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a case study of Onondaga Community College

Editor’s choice: becoming student centered via the one-stop shop initiative: a case study of Onondaga Community College Evon Washington Walters The article provides a blueprint of how a mid-sized community college in the midst of coping with increasing enrollment and scarce resources was able to improve dramatically its services to new enrolling students via the […]

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In over Our Heads: Applying Kegan’s Theory of Development to Community College Students

In over Our Heads: Applying Kegan’s Theory of Development to Community College Students Howard Tinberg An epiphany enables you to sense creation not as something completed, but as constantly becoming, evolving, ascending. (Matt, 1995) While training increases the fund of knowledge, education leads us out of or liberates us from one construction or organization of […]

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Faculty Guide for Moving Teaching and Learning to the Web. – Review

Faculty Guide for Moving Teaching and Learning to the Web. – Review – book review Saundra Wall Williams Faculty Guide for Moving Teaching and Learning to the Web by Judith Boettcher and Rita-Marie Conrad. League for Innovation in the Community College, Mission Viejo, California (www.leaguestore.org). 1999, 136 pages, $25.00 Paper. Web-based teaching and learning are […]

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: The Transforming Leader: A Meta-Ethnographic Analysis

The Transforming Leader: A Meta-Ethnographic Analysis C. Dean Pielstick The author describes an analysis of the leadership literature conducted to identify the themes, patterns, and connections that define transformational leadership. Meta-ethnography is explained as a method to conduct an interpretive synthesis of qualitative research and other secondary sources as a counterpart to meta-analysis for quantitative […]

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An Assessment of the Community College’s Influence on the Relative Economic Development of a County

An Assessment of the Community College’s Influence on the Relative Economic Development of a County Kevin L. Pennington Abstracts The study investigated the impact of establishing a community college upon a county’s relative economic development. Census data from 1940 through 1990 were used in graphical analysis of short-time series, ratio comparisons, and ordinary least square […]

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Informal Student-Faculty Interaction: Its Relationship to Educational Gains in Science and Mathematics Among Community College Students

Informal Student-Faculty Interaction: Its Relationship to Educational Gains in Science and Mathematics Among Community College Students – Statistical Data Included Michael D. Thompson Abstracts The central purpose of this study was to examine the connection between informal student-faculty interaction, the perceived quality of effort asserted in science courses, and perceived educational gains in science-and mathematics-based […]

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ERIC Review: Issues in Global Education Initiatives in the Community College

ERIC Review: Issues in Global Education Initiatives in the Community College Paula Zeszotarski Abstracts This review of literature examines the impact of globablization on the community college missions and the expected competencies that students should acquire from a community college education. In the late 1990s, many community colleges began incorporating an awareness of globalization into […]

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Community College Teaching—Toward Collegiality and Community

ERIC Review: Community College Teaching—Toward Collegiality and Community Charles L. Outcalt This review of the literature focuses on community college faculty and their teaching practices. After summarizing faculty demographic changes since the 1970s, the author describes both obstacles to effective teaching and the innovations that faculty use to overcome them. Although isolation, growing reliance on […]