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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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Donohue, Marguerite M.; Skolnik, Michael L. – New Directions for Community Colleges, 2012
Community colleges in Canada began offering baccalaureate programs in the 1990s. Presently community colleges in four of the five largest provinces of Canada are eligible to submit applications to the relevant government ministry or agency for baccalaureate programs. The authors estimate that about 135 baccalaureate programs are now being offered…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Undergraduate Study, Transfer of Training, Cooperative Education
Morris, Kathryn Michelle – ProQuest LLC, 2016
Community colleges enroll more than half of the undergraduate population in the United States, thereby retaining students of varying demographics with extracurricular demands differing from traditional four-year university students. Often in a collegiate lecture course, students are limited in their abilities to absorb and process information…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Undergraduate Students, Cooperative Learning, Experiential Learning
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Thompson, Canute Sylvester – Journal of Organizational and Educational Leadership, 2017
There has been acceptance of the view that leadership is a critical variable in determining the outcomes of schools. Leithwood et. al (2004) contend that effective leadership is second only to the quality of classroom instruction in determining student outcomes. The quality of classroom instruction is a function of a number of variables including…
Descriptors: Principals, Instructional Leadership, Leadership Effectiveness, Outcomes of Education
Knott, Kevin Paul – ProQuest LLC, 2011
The characteristics of a leadership development challenge for America's community colleges have been well-documented in the literature. A worldwide population aging trend, college leader retirements, and an ineffective system for new leader development have led to predictions of a shortfall in well-trained leaders at all levels of community…
Descriptors: Economic Development, Community Colleges, Leadership, Leadership Training
Szoka, Amy – ProQuest LLC, 2017
The purpose of this interpretive, phenomenological study was to explore and understand how millennial nursing students perceived their lived experiences of being active learners in an associate degree program and how it affected student learning outcomes and/or program satisfaction. The research questions guiding this study were based on…
Descriptors: Active Learning, Phenomenology, Nursing Students, Generational Differences
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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
Strother, Scott; Sowers, Nicole – Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, 2014
Carnegie's Community College Pathways (CCP) offers two pathways, Statway® and Quantway®, that reduce the amount of time required to complete developmental mathematics and earn college-level mathematics credit. The Pathways aim to improve student success in mathematics while maintaining rigorous content, pedagogy, and learning outcomes. It is…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Acceleration (Education), Developmental Programs, Remedial Mathematics
Madden, Meredith – ProQuest LLC, 2016
This qualitative study explores the experiences of low income women undergraduates in a community college classroom anchored in decolonial feminist pedagogy. Analyses of in-depth interviews, student writings, and questionnaires are offered to further understanding of the impact of decolonial feminist pedagogy on the experiences and learning…
Descriptors: Low Income, Females, Community Colleges, Undergraduate Students
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Johnson, Christopher D. L. – Teaching Theology & Religion, 2018
The advent of relatively inexpensive 360-degree cameras and virtual reality (VR) headsets brings new possibilities to the study of religion by allowing students to become virtually immersed in distant religious environments at very little cost. These tools can serve as the basis for assignments that help to engage students and meet core learning…
Descriptors: Religious Education, Computer Simulation, Video Technology, Assignments
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
Alder, Kate – ProQuest LLC, 2013
The recent calls for increased accountability in higher education, and the rising demand for workers with middle skills, have combined to raise public awareness of the critical role of community colleges in educating the workforce. The accountability measures used by the institutions in answering this call, completion and retention rates, may not…
Descriptors: Postsecondary Education, Career Education, Technical Education, Qualitative Research
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Winterrowd, Erin; Priniski, Stacy J.; Achter, John; Abhold, Joseph J. – College Student Journal, 2016
Examining the role of college mental health services in promoting student personal and academic success is essential to demonstrating their utility to university communities and administrations. Student learning outcomes following counseling and satisfaction with mental health services were assessed across 16 counseling centers in one university…
Descriptors: Guidance Centers, Student Satisfaction, Outcomes of Education, Interpersonal Competence
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