A New Approach to Mathematics: Increased Success Rates for ALL Students
In this podcast, we learn how the University of Cincinnati has taken a new approach to math that is helping more first-year students succeed in freshman year math and beyond.
April 23, 2020
Dr. Alycia Marshall, Dr. Ricardo Moena, Maxine T. Roberts
Tags: Acceleration, Accurate Placement, Measurement and Outcomes, Student Supports, 2. Enroll in college-level math and English., 6. Use data effectively., 7. Prioritize the student experience.
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