Academic journal article Journal of Developmental Education

NADE News: Self-Evaluation Guides and 2010 Conference

Academic journal article Journal of Developmental Education

NADE News: Self-Evaluation Guides and 2010 Conference

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NADE launched the NADE Self-Evaluation Guides (2nd ed.) Best Practice in Academic Support Programs during NADE 2009 in Greensboro, North Carolina as a collaborative effort between NADE and H 8c H Publishing, which also published the first edition. The second edition, edited by Susan Clark- Thayer and Lisa Putnam Cole, involved six authors and many reviewers working on the Guides. The four guides promote professional collaboration through self-assessment of programs for strengths and areas to be improved by faculty, staff, and administrators. Three guides coincide with program components certified through NADE: Developmental Coursework (Jennifer Ferguson and Jane Neuburger, co authors), Tutoring Services (Gladys Shaw), and Course-Based Learning Assistance (David Arendale). The fourth guide, Teaching and Learning (Karen PattyGraham and Linda Thompson), may be used to enhance self-assessment of the three programs. Each guide contains statements of best practice for comparison with program characteristics.

Over the last several months, NADE's Certification Council has worked with representatives from the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board to assist Texas developmental educators who seek to improve their programs' effectiveness. Council members also attended the Technology Institute for Developmental Educators to develop technology tools that will increase access to assessment and certification information.

In 2009-2010, the Certification Council celebrates its 10th anniversary. …

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