Knowledge Center

Explore Achieving the Dream’s Knowledge Center, a searchable database containing guides, case studies, and reports from Achieving the Dream, Inc., its partner organizations, researchers, and other experts engaged in the work of community colleges and student success. Some resources are produced by ATD investors and are noted with an asterisk (*). These investor-produced materials are not endorsed by Achieving the Dream nor do they represent the only solutions to the various challenges they address. As a body of information, these resources are intended to support Achieving the Dream Institutions throughout the process of institutional reform and assist in creating a culture of continuous improvement.

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    Technology Solutions for Developmental Math: An Overview of Current and Emerging Practices 1/25/2009
    Next Generation Learning: The intelligent use of technology to develop innovative learning models and personalized educational pathways Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation 10/1/2010
    CCRC Assessment of Evidence Series: Online Learning 1/1/2011
    A Matter of Degrees: Promising Practices for Community College Student Success Center for Community College Student Engagement 2/28/2012
    A Faster Connection: Using Technology to Enhance Engagement Between Faculty and Students 2/6/2013
    What We Know About Online Course Outcomes 4/23/2013
    Role Ambiguity in Online Courses: An Analysis of Student and Instructor Expectations 10/1/2013
    Right from the Start: An Institutional Perspective on Developmental Education Reform Achieving the Dream, MDC 2/25/2014
    Right from the Start: Adopting and Adapting Computer-Assisted Learning Strategies Achieving the Dream, MDC 2/25/2014
    Right from the Start: Adopting and Adapting Contextualization Strategies Achieving the Dream, MDC 2/25/2014
    Adopting New Technologies for Student Success: A Readiness Framework 5/1/2014
    Evaluating Your College's Readiness for Technology Adoption 7/1/2014
    Northeast Resiliency Consortium (NRC) Evaluation Framework 2/15/2015
    Using Technology to Reform Advising: Insights From Colleges 6/1/2015
    Leadership for Transformative Change: Lessons From Technology-Mediated Reform in Broad-Access Colleges 8/1/2015
    Student Attitudes Toward Technology-Mediated Advising Systems 8/1/2015
    Driving Toward a Degree: The Evolution of Planning and Advising in Higher Education 8/28/2015
    Opening the Textbook: Educational Resources in U.S. Higher Education, 2015-16 7/26/2016
    Launching OER Degree Pathways: An Early Snapshot of Achieving the Dream’s OER Degree Initiative and Emerging Lessons 6/21/2017
    2018 New Leader College Recertification and Leader College of Distinction Application 9/24/2018
    2019 Leah Meyer Austin Award Application Achieving the Dream 10/2/2018
    2018 New Leader College of Distinction Application 10/2/2018
    Implementing a Holistic Student Supports Approach: Four Case Studies Achieving the Dream 10/8/2018
    Participant Experiences and Financial Impacts: Findings from Year 2 of Achieving the Dream’s OER Degree Initiative Achieving the Dream 10/12/2018

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