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Points of Interest

Improving STEM outcomes

April 1, 2020
Vilan Odekar
This Points of Interest shows that students who take a co-requisite STEM course have higher success rates than students in the traditional developmental sequence.
People in the Reform

People in the Reform: Nadia Turner

March 30, 2020
Vilan Odekar
First-generation college student Nadia Turner shares her story of persistence in pursuing her college degree from Middle Georgia State University, where she initially struggled through non-credit bearing developmental English and math classes.
Points of Interest

Accelerating Math Outcomes

March 25, 2020
Vilan Odekar
This Points of Interest shows that students who take a co-requisite statistics course have a higher likelihood of completing college-level statistics within their first year of college.
Podcasts

Helping Students Build Momentum for Success

March 19, 2020
Alison Kadlec
In this podcast, learn how the University System of Georgia continues to be a national model for helping students graduate, starting with reforming developmental education for first-year students.
Points of Interest

Co-requisites Improve Course Pass Rates

March 18, 2020
Vilan Odekar
This Points of Interest shows that students who take co-requisite college-level math courses pass at a higher rate than students who take the traditional developmental math sequence.
Learning & Reform

2020 Learning Network Convening Program

March 13, 2020
Christopher M. Mullin
Strong Start to Finish’s 2020 Learning Network Convening was a held in Miami the first week of March. Highlights are hard to extract, as each session brought value to participants. To that end, we have decided to share the program here.
Points of Interest

Students’ Coursetaking Experiences

March 11, 2020
Vilan Odekar
This Points of Interest shows that a higher percentage of Black and Hispanic students took developmental courses in their first year of college than other student groups.
Points of Interest

Uneven Implementation

March 4, 2020
Vilan Odekar
This Points of Interest shows that California Community Colleges offer a greater number of transfer-level English sections than transfer-level math sections.
People in the Reform

People in the Reform: Jeremiah Pitts

February 28, 2020
Jillian Ives
Hear how Jeremiah Pitts, Associate Professor of English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) at Albany State University, uses a technique called communicative language teaching that focuses on helping students use language in real-life scenarios.