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Fung, Ana; Brown, Catherine; Tromble, Kate – Institute for College Access & Success, 2022
The growing cost of college is one of the most significant barriers to completion. However, research shows that frequent, intensive advising, combined with financial and other support, can make a tremendous difference in helping students complete. For two years, TICAS has worked with a group of rigorously evaluated organizations across the country…
Descriptors: Success, Communities of Practice, Educational Research, College Attendance
Institute for College Access & Success, 2021
TICAS' [The Institute for College Access & Success'] latest fact sheet provides five proven examples of evidence-based college completion programs at four-year public institutions that increase persistence, graduation rates, and student earnings upon graduation for low-income, first-generation, and students of color.
Descriptors: College Programs, Graduation, Evidence Based Practice, Public Colleges
Ahlman, Lindsay – Institute for College Access & Success, 2019
This TICAS (The Institute for College Access & Success) issue brief explores student financial vulnerability and highlights the need for policymakers to both prioritize need-based grant aid and recognize a broader array of financial circumstances and challenges impacting students in order to better address their financial needs and reduce…
Descriptors: Student Financial Aid, Undergraduate Students, Financial Problems, Student Loan Programs
Institute for College Access & Success, 2019
This updated TICAS (The Institute for College Access & Success) analysis finds that low-income students and families actually pay less to attend each of the nine University of California (UC) campuses than they would at Cal State (CSU) or California Community Colleges (CCC) in the same region.
Descriptors: Paying for College, Costs, Low Income Students, Undergraduate Students
Association of Community College Trustees, 2020
In 2014, ACCT and TICAS partnered to examine student loan default at nine community colleges and explore administrative practices aimed at addressing students' default risks. At each college, we analyzed cohort default rate data and uncovered notable trends and populations at higher risk, identified default-reduction strategies the college was…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Two Year College Students, Paying for College, Student Loan Programs
Dalal, Neha; Stein, Beth; Thompson, Jessica – Institute for College Access & Success, 2018
This new TICAS (The Institute for College Access & Success) report details existing requirements that govern the calculation and provision of post-college employment metrics, documents weaknesses in existing data, and recommends federal and state policy changes to support comparable, accurate, accessible information for measuring post-college…
Descriptors: College Graduates, Employment Patterns, Success, Education Work Relationship
Schak, J. Oliver – Project on Student Debt, 2021
A college degree or credential is a crucial stepping-stone to the middle class, and American colleges and universities play an essential role in building a more prosperous, equitable country. However, too many colleges routinely and disproportionately enroll students who end up struggling to repay or, worse, default on their student debt. "A…
Descriptors: Student Financial Aid, Debt (Financial), Higher Education, Accountability
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Akkaraju, Shylaja; Atamturktur, Seher; Broughton, Laura; Frazer, Tica – New Directions for Community Colleges, 2019
This chapter illustrates the value of formative assessment as the key to better understand students who struggle with classroom learning. The authors present ways in which professional development, classroom assessment, and student services can come together with the common goal of building a community focused on the student learning experience…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Two Year College Students, Student Evaluation, Formative Evaluation
Schak, J. Oliver; Wong, Nancy; Fung, Ana; Ahlman, Lindsay – Project on Student Debt, 2020
"Student Debt and the Class of 2019" is The Institute for College Access & Success' (TICAS') fifteenth annual report on the student loan debt of recent graduates from four-year colleges, documenting changes and variation in student debt across states and colleges. This report includes federal policy recommendations to reduce debt…
Descriptors: College Graduates, Debt (Financial), Student Loan Programs, Student Financial Aid
Cheng, Diane; Gonzalez, Veronica – Project on Student Debt, 2018
"Student Debt and the Class of 2017" is the thirteenth annual report produced by The Institute for College Access & Success (TICAS) on the student loan debt of recent graduates from four-year colleges, documenting the changes in student loan debt and variation among states as well as colleges. [For "Student Debt and the Class of…
Descriptors: Debt (Financial), Student Loan Programs, Student Financial Aid, State Policy
Dalal, Neha; Thompson, Jessica – Institute for College Access & Success, 2018
This new TICAS (The Institute for College Access & Success) brief explores how the punitive consequences of defaulting on student debt can perversely make it harder for struggling borrowers to return to school and regain their financial footing, even though graduating from college will make it easier to repay their loans. The brief includes…
Descriptors: Loan Default, Debt (Financial), Student Loan Programs, College Students
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Vargas-Macías, Zulma Liliana; Rodríguez-Hernandez, Ariel Adolfo; Sánchez-Sáenz, Claudia Liliana – GIST Education and Learning Research Journal, 2020
This article is the result of the SGI 2174 project. Its objective is to identify how elements, techniques and mechanics game (gamification) have been implemented, as an ICT-mediated learning strategy for learning and training in the education. A systemic literary review of works on the subject is carried out to contextualize and identify methods,…
Descriptors: Computer Games, Teaching Methods, Learning Strategies, Game Based Learning
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Cochrane, Debbie – Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 2015
Community colleges are vital to our country's future, enrolling 42% of the nation's undergraduates and awarding the majority of all associate degrees and undergraduate certificates. Yet, despite their key role, they are the only sector that is increasingly asked to do more with fewer resources. This article discusses the important role that…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Costs, College Role, Relevance (Education)
Gonzalez, Veronica; Ahlman, Lindsay; Fung, Ana – Project on Student Debt, 2019
"Student Debt and the Class of 2018" is the fourteenth annual report produced by The Institute for College Access & Success (TICAS) on the student loan debt of recent graduates from four-year colleges, documenting the changes in student loan debt and variation among states as well as colleges. This report includes federal policy…
Descriptors: College Graduates, Debt (Financial), Student Loan Programs, Student Financial Aid
Institute for College Access & Success, 2014
This one-page document presents The Institute for College Access & Success' (TICAS') recommendations for ways to improve the targeting of higher education tax benefits. The TICAS white paper, "Aligning the Means and the Ends: How to Improve Federal Student Aid and Increase College Access and Success," recommends almost entirely…
Descriptors: Outcomes of Education, Investment, Higher Education, Taxes
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