ERIC Number: ED263963
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1985-Aug
Reference Count: 0
Evaluation of Remedial Programs: Pilot Study Final Report.
Butte Coll., Oroville, CA.
A description is provided of a pilot study conducted at Butte College to develop and test evaluation procedures for the college's remedial and developmental reading, English, and math programs. Part I of the report includes five sections: (1) a description of the remedial reading, English, and mathematics programs as they existed at Butte College in 1983-84; (2) a demographic description of the students who were assessed and enrolled in Butte College remedial English classes in 1982-83; (3) an examination of the improvement in basic skills of students enrolled in developmental reading and mathematics classes; (4) an evaluation of the success of remedial English students in subsequent Butte College courses; and (5) a retrospective study of the success of students who were enrolled in remedial classes at Butte and later transferred to California State University, Chico. Part II of the report details the methodology, assumptions, and criteria employed for each of the five components of the study. Part III summarizes the results of the project, discusses the strengths and weaknesses of the process, and offers conclusions and recommendations. (Author/LAL)
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative; Tests/Questionnaires; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Policymakers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Butte Coll., Oroville, CA.
Note: Prepared by the Design Team of Butte College.