Carnegie Commons Blog

Carnegie Commons Blog: Page 9

  • September 13, 2012

    The Futures of School Reform

    By Corey Donahue

    The essay “Building on Practical Knowledge" presents a third way to conduct research that incorporates practitioner knowledge using Networked Improvement Communities.

  • August 13, 2012

    The Era of Networked Science

    By Corey Donahue

    In Reinventing Discovery: The New Era of Networked Science, Michael Nielsen explains how the internet has created the conditions for a completely open research field in which increased collaboration can help spur innovation.

  • July 24, 2012

    Carnegie Launches Subnetworks

    By Gay Clyburn

    Carnegie's Pathways has launched several subnetworks, a team of NIC members, to work together on a specific problem, challenge, or development priority within the Network.

  • July 24, 2012

    The Power of Networks

    By Gay Clyburn

    The high levels of student success from the first year of Statway and Quantway highlight the power of working together, across campuses as a Networked Improvement Community.

  • July 12, 2012

    A Course and So Much More

    By Gay Clyburn

    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.

  • May 3, 2012

    Improvement Research: The Carnegie Way

    By Alicia Grunow

    The Carnegie Foundation is adopting improvement research methods and learning from the Institute for Healthcare Improvement to address the gap between what is known and what happens daily in practice.

  • May 2, 2012

    Recommendations May Not Go Far Enough

    By Gay Clyburn

    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.

  • May 2, 2012

    Early Results

    By Gay Clyburn

    Statway is continuing to show early signs of success. 88% of students who passed the first term of Statway have enrolled in the second term and will earn college credit with its completion.

  • May 2, 2012

    Reforms with Promise

    By Gay Clyburn

    The Carnegie Foundation has launched a national network of 27 community colleges and three universities dedicated to helping students at the greatest risk of failure in math which is showing promising results.