Monthly Archives: March 2014

Special Populations Resource Summary

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SAILS: Seamless Alignment and Integrated Learning Support

Contact information for project/initiative leadership: Chattanooga State Community College; Robert Denn, Project Director, robert.denn@chattanoogastate.edu; John Squires, Director of Mathematics, john.squires@chattanoogastate.edu; Kimberly McCormick, Team Leader, kimberly.mccormick@chattanoogastate.edu Year in which this project originated: 2012 Research/articles on which this project is based: Statistics of students entering college “college math ready” Essential programmatic elements of project/initiative: – High school… Continue Reading

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Strategies for Math Success Webinar

This webinar provide the participant with instructional math strategies to assist more students in being college ready. Paul Nolting, PhD, author of Winning at Math: Your Guide to Learning Mathematics through Successful Study Skills and additional other books and articles, will describe proven success strategies, including Math Study Skills Evaluation Survey, Math Learning Profile, and… Continue Reading

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STEM College and Career Readiness Initiative: Reducing Math Remediation

Name of Event: NADE 2014 Conference Place of Event: Dallas, TX Date of Event: March 7, 2014 Title of breakout or keynote address: STEM College and Career Readiness Initiative: Reducing Math Remediation Name(s) and Affiliation of Speaker(s): Brian Durham, and Amandao Corso, Illinois Community College Board;  Rosie Banks, Harold Washington College; Matthew Lathrop and Jeremy… Continue Reading

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Reaching for the Stars: Developmental Math Redesign; Master Course Shells and Fast-Track

Contact information for project/initiative leadership: Susan Johnson and William Parker, Greenville Technical College; Kendall Wahba; Susan.m.Johnson@gvltec.edu Year in which this project originated: 2009 Research/articles on which this project is based: Emporium model for dev. ed. math redesign Essential programmatic elements of project/initiative: Active and engaged learning Extended time on task Integrated technology Promoted critical thinking… Continue Reading

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STEM CCR Presentation to National Association for Developmental Education 2014 Conference

Representative from ICCB, Harold Washington College and Heartland Community College presented a break-out session on STEM CCR at the National Association for Developmental Education in Dallas, Texas. The PowerPoint that they utilized with the presentation is below. NADE STEM CCR PowerPoint

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What We Know About Accelerated Developmental Education

This research report from the Community College Research Center summarizes the research on accelerated developmental education. What We Know About Accelerated Developmental Education

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Innovative Strategies for Students with Disabilities

This PowerPoint captures the main points from the webinar presentation by Curtis Richards, Director of the Center for Workforce Development, Institute for Educational Leadership.   The webinar was sponsored by the Minnesota Department of Education and Minnesota State Colleges & Universities, National  Alliance for Partnerships in Equity and the National Science Foundation.  Embedded in the… Continue Reading

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Curriculum Integration Summit: Maximizing Academics and CTE

Illinois Experts engaged in a day long dialogue on how Illinois Community Colleges are modeling Academic and Career and Technical Education (CTE) integration.  Speakers and participants explored current national trends related to academic and CTE integration and alignment, discussed the data collected from the Academic and CTE Integration survey, and reviewed recommendations for institutional structure… Continue Reading

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Dramatically Raise Persistence and Success by Embedding Interventions

Name of Event: National Association of Developmental Education Conference 2014 Place of Event: Dallas, TX Date of Event: March 6, 2014 Title of breakout or keynote address: Dramatically Raise Persistence and Success by Embedding Interventions Name(s) and Affiliation of Speaker(s): Paula Khalaf, Lone Star College – Cy Fair ; Sharon Miller, Lone Star College –… Continue Reading

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