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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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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