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Gupton, Jarrett T. – Community College Review, 2017
Objective: Community colleges are gateways of access to higher education for many underrepresented students. One group that has received little attention in the community college research literature is homeless youth. The objective of this research is to address the following research questions: (a) What might be learned from the narratives of…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Two Year College Students, Homeless People, Statistical Analysis
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Kisker, Carrie B.; Weintraub, Dayna S.; Newell, Mallory Angeli – Community College Review, 2016
Objective: Ideally, community colleges both democratize opportunity and develop in students the civic skills necessary to meaningfully participate in a democratic society. This national pilot study examines the individual and institutional factors associated with greater civic agency, capacity, behavior, and knowledge among students after at least…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Two Year Colleges, Two Year College Students, Pilot Projects
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Wladis, Claire; Hachey, Alyse C.; Conway, Katherine M. – Community College Review, 2015
Using data from more than 2,000 community college science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) majors in the National Postsecondary Student Aid Study, this research investigates how ethnicity, gender, non-traditional student risk factors, academic preparation, socio-economic status, and English-as-second-language/citizenship status…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Electronic Learning, Online Courses, Enrollment Rate
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Nienhusser, H. Kenny – Community College Review, 2014
This article examines the case of how the City University of New York (CUNY)--its central administrative offices and two of its community colleges--has addressed the issue of college access for undocumented immigrants in its implementation of New York's college in-state resident tuition (ISRT) policy for this population. It highlights the role of…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, College Role, Program Implementation, Postsecondary Education
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Hagedorn, Linda Serra; Purnamasari, Agustina Veny – Community College Review, 2012
American policy makers, educators, and others are concerned that predicted workforce shortages in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields will have a catastrophic impact on the economy. This article takes a realistic look at the "STEM problem," identifying how community colleges can be a part of the solution. We provide…
Descriptors: Evidence, Ethnic Groups, Community Colleges, STEM Education
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Zhang, Yi – Community College Review, 2011
This article--the first in the Council for the Study of Community Colleges (CSCC) Review Essays Series--reviews the literature concerning education-abroad opportunities for community college students. The article examines the benefits accrued to students through overseas study, briefly notes the history of education-abroad programs, and summarizes…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Educational History, Two Year College Students, Literature Reviews
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Price, Douglas B.; Hyle, Adrienne E.; Jordan, Kitty V. – Community College Review, 2009
Interviews with 17 African American students and 19 White students were employed to examine interracial relations at a predominantly White community college campus. Seen through the lens of Granovetter's strength of ties theory, the interview findings revealed that strong intraracial ties and the absence of weak interracial ties inhibited…
Descriptors: African American Students, Race, Racial Relations, White Students
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Eaton, Judith S. – Community College Review, 2007
Arthur M. Cohen has spoken to community college leaders on a diverse array of issues for many years. This article focuses on his contributions to this leadership in three major areas: (a) providing a vision of community colleges as collegiate institutions, (b) offering valuable and thought-provoking insight into the current context for community…
Descriptors: Leadership, Community Colleges, College Administration, College Role
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Vanwagoner, Randall J.; Bowman, Linda S.; Spraggs, Laurence D. – Community College Review, 2005
The level of success that has sustained community colleges in the past will not suffice for the future. Shifting environments, resources, competitors, accountability, and technology have changed the measures of organizational performance. This article provides a new framework and defines a new set of critical measures that will move community…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Organizational Effectiveness, Success, Graduation Rate
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Ayers, David – Community College Review, 2002
Contends that executive-level administrators must provide strategic leadership of the institutional mission if their community colleges are to adapt and respond to learner needs. Reports that content analyses of mission statements from 102 colleges revealed seven salient themes: access, workforce and economic development, comprehensive…
Descriptors: Administrator Role, College Administration, College Presidents, College Role
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Brown, Richard J. – Community College Review, 1974
Considered the role of community colleges and their direction in terms of achieving true comprehensiveness. (RK)
Descriptors: College Role, Community Colleges, Curriculum Development, Educational Philosophy
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Anderson, Lloyd O. – Community College Review, 1974
Occupational education versus academic programs: community colleges need to reorient their priorities in order to provide educational opportunities for every student. (RK)
Descriptors: College Role, Community Colleges, Curriculum Development, Educational Attitudes
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Roueche, John E.; LaForge, Roxanne – Community College Review, 1974
Discussed the role of the community college in establishing relevance in the curriculum in response to students demanding a second in education. (RK)
Descriptors: Accountability, College Role, Community Colleges, Educational Change
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Cohen, Arthur M. – Community College Review, 1983
Reviews the development of the transfer function in California community colleges, supplying data confirming that community colleges function not only as career, community, and compensatory education centers, but as institutions in which students desiring baccalaureate degrees matriculate, albeit differently from a generation ago. (DMM)
Descriptors: College Role, College Transfer Students, Community Colleges, Student Educational Objectives
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Cosand, Joseph – Community College Review, 1983
Identifies the groups who make decisions about the future of the community college. Outlines basic concerns for the present and future: education for whom, for what purpose, at which institution, by which faculty, with what standards, at what cost to whom, and who should make these decisions. (DMM)
Descriptors: College Role, Community Colleges, Decision Making, Educational Objectives
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