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Romano, Richard M.; D'Amico, Mark M. – Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning, 2021
Multiple studies show that outcomes, whether they be better degree completion rates or successful short-term workforce training, are negatively affected by inadequate funding (Kahlenberg, 2015). To bolster their case for underfunding, researchers and college advocacy groups produce studies that rely on an important federal dataset--the Integrated…
Descriptors: Data, Federal Programs, Community Colleges, Full Time Students
Illinois Community College Board, 2022
Community colleges report general opening spring term enrollment figures to the Illinois Community College Board using a brief web-based survey. These figures reflect student enrollments as of the end of registration for the Spring 2022 semester--usually the 10th day of the term. Community colleges in Illinois serve a racially and ethnically…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Two Year College Students, Enrollment Rate, Enrollment Trends
Hillman, Nick – Higher Education Policy Institute, 2020
This short report looks more deeply into the question of whether student voters make a difference to UK election results by: (1) taking the 25 constituencies with the highest proportion of full-time students -- those where they are thought to make up more than 17.5 per cent of the electorate; (2) considering the results in these seats for the last…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Voting, Elections, Politics
Baïdak, Nathalie; Sicurella, Agathina – European Education and Culture Executive Agency, European Commission, 2021
This publication focuses on the duration of compulsory education/training in Europe. It highlights the starting and leaving ages and distinguishes the notions of full-time and part-time compulsory education/training. The information is available for 39 European education systems covering 37 countries participating in the EU's Erasmus+ programme.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Compulsory Education, School Entrance Age, Elementary Secondary Education
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Bourdeau, Gerald V.; Barnes, Yolanda M.; McKinney, Lyle; Burridge, Andrea; Lee, Mimi; Miller-Waters, Melissa – Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 2022
Using data from students and academic advisors at one of the nation's largest community colleges, our qualitative study examined the cost-related implications of efforts to increase full-time enrollment rates. Findings pinpoint several key interrelated financial factors that heavily influence students' assessment of the risk and rewards of…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Two Year College Students, Enrollment Influences, Student Costs
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Dunn, Merrily; Kniess, Dena R. – New Directions for Student Services, 2019
In this chapter, the authors examine considerations necessary for seeking a terminal degree. Information on program types, pros/cons of full-time and part-time enrollment, and funding opportunities are explored.
Descriptors: Academic Degrees, Full Time Students, Part Time Students, Enrollment
Hillman, Nick – Higher Education Policy Institute, 2021
Non-continuation in higher education is rising up the political agenda. In the vernacular, it is often described negatively as 'dropping out'. But despite any terminological confusion, all such measures describe a gap between learners' original stated intentions and their situation when they leave their course. This policy note looks at the scale…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Dropouts, School Holding Power, Universities
Illinois Community College Board, 2021
Community colleges report general opening spring term enrollment figures to the Illinois Community College Board using a brief web based survey. These figures reflect student enrollments as of the end of registration for the Spring 2021 semester--usually the 10th day of the term. Illinois Community Colleges have implemented campus measures to…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Two Year College Students, Enrollment Rate, Enrollment Trends
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Gardner, Alexander C.; Maietta, Heather N.; Gardner, Philip D.; Perkins, Niki – Adult Learning, 2022
This study sought to fill a gap in the literature by considering the role of motivation in post-secondary aspirations of adult learners, specifically full versus part-time status, previous level of educational attainment, years of work experience, and the selection of an academic program. The data from this study came from adult students ages 25…
Descriptors: College Students, Adult Students, Student Motivation, Credentials
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Oti, Akponanabofa Henry; Farrell, Peter; Berrais, Abbes; McMahon, Paul; Boulbibane, Mostapha; Paschalis, Spyridon; Osman, Yassin; AL-Faraj, Furat; Duncan, Malcolm – Higher Education, Skills and Work-based Learning, 2022
Purpose: In line with business goals of customer satisfaction, higher education institutions of learning consider excellent student experience a priority. Teaching and learning are important aspects of satisfaction that are monitored annually by universities using tools such as the National Student Survey (NSS). The NSS results are useful for…
Descriptors: Student Diversity, Engineering Education, Interdisciplinary Approach, Student Projects
Riiheläinen, Jari Matti; Sicurella, Agathina; Baïdak, Nathalie – Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency, European Commission, 2020
This publication focuses on the duration of compulsory education/training in Europe. It highlights the starting and leaving ages and distinguishes the notions of full-time and part-time compulsory education/training. The information is available for 43 European education systems covering 38 countries participating in the EU's Erasmus+ programme.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Compulsory Education, School Entrance Age, Elementary Secondary Education
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McKinney, Lyle; Burridge, Andrea Backscheider; Lee, Mimi Miyoung; Bourdeau, Gerald V.; Miller-Waters, Melissa – Community College Review, 2022
Objective: Students' enrollment intensity during their first academic semester and year are highly influential in their success and decisions to persist in community college. Limited research, however, has focused on understanding how students navigate the decision-making process of determining their credit load or how institutional support…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Two Year College Students, Enrollment, Full Time Students
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Sikyr, Martin; Basmanova, Nina Ivanovna; Abrashkin, Mikhail – International Journal of Educational Management, 2020
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to present the results of the authors' questionnaire survey focused on the comparison of study motivation and job expectations of full-time and part-time students of Russian universities and identify main problems of higher education and graduate employment and suggest their possible solutions.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Motivation, Expectation, Employment
Illinois Community College Board, 2020
Community colleges report opening spring term enrollment figures to the Illinois Community College Board using a brief web based survey. These figures reflect student enrollments as of the end of registration for the Spring 2020 semester--usually the 10th day of the term. Overall, compared to the same term one year ago, statewide Spring 2020…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Two Year College Students, Enrollment Rate, Enrollment Trends
Sommo, Colleen; Lepe, Marco; Ratledge, Alyssa – MDRC, 2022
Open-access colleges are an important pathway to economic mobility for millions of Americans. But graduation rates at these colleges are low--for example, only 36 percent of first-time, full-time freshmen at community colleges graduate within three years. Over the last two decades, MDRC and others have conducted research to build the evidence base…
Descriptors: COVID-19, Pandemics, Academic Support Services, Student Financial Aid
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