Longitudinal research study of the long-term impacts of the Academy for College Excellence (ACE) on students’ academic and employment outcomes.
Report with literature review identifying effective practices in basic skills, an institutional self-assessment, and an electronic tool to calculate return on investment.
Analysis of how to transform basic skills instruction as observed at 20 California Community Colleges.
Strengthened cultures of inquiry and evidence in the California Community College system through a combination of onsite technical assistance, statewide professional development, and online resources.
Evaluation of the effects of curricular redesign on the progress of students who placed into the remedial English and math sequence at 16 California Community Colleges.
Evaluation of MIS student success data for a set of California Community Colleges.
Evaluation of initiatives designed to advance the effectiveness of the entire California Community College system including the California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office Common Assessment, Education Planning, Online Education, and Institutional Effectiveness Partnership Initiatives.
Series of four inquiry guides documenting approaches and insights emerging from the Completion by Design initiative, focused on developing guided pathways to improve student completion and success.
Instructional strategy and multifaceted resource for practitioners — particularly CTE, math, English, and ESL instructional and counseling faculty — for teaching basic skills in a context that is meaningful and relevant to students' lives.
Report on effective practices for the successful transition of students from high school to college entry as documented in research-based literature.
Third party evaluations to help improve outcomes and increase the effectiveness of student success initiatives, programs, and various efforts by community colleges and other higher education-based organizations.
Awards program recognizing seven California Community Colleges that demonstrated success with basic skills populations through strategies that support systemic improvement.
Literature review identifying a set of 18 promising practices that enable the successful transition of students from adult education to postsecondary education.
Study piloting and evaluating the utility of high school transcript data in predicting students' abilities to pass college-level English and/or math coursework.