Topic: Center for Community College Student Engagement

Practices To Boost Community College Student Completion Rates Identified in Report

Sept. 23, 2014

A new report from The University of Texas at Austin's Center for Community College Student Engagement (CCCSE) reveals a positive relationship between community colleges' implementation of several "high impact" practices like offering supplemental instruction and creating learning communities and students' completion of developmental courses and persistence from semester to semester.

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College of Education Awarded Grants to Boost College Engagement and Graduation Rates of Latinos

Aug. 27, 2013

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.

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Strengthen Quality of Instruction, Opportunities for "Deep Learning" to Improve Community College Completion Rates, Study Says

Nov. 22, 2010

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.

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Educational Administration Chair in White House Summit

Oct. 4, 2010

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.

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New Community College Report Says Using Key Comparisons Can Inspire Improved Practices

March 31, 2010

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 with entering students and demonstrates how colleges can use the process of benchmarking to evaluate and improve institutional performance and student success.

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