Tuesday, November 24, 2009

NEWS LINKS | Nov. 24, 2009

SBCTC NEWS LINKS | Articles about – and of interest to – Washington state community and technical colleges




BTC receives federal grant to redesign adult basic education program

Bellingham Technical College will redesign its Adult Basic Education program over the next year, thanks to a $350,000 federal grant … from the U.S. Department of Education's Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education.

Bellingham Herald, November 20, 2009



Cascadia community is proud of new building
Despite some chilly, wet weather, student Dave Chapman happily threw open a window on an upper floor of the very new three-story, $35.8 million Global Learning and Arts Building on the campus of Cascadia Community College in Bothell.

Bothell Reporter, November 23, 2009



Bellevue Men and Walla Walla Women win NWAACC soccer titles

Seattle Examiner, November 23, 2009



Wash. 2-year colleges report record enrollment

Tri-City Herald, November 24, 2009



YVCC prof to discuss stint in Afghanistan

Yakima Herald, November 24, 2009



CBC observes Native American Heritage Month

Tri-City Herald, November 24, 2009






Is a college degree worth what it costs?

The Oregonian, November 24, 2009



Report Highlights Characteristics of Colleges With High Transfer-Success Rates

Chronicle of Higher Education, November 19, 2009



Assessing NSSE

The survey of student engagement has been widely embraced as an accountability tool. But it's flawed as a measure of campus learning, Mark Schneider writes, and even weaker when used for comparing colleges.

Inside Higher Ed, November 24, 2009




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