Presentation on theme: "Capture Students’ Interest & Accelerate Success through Contextualized Learning 2011 ICCB FORUM for Excellence September 28, 2011."— Presentation transcript:
Capture Students’ Interest & Accelerate Success through Contextualized Learning 2011 ICCB FORUM for Excellence September 28, 2011
The Quest Instructors identified that student reading skills negatively affected course performance Business advisory councils identified that reading skills on the job are increasingly important Student engagement in core courses could be improved
Looking for an approach that... Captures students’ interest. Students verbalize how & where they will use the knowledge & skills. Students attendance is maximized. Creates a learning community & support system.
‘The class materials helped me in all my classes.’
Judy Bennett – Development Reading and Writing Instructor/Coordinator
Support TABE test results showed student gains in a short amount of time 10 minute interview provides invaluable information ICP helps keep a student focused Integrating in to the college as a whole can be a challenge
Discussion Diana Glosser Director of Perkins Programs Lake Land College firstname.lastname@example.org Judy Bennett, Developmental Reading and Writing Instructor/Coordinator Lake Land College email@example.com