Community College Review

Research and issues magazine.

Articles from Vol. 27, No. 1, Summer

Community College Reverse Transfer Students: A Field Survey of a Nontraditional Student Group
Data from a 54-item survey directed at reverse transfer students in the University of Kentucky Community College System was analyzed based on responses from two subgroups: 734 completers (those who had completed a baccalaureate) and 148 noncompleters....
Editor's Choice: Lessons on Disability and the Rights of Students
The Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the American with Disabilities Act of 1990 form the basis for this discussion of students with disabilities and the role played by community college faculty in promoting their success. After asserting the need to...
ERIC Review Faculty Evaluation: A Response to Competing Values
The author reviews the literature on faculty evaluation to define how different purposes (formative and summative) and competing values (those of administrators and those of faculty) have produced two approaches to the task. A procedural approach relies...
Interviewing to Hire Competent Community College Faculty
The author focuses on improving the interview process as a critical step in hiring new faculty who will thrive and prove to be effective in the community college environment. Necessary considerations for preplanning, establishing an interview protocol,...
The Role of the Community College in Baccalaureate Attainment at a Private Liberal Arts College
Degree audits on 1,188 graduates of a private liberal arts college revealed that 49% had earned credit hours toward completing the baccalaureate at a community college. After defining the different roles that community colleges play in baccalaureate...