LINKS 10, Taking the Lead: Building Sustainable Professional Learning

Dear Colleagues, I encourage you to register for LINKS 10 at Santa Ana College on 9/26 (8:30am-2:30pm). This is going to be a truly awesome event. Let’s go and learn how to enhance the good work we do for our students by making a commitment to our own ongoing professional learning. The economy is recovering, […]

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Looking at Completion through the Student Equity Lens

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California Acceleration Project

Acceleration Presentation

We had a terrific meeting yesterday (2/10/11) focusing on Acceleration at Fullerton College.  Thank you Katie and Myra for joining us and posting your presentation. Orange County Regional Meeting on Accelerated Curricula and Pedagogy

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Unlocking the Gate

Unlocking the Gate What We Know About Improving Developmental Education

Here’s the latest literature review from MDRC on stategies for improving Developmental Education… “Emphasizing results from experimental and quasi- experimental studies, this literature review identifies the most promising approaches for revising the structure, curriculum, or delivery of developmental education and suggests areas for future innovations in developmental education practice and research. This analysis focuses on […]

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Leadership Inquiry: Moving from Awareness to Action

BISILI 2011 Switch Your Organization: A Workbook

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CCRC Report on Acceleration

Get with the Program: Accelerating Community College Students’ Entry into and Completion of Programs of Study

Get with the Program- Accelerating Community College Students’ Entry into and Completion of Programs of Study

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Free Workshop: Assessment Strategies & Models that Help Tell the Story

Orange Coast College has been selected to host a free regional Assessment Strategies and Models workshop on March 25th for the Bridging Research, Information, and Culture (BRIC) initiative. BRIC is an important RP Group statewide initiative to develop resources, tools, strategies, and models that help build a culture of inquiry around central issues affecting community colleges. […]

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A Synthesis of State Policy Recommendations for the California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office

WestEd reviewed recent California policy studies  and compiled A Synthesis of State Policy Recommendations from Select Reports for the California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office.  It is presented here for your reference.

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Student Success Task Force

News from the Student Success Task Force homepage: On September 28, 2010, Senate Bill 1143 (Liu) was chaptered into law. This legislation, effective January 1, 2011, requires the Board of Governors to establish a task force to examine best practices for promoting student success and adopt a plan for improving student success within the California […]

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Assessing Developmental Assessment in Community Colleges

the Community College Research Center has conducted a literature review of studies related to assessment practices for developmental education (Feb. 2011).  This study can be found at:  Assessing Developmental Assessment in Community Colleges.

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