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The Council for the Study of Community Colleges (CSCC) is an affiliate of the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) and a project of the Center for the Study of Community Colleges. Council members include university-based researchers and community college practitioners who further scholarship on the community college enterprise.   READ MORE




May 1, 2019 In an era of decreased funding for schools, and in a move typically reserved for four-year institutions, community college leaders are focusing attention and resources on alumni engagement. Yet, there has been a significant increase in the use of online courses, which may challenge community college…    Read More
May 1, 2019 This report presents information on a study that was undertaken at three community college sites. The study was designed to answer the following research question: “What constitutes college-level text-readiness?” The study design involved two simultaneous threads of data collection: one for career…    Read More
May 1, 2019 This longitudinal, qualitative study explores developmental English students’ experience of remediation in the context of a first-semester learning community (LC). Conducted at an urban community college in the Northeast, data were collected through semi-structured interviews conducted over a 3-year…    Read More
May 1, 2019 This report is a publication of San Diego Continuing Education, the noncredit division of the San Diego Community College District. The California Community College Noncredit Offerings Survey was conducted in partnership with the California Community College Chancellor’s Office Educational Services.…    Read More
March 1, 2019 Abstract The following paper will examine the experiences of rural community college transfer students who later attend four year institutions with no established Transfer Receptive Culture (TRC). Using current literature and applicable theoretical frameworks as lenses to address the…    Read More