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Monthly Archives: April 2014

Illinois Assister Training Webinar

Archived Webinar Presentation Slides Questions and Answers from Webinar  

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FY14 Bridging the Gap: Exploring Secondary to Postsecondary Curriculum Alignment Efforts Nationally and Across Illinois

  Description The Illinois Community College Board held a workshop on April 25, 2014 to explore national and local curriculum alignment efforts across Illinois and to learn what other states are doing to assist students in becoming college and career ready.  Experts from the Educational Policy Improvement Center (EPIC) and South Carolina Commission on Higher… Continue Reading

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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, 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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FY15 Regional Guidelines Meetings

The fiscal year 2015 Postsecondary Perkins Guidelines have undergone a significant revision in both content and format. These planning guidelines provide an opportunity for Community Colleges to address the goals of Perkins, meet the nine (9) required uses of funds listed in the Perkins legislation, address any of the permissive uses of funds listed in… Continue Reading

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