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DeBlauw, Amanda L.; Daugherty, Jenny L. – Journal of Leadership Education, 2017
This descriptive study explored how community colleges are teaching leadership in technical programs. Leadership education curricular offerings were identified via a survey and selected programs reviewed. 68 Deans, Directors, or Chairpersons of a Business, Management, or Technology program completed the survey, representing 61 community colleges.…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Technical Education, Leadership Training, Administrator Surveys
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Su, Mengwei – Journal of International Students, 2018
Since the global economic recession in 2008, Chinese undergraduate students have quickly risen to be the largest international student population in American colleges and universities, forming a monoethnic group that often isolates itself from domestic students on campuses. This study explores how twelve Chinese undergraduate students utilized…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Student Employment, Social Isolation, Undergraduate Students
Park, Sandra; Hironaka, Stephanie; Carver, Penny; Nordstrum, Lee – Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, 2013
In recent years, "continuous improvement" has become a popular catchphrase in the field of education. However, while continuous improvement has become commonplace and well-documented in other industries, such as healthcare and manufacturing, little is known about how this work has manifested itself in education. This white paper attempts…
Descriptors: Educational Improvement, Total Quality Management, Instructional Improvement, Case Studies
Zimmerman, Robert – Higher Education Center for Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse and Violence Prevention, 2004
Changing the environment that affects decisions about use of alcohol and other drugs has emerged as a key to reducing substance use problems among college and university students. The student environment, however, is not limited to the campus. Education, counseling, and campus-based prevention policies and activities cannot succeed if a campus is…
Descriptors: Drinking, Drug Use, College Students, Colleges