Newark's Essex County College tried adaptive learning software to improve remedial math success rates. It hasn't worked, as students and faculty have struggled with the "self-regulated" approach to learning.
Southern Methodist University and a Dallas community college differ on price, writes Preston Hutcherson, an SMU student, but they share a special ingredient for academic success.
Students fare better by skipping remediation and instead taking statistics with an additional workshop, new CUNY study finds, fueling state remedial reforms.
Sally Johnstone and Thad Nodine describe what Western Governors University has learned as it works on new competency-based programs with 11 community colleges.
Fixing remedial education will be much more complex than reformers and policy makers acknowledge, writes Hunter Boylan.
Remediation should not be eliminated, writes Stan Jones, but its delivery needs to be transformed.
Maricopa joins a growing number of community colleges in finding new revenue by selling job training to large corporations.
Replacing a required humanities course with a class based on the popular self-help book 7 Habits of Highly Effective People has faculty up in arms at one community college.
Accelerated remediation starts to catch on at California community colleges, but might be slowed down by public university transfer policies.
Community colleges expect little of their first-year students, study finds, but students fail to meet even low standards.
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