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Skolnik, Michael L. – Community College Review, 2011
This article examines the relationship between community colleges and universities in Canada and the United States based on increased involvement of community colleges in offering baccalaureate programs. The article employs a theoretical framework borrowed from the study of jurisdictional conflict between professions. After considering the types…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Universities, Community Colleges, Bachelors Degrees
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O'Gara, Lauren; Mechur Karp, Melinda; Hughes, Katherine L. – Community College Review, 2009
This study examines student success courses in two urban community colleges. Through analysis of student interview data, we find that such courses are an essential resource for students, in large part because the various benefits reinforce one another and magnify their influence. These benefits include learning about the college, classes, and…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Study Skills, Academic Achievement, Urban Areas
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Kisker, Carrie B. – Community College Review, 2007
This qualitative study of a community college--university partnership employs network embeddedness theory to examine the processes involved in creating and sustaining partnerships to enhance transfer and baccalaureate attainment. In particular, this article describes the challenges inherent in partnership management and governance, the importance…
Descriptors: Partnerships in Education, Intercollegiate Cooperation, Community Colleges, Universities
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Cohen, Arthur M. – Community College Review, 2005
Differences between researchers and practitioners can be found in four areas: the distance from the object of study; the ideological perspective; the purposes of the research; and the political agenda behind the research. Each of these principles dominates the perceptions of the people involved and thus contributes to the phenomenon of mutual…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Community Colleges, Researchers, Universities
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Twombly, Susan B. – Community College Review, 2004
To explore professionalization of community college faculty, this study uses data from case studies of searches for full-time arts and sciences community college faculty. The author concludes that there is little evidence of a unique profession and that on a continuum of professionalization community college faculty are more professionalized than…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, College Faculty, Liberal Arts, Professional Recognition
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Akroyd, Duane; Jaeger, Audrey; Jackowski, Melissa; Jones, Logan C. – Community College Review, 2004
This research explored the issues of access to the internet and use of the web for instructional purposes between full-time and part-time community college faculty. The findings that 40% of part-time faculty do not have Internet access at work would seem to indicate that part-time faculty are poorly integrated into the technology infrastructure of…
Descriptors: Internet, College Faculty, Community Colleges, Part Time Faculty