What is a QEP?
The Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP) is a component of the reaffirmation process. It describes a carefully designed course of action that addresses a well defined and focused topic or issue related to enhancing student learning and/or the conditions that support learning.
What is Eastfield’s QEP?
Title: Year One: ENGAGE
Goal: To advance the SUCCESS of first-year students by enhancing their social and academic ENGAGEMENT.
How will the goal be accomplished?
By providing first-year students the opportunity to enroll in Year One: Engage Learning Communities supported by the new Academic and Cultural Enhancement (ACE) program.
What are Year One: ENGAGE Learning Communities?
Year One:ENGAGE will consist of a group of students taking together two or more of the following courses together:
What is the main objective of Eastfield’s QEP Learning Communities?
To provide students the opportunities to develop stronger peer relations that may serve as social and academic support in learning within and across disciplines. Accordingly, the objectives of QEP learning communities are to:
What are the models of Eastfield’s QEP Learning Communities?
Two models of learning communities will be implemented: a) coordinated studies and b) linked learning communities. Curriculum integration will vary depending on the learning community model in which the student registers.
What is the new Academic and Cultural Enhancement (ACE) program?
ACE is a new program intended to provide first-year students systematic support enhancing social and academic engagement beyond class meetings. Students earn points for participation in select activities conducive to credit, ACE consists of three main components: