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Ryan, Sarah; Kaufman, Julia; Greenhouse, Joel; She, Ruicong; Shi, Judy – Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 2016
Whether through the use of online-only or hybrid/blended formats, colleges and universities across the country are increasingly utilizing online platforms as a medium for the delivery of instruction. At the same time, we know little about how student learning outcomes are related to students' engagement with online instructional formats. In…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Two Year College Students, Blended Learning, Online Courses
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Lester, Jaime; Yamanaka, Aoi; Struthers, Brice – Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 2016
Career and technical education (CTE) programs account for a large proportion of student enrollments in community colleges each year. While women tend to dominate CTE enrollments overall, they remain concentrated in historically feminized fields contrary to nontraditional occupations in which less than 25% of workers are females. Drawing on the…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, Females, Two Year College Students, Classroom Environment
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Kontopoulos, Ourania; Ford, Vivian; Roth, Stacy – Community & Junior College Libraries, 2007
We report on a partnership between a librarian and two other community college teachers (a humanist and a social scientist) working to establish "networked courses" that use the model and techniques of collaborative teaching and learning in an interdisciplinary setting. In this partnership--and, in fact, in any interdisciplinary context--the role…
Descriptors: Interdisciplinary Approach, Team Teaching, Social Scientists, Librarians
Gutierrez-Hartell, Patricia A. – ProQuest LLC, 2012
This study focused on curriculum used in a community college orientation program classroom where most of the students were Hispanic. Curriculum for the purpose of student orientation has become an essential tool for increasing student retention rates at institutions of higher education (Hendel, 2007; National Research Council Publications, 2009).…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Two Year College Students, Hispanic American Students, Curriculum
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Suárez-Orozco, Carola; Casanova, Saskias; Martin, Margary; Katsiaficas, Dalal; Cuellar, Veronica; Smith, Naila Antonia; Dias, Sandra Isabel – Educational Researcher, 2015
In this article we share exploratory findings from a study that captures microaggressions (MAs) in vivo to shed light on how they occur in classrooms. These brief and commonplace indignities communicate derogatory slights and insults toward individuals of underrepresented status contributing to invalidating and hostile learning experiences. Our…
Descriptors: Aggression, Interpersonal Relationship, Community Colleges, Two Year College Students
Meekins, Eva M. – ProQuest LLC, 2016
Teamwork and communication are essential concepts for new graduate registered nurses working as members of the interprofessional team. Studies have shown the efficacy of applying these interprofessional education concepts by allowing student nurses to round with health teams before graduation. The innovative practice of rounding significantly…
Descriptors: Interprofessional Relationship, Teamwork, Interpersonal Communication, Curriculum Development
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Felderman, Theresa A. – Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 2016
Researchers demonstrated the effectiveness of interteaching relative to lecture in 4-year university classrooms, but exploration in other settings is deficient. This systematic replication examines the extent to which interteaching leads to increased exam scores compared to traditional lecture in the community college classroom. Participants in…
Descriptors: College Students, Lecture Method, Cooperative Learning, Teamwork
National Student Clearinghouse, 2013
In late 2007, the National Student Clearinghouse (NSC) expanded its Enrollment Reporting service to include several additional data elements (commonly referred to as the "A2" or "expanded" data elements). One of these expanded data elements is student gender. Although gender is potentially important to a number of research…
Descriptors: Enrollment, Data, Sex, Statistical Analysis
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Wolf, Alexander; Akkaraju, Shylaja – Journal of Effective Teaching, 2014
Despite the centrality of evolution to the study of biology, the pedagogical methods employed to teach the subject are often instructor-centered and rarely embedded in every topic throughout the curriculum. In addition, students' prior beliefs about evolution are often dismissed rather than incorporated into the classroom. In this article we…
Descriptors: Evolution, Biology, Science Instruction, Teaching Methods
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Lasry, Nathaniel; Charles, Elizabeth; Whittaker, Chris – Physical Review Special Topics - Physics Education Research, 2014
Technology-rich student-centered classrooms such as SCALE-UP and TEAL are designed to actively engage students. We examine what happens when the design of the classroom (conventional or teacher-centered versus student-centered classroom spaces) is consistent or inconsistent with the teacher's epistemic beliefs about learning and teaching…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Educational Technology, Quasiexperimental Design, Comparative Analysis
Rockey, Marci – Office of Community College Research and Leadership, 2016
Rend Lake College (RLC) has participated in several Pathways to Results (PTR) projects over the last five years. The PTR model has been an essential tool to drive evidence-based changes throughout the College. In 2015, RLC used the PTR Model to evaluate institutional processes related to the Perkins Career and Technical Education (CTE) Student…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, College Transfer Students, School Holding Power, Program Implementation
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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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Palacios, Angelica M. G.; Wood, J. Luke – Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 2016
The spread of online courses and programs in community colleges across the nation has contributed to a redefinition of open-access education. Accordingly, the growth in online courses has drawn attention to the value of different instructional modalities, particularly with regard to their effectiveness in learning, retention, and success. As a…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, College Students, African American Students, Males
Dowd, Nathan – ProQuest LLC, 2012
The purpose of this study is to determine how Wisconsin Technical College (WTCS) administrators and online instructors perceive the impact of online learner readiness and student support services to be on student success in online courses. The study used a modified three-round Delphi technique to determine to collect data. The results indicated…
Descriptors: Technical Institutes, Learning Readiness, Online Courses, Electronic Learning
Coletto, Regina – ProQuest LLC, 2014
This descriptive explanatory research study drew upon a system-wide survey of the California Community College system Student Learning Outcomes (SLO) Coordinators and other SLO leaders to explore how California Community Colleges utilize the Student Learning Outcomes Coordinator positions on their campus, what barriers campuses face when trying to…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Outcomes of Education, Accreditation (Institutions), Campuses
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