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Looking at Completion through the Student Equity Lens
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
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 […]
Leadership Inquiry: Moving from Awareness to Action
BISILI 2011 Switch Your Organization: A Workbook
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
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. […]
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.
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 […]
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.
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.