Community College Enterprise

Articles from Vol. 10, No. 2, Fall

Accelerating New Program Development
How can community colleges accelerate the process of new program development to better serve the economic needs of their regions? Part I of the current two-part article (Spring 2004) briefly reviewed the scholarly literature related to developing new...
Accountable Teacher Evaluation! toward Highly Qualified and Competent Teachers
Accountable Teacher Evaluation! Toward Highly Qualified and Competent Teachers by Hans A. Andrews Stillwater, Oklahoma: New Forums Press, 2004. xxi, 426 pages. ISBN: 158107087X. Paper, $24.95USD.Citing a growing desire on the part of the public, students,...
Decision-Making in Multi-Campus Higher Education Institutions
The author investigated decision-making in multi-campus higher education environments via separate interviews with eight professionals asked to describe relevant experiences, The results point to leadership, participation, autonomy/ centralization and...
How Cultural Studies Help Latino Students Transfer to Universities
Information gleaned from a recent conference on Latinos and Community Colleges, sponsored by the Civil Rights Project at Harvard University and the PEW Hispanic Center, reveals that for Latinos the community college is their first and last chance at...
Improving Academic Performance and Retention among Remedial Students
As the number of incoming college freshmen needing remedial education has multiplied in recent years, educators have struggled to prepare these learners for collegelevel courses and to keep them enrolled in college. While many traditional techniques...
Technology Review: Open Source Software as a Viable Alternative for Community Colleges
Technology review: open source software as a viable alternative for community collegesOpen source software (OSS) has been gradually gaining attention outside the high tech cabal. Much of the open source movement's success is due to Linux and other open...
The Holding Power of Internships: Analyzing Retention in a School-to-Career Program
The findings of the current study indicate that work experiences contribute to retention in an education-to-career program. The article examines program retention in the context of community college entrance precursor steps and job placement post-completion...
The Texas Dilemma: The Ethnic Gaps Widen
In 1997, Steve Murdock, Texas State Demographer, cited alarming statistics concerning the stated demographic and social changes. Murdock's The Texas Challenge emphasized the emergence of the Hispanic population. The Texas Higher Education Coordinating...
Two Sides of the Same Coin: Student Retention
John N. Gardner Is Senior Fellow of the National Resource Center for The First- Year Experience and Students in Transition at the University of South Carolina.Watson Scott Swail is President of the Educational Policy Institute Inc., in Stafford, Virginia.Interview...
What Arts and Humanities Can Mean to Our Living: A Review Essay
What arts and humanities can mean to our living: a review essayJohn Guillory, Cultural Capital: The Problem of Literary Canon Formation (The University of Chicago Press, 1993).Kurt Spellmeyer, Arts of Living: Reinventing the Humantties for the Twenty-first...