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Harrell, Johnna C.; Reglin, Gary – College Student Journal, 2018
Problem was the community college recognized a decline in student retention rates from 2009 to 2012 in the School of Nursing. Purpose of this program evaluation was to evaluate a faculty advising program (FAP) in the School of Nursing at a community college in regard to students' satisfaction and retention. Evaluation period was from Fall 2012 to…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Nursing Education, Faculty Advisers, Student Satisfaction
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Sta. Maria, Nelly L.; Chowdhury, Vashkar; Nizam, Naji – College Student Journal, 2018
Though research in religion and spirituality within the field of psychology has been increasing, research on the impact of religiosity on academic outcomes is rare. Much of the research conducted on religiosity and academic performance in college has been conducted in Southern or Midwestern regions of the United States. To our knowledge,…
Descriptors: Religious Factors, Gender Differences, Study Skills, Academic Achievement
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Blick, William; Marcus, Sandra – College Student Journal, 2017
The use of Open Education Resources represents a noble cause, but the idea often remains elusive for many faculty members. In 2015, librarians at Queensborough Community College of the City University of New York, implemented a campaign to promote and facilitate the use and development of OERs. The primary objective was to reduce the growing…
Descriptors: Resource Units, Computer Uses in Education, Shared Resources and Services, Multimedia Materials
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Pflum, Holly; Nadler, Daniel P.; Miller, Michael T. – College Student Journal, 2017
With the rise in prominence of intercollegiate athletics, there has been an increase in interest in the success of student athletes. This interest has become common across all levels of intercollegiate athletic competition, and has increased dramatically in recent years to focus on the 75,000 community college student athletes who participate in…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Two Year College Students, Student Participation, College Athletics
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Bonet, Giselle; Walters, Barbara R. – College Student Journal, 2016
Community college students face special challenges that can impede their academic progress, resulting in lower grades and persistence than students in selective four-year colleges. Kingsborough Community College in Brooklyn, New York, successfully addresses these challenges with learning communities: small cohorts of students in a blocked program…
Descriptors: Two Year College Students, Community Colleges, Learner Engagement, School Holding Power
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Winterrowd, Erin; Priniski, Stacy J.; Achter, John; Abhold, Joseph J. – College Student Journal, 2016
Examining the role of college mental health services in promoting student personal and academic success is essential to demonstrating their utility to university communities and administrations. Student learning outcomes following counseling and satisfaction with mental health services were assessed across 16 counseling centers in one university…
Descriptors: Guidance Centers, Student Satisfaction, Outcomes of Education, Interpersonal Competence
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Duchardt, Barbara; Furr, Paula; Horton, Steven G. – College Student Journal, 2016
Students in undergraduate and graduate programs offered by community colleges, universities, and colleges of education are generally expected to have basic writing competencies at the outset of their studies based on completion of a high school curriculum and core college composition classes. With more programs and courses online or having a…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Writing Skills, Skill Development, Online Courses
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Bartolomeo-Maida, Maria – College Student Journal, 2016
Across disciplines, faculty members face a common challenge of finding methods to get their students to complete assigned course readings. It becomes an even larger task to develop strategies whereby students are also engaging in deep reading that promotes critical thinking. Reading positively impacts students on a number of variables, and when…
Descriptors: Textbooks, Psychology, Community Colleges, Two Year Colleges
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Rennis, Lesley; McNamara, Gloria; Seidel, Erica; Shneyderman, Yuliya – College Student Journal, 2015
Background: As electronic resources increasingly play a major role in consumer health, eHealth literacy has emerged as a valuable tool to improve and enhance health knowledge and behavior. Yet for some populations, access to health information alone does not lead to better health practices or outcomes. Low income populations increasingly rely on…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Urban Schools, Two Year College Students, Internet
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Miranda, Michael V. – College Student Journal, 2014
Through an analysis of student reactions to several classroom interventions, this article suggests that the single, most important personal characteristic which interferes with the attainment of academic success for the typical community college student is what he or she has already learned about himself or herself and, also, about the process of…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, College Students, Student Attitudes, Educational Attitudes
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Sandoval-Lucero, Elena; Maes, Johanna B.; Klingsmith, Libby – College Student Journal, 2014
Using a framework of social and cultural capital, this study examined successful African American and Latina/o community college students. Based on focus group interviews with twenty two African American and Latina/o undergraduates at an urban community college, the authors reveal how social and cultural capital gained from students' relationships…
Descriptors: Two Year College Students, Social Capital, Success, African American Students
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Kim, JoHyun – College Student Journal, 2014
This study examined the relationship of tech prep and dual credit to college readiness in reading, writing, and math and retention, measured as total college-level credit hours earned. A sample of 612 high school graduates who enrolled in a community college in two consortia, one in Florida (<i>n</i> = 339) and the other in Oregon…
Descriptors: College Readiness, Academic Persistence, Tech Prep, Reading Achievement
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Oja, Michelle – College Student Journal, 2012
Supplemental Instruction (SI) is a growing student support service used to offer students peer-guided activities to improve course learning. The current research was conducted to answer two research questions: 1) Do those who participate in SI perform better in their courses than those who do not attend SI? 2) Are those who participate in SI more…
Descriptors: Persistence, Grade Point Average, Supplementary Education, Program Effectiveness
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Friedl, John; Pittenger, David J.; Sherman, Michael – College Student Journal, 2012
Research was undertaken to determine whether comparable grading standards are used in evaluating student performance at two-year community colleges and four-year universities. Examination of academic records of 417 students who took college level math at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga in fall 2009 compared the performance of those who…
Descriptors: Academic Records, Grading, Grade Inflation, Algebra
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Okpala, Comfort O.; Hopson, Linda; Okpala, Amon O. – College Student Journal, 2011
The focus of the study was to examine the impact of the recession on (1) community college funding, (2) community college student support services, and (3) on student enrollment. This study relied on data from document analysis and interview of community college personnel and students. The current crisis has resulted in a steep budget reduction to…
Descriptors: Enrollment, Program Effectiveness, Community Colleges, Content Analysis
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