This month, the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) published 6 best practices and supporting implementation guides for post-secondary institutions looking to improve engagement and success when dealing with underprepared college students.
The practice guides were prepared by an expert panel and provide colleges and universities with tested solutions on current challenges in higher education.
The recommendations include intrusive/proactive advising and long-lasting support programs that provide timely assistance for students.
Six Best Practices:
- Measures to assess post secondary readiness.
- Compress developmental education with course redesign.
- Regular participation in enhanced advising activities.
- Teach students how to become self-regulated learners.
- Offer performance-based monetary incentives to students.
- Implement comprehensive and integrated support programs.
How e2s can help:
With increasing numbers of college students entering higher education lacking the necessary study and time management skills to succeed, it is essential to improve levels of engagement and support.
e2s Retain addresses intrusive/proactive advisement in multiple ways by offering tools and solutions that help save time and effectively guide students throughout their journey.
We know financial resources are tight at institutions across the country and therefore are focused on delivering affordable solutions that improve team efficiency, communication, and outcomes.
To Learn More,
Or review the IES best practices at http://ies.ed.gov/ncee/wwc/PracticeGuide/23