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Ozaki, C. Casey – New Directions for Community Colleges, 2016
This chapter critically examines the fit and applicability of foundational college impact theories to the community college context and students. Implications for the literature and campuses are explored.
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Outcomes of Education, Theories, College Students
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Harris, Frank, III; Luke Wood, J. – New Directions for Community Colleges, 2016
The authors of this chapter present the Socio-Ecological Outcomes Model as a means of predicting student success for community college men of color.
Descriptors: Social Influences, Ecological Factors, Outcomes of Education, Models
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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
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Ronan, Bernie – New Directions for Community Colleges, 2016
This chapter looks at civic learning and democratic engagement from the perspective of political philosophy to suggest the essential cognitive, affective, and political skills needed for careers of fulfilling public work and for civic action.
Descriptors: Job Skills, Thinking Skills, Affective Objectives, Political Science
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Mathews, David – New Directions for Community Colleges, 2016
This chapter examines how the work of community colleges relates to the democratic work that citizens must do and makes the case for better alignment between the two.
Descriptors: Community Colleges, College Role, Democracy, Democratic Values
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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
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Harbour, Clifford P. – New Directions for Community Colleges, 2016
This chapter explores the leadership qualities participants identified as pivotal to the development of civic engagement at a large, suburban community college.
Descriptors: Citizen Participation, Leadership, Leadership Qualities, Minimum Competencies
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Musil, Caryn McTighe – New Directions for Community Colleges, 2016
This chapter describes a diversity and democracy curriculum and faculty development collaboration among the Association of American Colleges and Universities, The Democracy Commitment, and 10 community colleges.
Descriptors: Humanities, Democratic Values, Community Colleges, Two Year Colleges
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Kaufman, Cynthia – New Directions for Community Colleges, 2016
This chapter describes fears that may lead to faculty resistance to civic engagement and suggests approaches to conquering these fears in order to further develop the civic capacities of our students and institutions.
Descriptors: Higher Education, Role of Education, Institutional Mission, Citizen Participation
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Hatch, Deryl K.; Crisp, Gloria; Wesley, Katherine – New Directions for Community Colleges, 2016
This chapter reviews multiple complementary and divergent descriptions of practices that have been identified as holding particular promise for high impact on college student success and offers a possible map of practices to illustrate key features and relationships.
Descriptors: College Students, Academic Achievement, Educational Practices, Best Practices
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Hatch, Deryl K. – New Directions for Community Colleges, 2016
This chapter reviews ways that researchers have presented variously narrow and broad groupings of special student success programs over the course of decades. Cultural Historical Activity Theory (CHAT) is proposed as a way to conceptualize various kinds of community college student success programs as instances of a more general type of program.
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Two Year College Students, Academic Achievement, Social Theories
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Mechur Karp, Melinda – New Directions for Community Colleges, 2016
Despite their best efforts, community colleges continue to see low rates of student persistence and degree attainment. Although such outcomes can be attributed in large part to students' lack of academic readiness, nonacademic issues also play a part. Building on Karp's 2011 framework of nonacademic support, this chapter explores the evidence that…
Descriptors: Holistic Approach, Community Colleges, Performance Factors, Success
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Waiwaiole, Evelyn N.; Bohlig, E. Michael; Massey, Kristine J. – New Directions for Community Colleges, 2016
This chapter discusses the work of the Center for Community College Student Engagement, highlighting institutes the Center hosts and work that comes from these meetings. Examples of interventions that evolved from the High-Impact Practices Institutes conducted by the Center are provided. The chapter concludes with a discussion about implementation…
Descriptors: Success, Student Development, Best Practices, Community Colleges
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Young, Dallin George; Keup, Jennifer R. – New Directions for Community Colleges, 2016
This chapter draws from national data to explore unique attributes of first-year seminars in community college contexts as well as high-impact practices that are often connected to them. Findings point to areas of opportunity for practice and directions for future research to better understand how community colleges can be poised to meet the…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, College Freshmen, First Year Seminars, Educational Practices
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Acevedo-Gil, Nancy; Zerquera, Desiree D. – New Directions for Community Colleges, 2016
This chapter examines community college first-year experience programs using critical race theory and ecological theory. The study draws on diverse students' experiences with access, support, and long-term success within community colleges to assess how these programs foster student success, as told through the voices of student participants.
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Two Year College Students, Two Year Colleges, Academic Achievement
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