Community College Review

Research and issues magazine.

Articles from Vol. 26, No. 2, Fall

A Study of White, Black, and Hispanic Students' Transition to a Community College
Student transition from school or work to college is a complex and challenging process. Many experiences are common among first-time freshmen, such as confusion over the enrollment process, concerns about finances, and the need to balance their lives...
Evaluating Placement and Developmental Studies Programs at a Technical Institute: Using ACT's Underprepared Student Follow-Up Report
Technical schools and community colleges serve very diverse student populations, many of whom are high-risk students underprepared for college studies (Wattenbarger & McLeod, 1988; Newman, 1994; Roueche & Roueche, 1993; Smittle, 1995). Because...
Honors Programs in Community Colleges: A Review of Recent Issues and Literature
This review of honors programs and their curricula in comprehensive community colleges is based upon an examination of prescriptive literature outlining such programs and on reports about a number of them, either by researchers or participants. In...
In over Our Heads: Applying Kegan's Theory of Development to Community College Students
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 ...
Supplemental Instruction, Learning Communities, and Students Studying Together
This study was designed to investigate the extent to which peer relations increased among students who participated in a modified program of supplemental instruction at a community college. Peer relations have been examined as a subset of social integration...