Transforming Remedial Education to Improve Post-Secondary Attainment July 12, 2013 — CAP Director Katie Hern was one of four panelists to speak at this Washington DC event, co-sponsored by the American Youth Policy Forum and Complete College America. The forum stressed that in order to increase college completion, current placement practices and multi-level remedial course […]
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Strong Performance by Students Placed 2-3 Levels Below College in Traditional Sequence By Homeira Foth, English Instructor, Chabot College In Fall 2012, City College of San Francisco English Instructor Caroline Minkowski taught an accelerated class for students placed three levels below college English. Instead of taking three full semesters of remedial courses, her students were […]
Several faculty participating in the California Acceleration Project presented at last year’s National Conference on Acceleration in Developmental Education. Included here are videos from a panel session called “Accelerated Reading and Writing across California.” This year’s conference will be June 12-14 in Baltimore. It is a great way to learn about what colleges across the […]
In this three-minute video, faculty participating in the California Acceleration Project draw upon their experience teaching new courses in accelerated English, ESL, and Math to offer advice to teachers who are just starting with acceleration.
Faculty from the California Acceleration Project complete the thought “Acceleration means to me…” Footage from the January 2012 gathering of the Community of Practice in Acceleration.