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Relles, Stefani R.; Duncheon, Julia C. – Innovative Higher Education, 2018
This case study offers a qualitative perspective on a relationship between institutional structures and student outcomes. The data describe the conditions in 10 English remediation classrooms at one urban community college district. The study uses new literacies as a theoretical framework with which to understand how these conditions supported…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Remedial Instruction, Community Colleges, Urban Schools
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Woods, Chenoa S.; Richard, Keith; Park, Toby; Tandberg, David; Hu, Shouping; Jones, Tamara Bertrand – Innovative Higher Education, 2017
In this article we report on our exploration of academic advising practices at 19 community colleges in the Florida College System after the implementation of Senate Bill 1720. This bill made developmental education optional for many students and mandated that colleges provide academic advising for all new students. Descriptive statistics of…
Descriptors: Academic Advising, Remedial Instruction, Community Colleges, Educational Legislation
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Terosky, Aimee LaPointe; Gonzales, Leslie D. – Innovative Higher Education, 2016
In this study we extended Neumann's scholarly learning theory (2009)?and Hansen's theory on vocation (1994, 1995) to explore the scholarly learning of faculty members employed at institutional types not typically recognized for faculty work beyond teaching. Through interviews with 22 participants, we studied the content of and reasons for…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Interviews, Scholarship, Teacher Attitudes
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Sack, Jacqueline; Quander, Judith; Redl, Timothy; Leveille, Nancy – Innovative Higher Education, 2016
Using narrative inquiry as a research method, four mathematics and mathematics education faculty members explored the integration of theoretical perspectives into their personal narratives as they developed a community of practice. Initially their focus was strictly on improving their students' mathematical knowledge. As their community of…
Descriptors: Mathematics, Mathematics Education, Communities of Practice, Personal Narratives
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Browne-Ferrigno, Tricia; Jensen, Jane McEldowney – Innovative Higher Education, 2012
In this article we present an overview of a recently launched cohort-based Ed.D. program that prepares participants to conduct group dissertations. The program, a hybrid model of online learning activities and monthly face-to-face class sessions, is delivered through a partnership between a university's college of education and the administrative…
Descriptors: Doctoral Dissertations, Teaching Methods, Electronic Learning, Technical Institutes
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Meyer, Katrina A. – Innovative Higher Education, 2008
This research investigated the use of home pages by 40 higher education institutions, of which ten each were Doctoral/Research, Master's, Baccalaureate, and Community Colleges. The institutions were also grouped by region and were drawn from 40 different states. Using an instrument based on criteria for evaluating web sites (Gurak 2001), the…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Internet, Web Sites, Colleges
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Riggert, Steven C.; Ash, Daniel; Boyle, Mike A.; Kinney, John; Howarth, David A.; Rudy-Parkins, Carolyn – Innovative Higher Education, 2004
Metropolitan College is a distinctive and innovative business-education partnership that provides educational opportunities to many Kentucky residents who would otherwise be unable to attend college. The program also provides significant, tangible benefits to the business and education partners, as well as to the local and statewide community.…
Descriptors: Educational Opportunities, Partnerships in Education, Higher Education, Access to Education