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Stevenson, Cari; Le Buhn, Michael – Journal of Continuing Higher Education, 2020
Faculty, administration, and student veterans at a small midwestern community college collaborated to develop a Veterans Resource Center, a physical space in which veterans can congregate to build camaraderie and find resources specific to their needs as veterans. A needs analysis was first conducted to prioritize the needs of the student veteran…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Two Year College Students, Veterans, Veterans Education
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Morris, Pamela D.; Rust, Dianna Z. – Journal of Continuing Higher Education, 2020
Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) has been available at the undergraduate level for decades. This article provides information to encourage institutions to consider implementing graduate-level PLA. It provides an analysis of the increasing demand for graduate education in the U.S. and shows the growing number of non-traditional graduate students who…
Descriptors: Prior Learning, Graduate Study, Graduate Students, College Credits
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Machado, Cristiane Tolentino; Carvalho, Ana Amélia – Journal of Continuing Higher Education, 2020
Undergraduates need to develop critical thinking, problem-solving skills, and deep understanding of concepts. Concept maps are considered an educational tool that promotes meaningful learning and that has demonstrated potential effects in the learning process. Based on studies carried out in adult/higher education, the aim of this review is to…
Descriptors: Concept Mapping, Educational Benefits, Undergraduate Students, Adult Education
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Perun, Stefan Austin – Journal of Continuing Higher Education, 2020
Developmental English in urban-serving community colleges was considered as the site where racial and ethnic minority students who are deemed underprepared for college must learn the white, middle-class literacy conventions valued in higher education. The idea of symbolic violence--the systematic devaluation of one's culture--was used as a…
Descriptors: Violence, Remedial Instruction, English Instruction, Community Colleges
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Wanjohi, Lucy – Journal of Continuing Higher Education, 2020
Much development has happened in the education sector in African countries. In Kenya, there has been a proliferation of institutions of higher learning. Severe cuts in government funding for public higher education have resulted in the privatization of higher education and the need for adjunct faculty as a way to cut costs. Research suggests that…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Adjunct Faculty, Faculty Development, College Faculty
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Remenick, Lauren; Goralnik, Lissy – Journal of Continuing Higher Education, 2019
Andragogy provides a framework for how adults learn, and contemporary researchers have explored its validity and usefulness in varied contexts. This article joins the discussion by examining andragogy in an as-yet-unstudied setting--an outdoor science education event (HJA Day). In this mixed-methods study, we examine how andragogy applies to HJA…
Descriptors: Andragogy, Outdoor Education, Science Education, Forestry
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Wisniewski, Mary Ann – Journal of Continuing Higher Education, 2019
The role of the academic department chair is arguably one of the most challenging in institutions of higher education, yet for the most part these academic leaders receive little training for the variety of management and leadership functions they are expected to perform. The lack of training for chairs is due to a number of factors, including…
Descriptors: Leadership Training, Department Heads, Competence, Higher Education
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Pearson, Walter – Journal of Continuing Higher Education, 2019
What makes one adult student persistent? What makes another student bound for failure? In this article, we will explore the literature available since 2000 on the subject of adult student persistence. This study is in several sections. One deals with the factors that students bring with them into college, i.e., the background or internal factors.…
Descriptors: Adult Students, College Students, Academic Persistence, Background
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Madden, Therese; Monahan, Susan – Journal of Continuing Higher Education, 2019
Keep it simple. Focus on the students. Those may be the most important takeaways from the experience of the partnering of two educational institutions for the past eight years to ensure that students consistently and happily graduate with bachelor's degrees. Adult students over the age of 25 juggle many priorities and have responsibilities that…
Descriptors: Partnerships in Education, Adult Students, Undergraduate Students, Access to Education
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Niu, Yuanlu; Hunter-Johnson, Yvonne; Xu, Xu; Liu, Tingting – Journal of Continuing Higher Education, 2019
The purpose of this study is to investigate the perception of employability and success among workforce education and development (WED) graduates. A quantitative study was conducted through the administration of an online survey to graduates (N = 85) of a WED program located within a midwestern, state university. The survey included demographic…
Descriptors: Employment Potential, Success, Graduates, State Universities
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Mizzi, Robert C.; Star, Jared – Journal of Continuing Higher Education, 2019
Little is known about the experiences of lesbian and gay faculty and students in continuing education. In order to address this gap, this article introduces and discusses a research project conducted to understand the struggles and accomplishments of both lesbian and gay male faculty and students in continuing education (CE) in university…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, LGBTQ People, Inclusion, Continuing Education
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Bergman, Matt – Journal of Continuing Higher Education, 2019
Universities across the United States are grappling with both funding and enrollment pressures and will continue to do so for the foreseeable future. Decreasing state funding coupled with lower birth rates of the recent past (Grawe, 2018) are forcing colleges and universities to rethink enrollment and retention strategies. Amid the push to…
Descriptors: Prior Learning, Networks, Evaluation Methods, Universities
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Des Armier, David, Jr.; Bolliger, Doris U. – Journal of Continuing Higher Education, 2019
This study investigated students' Internet attitudes and feelings of connectedness in their graduate programs using a quantitative survey design approach. Two modified instruments were administered to students in graduate programs at a small, land-grant university. One hundred forty-three graduate students completed the online survey. Findings…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Student Attitudes, Internet, Sense of Community
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Jones, David – Journal of Continuing Higher Education, 2019
Failure to thrive among nontraditional graduate students--whether by attrition, degree noncompletion, or failure-may represent an inability to manage competing demands rather than an inability to perform academically. University personnel have considered themselves limited in the ability to support non-traditional students to overcome nonacademic…
Descriptors: Nontraditional Students, Graduate Students, Withdrawal (Education), Student Experience
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Cherrstrom, Catherine A.; Robbins, Stacey E.; Boden, Carrie J.; Bixby, John – Journal of Continuing Higher Education, 2019
Improved educational technology provides new opportunities and tools for enhanced teaching and learning. However, low efficacy with technology adversely affects nontraditional students' course and college outcomes. The purpose of this qualitative study was to examine nontraditional student perceptions of educational technology tools. We…
Descriptors: College Students, Nontraditional Students, Student Attitudes, Educational Technology
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