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Creating Community College Roadmaps for Success

Creating Community College Roadmaps for Success | SCUP Links | Scoop.it

In their respective communities, campus teams applied the theory of action through a variety of campus projects. They created integrated roadmaps across divisional boundaries; used various assessment strategies to build and act on available evidence of “what works”; aligned high-impact practices, student learning outcomes, and student support efforts in the curriculum and the cocurriculum; and engaged students in the process of project planning. Through communities of practice, based on specific topics (e.g., using e-portfolios, gathering evidence and measuring success, building navigable roadmaps), participating campuses were encouraged to share ideas, to explore solutions, to take risks, and to learn from failed starts. Understanding that one size would not fit all, each institution was given the support and freedom to design a context-sensitive model for student success. Each institution addressed specific areas of need in order to improve teaching and learning while strengthening pathways to completion.

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SCUP Updates and Deadlines

Learn about upcoming deadlines and announcements.

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Face-to-Face Events for

Higher Ed Planning Professionals!

 

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 March 19–21, 2017 | University of Washington | Seattle, WA

SCUP 2017 Pacific Regional Conference
GAME CHANGERS: Leveraging the Unexpected and Making the Most of It!

 

March 19, 2017 | Seattle, WA
Planning Institute 1
Laying the Groundwork for Strategic Planning
 
April 2, 2017 | Princeton, NJ
Planning Institute 1
Laying the Groundwork for Strategic Planning

 

April 2–4, 2017 | Hyatt Regency | Princeton, NJ
SCUP 2017 Mid-Atlantic Regional Conference
Necessity is the Mother of REinvention

 

April 18, 2017 | St. Louis, MO
Planning Institute 1
Laying the Groundwork for Strategic Planning

 

April 19–20, 2017 | St. Louis, MO
Planning Institute 2
Developing and Implementing a Strategic Plan
 
July 8–12, 2017 | Marriott Wardman Park, Washington, DC
SCUP–52, SCUP's Annual, International Conference
We Strengthen and Transform Higher Education
 
 
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‘I’ll be in Canada': More students are looking to head north

‘I’ll be in Canada': More students are looking to head north | SCUP Links | Scoop.it

Canada has been attracting more international students—both from the US and abroad.

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In Wisconsin, innovation does what budgets can’t

In Wisconsin, innovation does what budgets can’t | SCUP Links | Scoop.it

A look at UW-Flex, an online competency-based program developed by University of Wisconsin.

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Meaningful Work: What Leaders Can Learn from NASA and the Space Race

Meaningful Work: What Leaders Can Learn from NASA and the Space Race | SCUP Links | Scoop.it

Having trouble motivating your staff to implement your plan? New research on employee communications may have you change the way you talk about goals.

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Can an Investment in Instruction Improve a College’s Bottom Line?

A new white paper explores whether improvements in instructional quality can increase an institution's net revenue.

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For Pi Day, key figures on math and education in the U.S.

For Pi Day, key figures on math and education in the U.S. | SCUP Links | Scoop.it

In honor of Pi Day, some facts about math and education in the US.

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Hopkins hires hundreds in Baltimore, seeking to strengthen community

Hopkins hires hundreds in Baltimore, seeking to strengthen community | SCUP Links | Scoop.it

In dedicated effort to strengthen its local economy, Johns Hopkins has hired hundreds of workers from distressed Baltimore neighborhoods.

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Conversations With College Students on a Politically Divided Campus

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Students at one university started a "Civil Discourse Society" to have open, respectful conversations about politics.

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Transforming college into a hub of lifelong learning: Northeastern University’s Level bootcamp

Transforming college into a hub of lifelong learning: Northeastern University’s Level bootcamp | SCUP Links | Scoop.it

How one university is "future-proofing" itself by innovating around lifelong learning.

