Title V

Following in the footsteps of success from the previous Title V project “Modern Strategies for Student Success” in 2012, Galveston College has begun a second five year Title V project, entitled “Pathway Model for Improved Teaching, Advising, and Transfer at a Hispanics-serving Community College”. It is a project funded by the US Department of Education designed to improve student success, retention, persistence to graduation, and transfer among GC’s student population.

 

Objectives/Missions:

  • Clarify pathways for students
  • Help students get on a guided path
  • Help students stay on a guided path
  • Ensure students are learning

 

In order to:

  • Increase retention (course completion and fall to fall retention)
  • Improve course success
  • Increase completion rates of a recognized credential
  • Increase successful transfer to 4-year institutions 

In order to meet the objective, Title V will implement two main initiatives over the five years: 

  • Increase retention (course completion and fall to fall retention)
  • Improve course success
  • Increase completion rates of a recognized credential
  • Increase successful transfer to 4-year institutions 

Initiative #1

Redesign General Education Courses

  • Redesign courses to infuse active learning strategies proven to increase success.
  • Equip new flexible-design, technology-rich classrooms
  • Renovate and equip collaborative learning space in GC’s library to facilitate active learning. 

Initiative #2

Develop a New Comprehensive Pathways Advising System

  • Renovate key student services spaces and update IT capacity
  • Introduce a new advising software system to faculty, staff members and students
  • Develop pathway-specific transfer agreements with regional four-year institutions

• Introduce a new advising software system to faculty, staff members and student

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