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Gilken, Jennifer; Johnson, Helen L. – Community College Enterprise, 2019
This study, positioned within a Community of Practice (CoP) theoretical framework, examined the way in which a content-based peer feedback writing intervention contributed to community college students' feelings of belongingness. Participants engaged in either a content-based peer feedback writing intervention or a teacher-guided self-edit.…
Descriptors: Sense of Community, Intervention, Community Colleges, Peer Evaluation
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Hale, Jessica A. – Community College Enterprise, 2019
Student engagement in the online learning environment is critical for academic success. One increasingly popular means through which to facilitate this engagement is the use of web-conferencing software. While there are a variety of potential applications, this paper will evaluate the use of one such web-conferencing tool to support synchronous…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Synchronous Communication, Computer Software
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Schrynemakers, Ilse; Lane, Cary; Beckford, Ian; Kim, Miseon – Community College Enterprise, 2019
The recent focus on improving college completion rates has resulted in the paring down--or complete removal--of semester-long developmental education courses. Considering the magnitude these policies have on placement, teaching, and learning outcomes, this study examined faculty observations (N=420) about students' current and longitudinal college…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, College Readiness, College Faculty, Teacher Attitudes
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Langan, Elise – Community College Enterprise, 2019
The purpose of this study was to determine the impact on community college students when they designed their lesson plans using primary sources. Preservice teachers were provided resources from Waynesburg University's "Teaching with Primary Sources" initiative and given instruction on how to navigate the Library of Congress's Teachers…
Descriptors: Primary Sources, Community Colleges, Two Year College Students, Lesson Plans
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Farrelly, Denise; Kaplin, Daniel – Community College Enterprise, 2019
The purpose of this mixed methods research study was to evaluate the impact of an ePortfolio initiative within a community college teacher preparation program in relation to its intended student learning outcomes and offer recommendation for further improvement. In this study, we sought to discover the extent to which the ePortfolio program served…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Community Colleges, Teacher Education Programs, Electronic Publishing
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Wilson, Sherell D. – Community College Enterprise, 2019
The purpose of this exploratory, qualitative study of the lived experiences of low-income college freshmen (as they relate to their needs and decisions about continuing their enrollment in college) addresses the problem college administrators and faculty members have with determining how best to help high-achieving, low-income students meet their…
Descriptors: High Achievement, Low Income Students, College Freshmen, Two Year College Students
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VanOra, Jason – Community College Enterprise, 2019
This longitudinal study examines community college students' evolving perceptions on the value of developmental education. Through a series of semi-structured interviews, students described what they perceived of the advantages of beginning their college careers in developmental reading and writing classes. These advantages included becoming more…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Two Year College Students, Student Attitudes, Value Judgment
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Taylor, Franklyn; Buck, Kaley; Kane, Tracey – Community College Enterprise, 2019
This paper presented the case for residential living in the community college setting. The increase in the number of students attending community colleges has led to a consequent demand for and increases in on-campus housing at two-year institutions. The information provided in this paper provided a critical assessment of the many academic,…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, College Housing, Two Year College Students, Program Effectiveness
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Frady, Kristin K. – Community College Enterprise, 2019
The purpose of this paper is to highlight the importance of the role of community college STEM faculty as leaders with the power to effect institutional transformation. This conceptual paper begins with a broad overview of formal and informal leadership and the urgent need for new leadership in community colleges through an overview of community…
Descriptors: STEM Education, College Faculty, Teacher Leadership, Community Colleges
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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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