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Bagadiong, Neil Soriano – ProQuest LLC, 2013
Several longitudinal reports predicted a potential crisis in the nation's community college system: a leadership gap due to a sizeable number of retirements of presidents and other high ranking college leaders. First reported at the beginning of 2000, the gap continues to grow, and recent research highlights the continuing trend. In the near…
Descriptors: Leadership, Community Colleges, College Presidents, Two Year Colleges
Holland, Arnold – ProQuest LLC, 2012
This study explored the perceptions of ten community college visual arts faculty in five different community college settings with regard to the theory and practice disjunctures they were experiencing in their roles as instructors teaching foundational level courses within visual arts programs. The study illuminated the responses of community…
Descriptors: Theory Practice Relationship, Visual Arts, Community Colleges, Teacher Attendance
Jain, Rashi – ProQuest LLC, 2013
Traditional notions around "research" and "teaching" tend to project the two as separate, often conflicting, activities. My dissertation challenges this perceived dichotomy and explores points of connections, or continuities, between teaching and research through my own practice as an adjunct community-college English as a…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
Vander Hooven, James L. – ProQuest LLC, 2009
This study presents the experiences of success of 11 women who have completed an associate degree while parenting children. Women parenting children are a population at especially high risk of non-completion. In much of the research, however, women parenting children are only mentioned peripherally as a subpopulation of nontraditional students;…
Descriptors: Nontraditional Students, Community Colleges, Females, Focus Groups