Published on January 24th, 2014 | by editor0
Congratulations, Dean Li!
- Dean Li was honored as the recipient of the 2012 National Award for Outstanding Instructional Leadership by the National Council of Instructional Administrators (NCIA). NCIA confers this prestigious award annually to instructional administrators who exemplify academic leadership through their creativity and innovation, a sustained commitment to addressing instructional issues and challenges, and their substantial impact on college organizations. The January 2014 edition of the nationally distributed Instructional Leadership Abstracts (linked here) details how Dean Li’s leadership aided the development of Wright’s highly successful Math on Demand (MOD) program, and promotes a culture of quality improvement via formative assessment.
- An article by Dean Li and his team was selected for publication in the Journal of Developmental Education.The article, “Readiness, Behavior, and Foundational Mathematics Course Success,” (linked here) was co-authored by Wright College’s Richard Zelenka, Larry Buonaguidi, and Robert Beckman. Their study examines the effects of math readiness and such factors as attendance, participation, and homework completion, on student knowledge gain and course success. The study is a multi-year research collaboration among Wright College and the nation’s two largest testing houses: ACT and ETS.
Congratulations to Dean Li and his team – thank you for your great work!