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Broton, Katharine M. – Community College Review, 2019
Background: Most community college students from low-income families have ambitious educational degree goals, but only a small fraction attains them. For many decades, sociologists have primarily attributed this problem to a cooling out process in which college practitioners diminish students' educational ambitions using academic reorientation…
Descriptors: Student Financial Aid, Community Colleges, Grants, Low Income
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Yamada, Hiroyuki; Bryk, Anthony S. – Community College Review, 2016
Objective: Statway is a community college pathways initiative developed by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching designed to accelerate students' progress through their developmental math sequence to acquiring college math credit in statistics. Statway is a multifaceted change initiative designed to address the complex problems…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Program Descriptions, College Credits, Mathematics Instruction
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Wachen, John; Jenkins, Davis; Van Noy, Michelle – Community College Review, 2011
The federal government and private foundations for education have established postsecondary credential completion as a national imperative. Washington State's Integrated Basic Education and Skills Training (I-BEST) model was developed to increase the rate at which basic skills students advance to and succeed in college-level occupational programs,…
Descriptors: Evidence, Technical Education, Basic Skills, Career Education
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Hirschy, Amy S.; Bremer, Christine D.; Castellano, Marisa – Community College Review, 2011
Career and technical education (CTE) students pursuing occupational associate's degrees or certificates differ from students seeking academic majors at 2-year institutions in several ways. This article examines several theoretical models of student persistence and offers a conceptual model of student success focused on CTE students in community…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Models, Vocational Education, Career Development
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Cunniff, Patricia A.; Belknap, Mary C.; Kinholt, Stephan – Community College Review, 2007
Recent concern about the quality and supply of teachers in mathematics and science has prompted a rethinking of how teachers in these content areas are recruited and prepared. This article describes a project, funded by the National Science Foundation and undertaken by Phi Theta Kappa, to strengthen the mathematics, science, and technology…
Descriptors: Program Effectiveness, Mathematics Teachers, Teacher Education Programs, Preservice Teacher Education
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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
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Boyer, Marcia A. – Community College Review, 1975
This article presents abstracts of five ERIC documents pertaining to community services in the community college which illustrate the diversity that exists in community service programs throughout the country. (DC)
Descriptors: Community Services, Information Sources, Literature Reviews, Program Descriptions
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Butler, Paul – Community College Review, 1977
Faced with students with reading problems and a budget which would not cover the hiring of a reading specialist, instructors at Thames Valley State Technical College (Connecticut) developed a successful remedial reading program of their own. This article discusses how the program was developed and reports that over the past six years it has…
Descriptors: Basic Skills, Developmental Programs, Developmental Reading, Program Descriptions
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Myers, Barbara Kimes; Theobald, Phyllis – Community College Review, 1987
Discusses the ways early childhood programs presently fit into community colleges, describes five related issues (i.e., the ambiguities of the early childhood field, the open-door policy, faculty responsibilities, power structures, and funding), and makes suggestions for further development of the community college/early childhood relationship.…
Descriptors: Child Development Centers, College Curriculum, Community Colleges, Early Childhood Education
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Pollock, Art; Pingley, Norm – Community College Review, 1987
Offers a brief description of the low-budget, intramural athletic program of Pasco-Hernando Community College. Looks at ways in which the program budget is kept low; i.e., to approximately $12,000 per campus per year. (CBC)
Descriptors: College Athletics, Community Colleges, Costs, Intramural Athletics
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Hill, John P. – Community College Review, 1985
Describes the development, operation, and benefits of Thomas Nelson Community College's program whereby faculty members take time off to enter or re-enter business and industry for the purpose of updating their skills and knowledge, to enhance occupational/technical curricula, and to improve communication between businesses and the college. (DMM)
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Faculty Development, Inservice Teacher Education, Program Descriptions
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Crist, Donald G.; And Others – Community College Review, 1985
Describes the impact of the loss of private and public sector industry on west central Illinois. Explains cooperative efforts to establish and operate a dislocated worker program and develop a responsive delivery system. Looks at elements important to the success of the Galesburg Dislocated Worker Center, including exceptional grass roots effort…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Delivery Systems, Dislocated Workers, Economic Change
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Zabezensky, Ferne; And Others – Community College Review, 1986
Examines the Maricopa Community College District's management internship program, detailing the history and operation of the program. Describes program eligibility criteria, the intern's role as Vice Chancellor for Human Services, the provision of a graduate course in management, the rotation of assignments, intern projects, and evaluation.…
Descriptors: Administrator Education, College Administration, Community Colleges, Inservice Education
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Rollyson, Carl E., Jr. – Community College Review, 1986
Describes the development of Wayne State University's Weekend College and the enhancement of its articulation program for community college technical degree graduates. Describes the Capstone general education program, which primarily involves weekend workshops and conferences in a range of lower- and upper-division subjects and electives. (DMM)
Descriptors: Articulation (Education), College Transfer Students, Community Colleges, General Education
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Lang, Charles J.; Ireland, Jackie – Community College Review, 1985
Describes the development of the oral history center at West Los Angeles College and its contribution to the instructional program and to minority students' self-esteem, motivation, and achievement. Looks at the future role of the oral history movement at the college and at other community colleges nationwide. (DMM)
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Curriculum Enrichment, Educational Benefits, Minority Groups
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