ERIC Number: ED392371
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1996-Mar
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Selected Proceedings from the Annual Conference of the Pennsylvania Association of Developmental Educators (PADE) (14th, University Park, Pennsylvania, March 16-17, 1995). (14th, March 16-17, 1995).
Wilkie, Carolyn, Ed.
This publication contains seven peer-reviewed papers from a conference on college developmental education with the theme of student success. The papers are: (1) "Reversing the Academic Probation Dilemma" by John Foreman and Nancy Ann Rossi on programming for students on academic probation; (2) "Reading and Writing: Tools for Problem Solving across the Curriculum" by Kimberly Neal and Carol Lewis on problem-solving as a curriculum integration strategy; (3) "Peer Revision: Empowering Basic Writers" by Eileen Master on peer revision including a peer review form, a revision checklist, and guidelines for revising expository compositions; (4) "Layered Diagrams: An Effective Way for Teaching the Paragraph" by Robert W. Holderer on a basic strategy for composing paragraphs; (5) "Some Successful Strategies for Developmental Writing Teachers" by James Boswell on practical strategies for teaching writing and study skills to high risk students; (6) "Card Games and Math Concepts Produce Successful Students" by Paul Hrabovsky Includes instructions for several games; and (7) "Helping Students To Be Organized When Taking Math Tests" by Wayne George on strategies for assisting students with studying for math tests. Most papers contain extensive references. (JB)
Descriptors: Academic Probation, Basic Skills, Basic Writing, Class Activities, College Instruction, Compensatory Education, Developmental Studies Programs, Educational Games, High Risk Students, Higher Education, Mathematics Instruction, Reading Instruction, Remedial Instruction, Skill Development, Teaching Methods, Test Wiseness
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
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