Whereas, Efforts to establish prerequisites through content review are underway, and interest in content review has increased around the state;
Whereas, In order to support state and local discussions, a resource with rationale for rigorous content review for establishing prerequisites and supporting ideologies for student success will assist local senates and leaders across the state; and
Whereas, Content review, as a method to establish prerequisites, involves discipline faculty and curriculum committees in an objective review of the knowledge and skills students must acquire in order to achieve success, and a detailed examination of the course outline of record in the content review process will re-establish the standards and expectations for maintaining quality instruction;
Resolved, That the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges adopt the paper Student Success: The Case for Establishing Prerequisites Through Content Review.
See Appendix D.
MSC Disposition: Local Senates
The paper was published and is posted on this website.