Using high school GPA to determine how much support students will need to succeed in college-level English and mathematics courses is a viable alternative to placement testing. Here are the slides from John Hetts' presentation at our 2019 Virtual Michigan Student Success Netowork meeting and some peer-reviewed research suggesting that students' self-reported high school GPA does not differ significantly from official transcripts.
Here's new post from the Charles A. Dana Center at the University of Texas at Austin that pulls together recent research on the advantages--both in accuracy and equity--of using high school GPA for placement.
Resources shared at MCSS Faculty Connections Roundtables and links to free resources from some of our national partners.
Review slides from 10/26/20 Hands-On Learning in a Virtual World.
Review slides from 11/2/20 Creating Connected Communities.
Review slides from 11/9/20 Hacking the System for Ideas that Work.
This Fall 2020 Growing Faculty Connections Google Sheet includes a list of participants and transcription of chat logs during all programs.
Slides from the roundtable on 6/8
Here is a link for the EMS/CJ Resources Google Sheet with names/email addresses for the participants, a summary of the discussion and a record of the chat. Please feel free to use this sheet to share resources and ideas and feel free to share these resources with other colleagues.
Slides from the roundtable on 06/09/20
Here is a link for the Health Sciences Resources Google sheet with a summary of the discussion, resources shared in the chat and a list of participants and email addresses. Feel free to add resources or use this information to reach out to colleagues for more information.
Slides from the roundtable on 06/16/20.
Here is the link to the Wellness/Physical Education Resources Google sheet with a summary of the discussion, resources shared in the chat and a list of participants and email addresses. Feel free to add resources or use this information to reach out to colleagues for more information.
Here are the slides from the roundable on 06/23/20.
Here is a link to the Google Sheet including contact info for those who registered, a summary of the discussion and a record of the ideas shared in the chat. Please feel free to edit and add resources.
Here is a document describing WCC's Gift Card program.