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The Education and Career Development Center supports access and success in higher education and bridges the gaps between education and workforce success by:
Kyllonen, P., Klieger, D., & Zwick, R. (2021). Combining Information to Enhance Admissions Decisions and Student Development.
A primary goal of this project is to explore and validate the use of FACETS® engine, a non-cognitive assessment in the context of college and graduate admissions.
Haviland, S. (2021). CTE Pathways: Education-to-Work Alignment, Access, and Equity Issues. In this project, researchers focus on multiple aspects around the CTE population, including decision making of taking different CTE pathways, noncredit programs, training of career development and essential skills, and factors predicting academic and job success.
Ling, G. & Holtzman, S. (2021). Exploring New Approaches for Higher Ed Admissions: Using Analytics and Focusing on Equity.
Researchers focus on a better understanding of students' application behaviors, alternate admission models and approaches, and developing initial algorithms of recommendation and matching around college and graduate admissions.
Andrews Todd, J. & Ling, G., (2021). Exploration of assessment and learning tools for critical competencies in higher education and workforce settings.
The primary goals of this project are to explore the value of critical thinking and collaborative problem-solving in the context of higher education and pilot assessment and learning tools around these critical competencies.