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“I Learned How to Ask Questions When I’m in Doubt”: How Math Pathways Transformed One Student’s Relationship with Math

For students returning to college after a multiyear gap, the prospect of taking a mathematics course can be incredibly intimidating—but it doesn’t have to be. The Foundations of Mathematics course aims to transform the math experience by focusing on real-world problems, and for Gabriela Patino, a student at El Paso Community College, it made all the difference.

2018-11-15T09:10:57-04:00November 15, 2018|Tags: , , |

Student Assessment and Placement Using Multiple Measures

October 11, 2018 | SUNY Association of Chief Academic Officers Fall 2018 Conference

In this session, Elisabeth Barnett described why the use of multiple measures for assessment and placement is widely becoming viewed as superior to the use of placement tests alone.

2019-02-23T23:24:48-04:00October 23, 2018|

Building Student Momentum from High School to College

September 27, 2018 | New Jersey Council of Community College's College Readiness Now Leadership Meeting

Transition courses offered in the high school senior year can help students to become college-ready in math and English, especially when they are co-designed with college faculty. This session considered different transition course design options in use around the country and discussed the pros and cons of each.

2019-02-23T23:23:12-04:00September 27, 2018|

Student Assessment and Placement Using Multiple Measures

September 27, 2018 | New Jersey Council of Community College's College Readiness Now Leadership Meeting

The presentation focused on different ways colleges are creating multiple measures assessment models and included the results from research underway in seven SUNY colleges that indicates the promise of this approach.

2019-02-23T23:21:12-04:00September 27, 2018|

Math in the Real World: Early Findings from a Study of the Dana Center Mathematics Pathways

By Elizabeth Zachry Rutschow, John Diamond, and Elena Serna-Wallender | May 2017

A promising new community college intervention—the Dana Center Mathematics Pathways—involves a revised developmental math course that emphasizes statistical and quantitative reasoning skills to align with students’ fields of study. In a random assignment evaluation at four colleges in Texas, students report a qualitatively different experience with math instruction.

2019-02-04T15:22:37-04:00May 7, 2017|