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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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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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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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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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Developmental Math Intervention, Center for Success in Mathematics

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: Developmental Math Intervention, Center for Success in Mathematics Name(s) and Affiliation of Speaker(s): Jaime Hurtado, Richland College What were some sample outcomes of the project or instructional strategies?:… Continue Reading

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Developmental Math – No Longer the Black Hole

Name of Event: National Association of Developmental Education Conference 2014 Place of Event: Dallas, TX Date of Event: March 7, 2014 Title of breakout or keynote address: Developmental Math – No Longer the Black Hole Name(s) and Affiliation of Speaker(s): Susan Barbitta, Guilford Technical Community College ; LaRonda Lowery, Robeson CC What were some sample… Continue Reading

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Sticking with It: Reducing Drop-out Rates in Online Developmental Courses

Name of Event: NADE 2014 Place of Event: Dallas, TX Date of Event: March 7, 2014 Title of breakout or keynote address: Sticking with It: Reducing Drop-out Rates in Online Developmental Courses Name(s) and Affiliation of Speaker(s): Dennis Bills and Larry Tackett, West Virginia Northern Community College What were some sample outcomes of the project… Continue Reading

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Multiliteracy and the developmental student: Ideas and Practices

Name of Event: NADE Conference 2014 Place of Event: Dallas, Texas Date of Event: March 6, 2014 Title of breakout or keynote address: Multiliteracy and the developmental student: Ideas and Practices Name(s) and Affiliation of Speaker(s): Phillip Presswood, Galveston College What were some sample outcomes of the project or instructional strategies?: Using a $320,000 Scaling… Continue Reading

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First Semester Learning Communities for Developmental Students

Name of Event: NADE Conference 2014 Place of Event: Dallas, Texas Date of Event: March 6, 2014 Title of breakout or keynote address: First Semester Learning Communities for Developmental Students Name(s) and Affiliation of Speaker(s): Jacqueline Peca and Adam Porro (absent), Miami-Dade College What were some sample outcomes of the project or instructional strategies?: During… Continue Reading

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Portfolio: A Non-Traditional Approach to Assessment in Developmental Education

Name of Event: NADE Conference 2014 Place of Event: Dallas, Texas Date of Event: March 7, 2014 Title of breakout or keynote address: Portfolio: A Non-Traditional Approach to Assessment in Developmental Education Name(s) and Affiliation of Speaker(s): Nara Martirosyan, Sam Houston State University, and Reubenson Wanjohi, Grambling State University What were some sample outcomes of… Continue Reading

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