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Mamiseishvili, Ketevan – Community College Review, 2011
Foreign-born faculty members in community colleges can serve as a valuable resource to their institutions' growing internationalization efforts. This study uses the data from the 2004 National Study of Postsecondary Faculty to examine the characteristics, job satisfaction, and workplace perceptions of the foreign-born group of the professoriate at…
Descriptors: Job Satisfaction, College Faculty, Foreign Workers, Individual Characteristics
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Brawer, Florence B. – Community College Review, 1984
Reviews changes in the characteristics and teaching methods of community college humanities faculty between 1975 and 1983 using Center for the Study of Community Colleges data. Focuses on age, racial/ethnic background, professional activities, career aspirations, assistance available/used, perceptions of needed instructional improvements, and…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Community Colleges, Educational Trends, Humanities Instruction
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Twombly, Susan B. – Community College Review, 1987
Describes a study of the career paths of 155 community college presidents to determine influences on the rate at which the first presidency is attained. Investigates differences in terms of age and education between presidents who began their careers as faculty members and those who began as administrators. (DMM)
Descriptors: Administrator Characteristics, Administrators, Age, Career Ladders
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Armistead, L. P.; And Others – Community College Review, 1987
Describes a national telephone survey of 60 community college faculty members to determine differences in opinions about the impact of microcomputers among transfer, vocational, and developmental instructors. Concludes that faculty members in all disciplines agree on the value of the use of microcomputers in the classroom. (DMM)
Descriptors: Academic Education, College Faculty, Community Colleges, Computer Assisted Instruction
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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
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Hawthorne, Elizabeth M.; Ninke, Diane – Community College Review, 1991
Reports on a survey of 213 Council of Universities and Colleges members regarding their services to 2-year colleges, reasons for engaging in these activities, benefits derived by the 2- and 4-year institutions, and the importance of the programs to the 4-year institutions. (DMM)
Descriptors: College Faculty, Community Colleges, Faculty Development, Intercollegiate Cooperation
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Holland, Reid A. – Community College Review, 1987
Reports on a study of the characteristics of community colleges established within universities, focusing on institutional, program, and faculty characteristics; perceived advantages and disadvantages; and perceptions of the future. (DMM)
Descriptors: Associate Degrees, College Faculty, College Programs, Community Colleges