Community Colleges

Community Colleges
Mar 20, 2015
Austin Community College builds the world's largest learning lab in a former mall, using it for a personalized form of remedial math that is getting good results.

Booklets

The Quest for Student Success at Community Colleges is Inside Higher Ed's latest compilation of articles.

As with other such print-on-demand booklets, the compilation groups together pieces that explore different strategies used by faculty members and institutions -- and efforts to track their success.

The booklet is free and you may download a copy here.

And you may sign up here for a free webinar on Wednesday, March 25, at 2 p.m. Eastern about the themes of the booklet.

This booklet was made possible in part through the advertising support of ETS.

Blogs

Confessions of a Community College Dean
March 26, 2015 - 3:47am

The wrong rules. The right resources.

 

Confessions of a Community College Dean
March 26, 2015 - 9:36pm

Numbers that need attention.

Confessions of a Community College Dean
March 24, 2015 - 3:48am

An OER question.

Archive

February 20, 2012

DePaul's new community college partnership aims to eliminate the mysteries behind transferring.

February 2, 2012

New study finds that community college students often don't take advantage of academic support that could help get them to graduation. The solution may be to make those offerings required.

January 16, 2012

City Colleges of Chicago have a 7 percent graduation rate. If that number doesn't go up, the system's chancellor, presidents and trustees could lose their jobs.

January 13, 2012

The president of a private liberal arts university takes the helm at a community college. It's a rare career move, but the two institutions -- and the two jobs -- have a lot in common.

January 5, 2012

While California's community college system debates how to ration student access, two of its institutions have begun the sometimes-painful process.

December 23, 2011

New Montgomery College math lab takes increasingly popular "emporium" approach to remedial math, where professors change their role to boost student success.

December 21, 2011

Community college enrollment drops slightly, but two-year institutions remain crowded after years of record growth.

December 14, 2011

Texas Association of Business goes after community college graduation rates with a campaign that was influenced by Complete College America.

December 13, 2011

Valencia College wins inaugural Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence, another sign that foundations and lawmakers are emphasizing completion rates for community colleges.

December 8, 2011

Citing severe state budget woes, community college leaders are pessimistic about the feasibility of the push to graduate more students, survey finds.

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