AUSTIN, Texas — The Kresge Foundation and the Greater Texas Foundation have awarded The University of Texas at Austin’s Center for Community College Student Engagement (CCCSE) two grants totaling $437,000 to develop strategies for improving Latino student engagement and college completion rates. The CCCSE is partnering with the National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE) at Indiana… » Continue Reading
Strengthen Quality of Instruction, Opportunities for “Deep Learning” to Improve Community College Completion Rates, Study Says
Continuing to boost the quality of teaching in community colleges is essential if students' degrees are to have the desired impact on society and the economy, says a new report from The University of Texas at Austin's Center for Community College Student Engagement.
Dr. Walter Bumphus, chair of the Department of Educational Administration in the College of Education at The University of Texas at Austin, has been invited by the White House to participate in the White House Summit on Community Colleges on Tuesday, Oct. 5.
The Survey of Entering Student Engagement (SENSE), a national assessment for community and technical colleges initiated in 2007 by The University of Texas at Austin's Center for Community College Student Engagement (CCCSE), has released a new report titled "Benchmarking and Benchmarks: Effective Practice with Entering Students." The report introduces six SENSE benchmarks of effective practice… » Continue Reading
Online Courses, Services and Social Networking Tools Foster Opportunities for Community College Students, Study Shows
Community colleges are using online courses, online support services and Web 2.0 social networking tools to increase learning opportunities for non-traditional students, a recently released national report on community college student engagement shows.