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"Expanding Access to Dual Enrollment: Research Findings and Institutional Practice"

April 7, 2008, 8:45-9:45am

Dual enrollment is increasingly popular across the country, and many argue that a wide range of students should be permitted to participate. The Community College Research Center now has evidence from programs in Florida and in New York City that students, including those underrepresented in postsecondary education or enrolled in CTE programs, can benefit from dual enrollment. In this session, college leaders from those states provided practical information about their programs, focusing on how dual enrollment can help to create an efficient educational continuum for students of all levels.

Participants: Katherine L. Hughes (Assistant Director for Work and Education Reform Research, Teachers College, Columbia University); Eduardo Marti (President, Queensborough Community College, CUNY); Jose Vicente (Campus President, Miami Dade College, North Campus

Download:  Dr. Hughes' Presentation (PDF)

"Learning Communities at : Research and Practice"

April 7, 2008, 4:15-5:15pm

Susan Scrivener (MDRC) and Rachel Singer (Director of Academic Affairs, Community College) gave a presentation titled “Learning Communities at : Research and Practice.” The presentation included a discussion of MDRC’s research on KCC’s Opening Doors Learning Communities program, as well as the learning communities that they are running as part of the Learning Communities Demonstration.

“Investing in and Learning from Campus Innovations"

April 6, 2007, 10:00-11:00am

Evan Weissman led a forum on “Investing in and Learning from Campus Innovations.” Mr. Weissman is SSPIRE Project Director at MDRC. His co-presenter, Rose Asera, is Senior Scholar at the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.

Further Information about the latter two sessions is available at:

Type: Conferences & Seminars

Location: Pennsylvania Convention Center, Room 105-A

Date & Time: From 4/6/2008, 8:45:00 AM To 4/7/2008, 9:45:00 AM