In this webinar ESL faculty share strategies that can be used in mainstream composition classes to support English learners. We get concrete advice from Jessica Pardoe from Santa Rosa Junior College, Nicole Siminsky from Palomar College, Rebecca Beck from Irvine Valley College, and Jose Cortes from Solano College.
ESL professor Rebecca Beck and English professor Summer Serpas co-developed curriculum for Irvine Valley College’s composition course with corequisite support around a theme of connection and belonging. In this webinar, they compare how they use this curriculum to support English learners in an ESL-designated section versus a mainstream section.
This issue of the CAPacity Gazette focuses on curricular structures and classroom strategies that boost transfer-level English completion for English learners who seek a college degree.
This report analyzes Fall 2022 math class schedules at California’s 115 community colleges after an AB 705 implementation reset by the California Community Colleges Chancellor’s office.
Report: Statewide AB 705 Update: Plans from California’s Community Colleges Suggest Notable Progress But Not Full Implementation
This report analyzes the AB705 improvement plans that California community colleges submitted to the state Chancellor’s Office outlining their plans for reaching full implementation of the law by Fall 2022.
This short article features interviews with two math deans at colleges that have improved student completion and equity by eliminating or dramatically reducing pre-transfer classes. The deans discuss the financial costs associated with these changes. For the most part, they say, the changes involved simply reallocating existing resources from remedial to transfer-level course offerings. But
This press release was prepared by a coalition of organizations supporting AB1705, including student groups, civil rights advocates, and the faculty-led California Acceleration Project.
AB1705 addresses the uneven, racially inequitable implementation of AB705 by clarifying expectations for colleges on issues that have been undermining student completion and driving racial inequity.