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This webinar, made available by Maricopa Advanced Technology Education Center (MATEC), discusses educational bridge programs and how they could improve college retention rates in the United States. The presentation lays out the following objectives: 

  • Goals for college completion and the job market
  • How bridge models address barriers to these goals
  • Bridge programs
  • Challenges

Topics covered include: Attrition, Barriers Related to Curriculum, What Bridge Models Exist?, Contextualized Teaching and Learning, How Do I Create a Program?, and more. The webinar recording runs 01:26:51 minutes in length. Included with the webinar are presentation slides and a handout. The handout features a description of the webinar, contact information for the presenters, and hyperlinks to additional resources on Labor Market Analysis, Bridge Programs, and Resources for Building Your Own Bridge Program. 

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Date Issued 2012-05-11
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