Ensuring students are college-ready

In education, little is more important than advocating for students. The demands of gateway, curriculum-level courses—coupled with the newness of college—can often enlarge barriers for underprepared students. There has been a lot a buzz about corequisite and accelerated learning programs as a way to help the incoming student population. Here are five reasons we've heard why … Continue reading Ensuring students are college-ready

Research is influencing college remediation (including Coreqs)

[Originally published on Brookings] Judith Scott-Clayton, an Associate Professor of Economics and Education at Teachers College, Columbia University, writes about the lack of evidence surrounding the effectiveness of traditional remedial placement and delivery practices in “Evidence-based reforms in college remediation are gaining steam – and so far living up to the hype.” She describes the … Continue reading Research is influencing college remediation (including Coreqs)

Evidence continues to show corequisite effectiveness

[Originally published on Inside Higher Ed] Alexandra Logue, a research professor at the Center for Advanced Study in Education at the City University of New York Graduate Center, describes an effective implementation of the corequisite model at City University of New York. This study adds to the growing body of research on the benefits of corequisite … Continue reading Evidence continues to show corequisite effectiveness

Creating your corequisite course: Who should get involved?

Building a corequisite course takes time and effort. And when it comes to building a successful coreq course, it takes a village. Identifying leadership for the group decisions surrounding this kind of course is important, so who should become involved? Some ideas of groups and organizations include the following: Administration – Of course, you'll need the … Continue reading Creating your corequisite course: Who should get involved?

Hawkes Corequisite Model Course Strategies: Guest Post by Dr. Paul Nolting

Dr. Paul Nolting is a national expert in assessing math learning problems, developing effective student-learning strategies, and assessing institutional variables that affect math success and math study skills. Over the last 25 years he has consulted with over 100 colleges, universities, and high schools to improve success in the math classroom. Dr. Nolting is the author … Continue reading Hawkes Corequisite Model Course Strategies: Guest Post by Dr. Paul Nolting

Integrate Developmental Math with Statistics in Corequisite Course

Discovering Statistics and Data Plus Integrated Review leads students through the study of statistics with an introduction to data. It pays homage to the technology-driven data explosion by helping students understand the context behind future statistical concepts to be learned. Students are introduced to what data is, how we measure it, where it comes from, how to visualize it, … Continue reading Integrate Developmental Math with Statistics in Corequisite Course