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Online Education as Institutional Myth: Rituals and Realities at Community Colleges
(Community College Research Center, 2005-08-01)
Relying on data from an in-depth study of 15 community colleges, this article explores online education through the lens of institutional theory. This theoretical perspective highlights the colleges' environmental contexts ...
Accessibility to the PhD and Professoriate for FirstGeneration College Graduates: Review and Implications for Students, Faculty, and Campus Policies
(American Federation of Teachers, 2007)
There are several reasons why it is important to better understand the experiences of first-generation college students and graduates. First, there is evidence that suggests, at least, that opportunity or access to the PhD ...
Faculty Validation and Persistence Among Nontraditional Community College Students
(Community College Research Center Teachers College, Columbia University, 2008-02-01)
This article examines the extent to which community college students' experiences with validation by faculty contributed to their sense of academic integration in college and their intent to persist in college. Previous ...
Research Considerations and Theoretical Application for Best Practices in Higher Education: Latina/os Achieving Success
(American Association of Hispanics in Higher Education (AAHHE), 2007)
Without a rapid and consistent re-shifting of the methods used to teach curriculum and research to Latina/o students in higher education institutions, the limited improvement in the number of Latina/o graduates realized ...