– Continuing the connections
– with 3 satellite campuses
– Past Year - 9% increase; 36% online growth
– 64.4% Basic Skills
– 20.0% ESL
– 15.6% College ...
– A.A. Humanities 16.5%
– A.A.S. Nurse Education 13.9%
– A.S. Business / Accounting 7.6%
– A.A. Criminal Justice 6.8%
– A....
• 5 Year, Dept of Ed. Title V Grant to
improve writing
– Build college-level writing center
– Design 20 writing intensive ...
Sending county
high schools
4-year colleges where
PCCC students often
matriculate
Connecting to other
writing programs and...
– audience, purpose,
point of view
– In many places,
technology unavailable
due to budget or
unavailable to
students at home
– Restrictions on
websites that ...
– Invitations sent to
school emails may not
have been received.
– For the second
institute: Faculty were
unable to test li...
– In some cases, only
hard copies were
available
– Some brought no
copies and instead
described the
materials
1. Teachers as writers
2. Using prompts (visual, audio…)
3. Critical thinking activities
4. Portfolios and reflection in t...
The Writing Connection: Bridging the Gap Between High School and College
The Writing Connection: Bridging the Gap Between High School and College
The Writing Connection: Bridging the Gap Between High School and College
The Writing Connection: Bridging the Gap Between High School and College
The Writing Connection: Bridging the Gap Between High School and College
The Writing Connection: Bridging the Gap Between High School and College
The Writing Connection: Bridging the Gap Between High School and College
The Writing Connection: Bridging the Gap Between High School and College
The Writing Connection: Bridging the Gap Between High School and College
The Writing Connection: Bridging the Gap Between High School and College
The Writing Connection: Bridging the Gap Between High School and College
The Writing Connection: Bridging the Gap Between High School and College
The Writing Connection: Bridging the Gap Between High School and College
The Writing Connection: Bridging the Gap Between High School and College
The Writing Connection: Bridging the Gap Between High School and College
The Writing Connection: Bridging the Gap Between High School and College
The Writing Connection: Bridging the Gap Between High School and College
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in …5
×

The Writing Connection: Bridging the Gap Between High School and College

1,286 views

Published on

Passaic County Community College’s “Connections” program to work with area high school teachers across disciplines to create varied opportunities in writing-to-learn rather than the traditional learning-to-write approach that might apply only to the English classroom.

Published in: Education
0 Comments
0 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

No Downloads
Views
Total views
1,286
On SlideShare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
2
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
3
Comments
0
Likes
0
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

The Writing Connection: Bridging the Gap Between High School and College

  1. 1. – Continuing the connections
  2. 2. – with 3 satellite campuses – Past Year - 9% increase; 36% online growth – 64.4% Basic Skills – 20.0% ESL – 15.6% College Level
  3. 3. – A.A. Humanities 16.5% – A.A.S. Nurse Education 13.9% – A.S. Business / Accounting 7.6% – A.A. Criminal Justice 6.8% – A.S. Human Services 6.5% – One or two writing intensive courses – College Writing Exam
  4. 4. • 5 Year, Dept of Ed. Title V Grant to improve writing – Build college-level writing center – Design 20 writing intensive GenEd courses across disciplines (40 course sections) – Incorporate writing, critical thinking & information literacy – ePortfolios • Year 3: Connecting with county high schools and Year 4: area four-year colleges
  5. 5. Sending county high schools 4-year colleges where PCCC students often matriculate Connecting to other writing programs and writing centers, especially at community colleges The Connections Dual enrollment program
  6. 6. – audience, purpose, point of view
  7. 7. – In many places, technology unavailable due to budget or unavailable to students at home – Restrictions on websites that can be accessed within schools – Faculty were still interested in incorporating more technology into their classes – They were creative in coming up with solutions or end-runs around technology problems
  8. 8. – Invitations sent to school emails may not have been received. – For the second institute: Faculty were unable to test links on campus to gauge access capabilities. – Many responded to mailed invitations. – The links are still provided to them (on the LibGuide) for use when they get back to school. – Some faculty had tried similar things and were able to guess at access capabilities
  9. 9. – In some cases, only hard copies were available – Some brought no copies and instead described the materials
  10. 10. 1. Teachers as writers 2. Using prompts (visual, audio…) 3. Critical thinking activities 4. Portfolios and reflection in the classroom 5. Sharing college level writing and materials – Technology for writing (blogs, portfolios, podcasts…) – Sample materials and lesson plans, especially for writing assignments

×