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Simpkins, Betsy – New Directions for Community Colleges, 2015
This chapter describes a specific initiative to offer a college program within the Oregon Department of Corrections, with a focus on the interpersonal and interinstitutional relationships needed to build such programs.
Descriptors: Higher Education, Correctional Education, Correctional Institutions, Institutionalized Persons
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Drew, Jenifer D.; Duval, José; Cyr, James R. – New Directions for Community Colleges, 2015
Three authors describe a collaboration between a Massachusetts college and a nearby prison, which leveraged the volunteer efforts of a college professor by including incarcerated men who assisted in Spanish language teaching inside and outside the classroom.
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Correctional Institutions, Partnerships in Education, Volunteers
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Palomino, Erick Nava; Ragsdale, Lee – New Directions for Community Colleges, 2015
Two authors describe how teaching Spanish in an Illinois prison led them to rewrite the examples used in a Spanish textbook and engage incarcerated students in novel ways in order to make up for the lack of conventional classroom resources.
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Correctional Institutions, Partnerships in Education, Spanish
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Kanny, M. Allison – New Directions for Community Colleges, 2015
This chapter examines the experiences of five high school students previously enrolled in dual enrollment courses, and discusses the perceived benefits and disadvantages of these experiences from the student perspective.
Descriptors: Dual Enrollment, High School Students, Community Colleges, Program Effectiveness
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Pretlow, Joshua; Patteson, Jennifer – New Directions for Community Colleges, 2015
This chapter investigates the consequences and implications of dual enrollment policy diversity on operating dual enrollment programs in the two states of Ohio and Virginia.
Descriptors: Dual Enrollment, Community Colleges, Educational Policy, State Policy
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Roach, Rick; Gamez Vargas, Juanita; David, Kevin M. – New Directions for Community Colleges, 2015
Policy, financial, and transportation barriers have limited participation in dual enrollment for marginalized (low-socioeconomic, first-generation, and ethnic minority) students in Oklahoma. This chapter presents a collaborative effort by education and community leaders that has successfully eliminated these barriers and increased the number of…
Descriptors: Dual Enrollment, State Policy, Barriers, Transportation
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Barnett, Elisabeth; Maclutsky, Evelyn; Wagonlander, Chery – New Directions for Community Colleges, 2015
Emerging early college models are providing opportunities for high school students to accrue college credits and experience themselves as successful college students. The states of Michigan and New York are at the forefront of state-level efforts to offer early college models to a wider range of high school students. This chapter features early…
Descriptors: College Preparation, College Credits, High School Students, Models
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Hanson, Jana M.; Prusha, Todd; Iverson, Cort – New Directions for Community Colleges, 2015
The purpose of this chapter is to describe teacher, counselor, and principal perceptions of a concurrent enrollment program collaboratively administered by a large, Midwestern community college and area high schools. Data come from surveys sent to these stakeholders as part of concurrent enrollment program accreditation through National…
Descriptors: Dual Enrollment, Community Colleges, High Schools, Administrator Attitudes
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Ferguson, Colin; Baker, Pete; Burnett, Dana – New Directions for Community Colleges, 2015
This chapter presents the results of a study that investigated faculty members' views on the level of academic rigor in three settings at one community college: dual enrollment, accelerated programs, and standard community college courses.
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Teacher Attitudes, Academic Standards, Dual Enrollment
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