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Anderson-Long, Maria; Jeffries, Matthew – New Directions for Community Colleges, 2019
This chapter analyzes research of gender-inclusive housing policies at four-year institutions and current policies at two-year institutions using open systems theory to provide recommendations on how practitioners can best utilize these policies to create a greater inclusive campus environment.
Descriptors: Gender Issues, College Housing, Community Colleges, Educational Policy
Bertram Gallant, Tricia – New Directions for Community Colleges, 2018
This chapter describes the challenges contingent community-college faculty might face in implementing best-integrity practices in the classroom, and calls for community college leadership to make changes to better support faculty in their efforts to protect the academic integrity of their institutions.
Descriptors: Community Colleges, College Faculty, Best Practices, Integrity
McNair, Delores E.; Oye, William N. – New Directions for Community Colleges, 2018
College officials across the United States struggle with how to prevent and effectively respond to incidents of academic dishonesty. In this chapter, we propose alternative practices that support student development and learning.
Descriptors: Cheating, Prevention, College Students, Discipline
Bluestein, Stephanie A. – New Directions for Community Colleges, 2018
This chapter provides practical suggestions from community college students and faculty--in their own words--about how to prevent academic dishonesty and what to do if it happens. Both new and veteran professors can benefit from the wide variety of ideas that are enlightening and innovative.
Descriptors: Plagiarism, Cheating, Community Colleges, College Faculty
Garza Mitchell, Regina L.; Parnther, Ceceilia – New Directions for Community Colleges, 2018
This chapter describes how one community college addresses academic integrity education and provides recommendations for implementing and enforcing policies and practices across the college.
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Integrity, School Policy, Cheating
Witmer, Hope; Johansson, Jonas – New Directions for Community Colleges, 2018
This chapter presents a gender perspective on the faculty members' role in assigning discipline for academic dishonesty. Results of a study on this topic, along with recommendations for equitable practices, are included.
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Cheating, Integrity, College Faculty
Implications for Policy and Practice: Summary of the Volume and Lessons for the Future of CTE Programs and STEM
Smith, Dimitra Jackson – New Directions for Community Colleges, 2017
This chapter provides a summary of the aforementioned chapters and includes implications for policy and practice and lessons for the future as it relates to CTE programs and STEM education.
Descriptors: STEM Education, Vocational Education, Educational Practices, Educational Policy
Gross, Jillian L. – New Directions for Community Colleges, 2017
This chapter describes the multifaceted history and future trajectory of community colleges in India and considers implications for policy and practice.
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Context Effect, Institutional Characteristics, Educational Practices
Wilson, Kristin Bailey; Van Alebeek, Wouter – New Directions for Community Colleges, 2017
Since the end of apartheid, South African leaders have been working to transform all aspects of the racialized society into a nonracialized, nonsexist democratic state, including postsecondary education. This chapter examines the changing South African collegiate context focusing on access, persistence, affordability, accreditation, transfer, and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Universities, Community Colleges, Context Effect
Boggs, George R.; Elsner, Paul A.; Irwin, Judith T. – New Directions for Community Colleges, 2017
This chapter describes the expansion of postsecondary or tertiary education throughout the world, the motivations for the expansion, and the commonalities and differences in the systems.
Descriptors: Postsecondary Education, Global Approach, Educational Development, Motivation
McCrink, Carmen L.; Whitford, Heidi – New Directions for Community Colleges, 2017
This chapter describes the results of case study research on a partnership between a community college in the United States and a university in Chile that attempted to develop the first community college system in Chile.
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Community Colleges, Partnerships in Education, Program Descriptions
Zhang, Yi – New Directions for Community Colleges, 2017
This chapter provides an overview of community colleges in mainland China, addressing briefly the recent history of community college development, defining these institutions, detailing various models with examples, and discussing challenges faced by these institutions and recommendations for future development.
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Models, Community Colleges, Educational Development
Person, Dawn; Dawson, Robert; García, Yvonne; Jones, Andrew – New Directions for Community Colleges, 2017
This chapter reports on three research studies conducted by the Center for Research on Educational Access and Leadership (C-REAL) at California State University, Fullerton (CSUF) that are designed to help higher education institutions enhance their practices in serving men of color, namely Black and Latino men.
Descriptors: African American Students, Males, Hispanic American Students, Educational Practices
Kisker, Carrie B. – New Directions for Community Colleges, 2016
This chapter describes the ways in which civic learning and democratic engagement are incorporated into community colleges' missions and strategic plans, professional development, curricula, and extracurricular programming.
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, College Programs, Educational Practices, Program Descriptions
Theis, John J. – New Directions for Community Colleges, 2016
This chapter describes the uncomfortable marriage between political science and civic education and calls for a reformulation of how we engage students in the wicked problems of democracy.
Descriptors: Political Science, Citizen Participation, Democracy, Citizenship Education