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CLAS Deans' Notes News | June 17, 2016
- CU Succeed Recognized Leading the Way in Four-Year Institution Dual Enrollment Education
Nearly a third of Colorado’s 11th and 12th graders took "dual enrollment" classes last year, with the University of Colorado Denver serving the most at four-year institutions with 4,878 students.
More Colorado high school students are taking college courses
Denver Post, May 6
- Writing Center Goes 24/7
The Writing Center at the University of Colorado Denver and Anschutz Medical Campus has now expanded to offer support in academic, personal and professional writing at six locations and online. “Across all locations, we run (on average) at 96 percent of capacity,” said Justin Bain, director of The Writing Center at CU Denver and CU Anschutz. “And on average, we turned away approximately 2,000 students per semester because we simply didn’t have the capacity to assist them.” In response to the growing need, The Writing Center recently added three locations and ... Read More »
- Denver Writing Project Spends Summer Spreading Love for Writing
The Denver Writing Project is putting on programing this summer to help Denver area teachers and students blossom into better writers and educators:
The Invitational Summer Institute: a group of teachers from Denver-area schools are currently meeting each day for three weeks, exploring and developing pedagogy, studying with guest speakers, writing, and acting as peer reviewers for one another.
The Tech Matters Institute: another group of teachers will attend a week-long tech institute to invigorate the thoughtful use of ... Read More »