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EdReady- Powered by NROC Back on Track in Math: A Blended Learning Approach to Review and Recovery
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Hear how one Montana high school used NWEA MAP scores to identify students at risk for successfully completing Algebra 1 with their classmates. Learn how teachers adapted EdReady along with proven blended learning strategies to bring high school freshman back on track in math. Presenters: Jason Wir...
Bridge Programs That Work: An Early College STEM Program Opens Doors
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Waipahu High School has partnered with Leeward Community College and the University of Hawaii to offer an Early College Olympian Pathway designed to promote STEM-oriented career pathways. The goal is to prepare students to enroll in a pre-med or university engineering program as high school juniors....
EdReady- Powered by NROC New Models for Preparing Incoming Students for College Level Reading & Writing
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Learn how two colleges revamped their developmental English programs to integrate reading and writing and lay a foundation for success in credit-bearing courses. We'll hear how NROC English resources were adapted in both an emporium model and blended classroom to engage students in new ways. Presen...

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Kentucky Stronger by Degrees Co-requisite Education: Opportunity, Success and Impact in Kentucky
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Learn about Kentucky's implementation of co-requisite models of instruction for just-in-time support to students directly enrolled into credit-bearing, gateway courses. With a statewide goal of increasing retention and timely college completion, Kentucky is leading the way in new models for student ...
EdReady- Powered by NROC What's New with EdReady for 2017
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With its launch in the spring of 2014, EdReady moved NROC’s non-profit mission forward by placing the power of personalized learning in the hands of the world for free. Almost immediately, sustaining members of The NROC Project began to customize the online tool to support local initiatives designed...
EdReady- Powered by NROC Adapting Digital Resources for Adult Learners: Stories from the Field
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What do adult students want to be ready for? Let’s consider new models for math and English review in support of adult learners as they reengage with the promise of education. NROC members will share early experiences with EdReady and HippoCampus to support adults preparing for high school equivalen...
Integrating Digital Tools for Adult Learners
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If we believe in the potential of technology to bring quality digital learning opportunities to this underserved population, what can we do to accelerate adoption? Drawn from a study of digital learning technologies’ effectiveness in adult basic education, this webinar will explore four factors that...
eVersity Logo Rethinking Online Education from the Ground Up
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The University of Arkansas System eVersity believes that quality higher education should begin with the end goal in mind -- to graduate. Learn how eVersity seeks to provide high-quality, accessible, and affordable online education relevant to the modern workplace. The eVersity team will share their...
EdReady- Powered by NROC Recent EdReady Enhancements
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As we approach EdReady's third birthday, join us to review some of the improvements made over the past year. All functionality you will see demonstrated is currently available on existing EdReady sites, so make sure you are making the most of your site’s capabilities. http://vimeo.com/209890973 &n...
Pathways to Economic Opportunities
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Jobs for the Future (JFF) is a national leader in bridging education and work to increase mobility and strengthen our economy. Learn how JFF works in partnership with a number of national initiatives to advocate for public policies designed to increase the number of low-income and minority students ...
Opening Doors to First-Generation College Students
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Explore how College Track is leveraging EdReady to support secondary students' college math readiness. College Track recruits students from underserved communities and works continuously with them from the summer before ninth grade through college graduation. The institution's ten-year program remo...
ACT Center for Equity in Learning: Closing the Equity Gap
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Learn how the ACT Center for Equity in Learning's innovative partnerships, initiatives, and campaigns are advancing research, advocacy, and support efforts aimed at closing equity gaps. The Center seeks to improve educational access, opportunity, and success for underserved learners –– many of whom...
Creating Paths to Middle-Skill STEM Fields
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How are colleges retaining and transitioning students in middle-skill STEM fields? During this session, Zane State College will discuss how completion and transfer is primarily driven by the work of curricular redesign and processes that enable students to earn credentials leading to gainful employm...
Managing Change While Scaling Innovations
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Join us as we consider ways educators and leaders can best approach change management in their classrooms and institutions. Innovation theory tells us that not all innovation is created equal: evaluation metrics, business models, team structures, and user demand are all shaping leaders' ability to m...

