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The Britt Files – Are Your Students REDI for the Test?

By The Pearson Team, Pearson Education on March 12, 2015

The Britt Files, an exclusive video blog created for Pearson’s Higher Education Faculty Communities, focuses on tools and strategies that effectively enable better student outcomes. See what Michael Britt is talking about today. Continue reading

Understanding College Readiness and Reducing Remedial Education

By The Pearson Team, Pearson Education on February 17, 2015

How do we put students on a pathway to success in the demanding global economy that has come to define the 21st century? Our vision in the Center for College & Career Success is that all students are globally competitive because they are prepared for college and careers and have been tracking their progress along the way. Continue reading

Real Educators, Real Results: Taking the Writing Lab Online for Improved Results

By Lesly Gregory, Pearson Education on November 17, 2014

With state funding based on student outcomes, the college realized they needed a strategy to improve student outcomes at a faster rate. The solution was a partnership with Smarthinking to help improve both student achievement and course completion for their Learning Support courses. Continue reading

Real Educators, Real Results: Increasing Student Learning Outcomes Before They Reach College

By Lesly Gregory, Pearson Education on October 6, 2014

The pilot would help show whether MyFoundationsLab could, “assist students to prepare for and improve their performance (as determined by test scores) relative to an ACT test retake,” says Instructor Tammy Fitting. Continue reading

Why you Should Teach a Community College Class

By The Pearson Team, Pearson Education on September 10, 2014

You certainly don't have to be a community college graduate to be an excellent community college instructor. But here's the thing, if you are a community college graduate, you do know exactly what your students are going through. You can share your success story. You can inspire them. Continue reading

Real Educators, Real Results: Accelerating Students through Developmental Math with Boot Camp

By Lesly Gregory, Pearson Education on September 8, 2014

Speeding things up In 2011, Harrisburg Area Community College’s developmental math department was given a strategic planning grant to accelerate students through the program. “The Developmental Math Boot Camp was a direct result of this grant funding,” says Jason Rosenberry, … Continue reading

A Digital Intervention Strategy for “Summer Melt”

By The Pearson Team, Pearson Education on September 5, 2014

The majority of high school students have access to high quality college guidance and planning assistance, but after they graduate they are often left to continue the process on their own. Continue reading

Real Educators, Real Results: Setting Students Up to Succeed as they Enter College

By Lesly Gregory, Pearson Education on August 25, 2014

A range of programs are in development to, “assist students and foster their academic progress,” says Vasquez, including ones that use Pearson’s ACCUPLACER//MyFoundationsLab and MyFoundationsLab. Continue reading

Combatting Remediation – Dual-Enrollment and Bridge Programs

By Lesly Gregory, Pearson Education on July 31, 2014

Two specific programs are highlighted to illustrate the positive outcomes that can occur when a higher education institution partners with high school students to prepare them to enter college. Continue reading

Real Educators, Real Results: Helping Students Place Out of Remedial Courses Quicker

By Lesly Gregory, Pearson Education on July 24, 2014

Florida State College at Jacksonville (FSCJ) decided to help students place out of developmental courses through an online pilot program using MyFoundationsLab and the opportunity to retake the Postsecondary Education Readiness Test (PERT). Continue reading

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