ERIC Number: ED248938
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: 0
The Developmental Program at Alvin Community College: A Description. Revised.
Alvin Community Coll., TX.
This handbook describes the developmental education program at Alvin Community College (ACC) in terms of its philosophy, purpose, operation, implementation, and assessment. The first section examines the mission of ACC; the history of the developmental education program at the college and its current organizational structure; and the need for the program. The next section considers the program's purpose in terms of target groups, and goals and outcomes. A section on program operation looks at organizational issues, such as administration; the selection and responsibilities of instructors, learning lab staff, part-time assistants, tutors, and counseling center staff; and staff training; as well as activities focusing on identifying developmental students in admission, placement testing, orientation, special advising, and registration. The next section considers aspects of program implementation, including program offerings, scheduling, and policies regarding grading and transferability. The final section reviews program assessment activities. Appendices provide statistics on student participation in the orientation/special advising program; a summary of a survey of students' experiences in the special advising program; course descriptions; an explanation of the grading system; and a packet of information for ACC faculty on the programs and services of the college's learning lab. (LAL)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Alvin Community Coll., TX.
Note: Updated version of ED 214 574.