Transformation and Coordination of Developmental Education Programs - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

Loading...

PPT – Transformation and Coordination of Developmental Education Programs PowerPoint presentation | free to download - id: 146f8b-MWMyM



Loading


The Adobe Flash plugin is needed to view this content

Get the plugin now

View by Category
About This Presentation
Title:

Transformation and Coordination of Developmental Education Programs

Description:

San Jose, California. Contra Costa College Profile. Richmond & San Pablo, California. Urban, Low-Income Community. 8600 Students. 6,041 FTES ... – PowerPoint PPT presentation

Number of Views:94
Avg rating:3.0/5.0
Slides: 25
Provided by: donlin
Category:

less

Write a Comment
User Comments (0)
Transcript and Presenter's Notes

Title: Transformation and Coordination of Developmental Education Programs


1
Transformation and Coordination of Developmental
Education Programs
  • Strengthening Student Success Conference 2007
  • San Jose, California

2
Contra Costa College Profile
  • Richmond San Pablo, California
  • Urban, Low-Income Community
  • 8600 Students
  • 6,041 FTES
  • 103 Full-time Faculty

3
API for County HS, 2005
4
History of Academic Skills Department
  • Prior to Spring of 2000
  • Reading and English were separate departments
  • Developmental writing courses were in English
    Department
  • Reading courses were in Reading Department
  • Arithmetic pre-algebra courses were in Math
    Department

5
The Problems
  • Very few students taking reading classes
  • Lack of enthusiasm among many faculty teaching
    developmental reading, writing, and math
  • Very low retention, success and persistence

6
History of Academic Skills Department
  • Spring of 2000
  • College made a comprehensive institutional
  • commitment to basic skills education
  • President, V.P., Academic Senate asked for
    broad-based Basic Skills Committee
  • Mandate formulate a plan to restructure the
    Basic Skills Program
  • Committed 100,000 for reassigned time, faculty
    development and travel

7
History of Academic Skills Department
  • Committee Members
  • Math, English Reading Faculty
  • DSPS Faculty
  • Counselors
  • Academic Senate President
  • Outreach Coordinator
  • Deans of Instruction and Student Services
  • College President

8
History of Academic Skills Department
  • Site Visits to Observe Effective Practices
  • 6 California Community Colleges
  • Santa Fe Community College
  • Denver Community College

9
History of Academic Skills Department
  • Visioning Session (April 2000)
  • What essential program elements are needed for
    CCCs comprehensive basic skills instructional
    program?
  • What essential support services are needed to
    ensure student success?
  • What organizational structure should be used for
    the basic skills program?
  • What should we call the program?

10
Contra Costa CollegeAcademic Skills Department
  • Developmental education is a clearly stated
    institutional priority
  • Developmental education included in college
    mission statement
  • Academic Skills Department mission statement
    the faculty within our department must work as
    a team, collaborate with faculty from other
    disciplines, and maintain a strong partnership
    with the Counseling Department.

11
Contra Costa CollegeAcademic Skills Department
  • Faculty
  • Reading and Writing
  • Reading and writing taught together in the same
    courses (2 and 3 levels below Freshman
    Composition)
  • Math (arithmetic and pre-algebra)
  • College-wide Tutor Coordinator
  • Department Chair is college Basic Skills
    Coordinator

12
Contra Costa CollegeAcademic Skills Department
  • Organizational Structure
  • Same administrative level as other campus
    departments
  • Belongs to the CLASS Division (Communication,
    Liberal Arts, Skills and Services)
  • Counseling Department and DSPS Program also
    belong to the CLASS Division

13
Contra Costa CollegeAcademic Skills Department
  • Integrated Instructional and
  • Student Support Services
  • Tutors (supplemental instruction) in all Academic
    Skills classrooms
  • Counselor liaison for each Academic Skills
    section
  • ACES program (Automated Communication for
    Educational Success)

14
Contra Costa CollegeAcademic Skills Department
  • Challenges
  • Time
  • Money
  • Consistent and effective collaboration with other
    departments (Math, English, Counseling etc.)

15
Contra Costa CollegeAcademic Skills Department
  • Challenges (cont.)
  • Integrate reading, writing, and math curriculum
  • A high percentage of adjunct faculty
  • Bridging the gap to college level classes
  • Student persistence rates

16
Contra Costa CollegeAcademic Skills Department
  • Benefits
  • Our focus and attention are on basic skills
    students
  • Students receive comprehensive support services
  • Department faculty enthusiastic and dedicated to
    basic skills education
  • One department facilitates the grant writing
    process and makes us more competitive

17
Uses of Data
  • Supplemental Instruction (SI)
  • Tutoring
  • Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs)

18
Supplemental Instruction Data
19
(No Transcript)
20
(No Transcript)
21
(No Transcript)
22
Tutoring SLOs
  • Students will feel more comfortable about using
    tutoring after meeting with a tutor
  • Students who use tutoring will feel more
    comfortable in their classes.
  • Retention and success rates for students who use
    tutoring will exceed rates for those who do not
    use tutoring.
  • Students who use tutoring will re-enroll at CCC
    and persist to higher-level courses.

23
ENGL139 SLOs
  • Students will be able to write a clear thesis
    statement
  • Students will be able to write paragraphs with
    adequate support.
  • Students will demonstrate knowledge of sentence
    boundaries.
  • Students will be able to write sentences that
    conform to the conventions of standard English.

24
Contra Costa College
  • Jason Berner, Tutor Coordinator and English
    Professor
  • (jberner_at_contracosta.edu)
  • Sherry Sharufa, Math Associate Professor
  • (ssharufa_at_contracosta.edu)
  • Ellen Smith, Interim CLASS Division Dean
  • (elsmith_at_contracosta.edu)
  • Elvia Ornelas-Garcia, ACSKL Dept. Chair
  • (eornelas-garcia_at_contracosta.edu)
About PowerShow.com