Key Considerations for Choosing Technology Solutions to Support Guided Pathways is designed as a guide to help colleges plan for purchasing and/or upgrading technology to support guided pathways for students and is aimed at ensuring that your college gets the most for its money. Ultimately, the guidance provided herein should help college leaders create the foundation for an informed discussion with both internal stakeholders and external vendors.
Lumina Foundation’s Beyond Financial Aid
Beyond Financial Aid (BFA) is a toolkit designed to help two- and four-year institutions close attainment gaps for low-income students. BFA expands the concept of financial supports for college beyond grants, scholarships, and loans and describes six college-tested strategies for helping low-income students overcome the significant challenges created by limited resources. BFA features a self-assessment that college teams can use to analyze their service capacities and an interpretation guide to help map out their first steps toward strengthening these capacities.
Completion by Design Inquiry Guide Series
Developed while at The RP Group
Building a Culture of Inquiry: Using a Cycle of Exploring Research and Data to Improve Student Success
Explores the concept of a culture of inquiry and introduces a framework to strengthen a college’s ability to better use research and evidence to inform improvement efforts.
Understanding the Student Experience Through the Loss/Momentum Framework: Clearing the Path to Completion
Introduces an approach to examining students’ own experiences at community colleges, identifying factors that catalyze and impede student progress and using these insights to address opportunities to improve student outcomes.
The Nuances of Completion: Improving Student Outcomes by Unpacking the Numbers
Examines the hidden complexity of completion outcome data and offers an approach to teasing out the complex factors that affect student completion in order to boost student success.
Principles of Redesign: Promising Approaches to Transforming Student Outcomes
Presents eight core ideas to help colleges address fundamental challenges to student success.