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Madaus, Joseph W.; Gelbar, Nicholas W.; Dukes, Lyman L., III; Faggella-Luby, Michael N.; Glavey, Eileen; Romualdo, Annette – Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 2021
Although college students with disabilities (SWD) represent 19% of all college students and most often access postsecondary education most often via community colleges, there is a paucity of information about topics related to SWD in community colleges in professional journals. Moreover, there is even less information in journals specific to…
Descriptors: Students with Disabilities, Two Year College Students, Community Colleges, Educational Research
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Paulson, Eric J.; Van Overschelde, James P. – Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 2021
A recent state-wide curricular shift in developmental course offerings mandated that the exit levels of developmental reading and writing coursework in every public institution of higher education in Texas be merged into one accelerated and integrated developmental reading and writing course. This project examined the effects of that curricular…
Descriptors: Remedial Reading, Remedial Instruction, Writing Instruction, Acceleration (Education)
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Brekken, Katheryn; Bernick, E. Lee; Gourrier, Al; Kellogg, Leander – Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 2021
This article examines the long-overlooked governmental body, the local community college governing board, through the lens of descriptive representation, to assess what variables are associated with minority representation. Higher education governing boards have long lacked diversity, let alone any type of proportional representation, but an…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Governing Boards, Boards of Education, Disproportionate Representation
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Monto, Cecelia – Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 2021
The need to diversify the teaching workforce is well documented. However, there are few resources outlining specific models to carry out this work, and even fewer examples that describe a community college academic pathway into teacher education. Because community colleges serve a high percentage of diverse students, a community college pathway…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Preservice Teacher Education, Diversity (Faculty), Hispanic American Students
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Grubbs, Samuel Jacob – Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 2021
There has been growing national political interest in promoting community college education as a way of improving economic opportunities for disadvantages members of local workforces. Recent work mainly focuses on human capital gains, but few studies have investigated how community college credentials can affect the level of job prestige…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Two Year College Students, Academic Degrees, Reputation
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Floyd, Deborah L. – Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 2021
In early 2020, the world was thrown into chaos with no organization, country, or individual escaping the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. Just a year before in 2019, community colleges, universities and schools were thriving. 2020, however, was a year that none of us predicted, marked by the pandemic, as well as, other cataclysmic disrupters and…
Descriptors: COVID-19, Pandemics, Community Colleges, School Closing
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Flink, Patrick – Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 2021
Language pertaining to the disability community has changed significantly over the years. Previous identity-first language has recently been replaced with person-first language. Person-first language places the emphasis on the person, then the disability. This is in contrast to identify-first language, which places the disability before the…
Descriptors: Students with Disabilities, Student Needs, Language Usage, Civil Rights Legislation
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Raby, Rosalind Latiner; Valeau, Edwards James – Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 2021
Position training and succession planning are important for aspiring senior community college leaders and for university senior international educators. While mid-level administrators are targeted as future candidates, the mid-level position of community college international educational leader as an important administrator function is not…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Leadership Training, Middle Management, Administrators
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Lucero, Julie E.; Gallego, Sara; Hedgepeth, Crystal; Sanders, David – Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 2021
Community and tribal colleges emphasize students' needs as well as local job contexts. The dynamic and emerging job market present a challenge to education and preparation of traditional degree-seeking students as education rarely keep steps with skills required by employers. Internships, or work-based learning, are a way to facilitate the…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Tribally Controlled Education, Internship Programs, Program Evaluation
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Kras, Nicole – Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 2021
Ecotherapy-based experiences have been shown to provide multiple benefits such as improved cognitive functioning, increased overall well-being and improved mental and physical health. Few, if any studies have considered the benefits of providing these types of experiences for urban community college students. This pilot study introduces an eco-art…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Urban Areas, Two Year College Students, Workshops
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Hart, Jennifer; Park, Sanghoon – Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 2021
In this case study, we explored how nontraditional community college students regulate their motivational efforts to achieve their goals in a blended technology course. Specifically, we investigated nontraditional community college students' perception of their participation goals in a blended learning course, their use of motivational regulation…
Descriptors: Nontraditional Students, Two Year College Students, Adults, Community Colleges
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Uretsky, Mathew C.; Shipe, Stacey L.; Henneberger, Angela K. – Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 2021
Objective/Research Question: How do student- and school-level factors measured in the final year of high school contribute to the odds of a student being assessed to need remediation in Math during the students' first community college enrollment? Methods: The present study draws on five years of linked secondary and post-secondary administrative…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Two Year College Students, College Freshmen, Developmental Studies Programs
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Gilken, Jennifer M.; Johnson, Helen L. – Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 2021
The study reported used a Community of Practice (CoP) framework to implement a content-based peer feedback intervention. The goal of this work was to investigate the contribution of the peer feedback intervention influence on improving the writing skills of forty-six community college students in four classes; three classes received the peer…
Descriptors: Intervention, Peer Evaluation, Feedback (Response), Communities of Practice
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Fematt, Veronica L.; Grimm, Ryan P.; Nylund-Gibson, Karen; Gerber, Michael M.; Brenner, Mary Betsy; Sol├│rzano, Daniel – Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 2021
A dearth of literature exists on first-year transfer student interventions, which makes it difficult to determine whether there are transfer student subgroups that struggle more than others. This study used a latent class analysis to examine whether meaningful subgroups of transfer students emerged based on their response patterns to measures of…
Descriptors: College Transfer Students, College Freshmen, Research Universities, Selective Admission
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Aguilar-Smith, Stephanie; Gonzales, Leslie D. – Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 2021
In this multi-method qualitative study, which included faculty and administrator interviews as well as a systematic analysis of organizational documents, we sought to understand the expectations "placed upon" and "taken up" by community college faculty. Our analysis suggests that the overarching expectation of community college…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, College Faculty, Role Perception, Expectation
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