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Alshehri, Yahya M. – International Journal of Higher Education, 2020
This paper attempts to shed more light on the teaching practices of part-time faculty members and their impacts on community college students. Thus, it carries out a comprehensive literature review. The review shows convincing findings. It has been found that part-time faculty members employ traditional teaching practices compared to full-time…
Descriptors: Part Time Faculty, Community Colleges, Two Year College Students, Conventional Instruction
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Choi, Seonkyung – International Journal of Higher Education, 2020
This study examines the factors determining whether vocational and general high school students in South Korea subsequently graduate from university and, if so, whether from 2-year or 4-year courses, for the first time using a gender lens. High-quality official data from the Korean Education and Employment Panel (KEEP) is used in a multinomial…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Vocational Education, College Graduates, Two Year Colleges
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Smith, Everrett A.; Gearhart, G. David; Miller, Michael T. – International Journal of Higher Education, 2019
The purpose for conducting the study was to explore and describe the use of alumni societies and associations in community colleges, particularly focusing on the intended outcome of their implementation. To collect data for the study, the research-team developed a survey instrument that was distributed electronically to 250 community college…
Descriptors: Alumni, Alumni Associations, Community Colleges, Institutional Advancement
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Boumlik, Habiba; Jaafar, Reem; Alberts, Ian – International Journal of Higher Education, 2018
Cultivating interdisciplinary connections between freshman and capstone students epitomizes a novel pedagogical approach to deepen student understanding of the learning process in a Community College environment. Within such a context, this article focuses on the outcomes of a two-semester collaborative effort that aims to establish and strengthen…
Descriptors: Curriculum, Peer Evaluation, Community Colleges, College Freshmen
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Polnariev, Barnard A.; Jaafar, Reem; Hendrix, Tonya; Morgan, Holly Porter; Khethavath, Praveen; Idrissi, Abderrazak Belkharraz – International Journal of Higher Education, 2017
LaGuardia Community College is an international leader recognized for developing and successfully implementing initiatives and educating underserved diverse students. LaGuardia's STEM students are holistically advised by a team of dedicated faculty and staff members from different departments and divisions. As an innovative approach to advisement,…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, STEM Education, Academic Advising, Teamwork
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Felder, Pamela Petrease; Arleth, Megan T. – International Journal of Higher Education, 2016
Student mobility and transfer between two-year and four-year institutions are critical issues when considering student success and degree completion. College and university administrators continually work to identify opportunities that align policy and practice with accreditation standards in an effort to facilitate self-study initiatives and meet…
Descriptors: Student Mobility, Accreditation (Institutions), College Transfer Students, Two Year Colleges
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Fichten, Catherine S.; Heiman, Tali; Jorgensen, Mary; Nguyen, Mai Nhu; Havel, Alice; King, Laura; Budd, Jillian; Amsel, Rhonda – International Journal of Higher Education, 2016
We tested the ability of Ajzen's Theory of Planned Behavior (TPB) model to predict intention to graduate among Canadian and Israeli students with and without a learning disability/attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (LD/ADHD). Results based on 1486 postsecondary students show that the model's predictors (i.e., attitude, subjective norms,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Behavior Theories, Learning Disabilities, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
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Xu, Na; Porter-Morgan, Holly; Doran, Nathan; Keller, Charles – International Journal of Higher Education, 2016
STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) education in the United States faces a host of problems including low recruitment and retention in STEM disciplines, under-representation of multiple segments of the US population, and a host of other issues. These problems are well recognized and a variety of solutions are being implemented…
Descriptors: Water Pollution, Cancer, Community Colleges, Two Year College Students
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Highman, Ludovic – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2020
This article aims to examine and analyse the perceptions of senior policy-makers, lobby group representatives and both higher education academics and professional managers on the establishing of technological universities in Ireland, and its implications for the fabric of the Irish higher education system, in terms of the structure of the Irish…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Universities, Technical Institutes, Educational Development
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Vogt, Rosemary – International Journal of Higher Education, 2014
In many trades the demand for training seats has strained the conventional delivery capacity of training providers in Canada. Manitoba, along with other Canadian provinces is experiencing a shortage of skilled tradespersons required to enable current and future economic expansion. Due to the deficiency in the skilled labor force, a community…
Descriptors: Blended Learning, Entrepreneurship, Foreign Countries, Skilled Workers
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Neault, Lynn Ceresino; Piland, William E. – International Journal of Higher Education, 2014
Lower division transfer preparation for the university has been the primary mission of community colleges since their inception creating an important pathway to baccalaureate degree attainment for many students who may not otherwise have the opportunity for higher education. Once considered fairly straightforward, the transfer pathway has become…
Descriptors: State Policy, Local Government, College Transfer Students, Community Colleges
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Kim, Sujung – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2018
This study examines the complicated interlink between the Korean state's neoliberal identity politics and working- and lower middle-class Korean students' study abroad as a form of voluntarily exile. Drawing on a critical discourse analysis and a 14-month ethnographic study, this study discusses how these students' decisions to study abroad are…
Descriptors: Politics of Education, Study Abroad, Ethnography, Decision Making
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Wong, Yi-Lee – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2017
While a class gap remains in obtaining a degree despite an expansion of higher education, a variety of second chances have become available. How class matters in receiving parental assistance for seeking a second chance is of increasing importance to understanding educational inequality in an altered context of higher education, but it is…
Descriptors: Parent Attitudes, Community Colleges, Two Year College Students, Working Class
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Klauke, Jonathan – Learning and Teaching: The International Journal of Higher Education in the Social Sciences, 2019
This article explores the historical importance of argument and self-learning within the structure of liberal arts education and how these can be applied to the design of university and community college general education classes to help students develop skills in effective communication, critical thinking and self-learning. Research in classical…
Descriptors: Liberal Arts, Independent Study, Community Colleges, Universities
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Thiele, Megan; Pan, Yung-Yi Dian; Molina, Devin – Learning and Teaching: The International Journal of Higher Education in the Social Sciences, 2016
Karl Marx's revolutionary call, "Workers of the World Unite," resonates with many in today's society. This article describes and assesses an easily reproducible classroom activity that simulates both alienating, and perhaps more importantly, non-alienating states of production as described by Marx. This hands-on learning activity gives…
Descriptors: Alienation, Political Attitudes, College Students, Two Year Colleges
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