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Miller, Melissa L. – Online Submission, 2015
This paper addresses the concern of educating diverse university students in an increasingly digital environment. Specifically, educators question the quality of student online research skills and how to address gaps in research skills in both the virtual and physical classroom. A 2012 survey conducted by the Pew Research Center in collaboration…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Web Based Instruction, Higher Education, College Students
Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges, 2019
The Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges (AGB) is pleased to share this fifth publication in a series of informational briefings developed as part of The Guardians Initiative: Reclaiming the Public Trust, an effort to educate and engage trustees as advocates on key issues in higher education. The U.S. higher education…
Descriptors: Role of Education, Democracy, College Role, Citizen Participation
Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges, 2020
State policymakers and the public at large have a vested interest in the successful governance of their higher education institutions. The citizens who are appointed or elected to serve as board members of a state's colleges and universities oversee valuable public assets that they hold in trust for the state and for current and future…
Descriptors: Governing Boards, Capacity Building, College Administration, State Colleges
Pearson, Denise; Heckert, Kelsey – State Higher Education Executive Officers, 2020
The United States leads the world in the number of incarcerated persons per 100,000. In today's global economy, these numbers represent huge wastes in human capital, especially when you consider the inequitable nature of the American criminal justice system, as witnessed by the disproportionate racial and ethnic composition, types of crimes, and…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Postsecondary Education, Institutionalized Persons, Correctional Institutions
Jordan, Stephen M. – Trusteeship, 2009
As the United States moves toward becoming a "minority-majority" country, what more can--and should--college presidents and governing boards do to provide low-income students and students of color with a pipeline to high-quality education? Ongoing discourse about shifting demographics locally and nationally must be built into…
Descriptors: Strategic Planning, Higher Education, Governing Boards, College Presidents
Hulsart, Richard – 1983
A guide is presented for educators, parents, and students to help students prepare for college admissions tests: American College Testing (ACT) programs, Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT), and Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test (PSAT). Information is provided on the content of the tests and the services and publications available from the ACT…
Descriptors: Aptitude Tests, Business, College Admission, College Bound Students
This document discusses the Colorado Community College Annual Academic and Diversity Plans for 2002-03. The 13 community colleges in Colorado are governed by the Board (State Board for Community Colleges and Occupational Education). The Board sets forth goals to be achieved by the community colleges on an annual basis. Some of the goals for the…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Cultural Differences, Cultural Pluralism, Diversity
Zinth, Jennifer – Southern Regional Education Board (SREB), 2021
The number of high schools offering dual enrollment or concurrent enrollment courses has grown significantly over the past decade. However, gaps in student access and participation persist. This report from the Southern Regional Education Board (SREB) and the Midwestern Higher Education Compact examines how the use of open educational resources,…
Descriptors: Open Educational Resources, Dual Enrollment, Access to Education, High Schools
Colorado State Board for Community Colleges and Occupational Education, Denver. – 1979
The 27-member Blue Ribbon Community College Study Commission, representing a variety of groups within the educational community, assessed the effects of the statutes, goals, policies, and practices under which Colorado community colleges have operated with the purpose of recommending needed changes with respect to the following ten years. Through…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Administrative Organization, Board of Education Policy, College Role
Maag, Taylor – Progressive Policy Institute, 2023
Ascend Indiana is a nonprofit intermediary organization that connects Hoosiers to in-demand careers and regional employers to skilled talent, fostering cross-sector partnerships, building capacity, and developing insights that enable system-level change to transform the career trajectory of youth and adults in the community. As part of their…
Descriptors: Apprenticeships, High School Students, Experiential Learning, Work Experience Programs
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Boyd, Sandra – State Education Standard, 2017
Over the past two decades, college and career readiness became a priority in K-12 education. While graduation rates have been rising, far too many high school graduates are not ready to succeed in college or a job. Employers note that freshly-minted employees too often need additional training to perform their roles, many are ineligible for…
Descriptors: Career Readiness, College Readiness, Elementary Secondary Education, Academic Achievement
American Council of Trustees and Alumni, 2017
Trustees face complex choices related to costs and efficiency as they navigate new accountability policies, financial headwinds, and a changing global marketplace for college education. The latest release in a series of trustee guides from the American Council of Trustees and Alumni's Institute for Effective Governance, "Bold Leadership, Real…
Descriptors: Efficiency, Costs, Educational Opportunities, Higher Education
Matthew Sterner-Neely – ProQuest LLC, 2021
At Ciudad Community College (pseudonym) and across the Colorado Community College System, the course competencies for Technical Writing I (ENG 131) have more than tripled to accommodate ENG 131 as a guaranteed transfer course equivalent to ENG 121: English Composition I. Unfortunately, this has had the effect of increasing the workload for…
Descriptors: Community College Students, Technical Writing, Writing (Composition), Authentic Learning
Colorado State General Assembly, Denver. House. – 1985
The text of Colorado House Bill No. 1187 concerning the reorganization of higher education is presented. The legislation covers: duties and powers of the Colorado Commission on Higher Education and an advisory committee; financing the postsecondary education system; duties and powers of the Commission with respect to appropriations, capital…
Descriptors: Board of Education Role, College Instruction, College Programs, Community Colleges
Elsner, Paul A. – 1969
The Colorado State Board expects new colleges to strive for regional accreditation as soon as possible. As the Board planned, in its initial year, to grant no approval or certification, college presidents needed some kind of interim status. This report outlines the criteria for approval by the State Board for Community Colleges and Occupational…
Descriptors: Accreditation (Institutions), State Standards, Two Year Colleges
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