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eVersity Logo Rethinking Online Education from the Ground Up
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The University of Arkansas System eVersity believes that quality higher education should begin with the end goal in mind -- to graduate. Learn how eVersity seeks to provide high-quality, accessible, and affordable online education relevant to the modern workplace. The eVersity team will share their...
Pathways to Economic Opportunities
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Jobs for the Future (JFF) is a national leader in bridging education and work to increase mobility and strengthen our economy. Learn how JFF works in partnership with a number of national initiatives to advocate for public policies designed to increase the number of low-income and minority students ...
NROC Logo Back-to-School Info Sessions - Resources to Impact Teaching and Learning
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During the week of August 22-26, we featured live, daily info sessions to help members learn more about their benefits Each day that week, we presented a 30-minute Info Session highlighting one of our offerings. Updates for 2016 - 2017 were shared, and time was reserved for questions and the discus...
The Blueprint for College Readiness
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The Blueprint for College Readiness Initiative is designed to help states maximize recent policy changes that share a common vision: to increase the number of students who are college and career ready, decrease the need for remedial education, and increase the rate of students who complete a high-qu...
Academic Coaching for Classroom Facilitation and Self-directed Learning
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As technology enables more "personalized learning" paths for students, it also opens the door to new modes of facilitation and support for learners regardless of the mode of instruction. Academic Coaching helps faculty, advisors and student support staff champion students to develop the non-cognitiv...
Creating a College-Ready Pipeline to Post-Secondary Programs
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Learn about the growing movement to deliver academic support to post-secondary students through co-requisite instruction. Unlike prevailing models where students are placed into non-credit courses before being allowed to enroll in college-level math and English, these new models deliver academic sup...
Ten Things Everyone Should Know About Today's Students and Digital Learning
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Join Project Tomorrow CEO Julie Evans for a overview of the annual Speak Up Research Project, designed to provide schools nationwide with insights into how today's students want to leverage digital tools for learning. This year's study focused on the views and attitudes of students in four specific ...
Access and Outcomes: The K-12 Digital Learning Landscape
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Online learning in K-12 education is entering its third decade, but digital learning is still new to many schools, evolving in important ways, and often misunderstood by policymakers, observers, and advocates. John Watson of the Evergreen Education Group and Stacy Hawthorne of Hawthorne Education wi...
NROC Logo Developing and Sustaining Strategic Partnerships to Promote Innovation
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In this webinar reprise of one of the popular sessions at the WCET 2015 conference, two widely-respected leaders in online education will share their reflections on the importance of strategic partnerships in implementing and scaling innovation. They will highlight both opportunities and challenges ...
NROC Logo Spanning the Divide Through Corequisite Remediation
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Complete College America's new report, Spanning the Divide Through Corequisite Remediation, presents new and exciting data from five states that have seen dramatic improvements in gateway course success rates in both math and English. These states have scaled a statewide approach to academic support...
NROC Logo Rethinking College Readiness: Promising Practices from NROC Member Community
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As we consider the myriad ways college readiness can be approached and supported, we draw inspiration and direction from emerging models in the NROC member community. During this back-to-school webinar, we will explore how NROC Math and English courses and EdReady are being employed to support mult...

