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Research: Articles and research pertaining to best practices in basic skills and developmental education.
CCSF Resources
CCSF Office of Research, Planning and Grants - Transitional Studies Department reports on student success in the basic skills programs at City College www.ccsf.edu/Offices/Research_Planning/pdf/bskillv1.pdf
www.ccsf.edu/Offices/Research_Planning/pdf/bskillv2.pdf
www.ccsf.edu/Offices/Research_Planning/pdf/bskillv3.pdf
CCSF Office of Research, Planning and Grants - links, articles, books, periodicals, and presentations on student learning outcomes www.ccsf.edu/Offices/Research_Planning/
student_resource.html
Searchable Databases and Bilbliographies
ERIC: Educational Resources Info Center - comprehensive, easy-to-use, searchable, Internet-based bibliographic and full-text database of education research www.eric.ed.gov/
Academic Senate for California Community Colleges - a searchable database of research papers on a variety of teaching topics /www.academicsenate.cc.ca.us/Publications/
Publications.htm
Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement in Teaching - downloadable papers, articles and reports on a variety of topics related to the improvement of teaching and learning. www.carnegiefoundation.org/elibrary/
index.htm#highered
California Research and Planning Group Center for Student Success - case studies of California community college programs and practices promoting student success css.rpgroup.org/ka.php?ka_id=2
The Oxford Centre for Staff and Learning Development - extracts from publications on the application of research on student learning to the enhancement of teaching, assessment and curriculum design www.londonmet.ac.uk/deliberations/ocsld-publications/
League for Innovation in the Community College - a variety of articles on strategies that support learning www.league.org/publication/learning/
Center for Effective Collaboration and Practice - a bibliography of recent papers on cultural competence cecp.air.org/cultural/Q_research.htm
The Center for Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (GSU) - explorations on the development of instructional skills, reflection on current instructional practices, implementation of teaching innovations, and use of emerging technologies www2.gsu.edu/~wwwctl/programs/
conversations/cc_level1.htm
Center for Student Success - findings on effective practices developed by California community college practitioners css.rpgroup.org/
IJournal- Insight into Student Services - A Review of Published Research & News in collaboration with CCSO Research and Planning Group www.ijournal.us/issue_10/ij_issue10_10.html
CompPile - an ongoing inventory of publications in post-secondary composition, rhetoric, and ESL comppile.tamucc.edu/
Center for Cultural Design: Journal of Mathematics and Culture - peer reviewed papers on ethnomathematics www.ccd.rpi.edu/Eglash/nasgem/jmc/issue_1_1.html
Math Forum - Mathematics and Motivation - an annotated bibliography including online abstracts mathforum.org/~sarah/Discussion.Sessions/
biblio.motivation.html
National Center for Postsecondary Improvement - database of the center's publications www.stanford.edu/group/ncpi/unspecified/bytitle.htm
National Center for the Study of Adult Learning and Literacy (NCSALL) - learning and literacy research links www.ncsall.net/?id=679
Specific Articles and Abstracts
Boylan, Hunter & Saxon, Patrick : What Works in Remediation: Lessons from 30 Years of Research www.ncde.appstate.edu/reserve_reading/what_works.htm
Cortright, Collins, et al.: Student Retention of Content is Increased by Collaborative Group Testing advan.physiology.org/cgi/content/full/27/3/102
Cotton, Kathleen: Instructional Reinforcement - research on the use of reinforcement to stimulate learning www.nwrel.org/scpd/sirs/2/cu3.html
Curry, Schmitt & Waldron: A Framework for Adult Numeracy Standards literacynet.org/ann/framework.html
Erlbaum, Lawrence et.al.: Review of Adult Learning and Literacy - a NCSALL project www.ncsall.net/index.php?id=493
Felder, Richard: Reaching the Second Tier: Learning and Teaching Styles in College Science Education - a paper on reaching those students who have the intention and the ability to major in science but switch to nonscientific fields www.ncsu.edu/felder-public/Papers/Secondtier.html
Grow, Gerald: Writing and Multiple Intelligences - applying the theory of multiple intelligences to writing instruction www.longleaf.net/ggrow/7In/7IntelIndex.html
Kearsley, Greg: Explorations in Learning & Instruction - The Theory Into Practice Database tip.psychology.org/
Kellogg, Karen: Collaboration - Student Affairs and Academic Affairs Working Together To Promote Student Learning www.ericdigests.org/2000-2/affairs.htm
Lumsden, Linda: Motivating Today's Students - The Same Old Stuff Just Doesn't Work, perspectives on classroom practices that keep students engaged eric.uoregon.edu/publications/text/portraits1.2.html
Mazzeo, Raab & Alssid: Building Bridges to College and Careers - a study of contextualized basic skills programs at community colleges www.workforcestrategy.org/publications/
Contextualized_basic_ed_report.pdf
Meader, Pamela: The Effects of Continuing Goal-Setting on Persistence in a Math Classroom www.ncsall.net/?id=331
Oxford, Rebecca: Integrated Skills in the ESL/EFL Classroom - a concise argument in favor of integrated skills instruction in ESL. www.cal.org/resources/digest/0105oxford.html
Tinto, Vincent: Graduation Rate Outcomes - Student Success and the Construction of Inclusive Educational Communities www.aascu.org/GRO/tinto.htm
UNC Charlotte - a paper on the role of faculty in undergraduate retention efforts www.provost.uncc.edu/SpecialProjEvents/
RetentionEfforts.pdf
Wilson, Cynthia: Basic Education Online - Providing High-Quality Courses as Open Educational Resources www.league.org/publication/abstracts/
learning/lelabs200510.html
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