ERIC Number: ED026043
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1968-Nov
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The Developmental Studies Program: Some Scholarship and Persistence Statistics.
Gold, Ben K.
Scholarship and persistence statistics for low-aptitude students in the developmental studies program include: (1) a comparison of the fall 1967 developmental students' grades with the grades for those remaining in spring 1968 and taking regular college classes; (2) the spring 1968 grades in each subject for these same students, and a comparison of their total GPAs with the fall of 1967 GPAs for all students enrolled in the college; (3) a comparison of grades in each course for these same two groups, and a comparison of the percentages in each group receiving a C or better; (4) persistence figures for fall 1965 developmental studies students through spring 1967, including the number of students above and below a C average for each of four semesters; (5) the numbers and percentages of these students completing from one to six semesters, and the number and types of AA degrees granted them; (6) the types of English courses they took, and their grades; (7) a comparison of remedial English grades for fall 1965 and fall 1967 developmental students, fall 1962 probationary students, and fall 1967 regular students; (8) a record of transcript requests by fall 1965 developmental studies students; and (9) some comparative persistence statistics from previous research studies. (MC)
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Authoring Institution: Los Angeles City Coll., CA.
Identifiers - Location: California