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Harbour, Clifford P. – Community College Review, 2020
Objective: This article reports on a study of archival legal and administrative texts generated during desegregation litigation instituted during the 1970s to enforce Title VI of the 1964 Civil Rights Act. The specific focus of the research was on North Carolina and actions taken by the University of North Carolina and the state's Department of…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, School Desegregation, Higher Education, Civil Rights Legislation
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Romano, Richard M.; Kirshstein, Rita J.; D'Amico, Mark; Hom, Willard; Van Noy, Michelle – Community College Review, 2019
Objective: In the first study of its kind, the impact of excluding noncredit enrollments in calculations of spending in community colleges is explored. Noncredit enrollments are not reported to Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), but expenditures for these efforts are. This study corrects for this omission and provides new…
Descriptors: Paying for College, Noncredit Courses, Enrollment, Computation
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Kalleberg, Arne L.; Dunn, Michael – Community College Review, 2015
Objective: The labor market success of community college students depends on both the attributes of individual students and the characteristics of the community colleges they attend. In this article, we examine the impact of community college characteristics on the earnings of first-time college students who enrolled in the North Carolina…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Two Year College Students, Outcomes of Education, Education Work Relationship
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Mercer, Kerri Russo – Community College Review, 2009
The correctional population in the United States has increased dramatically in the past two decades and shows no sign of tapering off. In addition, the recidivism rates of those inmates who are released are high. Consequently, various constituencies have questioned how the number of inmates who return to the correctional population can be reduced.…
Descriptors: Correctional Education, Postsecondary Education, Educational Finance, Financial Support
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Allred, Marcus D. – Community College Review, 1976
A system developed for acquisition of information germane to long-range community college planning in North Carolina is described. The three surveys developed for the information system can serve several purposes: (1) to give planners a basis for considering change/expansion of course offerings; (2) to give institutions a means of assessing…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Data Collection, Information Utilization, Management Information Systems
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Austell, David B., Jr. – Community College Review, 1986
Reports on interviews conducted to assess the status of humanities instruction in North Carolina's community colleges. Includes Dallas Herring's reflections on the establishment and growth of the state's community college system. Summarizes interviews with central office representatives and two-year college managers concerning the mission and…
Descriptors: Administrator Attitudes, College Curriculum, College Role, Community Colleges
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Bland, William D. – Community College Review, 1983
Reports on a study of the role orientation of North Carolina community college faculty, which investigated the relationship between professional-discipline and careerist orientations, and the reference groups used by faculty to evaluate their performance. Reveals a conflict between professional and careerist orientations ands claims that…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Community Colleges, Reference Groups, Role Perception
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Van Allen, George H. – Community College Review, 1982
Describes the results of a student assessment of teacher performance in the North Carolina Community College System, in which 65 percent of the faculty were rated between average and above average. Concludes that student evaluation affords a powerful device for describing teacher effectiveness. (DMM)
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Evaluation Methods, State Surveys, Student Evaluation of Teacher Performance
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Herring, W. Dallas – Community College Review, 1984
Urges the North Carolina community colleges to rededicate themselves to total and universal education to teach the state's citizens to reason and to act. (AYC)
Descriptors: College Role, Community Colleges, Educational Needs, General Education
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Van Allen, George H. – Community College Review, 1982
Describes a study of the educational attitudes of faculty and students in the North Carolina community college system, measured in terms of the dichotomy between traditionalism (associated with pedagogy) and progressivism (associated with androgogy). Both faculty and student attitudes represented a moderate position on the androgogy-pedagogy…
Descriptors: Andragogy, Attitude Measures, College Faculty, Community Colleges
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Templin, Robert T.; And Others – Community College Review, 1977
A survey of 10,074 full- and part-time community college students in North Carolina concluded that community colleges in attempting to serve all segments of society do serve a cross-section of the population but only when both credit and non-credit continuing education students are considered together. (JG)
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Demography, Enrollment, Noncredit Courses
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Hurlburt, Allan S. – Community College Review, 1988
Reviews the guidelines created in 1950 for the development of North Carolina's community college system, and assesses how well the guidelines anticipated future needs. Reviews the achievements of the system with respect to vocational preparation, broad curricula, low tuition, conveniently located campuses, local initiative and control, and state…
Descriptors: Access to Education, College Curriculum, College Role, Community Colleges
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Wiggs, Jon Lee – Community College Review, 1987
Explores the effects of pragmatic day-to-day considerations on mission and values within the North Carolina community college system. Reviews the public positions of representative power bases, stresses the importance of a strong mission policy grounded in tradition, and urges the state board to take a stronger leadership role. (DMM)
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Educational Finance, Educational Objectives, Governance
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Serow, Robert C.; And Others – Community College Review, 1996
Reports results from a study of service-learning activities at North Carolina community colleges. Indicates that community colleges supported similar types of activities as the state's universities, but did so at much lower levels. Provides case studies of the two community colleges that ranked the highest in service-learning support. The survey…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Citizen Participation, College Role, Community Colleges
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Taylor, Mark Thomas; Rendon, Laura I. – Community College Review, 1991
Assesses the academic rigor and cultural diversity of U.S. history curricula in North Carolina's community colleges and universities, focusing on whether survey courses and assignments were comparable at two- and four-year institutions; and whether women's and minority perspectives and local history were included in survey courses and electives.…
Descriptors: College Curriculum, Community Colleges, Comparative Analysis, Curriculum Research
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