NROC

NROC Logo New Enhancements for NROC Members
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This fall, the NROC team will introduce important user experience improvements informed by member feedback. A renovated member services site, expanded implementation services, and accessibility and mobile-compatibility advances (including interface redesign and HTML5) will help you maximize your mem...
NROC Logo Back-to-School Info Sessions - Resources to Impact Teaching and Learning
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During the week of August 22-26, we featured live, daily info sessions to help members learn more about their benefits Each day that week, we presented a 30-minute Info Session highlighting one of our offerings. Updates for 2016 - 2017 were shared, and time was reserved for questions and the discus...
NROC Logo NROC Info Session: Benefits of NROC Membership
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Did you know that your NROC institution's membership includes access to all our courses and tools for all of your students? Join us to learn more about what your NROC membership includes and how to get access to all your resources. Presenter: Terri Rowenhorst, Director Member Services Watch prerec...
NROC Logo Back-to-School with NROC: New Member Resources
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In support of the 2015-16 academic year, The NROC Project is introducing various resources designed to better serve your institution's college readiness initiatives. From enhanced EdReady functionality and new outreach and implementation support, to fresh HippoCampus content and the unveiling of NR...
NROC Logo Back-to-School with NROC: Fresh, No-Cost Resources for Student Success
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To launch the 2015-16 academic year, The NROC Project is spotlighting fresh, no-cost, digital resources designed to serve teaching efforts to personalize learning and to promote college readiness. Discover EdReady.org, an award-winning, personalized college math readiness application. This powerful...
NROC Logo Rethinking College Readiness: Promising Practices from NROC Member Community
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As we consider the myriad ways college readiness can be approached and supported, we draw inspiration and direction from emerging models in the NROC member community. During this back-to-school webinar, we will explore how NROC Math and English courses and EdReady are being employed to support mult...

NROC Math

Math Logo Ignite* Sessions: NROC Math Use Cases
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Gain new insights about NROC math resources, and also discover this fun presentation format! Let these inspirational instructors spark your imagination with Ignite-format overviews of NROC Math Use Cases. Join us for Q/A with teachers who have creatively adapted the online resources to support broad...
Introduction to Academic Coaching for Math Instructors
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Join us for the final segment of our summer webinar series with LifeBound. In this informational webinar tailored to math instructors, participants will learn about various academic coaching strategies to support math understanding and quantitative reasoning skills for college success. Discover how ...
Math Logo NROC Math 2.0: A Back-to-School Webinar
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As you consider how to make the most of NROC Developmental Math in the coming school year, we invite you to join us for an overview of differrent options for adapting and sharing these great resources with teachers and learners at your NROC member institution. • Learn about the new features, includ...
NROC Logo Completion by Design: NROC as Support for Central Piedmont Community College
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As part of North Carolina's cadre for Completion by Design, Central Piedmont Community College (CPCC) has undertaken numerous initiatives to improve student readiness for college-level mathematics. Join us to learn how CPCC has adapted NROC Developmental Math resources and the EdReady application as...
NROC Logo Back-to-School with NROC: New Member Resources
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In support of the 2015-16 academic year, The NROC Project is introducing various resources designed to better serve your institution's college readiness initiatives. From enhanced EdReady functionality and new outreach and implementation support, to fresh HippoCampus content and the unveiling of NR...
NROC Logo Back-to-School with NROC: Fresh, No-Cost Resources for Student Success
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To launch the 2015-16 academic year, The NROC Project is spotlighting fresh, no-cost, digital resources designed to serve teaching efforts to personalize learning and to promote college readiness. Discover EdReady.org, an award-winning, personalized college math readiness application. This powerful...
EdReady Logo Adapting EdReady as an Alternative to College Math Placement Exams: Part One
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As part of broader efforts to redesign developmental education at Jacksonville State University (JSU), learn how EdReady is being used to diagnose gaps and develop mastery of prerequisite math concepts required for success in three targeted college-level math courses: Exploring Mathematics, Finite M...
Learning Unbound: Student Centered and Competency Based Programs
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Core tenets of student-centered learning - competency-based, anytime-anywhere, personalized, and student ownership - can be used as the basis for creating customized learning plans that match the interests, talents, and passions of students. During this session, attendees will learn how a new model ...
EdReady Logo Adapting EdReady as an Alternative to Math Placement Exams: Part Two
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As part of broader efforts to redesign developmental education and refine placement practices at Jacksonville State University (AL), learn how EdReady is being used to diagnose gaps and develop mastery of prerequisite math concepts required for success in targeted college-level math courses includin...
Math Logo FastForward Algebra: Teaming Up to Support Student Progress
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The staff at Jacksonville State University have designed a "fast forward" algebra path to help developmental students diagnose and review to fill gaps from past math experiences so they may learn in one semester what formerly took two. Key to this effort is teamwork among various players that contri...
Colorado's Digital Badging Initiative: A New Model of Credentialing Math Skills
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Educators and innovative industry leaders agree that digital badges are evolving into a key credential that can be used to meet current education and workforce needs. As part of its TAACCCT grant, the Colorado Community College System is leading a collaborative effort to develop micro-credentials or...

