Topic: Student engagement

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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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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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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Center Gets Almost $1 Million to Study Community College Students

Feb. 10, 2009

The University of Texas at Austin's Center for Community College Student Engagement has received almost $1 million in grants to expand its efforts to use student feedback and data to promote community college students' academic success.

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