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Lee, Jack T.; Lo, William Yat Wai; Abdrasheva, Dana – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2021
Theoretical ideas about globalization and internationalization of higher education emphasize the tension among different ideologies of higher education. According to literature, a competition among states, economy, knowledge, and status generates this tension to drive higher education development. This theoretical understanding not only shapes our…
Descriptors: Global Approach, Universities, Educational Development, Higher Education
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Van Zoest, Laura R., Ed.; Lo, Jane, Ed.; Kratky, James L., Ed. – North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education, 2012
These Proceedings are a written record of the research presented at the 34th Annual Meeting of the North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education (PME-NA 2012) held in Kalamazoo, Michigan, November 1-4, 2012. The theme of the conference, "Navigating Transitions along Continuums," focuses on…
Descriptors: Mathematics Education, Educational Improvement, Educational Research, Articulation (Education)
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Fujimoto, Jack – New Directions for Community Colleges, 1999
Asserts that the Los Angeles Community College District (LACCD) serves as a beacon for "majority minorities" who seek a better life through the pursuit of educational opportunities in a large metropolitan setting. Discusses challenges facing LACCD, which is trying to cope with changing social and economic needs. Contains 10 references.…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Education Work Relationship, Educational Change, Educational Opportunities
Fujimoto, Jack – 1994
This monograph presents the experiences of Los Angeles Mission College in implementing the Immigration Reform Control Act (IRCA) of 1986 and providing educational services to individuals eligible for Amnesty under IRCA. Part I sets forth the purposes of the monograph in the context of California's current anti-immigrant political climate. Part II…
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, College Role, Community Colleges, English (Second Language)
Friedlander, Jack; Sillman, Donna – 1981
The 1979-1980 class schedules for the nine institutions within the Los Angeles Community College District were examined to document the number and variety of courses offered by the colleges in six areas of science: agriculture, biological sciences, engineering sciences and technology, mathematics and computer science, physical sciences, and social…
Descriptors: Agriculture, Biological Sciences, College Curriculum, College Science
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Levy, Harold O. – Community College Journal, 2016
Defying the stereotype that they lack the academic preparation and ability to succeed at top colleges and universities, community college students have gone on to distinguish themselves at prestigious four-year institutions year after year. These students have proven to be extraordinarily bright, hardworking and capable of excelling, and have…
Descriptors: College Transfer Students, Two Year College Students, Student Needs, Success
Friedlander, Jack – 1980
The transcripts of 8,873 students, representing 7% of the enrollments in the Los Angeles Community College District, were examined to determine course participation and completion rates in science. Six curricular areas were investigated: (1) agriculture; (2) biological sciences; (3) engineering; (4) mathematics and computer science; (5) physical…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Agricultural Education, Biological Sciences, College Mathematics
Friedlander, Jack – Community College Social Science Journal, 1982
Reports on a study of social science education in the Los Angeles Community College District, focusing on instructor ratings of student skills, students' self-ratings of their skills, course completion rates, instructional practices, course organization, grades, and social science course offerings. (DMM)
Descriptors: Academic Ability, College Curriculum, College Faculty, Community Colleges
Fraenkel, Jack R. – Phi Delta Kappan, 1969
A longer version of this article was presented at the convention of the American Educational Research Association (Los Angeles, February 5-8, 1969).
Descriptors: Behavior Development, Behavioral Objectives, Democratic Values, Divergent Thinking
Bass, Jack – 1978
This report describes the evolution of Afro-American, Hispanic, and American Indian studies supported by the Ford Foundation at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. An overview of the events which led to increased interest in minority/ethnic studies is provided. Specific undergraduate programs discussed include the Afro-American studies…
Descriptors: American Indians, Bilingual Education, Black Studies, Ethnic Studies
McCurdy, Jack – Chronicle of Higher Education, 1983
The University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) has begun a career counseling program for student-athletes to help them explore and plan for non-athletic careers. Because few athletes ever become professionals and because they are isolated from the mainstream of university life, UCLA officials believe that a special effort is needed on their…
Descriptors: Athletes, Career Counseling, College Programs, College Students
Fujimoto, Jack – 1994
Partnership 2000 is a joint collaborative effort of labor, education, and industry in California created to address the needs of employees through vocational and technical education provided by community colleges and affiliated training institutions. Partnership 2000's long-range goals are to: (1) improve student access to vocational education…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Education Work Relationship, Faculty Development, Government School Relationship
Fujimoto, Jack – 1992
Several million aliens were given amnesty to become "New Americans" under the 1986 Immigration Reform and Control Act. Congress appropriated $4 billion to provide education as well as health services for the eligible legalized aliens under the the State Legalized Immigrant Assistance Grant (SLIAG). A project at Los Angeles Mission College called…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, English (Second Language), Federal Aid, Immigrants
McCurdy, Jack – 1985
There are parents and students who are to be won or lost depending on which sector--public or private--answers their calls for programs to match their learning styles and desire for rigor, vitality, and variety. This report examines where choice has evolved from, what it offers parents and students, and how its disappearance could affect this…
Descriptors: Admission Criteria, Catholic Schools, Educational Vouchers, Elementary Secondary Education
Friedlander, Jack – 1982
In summer 1982, interviews were conducted in the Chicago, Dallas, Los Angeles, Maricopa County, Miami-Dade, and St. Louis Community College Districts to determine: (1) the prevalence of honors programs in the districts; (2) reasons for initiating the programs; (3) types of honors programs and activities in use; (4) admissions criteria for honors…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Community Colleges, Enrichment Activities, Honors Curriculum
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