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Steps to Success

Steps to Success: Co-Requisite Mathematics Models and Gateway Completion

February 20, 2020
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Responding to a long-standing crisis in the math remediation approach, LaGuardia Community College brought transformative change to scale via the math co-requisite project. Designed to achieve the same learning objectives as their stand-alone college-level counterparts, our model uses a single course structure with extended instructional time, allowing for integrated just-in-time support for basic skills material.
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Dramatic Growth in Corequisite Remediation

February 19, 2020
Vilan Odekar
This Points of Interest shows that an overwhelming majority of California Community Colleges offer co-requisite remediation, a significant increase from 2017.
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Increasing Gateway Completion

February 12, 2020
Vilan Odekar
This Points of Interest shows that when students begin directly in a gateway college course, with or without co-requisite support, they are more likely to complete the course than if they are placed initially in a remedial course.
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Expanding Access with Multiple Measures

February 5, 2020
Vilan Odekar
This Points of Interest shows that by switching to multiple measures of assessment, colleges increase the number of students accessing college-level courses in their first semester.
People in the Reform

People in the Reform: Tristan Denley

January 31, 2020
Alison Kadlec
This conversation with Tristan Denley, Executive Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Chief Academic Officer of the University System of Georgia (USG), highlight how he has brought to scale his co-requisite remediation approach in math and English.
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The “Bump Zone”

January 29, 2020
Vilan Odekar
This Points of Interest shows that students who are placed into gatekeeper courses with multiple measures are more likely to complete those courses than their counterparts.
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Increasing Student Supports

January 22, 2020
Vilan Odekar
This Points of Interest shows that although colleges continue to refer students to developmental education, they are increasing student supports to improve student success.
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Multiple Instructional Approaches

January 15, 2020
Vilan Odekar
This Points of Interest shows that although colleges continue to use developmental course sequences, they are implementing different instructional approaches for some of these courses.
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Completing Developmental Math Courses

January 8, 2020
Cassidy Francies
This Points of Interest shows that students in the DCMP are much more likely to pass a developmental math course within their first semester than students in traditional developmental math courses.