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STEM CCR: Partners in Readiness

April 24, 2014 Marriott Hotel in Normal, IL. This event provided information to STEM College and Career Readiness sites about high school to college transition strategies and effective partnerships. Agenda April 24 Presentation Bridging the Gap:  An Illinois Toolkit for Using the Common Core for Secondary and Postsecondary Alignment Gap Analysis ELA Gap Analysis Math… Continue Reading

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Multiliteracy and the developmental student: Ideas and Practices

Contact information for project/initiative leadership: Phillip Presswood, Galveston College, http://presswood.weebly.com Year in which this project originated: Research/articles on which this project is based: o Presswood cited the following:  Diana Hacker and Danielle DeVoss, Understanding and Composing Multimodal Projects: A Supplement for a Writer’s Reference, Bedford St. Martins: 2012  Tracey Bowen and Carl Whithaus,… Continue Reading

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Readiness, Behavior, and Foundational Mathematics Course Success

This article, published in the Journal of Developmental Education, Volume 37, Issue 1, Fall 2013, examines the effects of math readiness and student course behavior (e.g.,attendance, participation, homework completion)on knowledge gain and course success using two samples of students enrolled in foundational skills (noncredit-bearing) mathematics courses. As hypothesized, entering student mathematics readiness and course behavior… Continue Reading

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