Accelerating pathways

Integrated Education and Training

Integrated Education and Training (IET) is an instructional approach that provides adult education and literacy activities concurrently and contextually with workforce preparation activities and workforce training for a specific occupation or occupational cluster for the purpose of educational and career advancement.

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Foster Belonging with Inclusive Teaching

Inclusive Teaching

Inclusive teaching practices improve student success metrics and help each student feel welcomed, valued, heard, and supported. While these strategies help all students succeed in their learning, they are especially important for the success of students from minoritized backgrounds and can help close equity gaps in student success.

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Going Open for student success

Open Education

Open Educational Resources (OER) are teaching and learning resources (e.g., textbooks, powerpoint slides, activities, assessments, case studies, etc.) that are openly licensed and free to use. These resources can be adopted and used in the classroom as is or modified as needed to best fit the learning outcomes of a course.

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Using data to inform action

Action Research

To inform education practices and policies, the WTCS institutional research team conducts action research projects. An action research project analyzes a specific question (or set of questions) to provide insight that is actionable for improving student success and closing student equity gaps.

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Practice Archive

Previous Practices

Repository of previously published Innovative Practices. Each document provides a summary of the practice with links to resources to help develop and scale this work.

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