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Points of Interest

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.
Points of Interest

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.
People in the Reform

People in the Reform: Jordan Ford

December 26, 2019
Maxine T. Roberts
Jordan Ford recounts her path through co-requisite English at Wright State University, and how this structure produced positive results for Jordan even before the fall semester of her first year of college.
Podcasts

Changes and Outcomes in Placement and Assessment Policies: Integrating Equity into Developmental Education Reform

December 19, 2019
Maxine T. Roberts
In this discussion with Elena Quiroz-Livanis, Massachusetts Department of Higher Education, we learn about placement and assessment policy changes that have helped more students of all races and ethnicities succeed -- following years of concerns over racial disparities in degree attainment.
Points of Interest

Use of Multiple Measures Placement

December 18, 2019
Vilan Odekar
This Points of Interest shows that over half of community colleges now use multiple measures to assess students’ college readiness in math.
People in the Reform

People in the Reform: Sarah F. McGinley

December 13, 2019
Joshua Abreu
Sarah F. McGinley, Senior Lecturer in the Department of English at Wright State University, takes an interactive teaching approach in her co-requisite English composition and developmental writing course and implements student-centered strategies that help students succeed.
Points of Interest

Subsequent Course Success

December 11, 2019
Vilan Odekar
This Points of Interest shows the increased likelihood of students enrolling in and passing subsequent college-level math courses following completion of corequisite remediation.
Points of Interest

Improving Student Odds

December 4, 2019
Vilan Odekar
This Points of Interest shows the increased likelihood of students completing gateway math and English courses with corequisite remediation.
People in the Reform

People in the Reform: Tim Littell

December 2, 2019
Alison Kadlec
Tim Littell, Associate Vice Provost of Student Success at Wright State University, recounts his long history with developmental education reform -- which began with his eclectic background in engineering and counseling.