27 May, 2019

Beyond Retention Programs and Policies: The Habits of Effective Human Levers of Retention

2019-06-03T14:32:01-05:00May 27th, 2019|Categories: Special Session Videos|0 Comments

Beyond Retention Programs and Policies: The Habits of Effective Human Levers of Retention Colleges depend upon policies, initiatives, and programs to support student success and college completion. Perhaps the best resource a college has, however, it its faculty. Based upon a qualitative study of faculty identified as "highly effective human levers of [...]

13 Jun, 2018

Student Communication in a Guided Pathways Model: Virtual Solutions to Student Questions

2018-06-13T18:43:34-05:00June 13th, 2018|Categories: Special Session Videos|0 Comments

Student Communication in a Guided Pathways Model: Virtual Solutions to Student Questions As Austin Community College embarked on its guided pathways initiative, we recognized the need for consolidated and streamlined student services through innovative methods. We set a goal of providing real-time student support through our Student Services Help Desk, which reduced [...]

13 Jun, 2018

Most Promising Places to Work in Community Colleges

2020-04-16T13:32:39-05:00June 13th, 2018|Categories: Special Session Videos|0 Comments

Most Promising Places to Work in Community Colleges A partnership between NISOD, Diverse: Issues in Higher Education, and Do Good Work Educational Consulting fostered Most Promising Places to Work in Community Colleges, which identifies and celebrates promising practices at community and technical colleges in recruiting, retaining, and developing diverse faculty, staff, and students. [...]

13 Jun, 2018

Course-Based Research: A Social Justice Initiative

2018-06-13T18:41:06-05:00June 13th, 2018|Categories: Special Session Videos|0 Comments

Course-Based Research: A Social Justice Initiative Two-year colleges in the United States are leading the way in ensuring all students have access to undergraduate research. They are finding ways to integrate authentic and accessible research into the curriculum by identifying research possibilities in their communities, including environmental issues like safe water, archival [...]

13 Jun, 2018

Student Perspectives on Advising and Implications for Practice

2018-06-13T18:39:40-05:00June 13th, 2018|Categories: Special Session Videos|0 Comments

Student Perspectives on Advising and Implications for Practice Students and faculty consistently report that advising is the most important student service that colleges offer. Data from the Center for Community College Student Engagement suggest that students who receive more advising—more time with advisors and more in-depth discussions in their sessions—are more engaged. Join us [...]

13 Jun, 2018

The State of College Completion Initiatives at U.S. Community Colleges

2018-06-13T18:34:30-05:00June 13th, 2018|Categories: Special Session Videos|0 Comments

The State of College Completion Initiatives at U.S. Community Colleges Since President Obama introduced his 2020 goal to increase the percentage of citizens with college degrees, completion rates and how to improve them have been at the forefront of higher education institutional agendas. American Association of Collegiate Registrars researchers set out to [...]