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Decker, Amber – Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 2013
This article reflects how the student development theories of William Perry and Robert Kegan are useful in understanding the student behaviors in community and technical colleges. Leaders of these organizations must incorporate theory-based practices in order to promote a student-centered culture. Examples are given as illustrations of how…
Descriptors: Student Development, Student Behavior, Community Colleges, Educational Theories
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Higbee, Jeanne L.; Arendale, David R.; Lundell, Dana Britt – New Directions for Community Colleges, 2005
This chapter summarizes theoretical perspectives and research findings on developmental education, and emphasizes the importance of considering students' voices and experiences in determining how best to facilitate growth and development in college.
Descriptors: Student Development, Theory Practice Relationship, Student Experience, Community Colleges
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Person, Dawn R.; Ellis, Pilar; Plum, Caryn; Boudreau, Debra – New Directions for Community Colleges, 2005
This chapter describes two emerging theories that inform career counseling and explores how they can strengthen student success programs for underrepresented populations. The chapter also describes several effective programs and services that support traditionally underrepresented students as they prepare for, succeed in, and make the transition…
Descriptors: Career Counseling, Community Colleges, Disproportionate Representation, Social Theories