Modularized developmental ed at x li 2011 3 8_2011
Sharing progress on state-wide Credit Retrieval program (MTDA Connect) for the state of Montana using the PLATO Learning Environment and a coach/facilitator model through the Montana Digital Academy. XLi 2011
First Courses Fall 2010, Second Semester Started, over 4000 enrollments for the first year nowDual Credit with 2 Colleges and UMPiloted Connect last Fall, expanding as we meetMany requests leading up to Spring 2011
Thus, the need. Once students step out of line, they need to have a way to get back in.
Classes, assignments, modules, mastery
3 – examples are instruction, modeling, practice, formative and summative assessment,reteaching and reinforcement
Continuum of programs from nothing but sign up and send off to those with scheduled rooms, technology, and staff dedicated to CR
Coaches will allow the Connect program to grow and evolve from the Montana educators’ expertise they can provide. I find that putting the curriculum into creative/innovative teachers’ hands is always the best way to make it evolve.
The answer is not to do more time in the same old way or increase credits. Invest in it now, get intrusive, get modular, get individualized and make it supported.