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Wednesday, November 2 • 10:55am - 11:20am
Student Survival: Improving Course Throughput in TCC's Z Degree

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Data from Tidewater Community College's Z Degree will be presented in support of the hypothesis that the most powerful educational interventions may be those that lead to increases in the overall course survival rate, which could in turn lead to higher graduation rates. In this session, the presenters will share results from a current study that appears to demonstrate that OER adoption by faculty is associated with improvements in course survival rates.

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avatar for David Wiley

David Wiley

I've spent the last 18 years creating, clarifying, elaborating, and evangelizing the core ideas of open education to individuals, faculty, institutions, and governments. I've also worked to place a solid foundation of empirical research beneath these core ideas. Now, with my colleagues at Lumen Learning we're trying to change open education from a niche curiosity to a mainstream, unstoppable force for improving the quality and lowering the cost of education., Lumen Learning
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Linda S. Williams

Professor, Tidewater Community College
Business Professor Linda Williams has become the face of TCC’s Textbook Free Degree. She’s been featured in countless articles and television interviews about the cutting edge program that enables TCC business students to earn an entire degree while spending zero funds for textbooks. | | “It is amazing to be the first accredited institution of higher learning to offer a fully OER-based degree,” said Williams. “While we see the... Read More →


Wednesday November 2, 2016 10:55am - 11:20am
B11

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