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Lau, Melissa May Yee – International Journal of Educational Management, 2016
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to investigate how the effects of 8Ps of services marketing affect students' selection of self-financing sub-degree programmes in Hong Kong. The factors that affect students' selection of self-financing sub-degree programmes have not been studied in higher education market of Hong Kong. This research is to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Recruitment, College Choice, Community Colleges
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Lee, Wincy W. S. – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2014
Associate (community college) degrees have expanded rapidly in the past decade in Hong Kong, but their value has been questioned due to the limited number of government-funded articulation opportunities available. This paper argues that associate degrees in Hong Kong are not valued solely for articulation purposes, but also for nurturing students'…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Associate Degrees, Community Colleges, Student Development
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Fagioli, Loris; Rios-Aguilar, Cecilia; Deil-Amen, Regina – Teachers College Record, 2015
Background: Community college leaders are now turning to social media/social networking sites for new avenues and opportunities to increase students' interaction, engagement, and collaboration with peers, faculty, and staff. Social media may be a particularly attractive option because it can provide a potentially effective and exciting mechanism…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Two Year College Students, Learner Engagement, Social Networks
Meece, Jeffrey Scott – ProQuest LLC, 2013
This study explored variables that impacted college choices of traditionally aged new freshmen who chose to attend two-year colleges in central Wisconsin with the intention of completing bachelor's degrees. Participants in this study were traditionally aged 18 and 19 years-old first-time freshmen who attended one of five two-year schools in…
Descriptors: College Choice, College Freshmen, Two Year Colleges, Bachelors Degrees
Kennamer, Michael A.; Campbell, J. David – Techniques: Connecting Education and Careers (J1), 2011
In 2009, "Community College Week" named Northeast Alabama Community College (NACC) one of the fastest growing community colleges in America. In the early 2000s, the college, which is located in the rural Appalachian region of Alabama, had begun efforts to increase enrollment. These efforts included providing online registration, online…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Adult Learning, Adult Students, Educational Opportunities
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Carnevale, Anthony; Smith, Nicole – Community College Journal, 2013
As health care providers, patients, and employers adjust to the changes related to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, which promises to extend medical coverage to thirty million previously uninsured Americans, community colleges are gearing up to keep pace with rising economic and societal demands for medical and allied health…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Allied Health Personnel, Labor Force Development, Federal Legislation
Rivers, Hope Epps – ProQuest LLC, 2010
The idea that high unemployment rates give rise to higher enrollments for community colleges is widely accepted (Sundberg, 1998). However, according to Betts and McFarland (1995), not much is known empirically about the role that economic factors play in determining two-year college enrollment. Only a few states have included cyclical variables in…
Descriptors: Unemployment, Strategic Planning, Technical Institutes, Community Colleges
Pearson, Juliana; Leeds, Daniel – CNA Corporation, 2017
Southwest Tennessee Community College (Southwest) received a Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training (TAACCCT) grant from the U.S. Department of Labor in 2013 to fund the Southwest Solutions program (Solutions). The goal of Solutions is to prepare, credential, and place veterans, dislocated workers, and unemployed or…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Grants, Manufacturing Industry, Job Training