Journal of Developmental Education

Articles from Vol. 39, No. 3, Spring

Best Practices and Challenges in Integrated Reading and Writing: A Survey of Field Professionals, Part 2
This is the second of a two-part column that reports the results of a qualitative study of instructors and their implementation of Integrated Reading and Writing (IRW) courses. The study participants include members of the National Association for Developmental...
Connecting Practice and Research: Integrated Reading and Writing Instruction Assessment
The first "Connecting Practice and Research" column (Lampi, Dimino, & Salsburg Taylor, 2015), introduced a Research-to-Practice partnership (Coburn & Penuel, 2016) between two faculty from a community college and a university professor who were...
Developmental Education Reforms: MDRC Evaluation Research
In an effort to better inform the redesign/reform efforts initiated for developmental education- or more often for remedial courses-MDRC has undertaken research to examine the effectiveness of reforms. An article in Issue Focus has provided an overview...
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June 16-17,2016 - Accelerated Learning Program's (ALP) 8th Annual 2016 Conference on Acceleration in Developmental Education at the Sheraton Inner Harbor in Baltimore, MD. For more information visit http:// alp-deved.org/category/cade-20I6/27-29,2016-...
Instructional Support Sessions in Chemistry: Alternative to Remediation
College-ready students are able to understand what is expected in a college course and can benefit from the course's intellectual lessons. College readiness encompasses a range of behaviors that reflect a high level of self-awareness, self-monitoring,...
Mathematics Readiness of First-Year University Students
The persistent decline in mathematics performance of students who transition into college is a phenomenon that continues to be a national concern in the United States. A plethora of studies have shown that many high school graduates, particularly ethnic...
Mediated-Efficacy: Hope for "Helpless" Writers
Perhaps because of the seemingly magical act of making words appear on blankpaper, some student writers and college teachers underestimate or misunderstand the complexity of the writing task. As a result, students can misinterpret their struggles as...
Revitalizing Adult Education in the UK
The number of adult learners has been declining for many years in the United Kingdom and diminished by 10.8% in 2014-2015; in addition, funding cuts for programs at further education colleges have paralleled the decline. According to Matt Bevington,...
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