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Results of Reform in Developmental Education: the Hawaii Story

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In 2016, the University of Hawaii Community Colleges (UHCCs) implemented scaled English and math reform efforts focused on increasing students' completion of college-level math and English courses within their first year. The UHCC strategic plan specified completion targets, but the system leadership allowed campuses some flexibility in redesigning the structure, curriculum, and delivery models necessary to meet the targets. This article describes the efforts leading to scaled developmental education reform and initial results showing improvements for all of the colleges. Collectively, completion rates increased from 37 percent to 54 percent for English, and from 14 percent to 32 percent for math, with some colleges showing dramatic gains. Further analysis is necessary to understand which structures, curricula, and delivery models have the most impact on completion of college-level English and math courses.
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Keywords: DEVELOPMENTAL EDUCATION REFORM; ENGLISH AND MATH COURSES; UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII COMMUNITY COLLEGE SYSTEM

Document Type: Research Article

Publication date: November 1, 2018

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