Presentation on theme: "Developmental Education: Job One October 21, 2008 1:00 p.m. (CST)"— Presentation transcript:
Developmental Education: Job One October 21, 2008 1:00 p.m. (CST)
Evelyn Waiwaiole Suanne Davis Roueche Director of the National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development (NISOD) Today’s Host
Developmental Education Panelists Marilyn Massey Professor, Collin County Community College Dr. Byron McClenney Director, Achieving the Dream The University of Texas at Austin Dr. Rosemary M. Karr President, National Association for Developmental Education (NADE)
The NADE Perspective… Tell us about NADE and how NADE defines developmental education.
National Association for Developmental Education Helping under-prepared students prepare, prepared students advance, advanced students excel advances the field of practice and research within higher education with a theoretical foundation in developmental psychology and learning theory promotes cognitive and affective growth of all postsecondary learners, at all levels of the learning continuum addresses the holistic student in such areas as preparedness, assessment, placement, learning strategies, and affective barriers to learning
The NADE Perspective… What are NADE’s goals for developmental education?
NADE Developmental Education Goals promote the continued development and application of cognitive and affective learning theory preserve and make possible educational opportunity for each postsecondary learner ensure proper placement by assessing each learner's level of preparedness for college coursework develop in each learner the skills and attitudes necessary for the attainment of academic, career, and life goals maintain academic standards by enabling learners to acquire competencies needed for success in mainstream college courses enhance the retention of students
The NADE Perspective… What national trends do you see in developmental education?
Trends in Developmental Education Millions of DE students Search for empirical data High School Exit and College Entrance Standards Alignment Open Access vs. Selective Admissions DE exit standards and college-level curriculum entry standards Best Practices National Certification
Questions from our Virtual Audience? At this time you may key-in your questions for Dr. Karr with the “Chat” feature.
Tell us about Achieving the Dream and the Texas Developmental Education Institute that took place in September. Achieving the Dream Perspective…
Texas Developmental Education Institute Fully align P-16 data systems (including data definitions) Mandate assessment (including instruments and cut scores), placement, and immediate enrollment Professional development (full and part-time) on promising practices with potential for credentialing Formula-plus funding that adds money to the base for good outcomes along a pathway to graduation Curriculum alignment and course redesign As interpreted by Byron McClenney, CCLP/UT Austin Achieving the Dream Perspective…
Can you share some Encouraging Practices for Developmental Education and Student Success? Achieving the Dream Perspective…
Encouraging Practices Required Orientation and Advising Student Success Course Learning Communities Success Coaches/Case Managers Supplemental Instruction Basic Skills in Context (Career Programs) Math Refresher/Immersion/Fast Track/Bridge Achieving the Dream Perspective…
Can you share some of the changes in developmental education at the Community College of Denver while under your leadership? Achieving the Dream Perspective…
Developmental Changes at the Community College of Denver Clear exit competencies Centralized division and collaboration with student services Academic support center (diagnostics, CAI, and discipline-specific labs) Cohort tracking and disaggregated data Professional development for full- and part-time faculty
Questions from our Virtual Audience? At this time you may key-in your questions for Dr. McClenney with the “Chat” feature.
In The Trenches—A Faculty Perspective… Tell us a little about your teaching experience. How does our discussion resonate with your teaching experience?
Classroom Experience Cognitive and Affective Domains Transitioning Students –Underprepared –Successful Assessment –Proper placement –Proper format
In The Trenches—A Faculty Perspective… What promising practices have you discovered or implemented that help build a positive learning environment?
Building a Positive Learning Environment Engage –First day –Connections Engage –Personal –Interaction Engage –Presentation of Material –Collaborative Learning
In The Trenches—A Faculty Perspective… Do you have success stories you would like to share?
Success Stories Fulbright Scholar Attorney Associate Faculty Medical School High School Math Teacher
Questions from our Virtual Audience? At this time you may key-in your questions for Professor Massey with the “Chat” feature.
Closing Comments from our Panelists Rosemary Karr: Even a good professor cannot make the students do the work, but a good professor will try to make them WANT to do the work. Byron McClenney: I can think of no other issue that tops developmental education as a priority in our nation today. Marilyn Massey: Success stories keep us going, but it takes hard research and data to make effective change that gets respect.
Thank you, Panelists! And, thank you to our Virtual Audience who attended the Developmental Education Webinar today. Our next Webinar is scheduled for Thursday, November 20, 2008. Please join us next month to hear about Learning Communities.