Basic Skills Revision and Support: Making Sense of theBlizzard of Innovation
David Morse,ASCCC CurriculumCommitteeChairDonnaMae Villanueva, Los Angeles PierceCollege, DeanJeffWaller,GrossmontCollege
ASCCC 2012 Curriculum InstituteSan Francisco, July 12-14
What curricular or student support innovations regarding basic skills has your college explored or implemented?What curricular or student support innovations regarding basic skills have you heard of and would you like more information about?
Basic Skills Revision and Support:Decision-Making Processes
Importance of basing decisions on dataHow and what kind of data to useMisinterpretations of data –“Knee-Jerk Reforms on Remediation”Comparing wrong populationsWho to include in the process
Basic Skills Revision and Support:Practical Realities
Economic and Budgetary FactorsEnrollment Management IssuesLogistics and Resource Issues
Basic Skills Revision and Support:Curricular Possibilities
AccelerationWhat does this mean? Differing definitionsModularizationCompressionContextualized InstructionLearning CommunitiesSummer Bridge programMainstreamed coursesWorking with K-12 to restructure courses between high school and college
Basic Skills Revision and Support:Support Services Possibilities
Supplemental InstructionBig SI vs. littlesiSkills CentersTutoring Services
Basic Skills Revision and Support:Local Options and Initiatives
What has worked for your college?What has been tried and not worked?What would you like to explore?What data did/would your college look at to drive developmental education reform?Would your college be willing to share data on outcomes from any reforms/revisions made at your college?