IEPI Inmate Education Workshop

Inmate education is perhaps more important now than ever. As the population of incarcerated people in California increases and evidence accumulates about the effectiveness of prison education programs on recidivism, community colleges are poised to take the lead in educating this unique segment of our state’s population. The workshop resources provided below explore how to effectively develop and implement a high quality face-to-face and distance education program for incarcerated students. The goal of the workshop was for attendees to leave with a practical understanding of the rules and...

Student Support (Re)defined in Action at CCSF: Applying Research-based Support Strategies to Boost Student Success

Student Support (Re)defined in Action at City College of San Francisco: Applying Research-based Support Strategies to Boost Student Success How can your district or college better structure support both inside and outside the classroom to maximize student success? Student Support (Re)defined is a multiyear study by the California Community College system’s RP Group that identifies, through interviews with nearly 900 students, the six most critical factors contributing to student progress and achievement. These factors include providing direction to students, keeping them focused on their...

Reimagining Student Capacity Through Multiple Measures

Presentation of statewide research and models to help local colleges implement multiple measures for student placement. Included is an example from Bakersfield College's early pilot using multiple measures and their results for students. Multiple measures is a cornerstone practice being considered by many colleges for basic skills reform and equity planning. This presentation was part of an Institutional Effectiveness Partnership Initiative ( IEPI ) Basic Skills and Student Outcomes Transformation Program workshop.

Math Performance Success (MPS) Program at De Anza College

A short presentation on the Math Performance Success (MPS) Program at De Anza College from the Feb. 22, 2016 Basic Skills Transformation Workshop has been provided here. The presentation highlights key parts of the highly successful Math Performance Success (MPS) program at De Anza College. This presentation was part of an Institutional Effectiveness Partnership Initiative (IEPI) Basic Skills and Student Outcomes Transformation Program workshop. The Challenge Nationally, students taking developmental mathematics courses have low success in progressing through and completing a transfer level...

Corequisite Remediation at Solano Community College

Josh Scott, Basic Skills Coordinator for Solano Community College, presented on their new 1A + co-req which allows students to enroll in English 1A (English Composition) immediately, without having to first complete a basic skills class. This class is open to students who would normally enroll in a course one level below transfer. The three sections offered in Spring 2016 had a 71% pass rate. This presentation was part of an Institutional Effectiveness Partnership Initiative (IEPI) Basic Skills and Student Outcomes Transformation Program workshop. https://www.3cmediasolutions.org/privid/40730...

The Professional Learning Network — An Introduction to and Demonstration of the New CCC Professional Development Portal

The Professional Learning Network is a one-stop site for effective practices, trainings, and other resources for California Community Colleges faculty, staff, administrators, and trustees. The purpose of the Professional Learning Network, which was launched in April 2016, is to provide information and resources to college personnel on improving operations and student success. The Professional Learning Network is funded by the CCC Chancellor’s Office as part of the Institutional Effectiveness Partnership Initiative. The idea for both the Institutional Effectiveness Partnership Initiative and...