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MLDS Center Research Series October 6

Please join us for the next presentation in the Maryland Longitudinal Data System Center Research Series What: MLDS Center Research Series When: Thursday, October 6, 2016 from 12:30 - 1:30 p.m. Where: School of Social Work, UM Baltimore, 525 West Redwood Street, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, Conference Room 4E26 Topic: Remedial Coursework in Maryland Colleges: Examining High School Predictors and College Outcomes Abstract: Data from the Maryland Longitudinal Data System (MLDS) will be used to examine the percentage of Maryland high school graduates who are assessed to need remedial coursework upon entering Maryland colleges. High school predictors of needing remedial coursework, such as demographic characteristics, attendance, and high school assessments scores, will be examined. Additionally, college outcomes, including degree completion and time to degree, will be examined. Policy implications and directions for future research will be discussed. Presenter: Dr. Angela K. Henneberger, Ph.D., Research Director, MLDS Center RSVP: Jamese Dixon-Bobbitt via email: (space is limited) Brief Biography Dr. Angela K. Henneberger is the Research Director for the Maryland Longitudinal Data System Center and is a Research Assistant Professor in the School of Social Work at the University of Maryland. She received her Ph.D. from the University of Virginia and she completed a postdoctoral fellowship in the Prevention and Methodology Training program at the Pennsylvania State University. Dr. Henneberger’s research focuses on the application of advanced quantitative methods to examine the behavioral, social, and emotional predictors of educational outcomes, including academic achievement and motivation, positive social relationships, and prosocial behavior.

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