Publications

Report: Will AB 1705 Lead to Stronger and More Equitable Calculus Completion for the Business Major?

In light of AB 1705 mandates, this report examines how prerequisite requirements, corequisite options, and the discontinuation of remedial math are currently impacting equitable access to and completion of calculus for the business major. This analysis suggests that opportunities exist throughout California’s community colleges for increasing the volume and diversity of students making progress toward

Webinar: AB 705 Research Update on English Learners

Hear the latest AB 705 research focused on English learners in California’s community colleges. Craig Hayward and Terrence Willett from the Research and Planning Group will discuss their research into placement of English learners who are US high school graduates, international students, and adult learners. Olga Rodriguez from the Public Policy Institute of California will share

Webinar: Supporting English Learners in Mainstream Transfer-level Composition

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.

Webinar: ESL and Mainstream Concurrent Support for College Composition

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.