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EDUCATIONALPathways

Work Samples

by George (a partial list)

Short list of reports written, graphically designed, and self- published by George and supported by sponsorships

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A SYSTEMS APPROACH: EXPANDING ACCESS AND ACHIEVING STUDENT SUCCESS THROUGH SUPPORT SERVICES AT RIO SALADO COLLEGE This report covers how Rio Salado College (RSC) in Tempe, Arizona has grown substantially into the largest public, non-profit, online, 2-year college in the country. DOWNLOAD
TWELVE IMPORTANT QUESTIONS FOR SIXTEEN COMMUNITY COLLEGE LEADERS This report is a synthesis created from in-depth interviews conducted via telephone and email by George Lorenzo, with sixteen community college leaders from across the country. All sixteen interviewees were asked twelve broad questions. DOWNLOAD
THE STATE OF WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT INITIATIVES AT AMERICA’S COMMUNITY COLLEGES For this special report, we dug deeply into the scholarly literature on the topic of WFD in community colleges and interviewed more than 20 experts in the field who offered their keen perspectives on what’s required of institutions to be successful. DOWNLOAD
Co-authored EDUCAUSE reports
DEVELOPMENTAL EDUCATION: A NATIONAL PERSPECTIVE Community colleges have always been responsible for accepting students who are not yet ready for college and then cultivating and supporting these students on pathways to become better prepared academically and ultimately successful. The challenges that come with this enormous responsibility are numerous, varied and have existed for decades at community colleges across America. DOWNLOAD
AN OVERVIEW OF E-PORTFOLIOS An e-portfolio is a digitized collection of artifacts, including demonstrations, resources, and accomplishments that represent an individual, group, community, organization, or institution. This collection can be comprised of text-based, graphic, or multimedia elements archived on a website or on another electronic media. DOWNLOAD
HOW CHOICE, CO-CREATION AND CULTURE ARE CHANGING WHAT IT MEANS TO BE NET SAVVY The Web has changed our habits, expectations, and norms. We have come to view the Internet as the information universe, not just the library. We expect information to be instantly accessible. In text and other formats, information is not just created by experts. It is created and co-created by amateurs. DOWNLOAD
Additional reports co-authored or written entirely by George
THE CALIFORNIA VIRTUAL SCHOOL REPORT [also graphically designed by George] Contributed research, content development, editing, and graphic design services for the publication of this report. . . This study examines virtual high schools across the country, the state of virtual learning in California, and the state of the technologies supporting virtual education in order to explore the range of possibilities for a Statewide online learning program. DOWNLOAD
BUILDING THE 21ST CENTURY CAMPUS Contributed research, content development and editing services for the publication of this report by Blackboard . . . Interviews with education leaders brought to light their biggest concerns (what keeps them awake at night), giving us the wherewithal to set down the four greatest challenges facing higher education today: Student Engagement, Institutional Accountability, Revenue Generation, and Globalization. DOWNLOAD
ONLINE DEGREES MAKE THE GRADE: EMPLOYEE ACCEPTANCE NOW COMMON Corporate America has obviously accepted online learning, but this has not always been the case. In some places there still exists unfounded misinformation and misperceptions about the validity of online learning. DOWNLOAD
Newsletters written and graphically designed by George
SAMPLE OF ONE OF MANY 12-PAGE SPECIAL ISSUES OF EDUCATIONAL PATHWAYS, a monthly paid- subscription newsletter published from 2000 through 2008. DOWNLOAD
TWO TOP-TEN COLLEGES OF ENGINEERING EMPLOY PROMETHEUS FOR ONLINE PROGRAMS AND FOR ENHANCING TRADITIONAL COURSES. DOWNLOAD
For samples of freelance feature articles, and more, in a variety of subjects, including education, health, aging, and engineering, for publishers such as PBS, OZY, Fast Company, EdSurge, Forbes, MarketWatch, and others, please see George’s freelance writing site under the banner of his subsidiary company, UnderstandingXYZ.com.
HOW COMMUNITY COLLEGES MAINTAIN SUSTAINABLE ENROLLMENT GROWTH THROUGH COLLABORATIONS WITH OUTSIDE ENTITIES. In this report, we present 10 institutions doing things of a colllaborative nature with outside entities, such as other institutions, high schools, corporations, and organiztions, to help boost enrollment figures. DOWNLOAD
FACING THE FUTURE: STATE FUNDING OF COMMUNITY COLLEGES This report attempts to describe, in layman’s terms without being overly reductionist, what most community colleges across the country are facing (pre- COVID-19) in terms of state funding practices fraught with complex economic hurtles that need to be overcome. DOWNLOAD
© Copyright 2020/Lorenzo Associates, Inc.
EDUCATIONALPathways

