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Rodwell, Gary – New Directions for Community Colleges, 2014
This chapter describes the University of Hawaii's work to develop an online navigational tool that helps students develop and execute their educational plans, and assists colleges with ensuring that they have the capacity to meet students' needs.
Descriptors: Decision Making, Student Empowerment, Program Descriptions, Navigation (Information Systems)
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Townsend, Barbara K. – New Directions for Community Colleges, 2009
State-level interest in meeting workforce needs and facilitating adults' baccalaureate attainment is changing conceptions of the applied associate degree and the mission of the community college. In this article, the author draws on data from a recent study about the applied baccalaureate degree (Townsend and Bragg, 2008) to describe the growing…
Descriptors: Transfer Programs, Community Colleges, Public Colleges, Associate Degrees
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Richards, Leon; Franco, Robert W. – New Directions for Community Colleges, 2007
This chapter offers a case study of Kapi'olani Community College, an institution that initiated its Asia-Pacific emphasis in 1988, strengthened the emphasis throughout the 1990s, and expanded it to an integrated international emphasis in 2007.
Descriptors: Educational Planning, Strategic Planning, Case Studies, Community Colleges
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Reed, Gay Garland; Cooper, Joanne E.; Young, Llewellyn – New Directions for Community Colleges, 2007
This chapter explores issues surrounding the demise of the Interdisciplinary Master's in Education (IMED) program, which was delivered on the neighbor islands in the state of Hawai'i. The innovative program brought educational opportunities to remote areas of the state and was a partnership between the main campus in Honolulu and several community…
Descriptors: Educational Opportunities, Cooperative Planning, Program Evaluation, Program Termination
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Laanan, Frankie Santos; Starobin, Soko S. – New Directions for Community Colleges, 2004
Asian American and Pacific Islanders (AAPIs) represent a diverse group of different ethnicities and cultures. This study examines how national data on race and ethnicity are reported and describes the characteristics of AAPIs in light of the "model minority" myth. In addition, this study examines a definition of Asian American and…
Descriptors: Pacific Islanders, Pacific Americans, Student Diversity, Asian American Students