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Archive for June, 2016

New CUNY Study Explores Mainstreaming as Path to Success for Students in Need of Remedial Math Instruction

June 23, 2016 | Uncategorized

A new study by CUNY researchers shows that allowing students to take college-level instead of remedial quantitative courses can increase student success. The results of this randomized control trial were published in Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Educational Research Association. The study, which was conducted at three CUNY community […]

CUNY Community Colleges Join National Movement Toward Free Online Course Materials

June 22, 2016 | Featured, Undergraduate Studies

Three of CUNY’s community college—Hostos Community College, Bronx Community College, and Borough of Manhattan Community College will share a $300,000 grant to participate in a new, nationwide effort to integrate high quality open educational resources (OER) in associate degree programs, in place of traditional text books that are costly for students. By making free, online […]

A Plan for Experiential Learning: Creating More High-Impact Opportunities for Students

June 6, 2016 | Featured

From students in City Tech’s hospitality management program running an entire dining experience, to Guttman Community College students traveling to Ecuador with faculty to study deforestation efforts in the Itapoae Reserve, experiential learning is an important and growing part of a CUNY education.

NYC High School Students Showcase Research at the 2016 New York City Science & Engineering Fair

June 6, 2016 | Featured

On Thursday March 29, more than 200 high school students from around New York City gathered at the American Museum of Natural History for the final round of the 2016 New York City Science & Engineering Fair.