NROC English

English Course Logo Early Pilot Experiences with NROC English
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Join us to learn more about NROC's new English resources in action. This summer the integrated reading and writing curriculum was released for early pilot use. Hear how the resources were adapted for supplemental use in a six-week hybrid (online and face-to-face) college success program and as a pri...
Introduction to Academic Coaching for Reading and Writing Faculty
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In this informational webinar tailored to reading and writing instructors, viewers will learn about various academic coaching strategies to support reading, writing and critical thinking skills necessary for college success. Discover how academic coaching promotes academic, professional and life suc...
NROC Logo Back-to-School with NROC: New Member Resources
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In support of the 2015-16 academic year, The NROC Project is introducing various resources designed to better serve your institution's college readiness initiatives. From enhanced EdReady functionality and new outreach and implementation support, to fresh HippoCampus content and the unveiling of NR...
NROC Logo Back-to-School with NROC: Fresh, No-Cost Resources for Student Success
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To launch the 2015-16 academic year, The NROC Project is spotlighting fresh, no-cost, digital resources designed to serve teaching efforts to personalize learning and to promote college readiness. Discover EdReady.org, an award-winning, personalized college math readiness application. This powerful...
English Course Logo Integrating NROC English Across the Curriculum
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This session will look at how two organizations have aligned the NROC English resources in support of a variety of courses. The SAILS Tennessee college bridge program has integrated the resources into high school Senior English with a literature focus. Jacksonville State University's Learning Servic...
HippoCampus Logo HippoCampus: NROC English Content and Playlists
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In our April webinar, we shared some great examples of how NROC members are using the new NROC English curriculum installed in their Learning Management System for a fully integrated reading and writing experience. This month, we invite you to join us for a look at how everyone can access components...
English Course Logo NROC Info Session: NROC Developmental English Overview
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This session will introduce attendees to the NROC Developmental English course. http://vimeo.com/167124972

