleges [AACC], 2017). Community college counselors are the third largest…
Descriptors: School Counselors, Counselor Role, Community Colleges, Two Year College Students
Fleishman, Joseph H. – ProQuest LLC, 2009
Colleges and universities throughout the country are increasingly coming under pressure from accrediting institutions and legislative bodies to implement comprehensive outcomes assessment initiatives designed to measure and document student performance. Over the past ten years pressure has been directed towards colleges to reshape their current…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, College Outcomes Assessment, Program Effectiveness, Correlation
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Fink, John; Jenkins, Davis – Community College Review, 2017
Objective: The objective of this study was to describe practices of 2- and 4-year institutional partnerships effective in supporting transfer student success. Method: Using student records from the National Student Clearinghouse (NSC) for the entire 2007 fall cohort of first-time-in-college community college students nationwide, researchers…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Two Year College Students, Partnerships in Education, Academic Achievement
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