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Rodriguez, Sarah L.; Blaney, Jennifer M.; Vasquez, Marissa C.; Salinas, Cristobal, Jr. – Community College Review, 2021
Objective: The purpose of this study was to investigate how Latino men's conceptions of masculinities influenced their attitudes and behaviors during the transition from community colleges to 4-year institutions. Method: A phenomenological approach was used to explore the lived experiences of 34 Latino men across Texas, California, and Florida.…
Descriptors: Hispanic American Students, Masculinity, College Transfer Students, Community Colleges
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Wang, Xueli; Wang, Yan; Wickersham, Kelly; Sun, Ning; Chan, Hsun-yu – Community College Review, 2017
Objective: In community colleges, achieving competence in math is critical to students' timely progression through coursework and eventual educational success; yet, it remains unclear when the optimal timing to complete required math courses is in order to maximize the chance of completing a credential on time. This study examines the timing of…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Two Year College Students, Required Courses, Mathematics Achievement
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Kisker, Carrie B.; Weintraub, Dayna S.; Newell, Mallory Angeli – Community College Review, 2016
Objective: Ideally, community colleges both democratize opportunity and develop in students the civic skills necessary to meaningfully participate in a democratic society. This national pilot study examines the individual and institutional factors associated with greater civic agency, capacity, behavior, and knowledge among students after at least…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Two Year Colleges, Two Year College Students, Pilot Projects
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Lester, Jaime; Leonard, Jeannie Brown; Mathias, David – Community College Review, 2013
Transfer students are a distinct population. Their characteristics lead to a qualitatively different student experience. Drawing on interviews with a cross-sectional sample of transfer students at George Mason University (GMU), this study focused on the ways transfer students perceived their social and academic engagement, on the ways they engaged…
Descriptors: College Transfer Students, Learner Engagement, Interviews, Student Attitudes
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Bahr, Peter Riley – Community College Review, 2013
Two related themes currently dominate discourse on open-access colleges, particularly community colleges: increasing college-going and degree attainment and improving the performance of postsecondary institutions with respect to producing graduates. Largely missing from this discourse, however, is cogency concerning the innumerable ways in which…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, College Attendance, College Students, Educational Experience
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Cox, Rebecca D. – Community College Review, 2009
This article considers the risk of failing college and how the fear of failure shapes students' behavior. Drawing on a semester-long study of students and instructors in a community college English composition course, this analysis highlights the potential for students to undermine their own educational goals in the absence of active intervention…
Descriptors: College English, Writing (Composition), College Students, Fear
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McClenney, Kay M. – Community College Review, 2007
The Community College Survey of Student Engagement, established in 2001 and administered by the Community College Leadership Program at the University of Texas at Austin, provides systematically collected data on the experiences of community college students. This article describes what has been learned through the survey to date and notes plans…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Educational Research, Student Motivation, Learning
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Miller, Jimmie C. – Community College Review, 1997
Describes a study that analyzes variables affecting students' decisions to withdraw from liberal arts and science courses. Findings indicated that students with higher GPAs were more likely to withdraw from class than students with low GPAs, perhaps to preserve their averages and repeat the course with higher grades. Contains five data tables and…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Academic Persistence, Attendance Patterns, Community Colleges
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Christman, Dana E. – Community College Review, 2000
After describing characteristics associated with student loan defaulters, the author provides supporting information from a qualitative survey that elicited perceptions about loan defaulters from 12 students, faculty and staff at a two-year college. Finds that student background characteristics play as great a role in loan default behavior as…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Educational Finance, Higher Education, Loan Default
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Piland, William E. – Community College Review, 1995
Describes a study of community college transfer students who completed bachelor's degrees to determine whether they followed the stereotyped pattern of enrollment in a community college directly after high school and in a university after two years. Indicates that many students do not follow a direct route from high school to community college to…
Descriptors: Articulation (Education), College Attendance, College Transfer Students, Community Colleges
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Fralick, Marsha A. – Community College Review, 1993
Discusses a survey of nonreturning students at Cuyamaca College (California), distinguishing between positive attrition (successful nonreturners) and negative attrition (unsuccessful nonreturners). Compares two groups in terms of goals, employment, satisfaction with college, high school performance, gender, and ethnicity. Recommends…
Descriptors: Academic Persistence, Community Colleges, Comparative Analysis, Dropout Research
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Vaala, Leslie D. – Community College Review, 1993
Describes findings from focus-group discussions involving 18 2-year college students previously enrolled in other 2- and 4-year institutions, reviewing students' attitudes toward present academic setting, educational and career goals, and expectations for receiving transfer credit. Compares findings with previous interviews of two-year college…
Descriptors: Academic Persistence, College Transfer Students, Community Colleges, Comparative Analysis
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Armstrong, William B. – Community College Review, 1993
Emphasizes role of indicators of transfer effectiveness in community college accountability efforts. Discusses problems defining transfer rates, identifying potential transfer students, and collecting data. Describes Transfer Assembly project, an ongoing national study of student transfer from two- to four-year institutions, detailing outcomes for…
Descriptors: Accountability, College Transfer Students, Community Colleges, Definitions
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Friedlander, Jack; MacDougall, Peter – Community College Review, 1992
Presents study results concerning the amount and quality of effort invested by Santa Barbara City College (SBCC) students in their college experience. Lists strategies used by SBCC to increase student involvement. Discusses the importance of student contacts with faculty and peers and student involvement in out-of-class activities. (DMM)
Descriptors: Change Strategies, Class Activities, Community Colleges, Extracurricular Activities
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Schmid, Carol; Abell, Patricia – Community College Review, 2003
Examines the prevalence of demographic risk factors related to student success and compares these factors across three different groups of students: current students, graduates, and nonreturners. Reports that key findings indicate that nonreturning students had substantially greater rates in three risk factor areas: (1) working full-time; (2)…
Descriptors: Academic Persistence, Achievement Gains, Community Colleges, Individual Characteristics
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