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Wright-Kim, Jeremy – New Directions for Community Colleges, 2022
Since their initial development in the early 1900s, and their rapid growth in the 1960s, community colleges have had a history of shifting focuses and programming, retooling academic offerings, and otherwise altering their behavior to meet the ever-changing needs of their communities. Despite this defining characteristic as a sector of change, not…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Bachelors Degrees, Misconceptions, Access to Education
Cyrus, Michelle Denise – ProQuest LLC, 2022
The purpose of this qualitative descriptive study was to explore how women veterans view the role of resilience in their ability to overcome barriers while earning a bachelor's degree at a four-year higher education institution. The theoretical foundation included Resilience Theory and the second model was Bean and Metzner's nontraditional…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Resilience (Psychology), Females, Veterans
McElrath, Kevin; Martin, Michael – US Census Bureau, 2021
Bachelor's degrees are important marks of progress for both individuals and society. Compared with noncollege graduates, individuals who hold a bachelor's degree have higher lifetime earnings, lower odds of unemployment, and better health outcomes. This report uses the 2005-2009, 2010-2014, and 2015-2019 American Community Survey (ACS) 5-year…
Descriptors: Bachelors Degrees, Educational Attainment, Educational Trends, Racial Differences
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Johnson, Tanya; Parker, Francine – New Directions for Teaching and Learning, 2021
This article describes pedagogical teaching and learning strategies that facilitate transformative learning for RN-BSN students in the online program.
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Learning Strategies, Transformative Learning, Nursing Students
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Grunert, Cathleen; Ludwig, Katja – Minerva: A Review of Science, Learning and Policy, 2022
At the intersection of science studies and higher education research, this contribution looks at the way in which the requirements of universities as organizations release development dynamics in academic disciplines and it analyses the interaction between discipline and organization. We will analyse German educational science, bearing in mind it…
Descriptors: Universities, Educational Change, Intellectual Disciplines, Foreign Countries
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Brooks, Michelle M.; Fullilove, Felicia A.; Mahoney, Ashley B.; Arriaga, Edgar A. – Journal of Chemical Education, 2022
The chemical enterprise is recognizing that inclusive and equitable environments are essential to its mission and advancement. As such, the education and training of chemists requires a reassessment of how academic programs integrate diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) as a core principle of educational quality. This article describes a 3-year…
Descriptors: Guidelines, Diversity, Justice, Inclusion
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Cook, Amanda M. – Research in Higher Education, 2022
There is a well-documented relationship between academic match and bachelor's degree completion; students who undermatch are less likely to complete a BA than those who match or overmatch, net of academic qualifications and demographic characteristics. Little is known, however, about whether this association has changed over time. I argue that…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Outcomes of Education, Bachelors Degrees, Graduation
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Reeping, David; Grote, Dustin M.; Knight, David B. – IEEE Transactions on Education, 2021
Contribution: This article details the potential impacts of a curricular revision at a four-year institution on electrical and computer engineering (ECE) vertical transfer students using Heileman et al.'s curricular complexity framework. Background: The curriculum refresh was prompted by a National Science Foundation funded program called…
Descriptors: Engineering Education, Educational Change, College Transfer Students, Curriculum Development
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Han, Feifei; Degotardi, Sheila – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2021
This study examined infant educators' conceptions of infant language development and approaches to supporting the development. The phenomenographic analyses of interviews with 59 educators identified five and six hierarchically related conceptions and approaches respectively. The conceptions were broadly distinguished as deep or surface…
Descriptors: Infants, Preschool Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, Language Acquisition
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Wohlfart, Olivia; Adam, Sandy; Hovemann, Gregor – Industry and Higher Education, 2022
This article examines the fit (or lack thereof) between the competencies needed by the sport industry and the proficiency of sport management students. The authors apply importance-performance analysis as a strategic management tool to analyze the results of two competence-oriented datasets in a German context. They find that students'…
Descriptors: Bachelors Degrees, Masters Degrees, Curriculum Design, Curriculum Development
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Conroy, Jessica C.; Stamm, Karen E.; Pfund, Rory A.; Christidis, Peggy; Hailstorks, Robin; Norcross, John C. – Teaching of Psychology, 2022
Background: Despite the popularity of the undergraduate psychology major, little is known about career support and preparation available to psychology students. Objective: This study examined the prevalence, types, and methods of career assistance available to undergraduate psychology students both through their psychology programs and through…
Descriptors: Career Counseling, Psychology, Undergraduate Students, Student Personnel Services
Tyler, John; Mulvey, Patrick – AIP Statistical Research Center, 2022
This Focus On uses data from the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) and the Law School Admission Council (LSAC) to showcase that, as a group, recipients of physics bachelor's degrees tend to do well on two prominent standardized tests for medical school and law school admission. Although only a small percent of the physics bachelor's…
Descriptors: Physics, Bachelors Degrees, College Entrance Examinations, Law Schools
Bannis, Alicia – ProQuest LLC, 2022
As the United States is becoming increasingly culturally diverse, so are nurse educators expected to provide an evidence-based approach to training in a multicultural learning environment. Educators are to adopt culturally responsive strategies in response to the increasing ethnically and culturally diverse student population. Many nursing schools…
Descriptors: Nursing Education, Bachelors Degrees, College Faculty, Cultural Awareness
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Umar Aliyu, Rabi'u; Hassan Wara, Sanusi; Umar Dandare, Shamsudeen; Salihu Shinkafi, Tijjani; Yusha'u Muhammad, Awwal; Hassan Yankuzo, Mohammed – Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Education, 2021
The influence of bioinformatics is pervasive affecting many biological disciplines resulting in changes in biosciences globally but not so in, Nigeria as the course is never taught in any public tertiary institution. This article describes development and teaching of bioinformatics integrated into bachelor's degree programme in biochemistry,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Biochemistry, College Science, Undergraduate Students
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Jüttler, Andreas; Schumann, Stephan; Neuenschwander, Markus P.; Hofmann, Jan – Vocations and Learning, 2021
Many educational systems are characterized by segregation between a general and vocational educational track. When adolescents must decide on their postcompulsory education at the end of lower secondary school, the different programs are typically embedded in one of these two main tracks. Prior career choice theories postulate that vocational…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, General Education, Vocational Education, Vocational Interests
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