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Castro, Erin L. – Community College Review, 2013
Social science methodologies of intervention programming for college and career readiness, particularly in regard to evaluation, must be situated within a larger context of racialized readiness for college and career. The policy context for this argument is a state-level evaluation of college and career readiness legislation in Illinois using…
Descriptors: College Readiness, Career Readiness, Community Colleges, Program Effectiveness
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Floyd, Deborah L.; St. Arnauld, Cheri – Community College Review, 2007
Historically, community colleges have played a role in preparing teachers by strengthening articulation and transfer with university-based teacher colleges, hosting university center programs that provide upper division teacher education courses, and providing alternative teacher certification programming for holders of bachelor's and higher…
Descriptors: Teacher Education Programs, Alternative Teacher Certification, Community Colleges, Discovery Processes
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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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Smith, Al – Community College Review, 1983
Presents the findings of a one-year follow-up of the participants in the Florida Master Teacher Seminars for Community College Faculty and the National Master Teacher Seminar, which focused on rational analysis of instructional problems and the development of action plans involving realistic, creative solutions. (AYC)
Descriptors: College Faculty, Community Colleges, Faculty Development, Program Effectiveness
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Barnes, Ruby G.; Eller, Vercie M. – Community College Review, 1982
Reports on an evaluation of the University of North Carolina's Master of Science in Nursing program, which determined and contrasted graduates' and their employers' perceptions of the program; graduates' participation in professional associations; and graduates' further education plans. Both graduates (N=24) and their employers (N=17) rated the…
Descriptors: College Faculty, College Graduates, Employer Attitudes, Followup Studies
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Triplett, Suzanne; Strang, Ernest W. – Community College Review, 1979
Evaluates a comprehensive project in functional literacy education piloted at five sites in North Carolina. Provides information on student characteristics, levels of exposure and achievement, perceptions of the project, and determinants of achievement, revealing growth in student achievement, but no correlation between achievement and length of…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Adult Basic Education, Adult Students, Community Colleges
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Wyman, Frank J. – Community College Review, 1997
Analyzes first-year retention rates for the 16 colleges of the South Carolina Technical College System, focusing on first-time freshmen enrolling full-time during the fall 1990 and 1991 semesters. Reveals that regional employment and the ratio of instructional and support expenditures per student to regional income per job are the most predictive…
Descriptors: Academic Persistence, College Freshmen, Community Colleges, Expenditure per Student
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Johnson, Philip E. – Community College Review, 1991
Argues that process education, experiential learning, and facilitative teaching provide an answer to the educational challenges posed by the information explosion. Presents an information evaluation of the experiential learning programs (i.e., internships and cooperative education experiences) offered at Pima Community College (Arizona). (DMM)
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Cooperative Education, Educational Change, Experiential Learning
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Howard, Joseph; Grosset, Jane – Community College Review, 1992
Evaluates the mentoring component of the Business Students Success Initiative at the Community College of Philadelphia in terms of faculty and students' reactions to the program. Finds students less positive about mentoring achieving its goals than faculty. Compares student responses by sex, age, and racial/ethnic group. (DMM)
Descriptors: Business Education, College Faculty, Community Colleges, Mentors
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Harnish, Dorothy; Wild, Lynn A. – Community College Review, 1992
Evaluates Niagara County Community College's efforts to promote instructional improvement and thereby increase students' course completion rates, students' satisfaction with learning and outcomes, and teachers' professional skill levels. Reports effects on faculty motivation and other outcomes and discusses the use of interviews in the evaluation…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Community Colleges, Faculty Development, Interviews