Spring 2010 "Kick-off" Retreat, Cedarbrook


Attendees: Deanna Li, Denise Brannan, Pam Lippert, Barbara Goldner, Edgar Jasso, Gary Gorland, Pete Lortz, Mary Ellen O'Keeffe


Spring Retreat 2010 Vision Exercise





"Post-It" Note Key Questions/Comments:

1. What percentage of students who start in 098, 097, 085, 084, 081 and make it through Q (ECON/BUS/PHIL)? STEM (which ones?)
2. Research questions – Is student completion of math courses improved with this proposal? Is student retention of math courses improved with this proposal?
3. Qualitative questions: faculty reflection on the students grasping of the concepts that we focus on, faculty interviews, student interviews, faculty reflecting on the student interviews.
4. What are student’s perspectives on contextualized math (are they excited)? Student interviews, is it a problem that we don’t have baseline interviews?
5. What deficiencies place a student in 084, 085, 097, and 098? How do we teach to those deficiencies specifically? When do we…..?
6. Will there be a better correlation between pre-assessment and student success – Compass, pre-assessment?
7. Is student success dependent on how they do on standard pre-assessment? Can student success be predicted by how they do on standard pre-assessment?