ERIC Number: ED248913
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982-Nov
Reference Count: 0
A Master Plan for Developmental Education: A Proposal. Office of Instruction Report No. 82-06.
Wong, Evelyn C.
A master plan is proposed for developmental education at Los Angeles Trade-Technical College. Introductory material discusses basic questions related to developmental education in the areas of access and mission, program and resources, and guidance and placement. This section also establishes the goal of the college's developmental education program as providing students with the basic skills necessary in a technologically advancing society. The next sections present the mission statement of the college and explain its administrative organization. The next section states the specific goals of the developmental education program and describes its major components: (1) counseling; i.e., mandatory assessment, counseling and guidance, and information dissemination on available services; (2) instructional components; i.e., remedial and basic skills instruction, developmental education courses, mediated instruction, and tutorial assistance; (3) curriculum and professional development; and (4) program evaluation. The final sections discuss the staffing needs of the proposed program and present a budget for staff and equipment. Appendices include a report on the operations of the college's Learning Resources Center and a plan for its use in basic skills delivery, space and equipment plans, a job description for the developmental education program director, and an article on streamlining the process of evaluating learning assistance. (HB)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Los Angeles Trade-Technical Coll., CA.