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Rodriguez, Sarah L.; Blaney, Jennifer M.; Vasquez, Marissa C.; Salinas, Cristobal, Jr. – Community College Review, 2021
Objective: The purpose of this study was to investigate how Latino men's conceptions of masculinities influenced their attitudes and behaviors during the transition from community colleges to 4-year institutions. Method: A phenomenological approach was used to explore the lived experiences of 34 Latino men across Texas, California, and Florida.…
Descriptors: Hispanic American Students, Masculinity, College Transfer Students, Community Colleges
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Lester, Jaime; Leonard, Jeannie Brown; Mathias, David – Community College Review, 2013
Transfer students are a distinct population. Their characteristics lead to a qualitatively different student experience. Drawing on interviews with a cross-sectional sample of transfer students at George Mason University (GMU), this study focused on the ways transfer students perceived their social and academic engagement, on the ways they engaged…
Descriptors: College Transfer Students, Learner Engagement, Interviews, Student Attitudes
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Piland, William E. – Community College Review, 1995
Describes a study of community college transfer students who completed bachelor's degrees to determine whether they followed the stereotyped pattern of enrollment in a community college directly after high school and in a university after two years. Indicates that many students do not follow a direct route from high school to community college to…
Descriptors: Articulation (Education), College Attendance, College Transfer Students, Community Colleges
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Armstrong, William B. – Community College Review, 1993
Emphasizes role of indicators of transfer effectiveness in community college accountability efforts. Discusses problems defining transfer rates, identifying potential transfer students, and collecting data. Describes Transfer Assembly project, an ongoing national study of student transfer from two- to four-year institutions, detailing outcomes for…
Descriptors: Accountability, College Transfer Students, Community Colleges, Definitions
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Vaala, Leslie D. – Community College Review, 1993
Describes findings from focus-group discussions involving 18 2-year college students previously enrolled in other 2- and 4-year institutions, reviewing students' attitudes toward present academic setting, educational and career goals, and expectations for receiving transfer credit. Compares findings with previous interviews of two-year college…
Descriptors: Academic Persistence, College Transfer Students, Community Colleges, Comparative Analysis