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Bruce Vandal

Assessing Writing - Assessing the validity of directed self- placement at a large unive... - 0 views

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    Study on the implementation of directed self placement of writing students.
Mary Fulton

A Contextualized Intervention for Community College Developmental Reading and Writing S... - 0 views

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    The study provides evidence on the potential efficacy of a contextualized intervention approach to helping students develop an important academic skill, written summarization. (Center for Community College Research, January 2012)
Mary Fulton

Innovation at Scale: How Virginia Community Colleges Are Collaborating to Improve Devel... - 1 views

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    Describes Virginia's process of redesigning developmental education across the state's 23 community colleges and 40 campuses. By 2013, developmental math will be taught as a series of nine one-credit modules. Developmental English will be taught as a tiered subject, integrating academic reading and writing. (Jobs for the Future, October 2011)
Lisa Levinson

The Case and Practical Tools for Accelerated Developmental English and Math | The RP G... - 0 views

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    This resource contains the article "Exponential Attrition and the Promise of Acceleration in Developmental English and Math," which makes the case that high attrition rates are structurally guaranteed in long developmental sequences and that open-access accelerated courses are a promising way to increase completion rates in college-level English and Math.
Mary Fulton

VDOE, SCHEV & VCCS Agree on College & Career Ready Performance Expectations for English... - 2 views

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    The Virginia agencies responsible for secondary and postsecondary education have approved an agreement on the performance expectations in English and mathematics high school graduates must meet to be successful in freshman-level college courses or career training.
Bruce Vandal

Pearson MyWritingLab - 0 views

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    Web site for the mywritinglab software from Pearson. Program assists students in need of remedial instruction in writing.
Bruce Vandal

A model for Accelerating Academic Success of Community College Remedial English Student... - 4 views

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    Study done by CCRC on the Accelerated Learning Program at Community College of Baltimore County that is led by Peter Adams. The findings show increased student success and a reasonable investment of resources given the level of student success
Bruce Vandal

News: 'The Rhetoric of Remediation' - Inside Higher Ed - 0 views

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    Interview with author of new book on the history of remedial education at California Berkeley. Looks at how Cal's remediation efforts balanced the age old question of access and excellence in higher education.
Bruce Vandal

Analysis of the Early Assessment Program (EAP) Assessment for English - 2 views

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    Analysis conducted by Achieve, Inc. on the English Assessment for the Early Assessment Program in the California State University System.
Matt Smith

Accelerated Learning Program: Community College of Baltimore County - 1 views

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    ALP is in innovative approach to basic writing programs that accelerates basic writing students through their developmental writing course and English 101 in one semester. ALP builds on the strengths of earlier approaches such as mainstreaming, studios, learning communities and bridge programs.
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    The Web site for the Accelerated Learning Program at the Community College of Baltimore County. The program is an extremely effective strategy for moving students placed into developmental English into college level English courses and providing additional academic support
Bruce Vandal

Common Core State Standards Initiative - 0 views

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    The Common Core State Standards Initiaitive is a state-led efford coordinated by the National Governors Association for Best Practices (NGA Center) and the Council of Chief State School Officers
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    The Web site for the Common Core State Standards
KPI_Library Bookmarks

Tennessee Developmental Studies Redesign - 1 views

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    With support from the Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education (FIPSE), the Tennessee Board of Regents (TBR) has established a new system-wide initiative to redesign its developmental math and English curriculum using technology- supported, active-learning strategies.
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