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Mary Fulton

A Contextualized Intervention for Community College Developmental Reading and Writing S... - 0 views

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    The study provides evidence on the potential efficacy of a contextualized intervention approach to helping students develop an important academic skill, written summarization. (Center for Community College Research, January 2012)
Mary Fulton

Universities Drop Remedial Classes as Part of Reform - 0 views

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    Ohio is shifting remedial education to community colleges and soon will no longer fund these courses at most four-year institutions. The shift, along with efforts to ease credit transfers between institutions, are meant to save students money. Ohio also will be developing standards for college readiness. (Dayton Daily News, 10/09/11)
Mary Fulton

Dream On - 0 views

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    Article discusses a comprehensive evaluation of Achieving the Dream, which reveals that overall trends in student outcomes at the first 26 institutions to join the project remained relatively unchanged after five years, even though the colleges adopted a wide range of strategies to improve them. (Inside Higher Ed, 02/10/11)
Mary Fulton

Turning the Tide: Five Years of Achieving the Dream in Community Colleges - 0 views

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    Report examines the first 26 colleges to join Achieving the Dream. The colleges developed more sophisticated methods for data analysis and efficient systems for monitoring their efforts to improve student achievement. Conversely, about one-fifth of the colleges still struggled to implement many of the initiative's recommended practices, hindered primarily by weak institutional research capacity.
    (MDRC and Community College Research Center, February 2011)
Lisa Levinson

Jobless dropouts head back to school for basic skills - 2 views

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    adults without basic reading or math skills return to school for basic skills in KY. Programs teach job skills and workplace vocabulary and encourages dual enrollment in ABE and community college.
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