Student Success Courses: Developing Common Learning Outcomes That Improve Consistency & Effectiveness

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This session will provide an overview of how two-year colleges in Arkansas recently developed common learning outcomes for student success courses. Intended to provide a forum for faculty from across the state to discuss the critical needs of students as they matriculate through their first year at a community college, this effort is making some important statements; most notably, that a consistent, high-impact pathway of success during the first year of college is more important than we ever knew.

In this webinar, we will review success courses from a national perspective, including highly ranked topics, goals, and objectives. We will also take a close look at survey results showing commonalities in student success course topics across the Arkansas community college population.

Participants will learn about the journey the Arkansas Association of Two-Year Colleges and its member colleges embarked upon to identify students most common critical needs for success. The common learning outcomes for student success courses collectively identified by college faculty will be shared and discussed, as well as how institutions are using the outcomes to improve the consistency and impact of their student success courses. Finally, we will discuss the continuing professional development needs identified by faculty to support successful implementation of the learning outcomes.

 

  • Understand the need for statewide, agreed-upon common learning outcomes for success courses
  • See an example of a plan to identify common learning outcomes
  • Leave with strategies for organizing faculty and obtaining buy-in for a multi-college project
  • Be guided through steps taken to engage and sustain engagement of faculty
  • Learn about process and rationale for selecting particular learning outcomes for student success courses
  • Examine the common learning outcomes for student success courses identified by faculty
  • Gain examples of how learning outcomes are being used by institutions and faculty to improve the consistency and impact of student success courses
  • Identify on-going faculty professional development needs to successfully implement learning outcomes
  • 2-year & 4-year institutions
  • Academic Affairs/Instruction
  • Faculty (full and part-time)
  • Student Services/Affairs
  • Advising & Counseling
  • Retention Specialists
  • First Year Experience Coordinators
  • Any educator interested in student success
"Purposeful Impact: do not plan or move forward without knowing the intention of your movement!"

Derek Moore is the Associate Vice Chancellor for Student Life at Arkansas State University, Mid-South. Prior to this, Dr. Moore served as Director of Academic Advising and Career Services at the University of Arkansas Community College at Morrilton, where he also served as chair of the colleges Retention Committee. Additionally, Dr. Moore served as a student success coach and instructor of FYS courses at Pulaski Technical College in North Little Rock, Arkansas. During his time at Pulaski Technical College, Dr. Moore co-chaired the institutional research advisory committee and was a member of the Achieving the Dream initiative. He has also provided professional development workshops for faculty and staff, community groups, youth programs, and workforce associations. Additionally, Dr. Moore has developed curriculum, taught, and assessed summer bridge programs for underprepared students. He has led a Common Reader initiative, which involved faculty from across disciplines. In addition, Dr. Moore is currently serving as project director for Arkansas Community Colleges, focusing on common learning outcomes for first-year success courses. He has served on a statewide committee helping to develop curriculum for a Community College Leadership doctoral program.

Dr. Moore has contributed to and presented at numerous venues (local, statewide, & National) focusing on student success. For the past four years, he has presented at the annual The First Year Experience conference highlighting strategies for men of color. He has been a selected speaker for the HBCUs Connected: Executive Leadership. Dr. Moore has been a contributing author on customized textbooks for student success courses. He co-authored a recently released book, The College Experience for Men of Color, which is being utilized throughout colleges and universities nationwide.

His educational background: bachelor of science (B.S.) in Psychology from the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff, master of public administration from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, and doctorate (EdD) in community college leadership from Morgan State University. His dissertation was titled The Relationship Between Environmental Mediators and Intrapersonal Factors for Men of Color in Community Colleges.

"This is a defining moment in community college history. We better get it right while the spotlight is shining."

Mike Leach is the Director of the Center for Student Success at the Arkansas Association of Two-Year Colleges. The Center supports Arkansas two-year colleges in adopting institutional innovations aimed at improving student success, and works to establish a federal and state policy environment supportive of student success.

Mike has developed and managed a variety of institutional reform projects in partnership with Arkansas two-year colleges, including a statewide TAACCT grant and the nationally recognized Arkansas Career Pathways initiative. These projects are driving cutting edge innovation at the college level in virtually every facet of college operations, including developmental education and academic program redesign, changes in advising and student support services, and institutional research capacity building. Mike also has been an adjunct instructor for American National Government at Pulaski Technical College since 2003.

Mike has extensive experience in public policy development and advocacy, working as the Government Relations Director at Southern Bancorp, a community organizer with the Industrial Areas Foundation, and a Legislative Aide for United States Senator Harris Wofford.

Mike has a B.A. in Political Science from the University of Maryland at College Park, and a M.A. in Educational Administration, Policy and Planning from the University of Texas at Austin.

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