ACE Featured Content for Topic Group: Attainment and Innovation all of the Attainment and Innovation News from ACEen-usCopyright , American Council on Educationdonotreply@ace.eduFri, 21 Sep 2018 18:44:12 ZACE News Feeds 1.0 Featured Content for Topic Group: Attainment and Innovation Program Jump Starts College and CareerYear Up program alumna Daisy Spears is on her way to meeting her education and career goals at Community College of Rhode Island, with Year Up offering a clear pathway to completion. Spears’ story is first in a series highlighting the success of students who have used ACE CREDIT recommendations as part of a flexible college completion pathway. Research Outlines Best Practices to Support Effective Teaching and Improve Student LearningComprehensive efforts to improve teaching quality are highly effective at helping to improve graduation and retention rates, student satisfaction, faculty morale, and pass rates, according to a new ACE white paper. Issues White Paper Examining Institutional Commitment to Teaching ExcellenceInstitutional Commitment to Teaching Excellence: Assessing the Impacts and Outcomes of Faculty Development concludes that quality postsecondary instruction yields benefits that extend far beyond the classroom. ACE Webinar on Connections Between Instructional Quality, Student Outcomes and Institutional FinancesA free June 15 ACE webinar that examined whether improvements in instructional quality can increase a postsecondary institution’s net revenue is now archived and available for viewing. Partnerships—Collaboration through CPLIn the last webinar of the 2015 CUP Series, partner organizations and institutions will offer strategies and practices for creating more streamlined pathways and related services. to CredentialsThe webinar brought together leaders from 3 community colleges to share lessons they are learning as they engage campus constituencies in the process of creating degree maps and integrating programs and services for student veterans. to Learning: Resources for StudentsACE offers students assistance in using their ACE credit recommendations and transcripts, information about credit for prior learning options, and resources on returning to college. Your ACE Credit RecommendationsA guide to help adult learners use their ACE credit recommendations for military or workplace training. Credit Project™ACE is engaging in an Alternative Credit Project to encourage greater acceptance of students’ alternative credit and a more flexible pathway towards post-secondary education attainment for the more than 31 million non-traditional students who may have some college credit but no degree. Practices: Credit for Prior LearningResources for colleges and universities in developing policies and practices for awarding credit for prior learning. for Education Attainment and InnovationACE's Center for Education Attainment and Innovation is committed to students and attainment and offers a wide range of programs and initiatives that support postsecondary access and success. Resource CenterStaff in the ACE Resource Center are on call to answer questions about obtaining ACE credit recommendations for military and corporate training, creating and ordering your ACE transcript, and applying credit recommendations towards transfer credit at a college or university. Regional Liaisons: Connecting Experiential Credits to CollegesACE introduces two Regional Liaisons for its college and university partnerships network. Together, they offer a customized approach to education attainment and innovation. CREDIT College and University PartnershipsAs a growing number of adults across the United States require more postsecondary education, they look to colleges and universities with programs and services to meet their needs. Institutions in the ACE CREDIT College and University Network do just that with the recognition of ACE CREDIT recommendations. Acquisitions University Equivalency ProgramThe Defense Acquisition University (DAU) provides the opportunity for organizations (colleges and universities, DoD schools, other federal agencies, commercial vendors, and professional societies) to offer courses, programs or certifications which are deemed and accepted as equivalent to one or more DAU courses. of CBE Practice ReportTo better understand the state of CBE implementation and the prospects for mainstream growth, Eduventures and Ellucian have initiated a 3-year longitudinal study of CBE in U.S. higher education. The American Council on Education is a strategic partner. PathwaysFind initiatives and programs that expand pathways to postsecondary credentials through effective applications of credit for prior learning. Innovation PapersA series of papers which reflect some of the important conversations of ACE's Presidential Innovation Laboratory group. HitsA series of “Quick Hit” papers: briefs on current and emerging topics in the realm of education attainment and innovation. Review Task ForceThe charge of the Task Force was to review the policies and procedures governing the ACE College Credit Recommendation Service (military and non-military). ACE Credit College and University NetworkThe Network consists of education institutions that consider ACE credit recommendations for transfer credit toward degree programs.