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Federal Communications Commission, 2010
This report presents data from the "2010 E-rate Program and Broadband Usage Survey" commissioned by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and conducted by Harris Interactive, Inc. (Harris), an independent national marketing research firm, between February and April 2010. The primary goal of the survey was to collect data on the current state…
Descriptors: Internet, Telecommunications, Schools, Libraries
Moini, Joy S.; Zellman, Gail L.; Gates, Susan M. – RAND Corporation, 2006
The Department of Defense (DoD) is committed to meeting the need for child care among military families. DoD supports the largest employer-sponsored system of high-quality child care in the country. Through accredited child development centers (CDCs), family child care (FCC) homes, youth centers, and other after-school programs, DoD currently…
Descriptors: Child Development Centers, After School Programs, Child Care, Military Personnel
Wetherington, Patricia Reish – 1996
Because of the difficulty of finding time for professional and personal development, many family child care (FCC) providers are isolated in their work environment. This practicum study developed a provider-initiated support network to reduce this isolation. The local FCC association provided advertising about the formation of the network. A group…
Descriptors: Caregiver Attitudes, Child Care Occupations, Child Caregivers, Day Care
Holton, James M. – 1997
The Transfer Tracking System at Maryland's Frederick Community College (FCC) is designed to monitor the effectiveness of the college's transfer function by keeping track of student requests for transcripts to be sent to other institutions. Using this system, a study was undertaken at FCC to determine outcomes for the college's transfer function…
Descriptors: Articulation (Education), College Outcomes Assessment, College Transfer Students, Community Colleges
Furlong, Tom; Hardin, Sarah – 2000
This report presents the results of a study that was conducted to determine the extent and types of international education programs offered in the Florida Community College System (FCCS). The study provides an overview of the structure and content of international education travel programs offered by each college. Institutional and business…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Consortia, Institutional Cooperation, Institutional Research
Felker, Daniel B.; Rose, Andrew M. – 1981
In a collaborative effort, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and the Document Design Project conducted an evaluation of marine radio rules for recreational boaters that had been rewritten in plain English by FCC personnel. The revised rules were evaluated by 53 experienced boaters and 52 inexperienced boaters, who were given either the…
Descriptors: Adults, Comparative Analysis, Content Analysis, Government Publications
Taylor, Joanne Labish – 1996
New family child care (FCC) providers often have little understanding of standard business practices, including zoning, contracts and policies, insurance, and record keeping for tax purposes. This lack of knowledge contributes to low income, high turnover, and other problems. A practicum project set out to improve entry-level FCC providers'…
Descriptors: Basic Business Education, Business Skills, Caregiver Training, Child Caregivers
Holton, James M. – 1994
The Transfer Tracking System at Maryland's Frederick Community College (FCC) is designed to monitor the effectiveness of the college's transfer function by keeping track of student requests for transcripts to be sent to other institutions. Using this system, a study was undertaken at FCC to determine outcomes for the college's transfer function…
Descriptors: Academic Advising, Academic Records, Articulation (Education), College Outcomes Assessment
Sheldon, John C.; And Others – 1983
On the basis of several surveys and a review of the literature, this report examines various aspects of student retention at Frederick Community College (FCC). Chapter I introduces the report with a summary of FCC enrollment data and a discussion of the characteristics of non-persisters nationwide. Chapter II focuses on course and college…
Descriptors: Academic Persistence, Courses, Dropout Characteristics, Dropouts
Holton, James M. – 1994
The Transfer Tracking System at Maryland's Frederick Community College (FCC) is designed to monitor the effectiveness of the college's transfer function by keeping track of student requests for transcripts to be sent to other institutions. Using this system, a study was undertaken at FCC to determine outcomes for the college's transfer function…
Descriptors: Academic Advising, Academic Records, Articulation (Education), College Outcomes Assessment
Florida State Board of Community Colleges, Tallahassee. – 1991
In the Florida Community College System (FCCS) the Associate in Arts (A.A.) program provides students with a two-year transfer degree. In an effort to determine the need for state initiatives, policy changes, and funding priorities, a program review was conducted which examined a series of 19 issues regarding student characteristics, student…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Articulation (Education), Associate Degrees, College Faculty