Teams of educators working on Basic Skills, SSSP and Equity came together at the SoCal BSI Coordinator Event on May 1st at LA Harbor to discuss integrated planning and exciting new developments in placement reform. They learned not only about the new Basic Skills reporting requirements but also about the Common Assessment Initiative and emerging […]
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A “not invented here” bias on the part of faculty is often cited as a factor in inhibiting the spread and adaptation of innovations in teaching and learning practice. The “bias” part alludes to a prejudgment that what we create locally will be better-suited to our teaching needs and learning contexts than an adaptation of […]
Despite the unusually, high temperatures that have been baking SoCal over the past week, over 50 SoCal BSI Coordinators gathered at Rio Hondo College to workshop with Barbara Illowsky regarding the new BSI Publication, BASIC SKILLS COMPLETION: The Key to Student Success in California Community Colleges – Effective Practices for Faculty, Staff and Administrators, […]
April 28, 2014, Sacramento CA — The Research and Planning Group released its evaluation of accelerated English and math pathways of 16 colleges today, finding “large and robust” increases in student completion of college-level requirements in English and math, with gains across all student demographic and socioeconomic groups and placement levels. The 16 colleges included […]
A must-read for community college professionals committed to student success and equity, this policy brief highlights the growing national movement to prioritize statistics and quantitative reasoning and rethink the traditional one-size-fits-all, algebra-based approach to math remediation. Burdman presents the rationale behind innovative new approaches, and she connects several efforts underway nationally, including 3CSN’s California Acceleration Project, […]
The second Math Pathways symposium, held at Pierce College in Woodland Hills, welcomed Julie Phelps, of Valencia Community College in Florida to a day of math curricular and institutional redesign from local colleges like Pierce, Pasadena City College, College of the Canyons. Over one hundred people signed up for the sold out event to both […]
The first of two conferences focused on math instruction and completion in community colleges got underway with a bang in Foster City. Uri Treisman, professor of mathematics and of public affairs at The University of Texas at Austin, laid a foundation of inquiry about developmental education, the struggle of math faculty to raise success rates from […]
What is the Basic Skills Cohort Tracking Tool? The Cohort Tracking Tool gives all 112 California community colleges immediate, easy access to data on student progress through their English, reading, ESL, and math pipelines. Envisioned and sponsored by 3CSN, this online tool has been expertly developed by the Research and Planning Group in collaboration with the CCCCO. […]
Watch the webinar, Why Accelerating Developmental English and Math is the Essential First Step. [vimeo width=”580″ height=”384″]http://vimeo.com/9055488[/vimeo]
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