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Wong, Yi-Lee – Community College Review, 2021
Objective: Educational expansion as a policy is believed to address the issue of the youth's blocked social mobility. But, the argument that the transition to university is emotionally straining in a deindustrialized neoliberal context suggests an emotive aspect of neoliberalism in higher education. This article seeks to offer an illustration of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Psychological Patterns, Neoliberalism, Community Colleges
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Roohr, Katrina C.; Burkander, Kri – Community College Review, 2020
Objective: Using data from "HEIghten"® Critical Thinking, a student learning outcomes assessment, the purpose of this study was to evaluate what variables are associated with higher critical thinking performance for students enrolled in various community college programs and to evaluate performance differences across demographic and…
Descriptors: Critical Thinking, Two Year College Students, Community Colleges, Outcomes of Education
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Hora, Matthew T.; Blackburn Cohen, Chelsea A. – Community College Review, 2018
Purpose: Community and technical college student employability is a pressing concern in the United States and China. Policy makers focus on developing students' human capital in the form of credentials and cognitive skills. However, the focus on completion overlooks the role that noncognitive skills and contextual factors may play in student…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Technical Institutes, College Students, Cultural Capital
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Mendoza, Pilar; Suarez, Juan Diego; Bustamante, Eileen – Community College Review, 2016
Objective: This study probes the reasons for high attrition rates and sense of community among students enrolled at a technical institution serving low-income students in Bogotá, Colombia. Although sense of community on campus is the strongest predictor of a student's thriving, scholars in higher education have studied mainly minority students'…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, School Holding Power, Sense of Community, Postsecondary Education
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Anzai, Shinobu; Paik, Chie Matsuzawa – Community College Review, 2012
Two-year colleges have played an important role in providing postsecondary education for women in postwar Japan. More recently, a dwindling college-bound population in Japan has resulted in a drastic decrease in the number of and enrollment in 2-year colleges. This study explored the motivations and aspirations of 12 Japanese female students to…
Descriptors: Postsecondary Education, College Faculty, Student Attitudes, Foreign Countries
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Skolnik, Michael L. – Community College Review, 2011
This article examines the relationship between community colleges and universities in Canada and the United States based on increased involvement of community colleges in offering baccalaureate programs. The article employs a theoretical framework borrowed from the study of jurisdictional conflict between professions. After considering the types…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Universities, Community Colleges, Bachelors Degrees
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Kirsch, Magda – Community College Review, 2010
After an overview of the history of short-cycle education within the Bologna process, this article details the development of short-cycle higher education policy in Flanders, the largest of the three communities in the Federal Kingdom of Belgium. By developing a Flemish national qualification framework in agreement with the European qualification…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Qualifications, Lifelong Learning, Foreign Countries
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Slantcheva-Durst, Snejana; Ivanov, Stanislav – Community College Review, 2010
This chapter traces the development of short-cycle higher education in Bulgaria. An emphasis is placed on (a) the evolution of nonuniversity short-cycle institutes and (b) the challenges of bridging the gap between secondary and higher education and creating links between vocational and academic learning pathways. The case study of Bulgaria may…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Development, Alignment (Education), Articulation (Education)
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Daale, Hans – Community College Review, 2010
Since 2006, the Netherlands has been actively engaged in a process of developing, piloting, and institutionalizing a new 2-year, short-cycle higher education degree, titled the "associate degree". This initiative evolved as a collaborative grassroots effort spearheaded by several Dutch national higher education and business organizations…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Lifelong Learning, Associate Degrees, Foreign Countries
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Slantcheva-Durst, Snejana – Community College Review, 2010
This essay examines the impact of the Bologna Process on the development of short-cycle higher education in Europe, noting that the integration of short-cycle qualifications within the Qualifications Framework for the European Higher Education Area, combined with the critical place allotted to those programs in national lifelong learning…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Performance Factors, Regional Cooperation, Regional Programs
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Longhurst, Derek – Community College Review, 2010
This chapter traces the history, purposes, and distinctive features of the foundation degree, a short-cycle higher education qualification introduced in England in 2000-2001 and offered by both universities and further education colleges. The key characteristics of the foundation degree are discussed: employer involvement in curriculum development…
Descriptors: Articulation (Education), Foreign Countries, Partnerships in Education, School Business Relationship
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Cameron, Cherylyn – Community College Review, 2005
Community college students who transfer to universities face innumerable challenges. While documented in the American literature on transfer, there has been relatively little published research on transfer in Canada. This paper explores the experience of nursing students transferring from three community colleges to a large urban university in…
Descriptors: Nursing Students, Transfer Students, Student Experience, Community Colleges
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Kintzer, Frederick C. – Community College Review, 1980
Identifies the major functions of short cycle education and two aspects of governance and administration related to these purposes: specifically, local or regional autonomy v national control, and comprehensive, multi-purpose v specialized programs. Considers short cycle education in 12 countries. (AYC)
Descriptors: Centralization, College Curriculum, College Role, Comprehensive Programs
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Cohen, Arthur M. – Community College Review, 1993
Reviews the literature on trends in community college finance, focusing on trends in support patterns, expenditures, state funding, tuition, student loans and default rates, adult education funding, federal support, and comparable practices in other nations. (DMM)
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Educational Finance, Financial Support, Foreign Countries
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Cohen, Arthur M. – Community College Review, 1993
Focuses on the different institutions that provide postcompulsory education and training around the world. Summarizes international patterns of governance and organization, enrollment trends, financing methods, faculty characteristics, and curricula for short cycle education. (MAB)
Descriptors: College Administration, College Curriculum, College Faculty, College Role
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