WWC review of this study

Curricular redesign and gatekeeper completion: A multi-college evaluation of the California Acceleration Project.

Hayward, C., & Willett, T. (2014). Berkeley: The Research and Planning Group for California Community Colleges.

  • Quasi-Experimental Design
     examining 
    24,260
     Students
    , grade
    PS

Reviewed: February 2016

Meets WWC standards with reservations


Evidence Tier rating based solely on this study. This intervention may achieve a higher tier when combined with the full body of evidence.

Study sample characteristics were not reported.

Reviewed: January 2016

Does not meet WWC standards


Evidence Tier rating based solely on this study. This intervention may achieve a higher tier when combined with the full body of evidence.

Study sample characteristics were not reported.

Reviewed: December 2013

At least one finding shows moderate evidence of effectiveness
At least one statistically significant positive finding
Meets WWC standards with reservations
Credit accumulation and persistence outcomes—Statistically significant positive effects found
Outcome
measure
Comparison Period Sample Intervention
mean
Comparison
mean
Significant? Improvement
    index
Evidence
tier

Successful completion of transfer-level course (math)

Accelerated Pathways vs. Business as usual

Spring 2013

Remedial math;
24,260 students

0.38

0.12

Yes

 
 
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Evidence Tier rating based solely on this study. This intervention may achieve a higher tier when combined with the full body of evidence.

Characteristics of study sample as reported by study author.


  • Female: 54%
    Male: 46%

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  • Race
    Asian
    11%
    Black
    11%
    Other or unknown
    14%
    White
    27%
  • Ethnicity
    Hispanic    
    38%
    Not Hispanic or Latino    
    62%
 

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