EdReady

Kentucky Stronger by Degrees Co-requisite Education: Opportunity, Success and Impact in Kentucky
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Learn about Kentucky's implementation of co-requisite models of instruction for just-in-time support to students directly enrolled into credit-bearing, gateway courses. With a statewide goal of increasing retention and timely college completion, Kentucky is leading the way in new models for student ...
EdReady- Powered by NROC What's New with EdReady for 2017
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With its launch in the spring of 2014, EdReady moved NROC’s non-profit mission forward by placing the power of personalized learning in the hands of the world for free. Almost immediately, sustaining members of The NROC Project began to customize the online tool to support local initiatives designed...
EdReady Logo Early Member Experiences with EdReady in Hawaii and South Carolina
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Join us for a closer look at two member experiences with EdReady over the summer. Leeward Community College used EdReady in a special college readiness (Compass prep) program. South Carolina's Office of Virtual Learning used the program to help ensure math readiness of middle school students as they...
EdReady Logo EdReady for College Placement Prep: A Closer Look at Implementations
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Join us for a closer look at two NROC member experiences using EdReady with a similar goal - Accuplacer Prep - but with very different audiences. Hudson County Community College is a large urban college in New Jersey and Mountain Heights Academy is an Online Public Charter School serving students gr...
EdReady Logo Using EdReady for Boot Camps
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Thinking of doing a boot camp this summer for your students? At South Mountain Community College (SMCC) many students place into developmental courses. For various reasons, these placements may not be accurate representations of the student's abilities. In an attempt to minimize inaccurate placement...
EdReady Logo Personalizing a Path to Mathematical Literacy in Adult Education Programs
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New technologies can help offer targeted study paths to personalize and accelerate math review. Hear about early experiences with EdReady.org, an NROC tool designed to support such efforts. Panelists will share lessons learned in adapting the platform to serve adult learners in Kentucky and Californ...
Scaling EdReady: Reflections on Year One of Statewide Implementation in Montana
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In 2014, with support from the Dennis and Phyllis Washington Foundation, Montana Digital Academy (MTDA) began an ambitious effort to scale EdReady Montana to serve learners from middle school through college who want to: Prepare for upcoming local math classes or curriculum Supplement their skills ...
NROC Logo Back-to-School with NROC: New Member Resources
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In support of the 2015-16 academic year, The NROC Project is introducing various resources designed to better serve your institution's college readiness initiatives. From enhanced EdReady functionality and new outreach and implementation support, to fresh HippoCampus content and the unveiling of NR...
NROC Logo Back-to-School with NROC: Fresh, No-Cost Resources for Student Success
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To launch the 2015-16 academic year, The NROC Project is spotlighting fresh, no-cost, digital resources designed to serve teaching efforts to personalize learning and to promote college readiness. Discover EdReady.org, an award-winning, personalized college math readiness application. This powerful...
EdReady Logo Math Readiness for Career Pathways
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Learn about new new career pathway options for students using EdReady to refresh their math skills. Working with an advisory committee of NROC members, Professor Cooksey has outlined math requirements for the 144 most commonly conferred degrees and certificates at US community colleges. From domains...
EdReady Logo Adapting EdReady as an Alternative to College Math Placement Exams: Part One
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As part of broader efforts to redesign developmental education at Jacksonville State University (JSU), learn how EdReady is being used to diagnose gaps and develop mastery of prerequisite math concepts required for success in three targeted college-level math courses: Exploring Mathematics, Finite M...
EdReady Logo Ivy Prep: A Bridge to Credit Bearing Courses
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Learn how Ivy Tech Community College is using EdReady to help incoming students improve their foundational Math skills in order to accelerate their path into their chosen program of study. Presenters from Ivy Tech Community College: Saundra King, Asst. VP for Remediation and Innovation; Kristin Oak...
EdReady Logo Adapting EdReady as an Alternative to Math Placement Exams: Part Two
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As part of broader efforts to redesign developmental education and refine placement practices at Jacksonville State University (AL), learn how EdReady is being used to diagnose gaps and develop mastery of prerequisite math concepts required for success in targeted college-level math courses includin...
Colorado's Digital Badging Initiative: A New Model of Credentialing Math Skills
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Educators and innovative industry leaders agree that digital badges are evolving into a key credential that can be used to meet current education and workforce needs. As part of its TAACCCT grant, the Colorado Community College System is leading a collaborative effort to develop micro-credentials or...

HippoCampus

HippoCampus Logo New Collections at HippoCampus
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With a fresh new look and feel, HippoCampus.org is still your go-to resource for rich, relevant, no-cost educational media, including six new collections with videos to support instruction in English, Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Physics and Math. Join us for an overview of the new co...
NROC Logo Back-to-School with NROC: New Member Resources
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In support of the 2015-16 academic year, The NROC Project is introducing various resources designed to better serve your institution's college readiness initiatives. From enhanced EdReady functionality and new outreach and implementation support, to fresh HippoCampus content and the unveiling of NR...
NROC Logo Back-to-School with NROC: Fresh, No-Cost Resources for Student Success
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To launch the 2015-16 academic year, The NROC Project is spotlighting fresh, no-cost, digital resources designed to serve teaching efforts to personalize learning and to promote college readiness. Discover EdReady.org, an award-winning, personalized college math readiness application. This powerful...
HippoCampus Logo HippoCampus: NROC English Content and Playlists
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In our April webinar, we shared some great examples of how NROC members are using the new NROC English curriculum installed in their Learning Management System for a fully integrated reading and writing experience. This month, we invite you to join us for a look at how everyone can access components...