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3 Short-Term Measures for Showing Whether College Reform Will Work

3 Short-Term Measures for Showing Whether College Reform Will Work | SCUP Links | Scoop.it

How can you tell in the short-term if your student success initiative will work in the long-term? A new report identifies three measures that do just that.

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3 Ways Colleges Are Utilizing the Internet of Things

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Here's how colleges are using connected devices to improve learning and serve students better.

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Closing the skills gap: Creating workforce-development programs that work for everyone

Closing the skills gap: Creating workforce-development programs that work for everyone | SCUP Links | Scoop.it

A research-based, systems approach to preparing people without college degrees for jobs with promising career paths.

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Program management market expands to the boot camp space

Program management market expands to the boot camp space | SCUP Links | Scoop.it

More companies are forming to help higher ed institutions open and manage online boot camps.

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Google Hopes To Hire More Black Engineers By Bringing Students To Silicon Valley

Google Hopes To Hire More Black Engineers By Bringing Students To Silicon Valley | SCUP Links | Scoop.it

Howard University has teamed up with Google to open Howard West—a small training program at Google headquarters that aims to increase the number of black employees in the tech sector.

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Incentives Don’t Help People Change, but Peer Pressure Does

Incentives Don’t Help People Change, but Peer Pressure Does | SCUP Links | Scoop.it

Incentives might give short-term results, but for lasting change, few things work better than peer pressure.

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This College Alternative Only Makes Money If You Make A Salary

This College Alternative Only Makes Money If You Make A Salary | SCUP Links | Scoop.it

MissionU, a cross between boot camp-style learning and traditional higher ed, only charges students 15% of their pre-tax income for 3 years after they graduate.

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Trump's Budget Blueprint Pinches Pennies For Education

Trump's Budget Blueprint Pinches Pennies For Education | SCUP Links | Scoop.it

What Trump's proposed budget means for education funding in the US.

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National Survey Shows High Rates Of Hungry And Homeless Community College Students

National Survey Shows High Rates Of Hungry And Homeless Community College Students | SCUP Links | Scoop.it

Researchers found that one third of community college students go hungry and 14 percent are homeless.

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A survey was done by the University of Wisconsin and t the rates of hungry and homeless students at community colleges across the country are higher than previously thought. The results show that one third of community college students go hungry and 14 percent are homeless. Students go through years of schooling just to go to college, receive a degree, and work for the rest of their lives. As kids we were always taught to do what we want to do in life, some of us want to be college graduates with a good career that pays well, the country is making it difficult for us college students to reach our goal. Yes there is a lot of scholarship offerings, grants, and loans that we can receive, but the cost of college is just too high that even with the help, students are still dropping out and even becoming homeless. 
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Training Students to Outpace Automation

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Community colleges and technical schools are adding "soft skills" like communication, critical thinking, and time management to their technical instruction.

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DACA, One Student's Story

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More than 750,000 young people have registered under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. Many, like college senior Daisy Romero, worry about their future in the U.S.

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The Right Way to Start a Meeting

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Want to have a more productive meeting? Try these 6 tips for starting your meeting off right.

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A look at historically black colleges and universities as Howard turns 150

A look at historically black colleges and universities as Howard turns 150 | SCUP Links | Scoop.it

As Howard University celebrates its 150th anniversary, learn more about America's historically black colleges and universities and the students who attend.

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Transforming college: What can leaders do?

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Five institutions that are innovating against the interlocking challenges facing higher ed—affordability, access, business model, and the shifting demands of the workforce.

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Perspective: How higher education made President Trump

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Did higher ed play a role in the working-class anger that fueled Trump's victory?

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A Refresher on Discovery-Driven Planning

Has your institution decided to pursue a brand-new initiative? Then your normal planning practices might not work. An overview of discovery-driven planning explains why it's a great way to implement out-of-the-box ideas.

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Managing Higher Ed Disruption Through Planning

Managing Higher Ed Disruption Through Planning | SCUP Links | Scoop.it

Want your institution to be ready to handle whatever comes its way? Then build relationships.

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