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Cooper, Jack H. – Community College Review, 1975
Data compiled from a 1970-71 study of 61 universities indicates that university departments of higher education continue to serve an important function in providing leadership services to community colleges. This article notes the national and regional trends of such services, which include graduate courses, inservice education, teacher…
Descriptors: Consultation Programs, Inservice Teacher Education, Institutional Cooperation, Intercollegiate Cooperation
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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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Davis, Lloyd D. – Community College Review, 1997
Assesses the concept of community at institutions of higher education. Compares community college, private college, and university faculty responses to a questionnaire focusing on six broad ideals that define community: disciplined, purposeful, caring, open, celebrative, and just. Concludes that faculty strongly perceive elements of community,…
Descriptors: College Environment, College Faculty, College Role, Collegiality
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Serow, Robert C.; And Others – Community College Review, 1996
Reports results from a study of service-learning activities at North Carolina community colleges. Indicates that community colleges supported similar types of activities as the state's universities, but did so at much lower levels. Provides case studies of the two community colleges that ranked the highest in service-learning support. The survey…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Citizen Participation, College Role, Community Colleges
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Ward, Cynthia V. L. – Community College Review, 2001
Uses the example of British polytechnic institutions' conversion into universities as a warning to the United States to avoid transforming community colleges into baccalaureate-granting institutions. Asserts that conversion places undue burdens on community colleges while altering their historic mission. (NB)
Descriptors: Associate Degrees, Bachelors Degrees, Colleges, Community Colleges
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Windham, Patricia; Perkins, George R.; Rogers, Jon – Community College Review, 2001
Addresses ways in which concurrent-use facilities can address issues of preparation for and access to higher education. Provides information on the ways Florida has begun to combine two- and four-year institutions into one campus location. (Contains 17 references.) (NB)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Associate Degrees, Bachelors Degrees, Campus Planning
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Palmer, Jim – Community College Review, 1987
Examines recent efforts to smooth the flow of students from community colleges to baccalaureate-granting institutions. Describes a cooperative, multidimensional program involving high schools, community colleges, and four-year institutions in efforts to hone the skills of high school students; improve course and program articulation; and develop…
Descriptors: Articulation (Education), College School Cooperation, College Transfer Students, Community Colleges
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Holland, Reid A. – Community College Review, 1987
Reports on a study of the characteristics of community colleges established within universities, focusing on institutional, program, and faculty characteristics; perceived advantages and disadvantages; and perceptions of the future. (DMM)
Descriptors: Associate Degrees, College Faculty, College Programs, Community Colleges
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Hawthorne, Elizabeth M.; Ninke, Diane – Community College Review, 1991
Reports on a survey of 213 Council of Universities and Colleges members regarding their services to 2-year colleges, reasons for engaging in these activities, benefits derived by the 2- and 4-year institutions, and the importance of the programs to the 4-year institutions. (DMM)
Descriptors: College Faculty, Community Colleges, Faculty Development, Intercollegiate Cooperation
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Bohr, Louise; And Others – Community College Review, 1994
Describes research on the intellectual impacts of education programs at a public two-year college and a four-year research university. Finds no significant differences in skill gains between the two- and four-year samples after controlling for precollege cognitive skills, age, and work obligations. (18 citations). (MAB)
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Comparative Analysis, Skill Development, Student Characteristics
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Vaala, Leslie D. – Community College Review, 1991
Describes an ongoing investigation of student mobility from four-year to two-year colleges in Alberta, Canada, presenting a profile of the characteristics of community college students who had previously attended other postsecondary institutions. Includes interview findings related to students' university and community college experiences. (DMM)
Descriptors: College Transfer Students, Community Colleges, Interviews, Postsecondary Education
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Clagett, Craig A.; Huntington, Robin B. – Community College Review, 1992
Reviews methods of collecting transfer information. Describes a voluntary effort undertaken by several community colleges and senior institutions in Maryland to exchange data about transfer and community college students. Considers issues involved in defining transfer rates, including transfer goal, transfer program, student course load, and…
Descriptors: College Transfer Students, Community Colleges, Cooperative Programs, Data Collection
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Lumsden, D. Barry; Stewart, G. Bryan – Community College Review, 1992
Identifies 118 colleges and universities nationwide that offer graduate-level coursework related to 2-year colleges and lists the 193 courses offered. Indicates that most courses (n=109) tended to be general, or introductory, in content, with the second largest group (n=40) dealing with teaching and learning. (DMM)
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Course Content, Graduate Study, Higher Education
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Dempsey, John R. – Community College Review, 1992
Suggests that community colleges might consider emulating four-year college models of collegial governance, faculty employment policies, resource development, and intellectual life. Contends that community colleges can teach four-year institutions much about value-added education, teaching, creative administration, and commitment to service. (DMM)
Descriptors: College Administration, Colleges, Community Colleges, Comparative Analysis
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Vaala, Leslie – Community College Review, 1989
Describes a study of transfer students attending a large university in western Canada, which investigated students' satisfaction with their community college and university experiences, their academic success, and reasons students were glad they had begun at the two-year college or wished they had begun at the university. (DMM)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, College Environment, College Transfer Students, Community Colleges
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