Dr. Elisabeth Barnett is a Senior Research Associate at Community College Research Center at Teachers College at Columbia University. She discusses her research article published in The Review of Higher Education and titled “Validation Experiences and Persistence among Community College Students.”
The abstract and article can be read at https://muse.jhu.edu/article/406137
Antonio Del Real, a Career Specialist Counselor at Pasadena City College, discusses factors in choosing a college major.
Dr. Pamela Hutto, who received her Doctorates in Education, discusses her research article published in the Community College Journal of Research and Practice and titled “The relationship between student retention in community college courses and faculty employment status.”
The abstract and article can be read at http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/10668926.2015.1069227?journalCode=ucjc20
Dr. Lyle McKinney, Assistant Professor of Higher Education at the University of Houston, discusses his article that he co-authored with Dr. Heather Novak, research manager in the Office of Institutional Research at Colorado State University. Their article was published in Research in Higher Education and is titled “FAFSA Filing Among First-Year College Students: Who Files on Time, Who Doesn’t, and Why Does it Matter?”
The abstract and article can be read at http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs11162-014-9340-0
Matthew Zeidenberg, Senior Associate at Abt Associates, discusses his research article published in Community College Review and titled “Valuable Learning or ‘Spinning Their Wheels’? Understanding Excess Credits Earned by Community College Associate Degree Completers.”
The abstract and article can be read at http://crw.sagepub.com/content/43/2/123.abstract
Jaime Lester, Associate Professor of Higher Education at George Mason University, discusses her article that she co-authored with Dr. Jeannie Brown Leonard, Dean of Student Academic Affairs, Advising, Retention, & Transition at George Mason University, and David Mathias, graduate student at George Mason University. Their research article was published in Community College Review and is titled “Transfer Student Engagement: Blurring of Social and Academic Engagement.”
The abstract and article can be read at http://crw.sagepub.com/content/41/3/202.abstract
Dr. Trudy Bers, President of the Bers Group, discusses her article that she co-authored with Pam Schuetz, an adjunct faculty member at Northwestern University. Their research article was published in Community College Review and is titled “Nearbies: A Missing Piece of the College Completion Conundrum.”
The abstract and article can be read at http://crw.sagepub.com/content/42/3/167.abstract
Santiago Bernal, Assistant Director at UCLA’s Center for Community College Partnerships, discusses the CCCP Scholars Program and offers guidance about the transfer application process.
Leaf Zhang, Assistant Professor at the Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies at the University of Texas at Arlington, discusses her article that she co-authored with Joyce Lui, a research analyst for San Jose Evergreen Community College District, and Linda Hagedorn, Associate Dean in the College of Human Sciences and Professor in the School of Education at Iowa State University. Their research article was published in The Journal of Applied Research in the Community College and is titled “Post Transfer Experiences: Adult Undergraduate Students at a Research University.”
The abstract and article can be read here.
Kelly Nielsen, a Sociology PhD candidate at UC San Diego, discusses his research article published in Sociology of Education and titled “‘Fake It ’til You Make It’: Why Community College Students’ Aspirations ‘Hold Steady.’”
The abstract and article can be read at http://soe.sagepub.com/content/88/4/265
Dr. Brock Klein, Associate Dean of PCC Pathways, discusses first-year experience programs and more specifically the program at Pasadena City College titled PCC Pathways.
William Piland, Professor Emeritus of Postsecondary Education at San Diego State University, discusses his article that he co-authored with Lynn Neault, Vice-Chancellor of Student Services at the San Diego Community College District. Their research article was published in Community College Review and is titled “Facing the Closed Door: What Community College Students Do After Being Denied Transfer Admission."
The abstract and article can be read at http://crw.sagepub.com/content/42/3/184.abstract