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Duncheon, Julia C. – Community College Review, 2020
Objective: Early college high schools (ECHSs) allow high school students to accumulate credit toward an associate degree at little or no cost, often through partnerships with community colleges. The goal is to facilitate students' socialization into higher education, or the process of learning the skills, knowledge, and dispositions required for…
Descriptors: Dual Enrollment, High School Students, College Environment, Socialization
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Zhang, Yi – Community College Review, 2016
Objective: Guided by validation theory, this study aims to better understand the role that academic advising plays in international community college students' adjustment. More specifically, this study investigated how academic advising validates or invalidates their academic and social experiences in a community college context. Method: This…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Foreign Students, Academic Advising, College Students
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Skolits, Gary J.; Graybeal, Susan – Community College Review, 2007
This study addresses a campus institutional effectiveness (IE) process and its influence on faculty and staff. Although a comprehensive, rational IE process appeals to campus leaders, this study found that it creates significant faculty and staff challenges. Campus leaders, faculty, and staff differ in their (a) knowledge and support of IE; (b)…
Descriptors: Institutional Evaluation, Community Colleges, College Faculty, School Personnel
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Townsend, Barbara K. – Community College Review, 2007
National quantitative studies examining the impact of community college attendance upon educational attainment conclude that initial attendance at a community college (as opposed to a 4-year institution) reduces the likelihood of attaining a bachelor's degree. Yet these studies, which suggest that initial attendance at a community college is not a…
Descriptors: College Environment, College Attendance, Educational Attainment, Community Colleges
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Wattenbarger, James L.; And Others – Community College Review, 1982
Proposes a decision-making model for organizing and structuring academic and occupational programs and choosing the most efficient management style. Recommends a comprehensive community needs assessment, completion of the Environmental Assessment Scale (EAS), determination of educational philosophy, and selection of appropriate college structure.…
Descriptors: Administrative Organization, College Administration, College Environment, Community Colleges
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Davis, Lloyd D. – Community College Review, 1997
Assesses the concept of community at institutions of higher education. Compares community college, private college, and university faculty responses to a questionnaire focusing on six broad ideals that define community: disciplined, purposeful, caring, open, celebrative, and just. Concludes that faculty strongly perceive elements of community,…
Descriptors: College Environment, College Faculty, College Role, Collegiality
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Wellbrock, Richard D. – Community College Review, 1999
Summarizes the concepts and lead issues involved in the need for a well-stated sexual harassment policy in a community college environment. Links computer-based training to successful policy implementation and provides an overview of software designed to instruct employees about an institution's sexual harassment policies. (Contains 17…
Descriptors: College Environment, Community Colleges, Computer Assisted Instruction, School Policy
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Vaala, Leslie – Community College Review, 1989
Describes a study of transfer students attending a large university in western Canada, which investigated students' satisfaction with their community college and university experiences, their academic success, and reasons students were glad they had begun at the two-year college or wished they had begun at the university. (DMM)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, College Environment, College Transfer Students, Community Colleges
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Bazik, Martha S. – Community College Review, 1986
Describes a process whereby a community college continuing education division can be effectively promoted within the college. Considers the following elements of program advocacy: goal setting; evaluation of the continuing education division and its internal and external environments; and devising, implementing, and evaluating advocacy strategies.…
Descriptors: Administrator Role, Administrators, Advocacy, College Environment
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Roueche, John E. – Community College Review, 1996
Describes a model developed to improve the integration of part-time faculty, using socialization, communication, and participation strategies to enhance identification with the institution. Discusses results from a study of community college strategies for integrating part-time faculty, indicating that few institutions had aggressive strategies.…
Descriptors: College Environment, College Faculty, Community Colleges, Educational Practices