Corequisite Models

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.

Webinar: Curricular Options for Supporting English Learners in College Composition

Since the passage of AB 705, community colleges have implemented different curricular models with the goal of maximizing the rates at which English learners complete transfer-level English composition. This webinar will review these models in detail and provide a comprehensive list of the offerings in place at colleges this fall. The presenters will also share …

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Window into ESL-Designated Models of Freshman Composition

Statewide research shows that English language learners who graduated from a U.S. high school are at least twice as likely to complete transfer-level English if they enroll in the course directly rather than taking a stand-alone ESL class. However, those students often benefit from support in English language conventions and cultural context. To address this, colleges across …

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Still Getting There: How California’s AB 705 Is (and is not) Transforming Community College Remediation and What Needs to Come Next

How California’s AB 705 Is (and is not) Transforming Community College Remediation and What Needs to Come Next New report shows huge promise of legislation overhauling English and math remediation but many students are left out, especially Black and Latinx students Still Getting There, a report from the California Acceleration Project and Public Advocates, examines the second …

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Webinar: Tips for Maintaining a High Challenge, High Support Math Pedagogy in Online Corequisite Courses

The Citrus College Math Department implemented interactive, high-challenge, high-support pedagogy in all of their open-access corequisites for transfer-level math.  Professors Tracy Nguyen and Victoria Dominguez are both experienced online instructors who were instrumental in helping to quickly move this innovative pedagogy into online classes during the current crisis. They share tips and strategies used in Statistics and …

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