Gaining Ground: Findings from the Dana Center Mathematics Pathways Impact Study

By Elizabeth Zachry Rutschow, Susan Sepanik, Victoria Deitch, Julia Raufman, Dominique Dukes, and Adnan Moussa | November 2019

This report examines how four Texas community colleges implemented Dana Center Mathematics Pathways (DCMP) and the impact of DCMP on student outcomes over as many as four semesters. Costs of the initiative and student perspectives are also discussed.

2021-10-28T11:49:56-04:00November 21, 2019|

Math Pathways: Expanding Options for Success in College Math

By Elizabeth Ganga and Amy Mazzariello | October 2018

This brief, written in collaboration with the Education Commission of the States, describes three math pathways models, lays out the evidence for their effectiveness, and gives recommendations for the effective implementation of math pathways.

2021-10-28T12:10:56-04:00October 2, 2018|

Making It Through: Interim Findings on Developmental Students’ Progress to College Math with the Dana Center Mathematics Pathways

By Elizabeth Zachry Rutschow | July 2018

This brief provides a preliminary look at the experimental results of the Dana Center Mathematics Pathways (DCMP) model, developed by the Charles A. Dana Center at the University of Texas at Austin. Program group students made strides in both enrolling in and passing college-level math during their second and third semesters, indicating that the DCMP is helping students reach a critical college milestone.

2021-10-28T12:15:44-04:00July 13, 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.

2019-02-04T15:22:37-05:00May 7, 2017|
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