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Salas, Spencer; Portes, Pedro R.; D'Amico, Mark M.; Rios-Aguilar, Cecilia – Community College Review, 2011
In this article, we employ a cultural historical theoretical framework to extend understandings of how widespread 2-year college placement policies concerning English remediation potentially locate and retain U.S.-educated Latino adolescents at the margins of higher education through well-intentioned yet deficit-driven postsecondary cultural…
Descriptors: Nontraditional Students, Higher Education, Student Placement, Educational Practices
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Levin, John S.; Cox, Elizabeth M.; Cerven, Christine; Haberler, Zachary – Community College Review, 2010
This study identifies and examines the key practices of California community college programs that have demonstrated success in improving (or that have shown significant potential to improve) the achievement of underrepresented groups whose educational attainment often lags behind the attainment of relatively well-off White students. Unlike many…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Industry, Educational Attainment, College Programs
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Conway, Katherine M. – Community College Review, 2010
This study explored the educational aspirations of immigrant and native students in an urban community college. Using Burton Clark's cooling-out theory as a framework, the study looked at choices students make when applying to college and the extent to which students later change their aspirations. Immigrant students who were educated in United…
Descriptors: Urban Education, Community Colleges, Academic Aspiration, Immigrants
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Zinser, Richard W.; Hanssen, Carl E. – Community College Review, 2006
This article presents an analysis of national data from the Advanced Technological Education (ATE) program regarding articulation agreements for the transfer of 2-year technical degrees to baccalaureate degrees. Quantitative and qualitative data are illustrated to help explain the extent to which ATE projects improve access to universities for…
Descriptors: Technical Education, Articulation (Education), Bachelors Degrees, Access to Education
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Sheldon, Caroline Q. – Community College Review, 2003
Discusses the impact of fiscal contraction on community colleges. Explores how reduced state appropriations have adversely affected community college instruction and student support systems. Research shows that because instruction and student support services suffer when budget is reduced, fiscal contraction can hamper the ability of colleges to…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Financial Policy, Financial Problems, Fiscal Capacity
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Cohen, Arthur M. – Community College Review, 1983
Reviews the development of the transfer function in California community colleges, supplying data confirming that community colleges function not only as career, community, and compensatory education centers, but as institutions in which students desiring baccalaureate degrees matriculate, albeit differently from a generation ago. (DMM)
Descriptors: College Role, College Transfer Students, Community Colleges, Student Educational Objectives
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Waller, Robert A. – Community College Review, 1980
Presents guidelines for the establishment of policies needed to articulate the social science programs offered in high school with those offered in two-year colleges. Focuses on subject matter, the educational needs of transfer and terminal students, students' backgrounds, instructional enrichment, teaching methods, transfer of credit, and…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Articulation (Education), College School Cooperation, Community Colleges
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Cohen, Arthur M. – Community College Review, 1980
Notes the decline of humanities curricula due to the association of humanities instruction with transfer education. Outlines five corrective measures related to the utilization of interdisciplinary courses, increased liaison between humanities and community services staff, utilization of nontraditional instructional techniques, and the development…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Curriculum Development, Educational Media, Enrollment
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Friedlander, Jack – Community College Review, 1980
Reviews the literature relating the decline in transfer education to: increased enrollments in occupational programs; the growth of remedial and community education; the increase in the number of part-time, older students; and competition from four-year colleges. A bibliography is included. (AYC)
Descriptors: College Transfer Students, Community Colleges, Educational Change, Enrollment Trends
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Higgins, C. Steven; Katsinas, Stephen G. – Community College Review, 1999
Investigates the relationship between transfer rates and conditions that are beyond an institution's control. Finds that the percentage of students under age 25 and the percent of adults with a high school degree are positively associated with transfer, while expenditures per FTE, the percentage of males enrolled, and population density are…
Descriptors: Articulation (Education), College Transfer Students, Community Colleges, Demography
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Harbin, Carey E. – Community College Review, 1997
Describes results of a survey of 85 California community college students who transferred to four-year institutions. Students were highly satisfied with their academic preparation but desired more information on the transfer process. Demographic data, ratings of adjustment experiences, and student academic standings are included. Appendix includes…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, College Transfer Students, Community Colleges, Educational Assessment
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Ignash, Jan M.; Townsend, Barbara K. – Community College Review, 2000
Presents the findings of a national study examining statewide articulation agreements that facilitate transfer between institutions of higher education. Reports that 34 of 43 states have established a statewide articulation agreement. Concludes that although progress has been made at the state level in smoothing the paths of college transfer…
Descriptors: Articulation (Education), Community Colleges, Enrollment, Enrollment Management
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Richardson, Richard C., Jr. – Community College Review, 1993
Describes the ways in which the particular duties and orientations of two- and four-year college faculty tend to remove faculty from the transfer process. Suggests the importance of an increased faculty role in the transfer process through such means as faculty advising of students and increased two- and four-year faculty interaction. (MAB)
Descriptors: Articulation (Education), College Faculty, College Transfer Students, Community Colleges
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Turner, Caroline Sotello Viernes – Community College Review, 1992
Reviews literature describing the complexity and difficulty of two- to four-year college transfer. Describes a comparative study of the transfer process for Hispanic and white students in three California community colleges. Discusses the impact of interinstitutional linkages and networks on articulation and transfer. (DMM)
Descriptors: Articulation (Education), College Transfer Students, Community Colleges, Cooperative Programs
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Barkley, Sue Murphey – Community College Review, 1993
Reviews literature appearing since 1985 on changing patterns of community college transfer, the current status of community college articulation, and areas for improvement in the transfer/articulation process. Includes a 21-item bibliography. (DMM)
Descriptors: Articulation (Education), College Role, College Transfer Students, Community Colleges
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