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Rondout+ulster connect final

  1. 1. RONDOUT + ULSTER connect April 10, 2010 Donald Katt, President – Ulster County Community College Rosario Agostaro, Superintendent – Rondout Valley CSD
  2. 2. “ It is today we must create the world of the future .” Eleanor Roosevelt
  3. 3. Our Focus <ul><li>Collaboration </li></ul><ul><li>Paradigm shift </li></ul><ul><li>Bridging the gap </li></ul>
  4. 4. COLLABORATION
  5. 5. Two faculties but one focus <ul><li>Seamless integration of technology </li></ul><ul><li>Establish an effective communication network </li></ul><ul><li>Transform classrooms from isolated learning environments to collaborative, connected teaching models in which teachers use on-line tools to share and build on best practices. </li></ul>
  6. 6. PARADIGM SHIFT
  7. 7. Teaching and learning <ul><li>We must move beyond simply integrating technology into the curriculum. It’s not about “toys”. </li></ul><ul><li>Changing how students learn and how we teach. </li></ul><ul><li>Learning is a very social thing. But we spend a lot of time in schools trying to undo this concept. </li></ul><ul><li>Blogs, e-mail exchanges, whiteboard accessories, video, podcasts, videos, etc. – what’s next? </li></ul>
  8. 8. BRIDGING THE GAP
  9. 9. Moving from K-12 to college <ul><li>Grade level standards (grades 4, 8, & 12) </li></ul><ul><li>Accessibility of technology </li></ul><ul><li>On-line learning </li></ul><ul><li>Textbooks vs. digital content (cost?) </li></ul><ul><li>Expanded use of multimedia curricula </li></ul><ul><li>College readiness </li></ul>
  10. 10. SUNY Ulster Percentage of First Time Matriculated Students Placed in One, Two or Three Developmental Courses Developmental Courses: ISP 070 4 credits MAT 098 3 credits ISP 074 4 credits MAT 100 3 credits ISP 080 3 credits ISP 091 3 credits ISP 081 3 credits COS 101 3 credits
  11. 11. Fall 2007 English Pilot <ul><li>ISP 081 </li></ul><ul><li>22 enrolled </li></ul><ul><li>19 passed </li></ul><ul><li>18 enrolled in ENG 101 for Spring 2008 </li></ul><ul><li>ENG 101 </li></ul><ul><li>38 enrolled </li></ul><ul><li>35 passed </li></ul><ul><li>32 enrolled in ENG 102 for Spring 2008 </li></ul>
  12. 12. 2008 – 09 Math Pilot for Juniors <ul><li>Intermediate Algebra </li></ul><ul><li>MAT 100 – Fall 2008 </li></ul><ul><li>51 Enrolled </li></ul><ul><li>44 Passed with a C or better </li></ul><ul><li>6 Passed with a C- or a D </li></ul><ul><ul><li>School credit awarded </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>College credit earned, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>prerequisite for MAT 105 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>not satisfied </li></ul></ul><ul><li>1 Failed </li></ul><ul><li>College Algebra </li></ul><ul><li>MAT 105 – Spring 2009 </li></ul><ul><li>45 Enrolled (in process) </li></ul>
  13. 14. Technology and the world of education. <ul><li>Obama administration’s Ed-Tech Plan…. </li></ul><ul><li>States that the “use of technology in schools does not sufficiently reflect or build on the ways students use digital tools in their lives outside of school or how technology is used in the professional world”. </li></ul>
  14. 15. Rondout Valley CSD Technology Survey Highlights (2009-2010) <ul><li>I would benefit from professional development on… </li></ul><ul><li>Learner-centered teaching strategies that incorporate technology, e.g., project-based or cooperative learning (65% of staff). </li></ul><ul><li>In the settings where I work with children… </li></ul><ul><li>I use technology to communicate and collaborate with other educators (60% of the staff). </li></ul>

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