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Bitter, Janelle M. – Community College Enterprise, 2018
Creating an online music course afforded developers at Ocean County College an opportunity to build learner-centered, media-rich lessons and assessments. Guided by constructivist learning theory and using free resources, Music Fundamentals was designed to introduce students to music notation while demonstrating real-world application of concepts.…
Descriptors: Instructional Design, Constructivism (Learning), Online Courses, Music Education
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Vang, Melissa; Wood, J. Luke – Community College Enterprise, 2018
There is currently a dearth of literature on Asia Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPIs) in post-secondary education. Given this, there is a need for research to counter the stereotypes that cast an invisible barrier to the experiences of this population in higher education. This is particularly true for AAPI men in community college. The purpose…
Descriptors: Racial Identification, Ethnicity, Stereotypes, Asian American Students
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DeJear, Marvin L., Jr.; Chen, Yu; Baber, Lorenzo DuBois; Li, Ran – Community College Enterprise, 2018
Data-driven decision making (DDDM), or the use of data to inform educational practices, has become an emerging field of interest over the past decade for educational leaders and researchers. The purpose of this quantitative study is to examine community college leaders' perspectives on institutional DDDM practice, especially those DDDM practices…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Data Use, Decision Making, Academic Achievement
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Ditouras, Helen – Community College Enterprise, 2018
For many immigrants, survival in a foreign land has been marked by reinvention. Such reinvention has historically included changes in name, marginalizing traditions and customs in favor of adopting new ways of living, language acquisition, and in best-case scenarios, enculturation through education. For some, though, this reinvention has been…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Student Diversity, Two Year College Students, College Students
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Schneider, David E. – Community College Enterprise, 2018
College student personal technology use in the classroom, namely cell phones and laptops, has become rampant. This review of literature examines research concerned with the impact of student unstructured technology use in the face-to-face college classroom and academic performance (learning). Student motivations for and descriptions of use are…
Descriptors: Handheld Devices, Telecommunications, Laptop Computers, Student Behavior
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Adam-Turner, Nancy; Burnett, Dana D. – Community College Enterprise, 2018
The objective of the study explored community college leaders' perceptions of learning technology (LT) and digital literacy (DL) on their campuses and to understand the leadership approach of transformation theory might address these concepts at two rural community colleges located in the Southeastern United States. The study reveals institutions…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Administrator Attitudes, Rural Schools, Technology Integration
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James, David L. – Community College Enterprise, 2018
A recent article in "The Weekly Standard," "Kenyon College Cancels Play About Immigration; Starts 'Whiteness Group,'" describes a current call for censorship. Wendy MacLeod's play, "The Good Samaritan," is about an immigrant family in the U.S. surviving "without pay and living in dire conditions," according…
Descriptors: Censorship, Literature, Theater Arts, Drama
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Calder, Wm. B. – Community College Enterprise, 2018
Values have always been a respected and distinct role in defining and developing an educational institution. However, today's challenges have forced many institutions to reassess their working philosophy and to reexamine their collective beliefs. Values once discovered and acted on help institutions in conducting its business. With commonly held…
Descriptors: Values, Organizational Culture, Beliefs, Educational Administration
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Coleman, Sandra Lee; Skidmore, Susan Troncoso; Martirosyan, Nara M. – Community College Enterprise, 2017
In this review of literature, the efficacy of online instruction for developmental mathematics students was explored. Current peer-reviewed articles, representing research from community college settings and written between 1996 and 2015, were reviewed. Based on those studies, several recommendations are offered regarding the online delivery of…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Developmental Programs, Literature Reviews, Online Courses
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McCarthy, Sandra Calemme – Community College Enterprise, 2017
The purpose of this study is to extend what is known about the influence of library usage on student success. Studies show that students who use library resources tend to perform better in college. This study focuses on the relationship between library usage and success rates among online students. The results of this study showed that online…
Descriptors: Users (Information), Use Studies, Online Courses, Educational Technology
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LaCroix, Kim; LaCroix, Sean – Community College Enterprise, 2017
The proximity effect--whether distance from an instructor correlates with grades--has been the topic of many articles dating back nearly 100 years. Despite this attention, a cleavage in the literature remains. Some authors argue that increased proximity to the instructor negatively relates with academic performance while others maintain no…
Descriptors: Proximity, Classroom Environment, Space Utilization, Literature Reviews
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Mancini, Tracy Janine – Community College Enterprise, 2017
Conventional wisdom suggests attending the first day of class matters with regard to student course completion and final course grade. However, relatively little quantitative research exists on the effects of attending or not attending the first day of class. Qualitative research on student perceptions of the value and importance of the first day…
Descriptors: Attendance, Academic Achievement, Student Attitudes, Qualitative Research
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Forthun, Gracie; Freeman, Sydney, Jr. – Community College Enterprise, 2017
The community college systems of the United States are currently facing a leadership crisis; existing administrators are retiring at greater rates. And there is concern that there are not enough qualified individuals to replace leaders who are retiring, which is a substantial concern to individuals particularly in the community college educational…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Leadership Training, Management Development, Educational Trends
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Pons, Philip E.; Burnett, Dana D.; Williams, Mitchell R.; Paredes, Tisha M. – Community College Enterprise, 2017
The purpose of this qualitative study was to discover the motivational factors influencing part-time faculty employment within the community college from the perspective of the part-time faculty. The study examined these reported motivational factors for differences influenced by age, gender, and employment status. A survey was distributed to a…
Descriptors: Part Time Faculty, Community Colleges, Employment Opportunities, Employment Level
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Kubec, Cathy – Community College Enterprise, 2017
This review of the literature summarizes recent exploration of nursing student attrition. Attrition places financial burdens on students who leave a program, results in lost revenue for the college, and compounds the existing nursing shortage. Some research investigated the student selection process, which seeks to decrease attrition by admitting…
Descriptors: Nursing, Student Attrition, Nursing Students, Nurses
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