Work Samples

by George (a partial list)

Short list of reports written, graphically designed, and self-published by George and supported by sponsorships
A SYSTEMS APPROACH: EXPANDING ACCESS AND ACHIEVING STUDENT SUCCESS THROUGH SUPPORT SERVICES AT RIO SALADO COLLEGE This report covers how Rio Salado College (RSC) in Tempe, Arizona has grown substantially into the largest public, non-profit, online 2- year college in the country. DOWNLOAD
TWELVE IMPORTANT QUESTIONS FOR SIXTEEN COMMUNITY COLLEGE LEADERS This report is a synthesis created from in-depth interviews conducted via telephone and email by George Lorenzo, with sixteen community college leaders from across the country. DOWNLOAD
THE STATE OF WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT INITIATIVES AT AMERICA’S COMMUNITY COLLEGES For this special report, we dug deeply into the scholarly literature on the topic of WFD in community colleges and interviewed more than 20 experts in the field who offered their keen perspectives on what’s required of institutions to be successful. DOWNLOAD
DEVELOPMENTAL EDUCATION: A NATIONAL PERSPECTIVE Community colleges have always been responsible for accepting students who are not yet ready for college and then cultivating and supporting these students on pathways to become better prepared academically and ultimately successful. The challenges that come with this enormous responsibility are numerous, varied and have existed for decades at community colleges across America. DOWNLOAD
Co-authored EDUCAUSE reports
AN OVERVIEW OF E-PORTFOLIOS An e-portfolio is a digitized collection of artifacts, including demonstrations, resources, and accomplishments that represent an individual, group, community, organization, or institution. This collection can be comprised of text-based, graphic, or multimedia elements archived on a website or on another electronic media. DOWNLOAD
HOW CHOICE, CO-CREATION AND CULTURE ARE CHANGING WHAT IT MEANS TO BE NET SAVVY The Web has changed our habits, expectations, and norms. We have come to view the Internet as the information universe, not just the library. We expect information to be instantly accessible. In text and other formats, information is not just created by experts. It is created and co-created by amateurs. DOWNLOAD
Additional reports co-authored or written by George
THE CALIFORNIA VIRTUAL SCHOOL REPORT [also graphically designed entirely by George] Contributed research, content development, editing, and graphic design services for the publication of this report. . . This study examines virtual high schools across the country, the state of virtual learning in California, and the state of the technologies supporting virtual education in order to explore the range of possibilities for a Statewide online learning program. DOWNLOAD
BUILDING THE 21ST CENTURY CAMPUS Contributed research, content development and editing services for the publication of this report by Blackboard . . . Interviews with education leaders brought to light their biggest concerns (what keeps them awake at night), giving us the wherewithal to set down the four greatest challenges facing higher education today: Student Engagement, Institutional Accountability, Revenue Generation, and Globalization. DOWNLOAD
ONLINE DEGREES MAKE THE GRADE: EMPLOYEE ACCEPTANCE NOW COMMON Corporate America has obviously accepted online learning, but this has not always been the case. In some places there still exists unfounded misinformation and misperceptions about the validity of online learning. DOWNLOAD
Newsletters written and graphically designed by George
SAMPLE OF ONE OF MANY 12- PAGE SPECIAL ISSUES OF EDUCATIONAL PATHWAYS, a paid-subscription newselleter published from 2000 through 2008. DOWNLOAD
TWO TOP-TEN COLLEGES OF ENGINEERING EMPLOY PROMETHEUS FOR ONLINE PROGRAMS AND FOR ENHANCING TRADITIONAL COURSES. DOWNLOAD
For samples of freelance feature articles, and more, in a variety of subjects, including education, health, aging, and engineering, for publishers such as PBS, OZY, Fast Company, EdSurge, Forbes, MarketWatch, and others, please see George’s freelance writing site under the banner of his subsidiary company, UnderstandingXYZ.com.
HOW COMMUNITY COLLEGES MAINTAIN SUSTAINABLE ENROLLMENT GROWTH THROUGH COLLABORATIONS WITH OUTSIDE ENTITIES. In this report, we present 10 institutions doing things of a colllaborative nature with outside entities, such as other institutions, high schools, corporations, and organiztions, to help boost enrollment figures. DOWNLOAD
FACING THE FUTURE: STATE FUNDING OF COMMUNITY COLLEGES This report attempts to describe, in layman’s terms without being overly reductionist, what most community colleges across the country are facing (pre-COVID-19) in terms of state funding practices fraught with complex economic hurtles that need to be overcome. DOWNLOAD