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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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Accelerating the Academic Achievement of Students Referred to Developmental Education

The Community College Research Center conducted a review of the literature surrounding accelerating academic success of developmental students (Feb 2011).  This study can be found at: Accelerating the Academic Achievement of Students Referred to Developmental Education.

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Facilitating Student Learning Through Contextualization

The Community College Research Center (CCRC) has conducted a review of the literature around contextualized basic skills instruction (Feb. 2011).  The study can be found at: Facilitating Student Learning Through Contextualization.

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Voices from the Field: Two Decades of Community Change Efforts

The Aspen Institute produced Voices from the Field III: Lessons and Challenges from Two Decades of Community Change Efforts (2010) to identify Lessons and Implications for Moving Forward: Progress Requires Better Alignment of Mission, Action, Capacity, Collaboration, and Learning.  You can access the report here:  Voices from the Field III

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Completion by Design

Completion by Design, a signature Initiative of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation’s Postsecondary Success Strategy, is a five-year community college reform effort focused on increasing the proportion of and pace by which low-income young adults progress to postsecondary credential and degree completion.  The reform organizers have assembled an important set of resources which you […]

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The Heart of Student Success

The Heart of Student Success   describes four key strategies to promote the strengthened classroom experiences that ultimately are requisite to both increased levels of college completion and deeper levels of learning. The key strategies are: Strengthen classroom engagement; Integrate student support into learning experiences; Expand professional development focused on engaging students; and Focus institutional […]

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