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Childers, Annie; Shi, XinRui – Practitioner to Practitioner, 2021
Different developmental mathematics programs are offered at various institutions across the United States. Many vary from state to state, and even college to college within states. One of the designs that has emerged as a frontrunner is the co-requisite model. This pilot study builds on previous success of the model by exploring the effect of pass…
Descriptors: Remedial Mathematics, Required Courses, Student Placement, College Students
Otts, David – Practitioner to Practitioner, 2020
In the first two decades of the 21st Century, higher education has faced several challenges including decreasing enrollments, emphasis on getting students through to graduation, remote teaching, and an increasing reliance on online teaching. These challenges raise three central questions: How has the role of the professor in student success…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Teacher Role, Teacher Influence, Academic Achievement
Jackson, Karen; Thomas, Catherine – Practitioner to Practitioner, 2020
One challenge facing faculty and staff at higher education institutions, and particularly those with an access mission, is understanding and supporting their students in a holistic manner. Organizations with a high proportion of traditionally at-risk students must balance resource demands with providing the intensive teaching and advising models…
Descriptors: Higher Education, At Risk Students, Professional Development, Holistic Approach
Anthony, Wes; Brown, Patti Levine; Fynn, Nicole; Gadzekpo, Phil – Practitioner to Practitioner, 2020
Though there is a plethora of articles written over the past years on the ordeal adjunct professors go through while teaching in universities and community colleges, very little has been done to salvage the situation. The work adjunct professors do has been oversimplified while institutions that utilize their services save a lot. This article will…
Descriptors: Adjunct Faculty, Higher Education, Teacher Education, Part Time Faculty
Rey, Victoria M. – Practitioner to Practitioner, 2019
Every year, millions of new college students come academically underprepared. They lack the necessary skills to perform at the college level. Postsecondary institutions address this problem with extensive remedial programs (Chen, 2016). One of these remedial programs is reading. In several postsecondary institutions, students are required to pass…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, Remedial Reading, Remedial Programs, Academic Achievement
Healey, David – Practitioner to Practitioner, 2019
Online learning continues to grow and expand as students, especially adult learners, discover the advantages of a flexible learning environment that suits their busy lives. For students, success in online classes often requires brushing up on dormant academic skills and adopting new approaches to time management. Some students may find that…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Academic Achievement, Learning Strategies, Study Habits