On March 3, Learning to Improve, a new book by Anthony S. Bryk, Louis M. Gomez, Alicia Grunow, and Paul G. LeMahieu, will be released. The book outlines how Networked Improvement Communities (NICs) offer a new model for improving our schools.
Pathway faculty leaders are developing bridge courseware that can enable Pathways students to be eligible to take the math courses in STEM or business majors without having to enroll in an additional developmental math course.
At Carnegie’s Pathways National Forum faculty members, administrators, institutional research staff, and education researchers gathered to continue their efforts to reclaim the mathematical lives of students who place into developmental mathematics.
Carnegie has selected two organizations to work with to better understand the work practices of networks that are deliberately organized to improve teaching and learning in schools, colleges, and other places where people learn.
The Carnegie Foundation has launched two pathways, Statway and Quantway, to help students succeed in developmental mathematics. Statway and Quantway are more than courses, they are entire new instructional systems.
Carnegie is launching the Carnegie Alpha Lab Research Network, a National Science Foundation funded project that aims to coordinate the efforts of researchers interested in leveraging their own research expertise to improve the Carnegie Pathways.
The recent American Association of Community Colleges 21st-Century Commission recommends having a goal to increase completion rates by 50 percent by 2020. Carnegie's work on developmental mathematics suggests we can achieve even more.
Good News from the Campuses We now have 30 colleges participating in our two networked improvement communities—22 in Statway™ and eight in Quantway™. There are 1200 students enrolled in 60 sections of Statway™, and Quantway goes live in classroom beginning in January. Over 80 faculty members are now network members,…
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