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Roohr, Katrina C.; Burkander, Kri – Community College Review, 2020
Objective: Using data from "HEIghten"® Critical Thinking, a student learning outcomes assessment, the purpose of this study was to evaluate what variables are associated with higher critical thinking performance for students enrolled in various community college programs and to evaluate performance differences across demographic and…
Descriptors: Critical Thinking, Two Year College Students, Community Colleges, Outcomes of Education
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Cameron, Cherylyn – Community College Review, 2005
Community college students who transfer to universities face innumerable challenges. While documented in the American literature on transfer, there has been relatively little published research on transfer in Canada. This paper explores the experience of nursing students transferring from three community colleges to a large urban university in…
Descriptors: Nursing Students, Transfer Students, Student Experience, Community Colleges
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Frankoff, Mary; Menzies, Ken – Community College Review, 1985
Contrasts the approaches to sociology of universities and community colleges in Ontario, examining educational factors shaping the micro-social engineering focus of community college sociology programs. Reviews study findings regarding the place of sociology courses in the community college curricula, course content, occupational relevance, and…
Descriptors: College Curriculum, Community Colleges, Curriculum Development, Curriculum Research
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Vaala, Leslie D. – Community College Review, 1993
Describes findings from focus-group discussions involving 18 2-year college students previously enrolled in other 2- and 4-year institutions, reviewing students' attitudes toward present academic setting, educational and career goals, and expectations for receiving transfer credit. Compares findings with previous interviews of two-year college…
Descriptors: Academic Persistence, College Transfer Students, Community Colleges, Comparative Analysis
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Vaala, Leslie D. – Community College Review, 1991
Describes an ongoing investigation of student mobility from four-year to two-year colleges in Alberta, Canada, presenting a profile of the characteristics of community college students who had previously attended other postsecondary institutions. Includes interview findings related to students' university and community college experiences. (DMM)
Descriptors: College Transfer Students, Community Colleges, Interviews, Postsecondary Education