PSYC 1300 - LEARNING FRAMEWORKS - This course is designed to introduce
students to psychological theories of learning, cognition and motivation to serve as a conceptual basis for college-level student academic strategies. Activities are designed to help the student promote and apply newly learned study strategies and skills.
Learning Frameworks - Brazosport College’s on-the-job training for college students to succeed—won the 2011 Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board STAR Award for exceptional contributions toward closing achievement gaps by 2015.
What We Are Doing:
Data from 2007-2008 and 2008-2009 informed the policy that all first-time-in college students take Learning Frameworks (LF), a study skills course.
- 71% of black LF students and 74% of Hispanic LF students succeeded in developmental math, out performing white LF students and non-LF cohorts
- 84% of LF students succeeded in developmental English compared with 70% of non-LF students
- 80% of black LF students, and 85% of Hispanic LF students succeeded in developmental English, outperforming white LF students and non-LF cohorts