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Yang, Po – Community College Review, 2006
A growing number of students, called reverse transfer students, attend community colleges at the same time they are enrolled at a four-year institution or after they earn a bachelor's degree. This article explains the motivations and effects of reverse transfer on both students and institutions, and it discusses the potentially positive…
Descriptors: Reverse Transfer Students, Community Colleges, Dual Enrollment, Colleges
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Clowes, Darrel A.; Levin, Bernard H. – Community College Review, 1980
Discusses a study using data from the National Longitudinal Study of the High School Class of 1972 to explore patterns of postsecondary education. Describes the sample, the methodology, and the findings in terms of students' educational aspirations, college attendance, academic aptitude, family background, sex, race, and academic achievement. (AYC)
Descriptors: Academic Aptitude, Academic Aspiration, College Attendance, College Choice
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Dempsey, John R. – Community College Review, 1992
Suggests that community colleges might consider emulating four-year college models of collegial governance, faculty employment policies, resource development, and intellectual life. Contends that community colleges can teach four-year institutions much about value-added education, teaching, creative administration, and commitment to service. (DMM)
Descriptors: College Administration, Colleges, Community Colleges, Comparative Analysis
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Cloud, Robert C. – Community College Review, 1991
Examines job stress among public college and university administrators in terms of causes (e.g., excessive demands, insufficient resources, faculty hostility, and trustee divisions) and consequences (e.g., shortening terms of office and difficulty recruiting faculty to administrative positions). Advocates stress management training for…
Descriptors: Administrative Problems, Administrators, Career Ladders, College Administration
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Bogart, Quentin J.; Murphey, Sue I. – Community College Review, 1985
Reviews past and current transfer articulation efforts between two- and four-year colleges. Traces the evolution of articulation efforts; identifies problems (e.g., the lack of program integration and transferability of credits); and suggests key ingredients to successful program articulation. Underscores the importance of the associate degree in…
Descriptors: Articulation (Education), Colleges, Community Colleges, Cooperative Programs
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Papagan, Harry G. – Community College Review, 1985
Reviews court rulings on academic sovereignty, discrimination and equal protection, and contractual relationships between students and schools. Offers guidance to help faculty prepare for student legal pressures by clarifying the roles of the student and the college. (DMM)
Descriptors: Academic Freedom, Colleges, Court Litigation, Legal Problems
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Riday, George E.; And Others – Community College Review, 1985
Reports on a study comparing job satisfaction/dissatisfaction among secondary school, community college, and four-year college faculty in 15 Los Angeles County public institutions. Finds teaching a satisfying and fulfilling profession at all levels, with community college faculty the most satisfied group. (DMM)
Descriptors: College Faculty, Colleges, Community Colleges, Job Satisfaction
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Springfield, Jerry G.; Hoffman, John R. – Community College Review, 1984
Presents findings from a survey of continuing division heads in Texas colleges and univeristies conducted to determine their personal characteristics (e.g., age, sex, marital status, type and level of administrative experience, prior experience, mobility, and professional activities), professional characteristics (e.g., administrative/faculty…
Descriptors: Administrator Characteristics, Administrator Responsibility, Colleges, Community Colleges
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Ward, Cynthia V. L. – Community College Review, 2001
Uses the example of British polytechnic institutions' conversion into universities as a warning to the United States to avoid transforming community colleges into baccalaureate-granting institutions. Asserts that conversion places undue burdens on community colleges while altering their historic mission. (NB)
Descriptors: Associate Degrees, Bachelors Degrees, Colleges, Community Colleges
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Lumsden, D. Barry; Stewart, G. Bryan – Community College Review, 1992
Analyzes the 394 articles published in the "Community/Junior College Quarterly of Research and Practice" between 1977 and 1991 in terms of the authors' gender, region of residence, and institutional affiliation. Reports that most of the 633 authors were male, employed at a research university, and from the south. (DMM)
Descriptors: Authors, Colleges, Community Colleges, Educational Researchers