Member-Led

eVersity Logo Rethinking Online Education from the Ground Up
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The University of Arkansas System eVersity believes that quality higher education should begin with the end goal in mind -- to graduate. Learn how eVersity seeks to provide high-quality, accessible, and affordable online education relevant to the modern workplace. The eVersity team will share their...
Encouraging and Rewarding Classroom Innovation
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Learn how Colorado's largest community college has inspired faculty to expand their quiver of effective teaching practices with innovation grants, service learning, communities of practice, team-based learning, and more. With digital resources offering more support for traditional classroom practice...
Math Logo Ignite* Sessions: NROC Math Use Cases
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Gain new insights about NROC math resources, and also discover this fun presentation format! Let these inspirational instructors spark your imagination with Ignite-format overviews of NROC Math Use Cases. Join us for Q/A with teachers who have creatively adapted the online resources to support broad...
The Blueprint for College Readiness
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The Blueprint for College Readiness Initiative is designed to help states maximize recent policy changes that share a common vision: to increase the number of students who are college and career ready, decrease the need for remedial education, and increase the rate of students who complete a high-qu...
EdReady Logo Using EdReady for Boot Camps
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Thinking of doing a boot camp this summer for your students? At South Mountain Community College (SMCC) many students place into developmental courses. For various reasons, these placements may not be accurate representations of the student's abilities. In an attempt to minimize inaccurate placement...
EdReady Logo Personalizing a Path to Mathematical Literacy in Adult Education Programs
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New technologies can help offer targeted study paths to personalize and accelerate math review. Hear about early experiences with EdReady.org, an NROC tool designed to support such efforts. Panelists will share lessons learned in adapting the platform to serve adult learners in Kentucky and Californ...
Scaling EdReady: Reflections on Year One of Statewide Implementation in Montana
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In 2014, with support from the Dennis and Phyllis Washington Foundation, Montana Digital Academy (MTDA) began an ambitious effort to scale EdReady Montana to serve learners from middle school through college who want to: Prepare for upcoming local math classes or curriculum Supplement their skills ...
EdReady Logo Adapting EdReady as an Alternative to College Math Placement Exams: Part One
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As part of broader efforts to redesign developmental education at Jacksonville State University (JSU), learn how EdReady is being used to diagnose gaps and develop mastery of prerequisite math concepts required for success in three targeted college-level math courses: Exploring Mathematics, Finite M...
Learning Unbound: Student Centered and Competency Based Programs
View event

Core tenets of student-centered learning - competency-based, anytime-anywhere, personalized, and student ownership - can be used as the basis for creating customized learning plans that match the interests, talents, and passions of students. During this session, attendees will learn how a new model ...
EdReady Logo Ivy Prep: A Bridge to Credit Bearing Courses
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Learn how Ivy Tech Community College is using EdReady to help incoming students improve their foundational Math skills in order to accelerate their path into their chosen program of study. Presenters from Ivy Tech Community College: Saundra King, Asst. VP for Remediation and Innovation; Kristin Oak...
EdReady Logo Adapting EdReady as an Alternative to Math Placement Exams: Part Two
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As part of broader efforts to redesign developmental education and refine placement practices at Jacksonville State University (AL), learn how EdReady is being used to diagnose gaps and develop mastery of prerequisite math concepts required for success in targeted college-level math courses includin...
English Course Logo Integrating NROC English Across the Curriculum
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This session will look at how two organizations have aligned the NROC English resources in support of a variety of courses. The SAILS Tennessee college bridge program has integrated the resources into high school Senior English with a literature focus. Jacksonville State University's Learning Servic...
NROC Logo Personalized Learning Initiatives: What's in Your Toolbox?
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This session will look at how two statewide programs are supporting personalized learning initiatives across their respective states in both online and blended instructional settings. Join us to learn more about the collections of services and resources offered to jumpstart learner-centered efforts ...
Colorado's Digital Badging Initiative: A New Model of Credentialing Math Skills
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Educators and innovative industry leaders agree that digital badges are evolving into a key credential that can be used to meet current education and workforce needs. As part of its TAACCCT grant, the Colorado Community College System is leading a collaborative effort to develop micro-credentials or...