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ERIC Number: ED505195
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Apr
Pages: 60
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: N/A
Toward Informative Assessment and a Culture of Evidence: Results from Strengthening Pre-Collegiate Education in Community Colleges
Bond, Lloyd
Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching
Strengthening Pre-collegiate Education in Community Colleges (SPECC) is a multi-site action-research project, focused on teaching and learning in pre-collegiate mathematics and English language arts courses at 11 California community colleges. In this report, the author discusses the data gathered over the course of the SPECC project and reflects on the need for new ways to measure student learning. The report includes an appendix with tables showing success, retention and persistence data for each of the 11 SPECC campuses. (Contains 3 tables.)
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Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education; Two Year Colleges
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching; William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
Identifiers - Location: California