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Jaggars, Shanna Smith; Hodara, Michelle; Cho, Sung-Woo; Xu, Di – Community College Review, 2015
To support the long-term success of underprepared students, many community colleges are experimenting with accelerated developmental education models, which allow students to complete remediation and enroll in college-level math and English within a shorter time frame. This study examines three developmental acceleration programs, including two in…
Descriptors: Acceleration (Education), Developmental Studies Programs, Community Colleges, College Mathematics
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Mancha, Philip E. – Community College Review, 1987
Offers background information about a report developed by a state-appointed committee concerning the mission, governance, and financing of the Maryland community colleges in light of current trends and future needs. Highlights major recommendations. (DMM)
Descriptors: College Planning, College Role, Community Colleges, Educational Finance
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Clagett, Craig A.; Huntington, Robin B. – Community College Review, 1992
Reviews methods of collecting transfer information. Describes a voluntary effort undertaken by several community colleges and senior institutions in Maryland to exchange data about transfer and community college students. Considers issues involved in defining transfer rates, including transfer goal, transfer program, student course load, and…
Descriptors: College Transfer Students, Community Colleges, Cooperative Programs, Data Collection
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Behrendt, Richard L. – Community College Review, 1980
Describes a survey of 17 Maryland community colleges conducted to identify the management strategies which had been most and least effective in support of lifelong learning. Discusses six successful and five less successful or untried strategies and provides eight recommendations for community colleges wishing to increase their emphasis on…
Descriptors: Administrator Attitudes, Community Colleges, Lifelong Learning, Program Development