Topic: Community college

For Men of Color, High Academic Motivation Does Not Bring Academic Success

March 17, 2014

Despite higher levels of engagement in the community college experience from rarely skipping classes to accessing tutoring services more frequently male students of color have lower academic outcomes than White male students who are significantly less engaged, according to a recent University of Texas at Austin report.

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Report Identifies High-Impact Educational Practices for Community Colleges

Oct. 17, 2013

The University of Texas at Austin's Center for Community College Student Engagement (CCCSE) has released a report that shares 12 high-impact educational practices that community colleges can employ to increase student engagement and success.

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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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Governance Institute Created to Increase Community College Student Completion Rates

April 30, 2010

The national Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT) and The University of Texas at Austin's Community College Leadership Program (CCLP) have partnered to create the Governance Institute for Student Success, thanks to a $2 million grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

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