When Access is Not Enough

January 11, 2009

A Carnegie Perspectives repost By Vincent Tinto Over the past several years, the Carnegie Foundation has had the privilege of working with community colleges in California. That work has brought home both the great strength of these institutions and the challenges they face. It has also created occasions for us to interact with others working […]

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Using Institutional Data to Guide Inquiry

November 14, 2008

What has also become clear through SPECC’s exploration of FIGs is the power of viewing classroom data through the lens of larger trends and patterns. Most campuses have a good deal of information available at the institutional level: data about student demographics, enrollment, retention, and the like. And some institutions seek out information that allows […]

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