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Salinas, Cristobal; Malavé, Ronnie; Torrens, Omar D.; Swingle, Ethan C. – Community College Review, 2019
Objective: The purpose of this narrative study was to document and explore the life experiences of two undocumented Latino students at a community college in Southeastern Florida. The research questions that guided this study are "What are the narratives and lived experiences of undocumented Latino males attending a community college in…
Descriptors: Two Year College Students, Community Colleges, Males, Undocumented Immigrants
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Harbour, Clifford P.; Wolgemuth, Jennifer R. – Community College Review, 2015
Objective: The purpose of this article is to explain how central points developed in Dewey's 1916 "Democracy and Education" provide the rationale needed to adopt institutional and policy recommendations made by Grubb and Lazerson in their 2004 book, "The Education Gospel: The Economic Power of Schooling". Method: The central…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Vocational Education, Educational Change, Educational Policy
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Lundberg, Carol A. – Community College Review, 2014
This study tested the extent to which student interaction with faculty, student peer teaching situations, student organization involvement, and discussion with diverse others contributed to self-reported learning for students involved in an ethnic-specific or multicultural student organization. The Community College Student Experiences…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Student Surveys, College Faculty, Two Year College Students
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Meyer, Stephen J.; Randel, Bruce – Community College Review, 2013
This article reports findings from an impact study of a 2-year postsecondary academic program offered in state prisons. Outcomes examined for participants during their 1st year of participation include performance on a standardized test of critical thinking skills, credit acquisition, achievement motivation, educational aspirations, personal…
Descriptors: Associate Degrees, Control Groups, Experimental Groups, Correctional Education
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O'Banion, Terry – Community College Review, 1978
Explores institutional efforts to bring balance to past over-emphasis on rational and cognitive processes by underscoring the value of human feelings. Discusses specific community college programs exemplifying innovative approaches to institutional organization, human development education and staff development. (AC)
Descriptors: Cluster Colleges, Community Colleges, Faculty Development, Humanistic Education
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Roueche, John E. – Community College Review, 1981
Argues that affective development is critical to successful learning. Presents a developmental model based on the premise that teachers can understand students' feelings by observing classroom behaviors. Describes the behaviors corresponding to the attending, receiving, responding, valuing, and commitment stages of affective development and…
Descriptors: Affective Behavior, Individual Development, Postsecondary Education, Student Behavior
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Torbert, Brison – Community College Review, 1990
Outlines self-enrichment activities for faculty, administrators, and students that can improve working conditions and promotion opportunities, e.g., getting a personal business card, developing a contacts list, examining the institution, conducting research on classroom and business trends, joining "power organizations," and making a master…
Descriptors: Administrators, Career Development, Career Ladders, College Faculty
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Alfano, Kathleen – Community College Review, 1993
Summarizes current efforts to promote faculty and staff development in the nation's community colleges by describing a range of strategies from simple, one-purpose publications to multiyear consortia efforts. Provides brief descriptions of specific projects to meet faculty needs and improve instruction. (MAB)
Descriptors: College Faculty, Community Colleges, Faculty Development, Faculty Evaluation
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Valeau, Edward J.; Boggs, George R. – Community College Review, 2004
Since 1988, the Association of California Community College Administrators (ACCCA) has sponsored a statewide mentor program intended to prepare junior-level administrators for senior positions and to create a more diverse pool from which future college leaders can be drawn. This article is an initial report of this program. As the report…
Descriptors: Mentors, State Programs, Management Development, Individual Development