Topic: Kay McClenney

Report Highlights Importance of More Fully Engaging Part-Time Faculty at Community Colleges

April 8, 2014

Despite the fact that, compared to full-time faculty, community college part-time faculty have less teaching experience, hold fewer advanced degrees, and are not on a tenure track, they are most often assigned to teach students who require more help, says a new University of Texas at Austin report.

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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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Headliners: Invisibility, Immigration, Innovation

Feb. 8, 2013
Headliners: Invisibility, Immigration, Innovation

Engineering professor Andrea Alu's work on invisibility (seriously!) appeared in Wired magazine last month. Just one of several media hits by UT faculty. Read more.

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University Experts Available to Discuss Back-to-School Topics

Aug. 1, 2012

University of Texas at Austin faculty experts are available to talk about a wide range of K-12 and higher education issues related to the start of school, including education policy, teaching strategies, children's mental and emotional health, and closing the achievement gap.

 

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