A Data-Driven Approach to Increase Student Success

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Location: Online,

Event Date/Time: Apr 16, 2009 End Date/Time: Apr 16, 2009
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A Data-Driven Approach to Increase Student Success 16 April 2009 Online Webinar This session will provide a step-by-step approach that you can use to increase persistence, course completion, and graduation rates of underrepresented, low-income, and non- traditional college students. Participants will be able to implement this strategy immediately and see results quickly. Electronic tools used to assess and analyze student success,as well as intervention strategies will be demonstrated, discussed and emailed to participants. Specifically, participants will receive tools for quantitative and qualitative data collection and analysis. Templates will also be made available to each participant. Participants will: *learn how to increase persistence, course completion, and graduation rates of college students at their institutions *review methods for data collection *discover how to assess existing student success issues *review tools that allow one to use data to design and assess interventions. Who should attend? *Vice Presidents *Deans *Faculty *Student Success/Retention Specialists *Instructional Coordinators *Institutional Researchers *Administrators from any program of higher education interested in improving student persistence Who is the speaker? Dr. Kenneth P. González is an Associate Professor of Education at the University of San Diego. He also serves as an Institutional Effectiveness Coach for the national initiative: Achieving the Dream: Community Colleges Count. Dr. González research examines the experiences of underrepresented and low-income students in higher education and appears in the Journal of College Student Development, the International Journal of Qualitative Research in Education, the Journal of College Student Retention, Urban Education, and the Journal of Hispanic Higher Education. He serves on editorial boards for the Journal of College Student Development and the Journal of Hispanic Higher Education. Dr. González is the author (with Raymond V. Padilla) of a new book, titled "Doing the Public Good: Latina/o Faculty and Civic Engagement." He has successfully worked with more than 30 colleges on student success initiatives. Enquiries: pam@ieinfo.org

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