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Ison, Matthew P. – Community College Review, 2022
Objective: Dual enrollment has become a significant portion of community college enrollment throughout the country. Some scholars have argued that dual enrollment implementation can be used as a viable policy lever to achieve the certificate and associate degree obtainment outcomes identified in "Reclaiming the American Dream," a…
Descriptors: Dual Enrollment, Community Colleges, Educational Finance, Performance
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Zilvinskis, John – Community College Review, 2022
Objective/Research Question: The purpose of this research is to explore the way use of student services can mediate engagement among first-generation and transfer students who use disability services at community colleges. The following research questions guided the current study: (1) At community colleges, how does frequency of use of student…
Descriptors: First Generation College Students, Two Year College Students, College Transfer Students, Students with Disabilities
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Wong, Yi-Lee – Community College Review, 2022
Objective: In view of the values of individualism and competition embedded in neoliberalism and global capitalism, this paper seeks to illustrate empirically students' instrumentalism in higher education, and to explore how far such instrumentalism could be conceptualized as student alienation. Method: The illustration relies on experiences of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Attitudes, Alienation, Higher Education
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McKinney, Lyle; Burridge, Andrea Backscheider; Lee, Mimi Miyoung; Bourdeau, Gerald V.; Miller-Waters, Melissa – Community College Review, 2022
Objective: Students' enrollment intensity during their first academic semester and year are highly influential in their success and decisions to persist in community college. Limited research, however, has focused on understanding how students navigate the decision-making process of determining their credit load or how institutional support…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Two Year College Students, Enrollment, Full Time Students
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Huerta, Adrian H.; Rios-Aguilar, Cecilia; Ramirez, Daisy – Community College Review, 2022
Objective: Community colleges, which can lead students to job opportunities and well-paying careers, are one of the main entry points to higher education for student parents. We use a conceptual framework that bridges career capital and community cultural wealth to understand student parents' college and career trajectories. This study asks (a)…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Two Year College Students, Parents, Minority Group Students
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Blaney, Jennifer M. – Community College Review, 2022
Objective: Upward transfer pathways are an important mechanism for advancing gender equity in STEM. Yet, little is known about how students access lucrative STEM careers and leadership positions via community colleges. This study explores the factors that may promote computing leadership identity among upward transfer students, focusing…
Descriptors: Two Year College Students, Community Colleges, Identification (Psychology), Gender Bias
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Moss, Brian G.; Kelcey, Ben – Community College Review, 2022
Objective: Superiority experiments supply a critical lens to probe higher education interventions because they can dismantle the collective effect of a program and identify the relative contribution of the core components. However, such lines of inquiry are generally absent in higher education literature. We draw on experimental data to probe the…
Descriptors: At Risk Students, Academic Probation, Letters (Correspondence), Intervention
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Nguyen, Thai-Huy; Gutierrez, Rose Ann E.; Smith, Jalen – Community College Review, 2022
Research Question: The vast amount of material available on-line has prompted researchers to understand how undergraduate students sort and select, or evaluate, the results that emerge from their searches. Since students depend on on-line material to facilitate their learning of course material, understanding the basis of their process is…
Descriptors: Two Year College Students, Community Colleges, STEM Education, Online Searching
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Holzer, Harry J.; Xu, Zeyu – Community College Review, 2021
Objective: We estimated the correlations between the "pathways" chosen by community college students--in terms of desired credentials and fields of study, as well as other choices and outcomes along the paths--and the attainment of credentials with labor market value. We focused on the extent to which there were recorded changes in…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Two Year College Students, Correlation, Academic Aspiration
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Stofer, Kathryn A.; Chandler, Jhenai W.; Insalaco, Stephanie; Matyas, Corene; Lannon, Heidi J.; Judge, Jasmeet; Lanman, Brandan; Hom, Bobby; Norton, Heather – Community College Review, 2021
Objective: Despite the availability of high-paying, high-demand careers, few women and students from underrepresented racial and ethnic minorities enter undergraduate programs understanding what the geosciences are and associated available career opportunities. This problem is compounded for students from backgrounds underrepresented in the United…
Descriptors: Two Year College Students, Undergraduate Students, Nontraditional Students, Minority Group Students
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Leo, Aaron – Community College Review, 2021
Objective: This article explores the experiences of 32 first-generation immigrant and refugee students as they transition into and out of community college. The challenges students face and the resources on which they draw in their educational pursuits are viewed through Bourdieu's theory of cultural capital. Method: This project utilizes an…
Descriptors: First Generation College Students, Immigrants, Refugees, Community Colleges
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Sublett, Cameron; Taylor, Jason – Community College Review, 2021
Objective: This study examined the statistical association between net tuition and changes in degree aspirations among community college students. In addition, the study explored the moderating influence of unmet financial need. Method: Analyses relied on data from the most recent iteration of the Beginning Postsecondary Students Longitudinal…
Descriptors: Tuition, Financial Needs, Academic Aspiration, Two Year College Students
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Garza, Tiberio; Huerta, Margarita; García, Hugo A.; Lau, Jared – Community College Review, 2021
Objective: The objective of this study was to create a model of English learners' (ELs) persistence based on theory and empirical research. Findings from this research informs community college educators in helping ELs persist and guide future research regarding this important student population. Method: We examined ELs' persistence using…
Descriptors: Sense of Community, Social Integration, Academic Persistence, Communities of Practice
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Cuellar, Marcela G.; Gándara, Patricia – Community College Review, 2021
Objective/Research Question: The purpose of this study was to examine the extent to which programs offering community college baccalaureates (CCBs) address access and equity for underrepresented racial minorities (URMs). The study first aimed to understand how administrators described the purpose of CCBs with regard to advancing equity for URMs.…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Equal Education, Disproportionate Representation, Minority Group Students
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Wong, Yi-Lee – Community College Review, 2021
Objective: Educational expansion as a policy is believed to address the issue of the youth's blocked social mobility. But, the argument that the transition to university is emotionally straining in a deindustrialized neoliberal context suggests an emotive aspect of neoliberalism in higher education. This article seeks to offer an illustration of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Psychological Patterns, Neoliberalism, Community Colleges
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