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Tovar, Esau – Community College Review, 2015
This study examines how interactions with institutional agents (faculty and academic counselors) and select student support programs influence success (i.e., grade point average) and intentions to persist to degree completion for Latino/a community college students. Using social capital theory and college impact models, the study controls for the…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, College Faculty, Teacher Role, School Counselors
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Wladis, Claire; Conway, Katherine M.; Hachey, Alyse C. – Community College Review, 2015
Objective: This study analyzes how ethnicity, gender, and non-traditional student characteristics relate to differential online versus face-to-face outcomes in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) courses at community colleges. Method: This study used a sample of 3,600 students in online and face-to-face courses matched by…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Online Courses, Racial Differences, Ethnic Groups
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Mars, Matthew M.; Ginter, Mary Beth – Community College Review, 2012
Employing interviews with individuals from 16 community colleges across the country, as well as an independent consultant engaged in activities of the National Association for Community College Entrepreneurship (NACCE), this study considers the organizational structures and academic practices associated with community college entrepreneurship…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Entrepreneurship, Interviews, Educational Trends
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Winter, Paul A. – Community College Review, 1996
Reviews literature on faculty recruitment at community colleges. Describes a study using job-marketing theory and Winter's educational recruitment model to assess reactions to recruitment advertisements for a business faculty position. Reports that participants responded favorably to emphases on academic transfer program content. Discusses…
Descriptors: Advertising, College Faculty, College Planning, Community Colleges
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Roueche, John E. – Community College Review, 1996
Describes a model developed to improve the integration of part-time faculty, using socialization, communication, and participation strategies to enhance identification with the institution. Discusses results from a study of community college strategies for integrating part-time faculty, indicating that few institutions had aggressive strategies.…
Descriptors: College Environment, College Faculty, Community Colleges, Educational Practices
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Murray, John P. – Community College Review, 1994
Discusses the uses of teaching portfolios, collections of documents, and reflections designed to assist both administrators and teachers to determine the scope and quality of teacher performance; and reviews pros and cons in their use. Suggests methods for developing portfolios and briefly describes successful portfolio projects. (MAB)
Descriptors: College Faculty, Evaluation Methods, Faculty Development, Informal Assessment
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Bensimon, Estela M. – Community College Review, 1984
Reviews ERIC literature on selected topics related to community college governance, including bureaucratic, collegium, and political models of governance; organizational roots of community colleges; faculty participation in governance; and legislative shared authority. (DMM)
Descriptors: College Administration, College Faculty, Community Colleges, Governance
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Cottingham, W. Thomas; And Others – Community College Review, 1981
Reviews the problems, benefits, and issues surrounding the large-scale employment of part-time faculty. Describes three current models for increasing part-time faculty effectiveness: Pima College's part-time faculty handbook, Vista College's Peer Teaching and Learning Consultants Project, and the League for Innovation in the Community College's…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Consultation Programs, Faculty College Relationship, Faculty Development