ERIC Number: ED267837
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983-Nov-28
Special Services Project: Rockland Community College, 1982-1983.
Martin, Margaret R.; And Others
This report provides information on the third year (1982-83) of the second cycle (1980-1984) of Rockland Community College's Special Services Project (SSP), a program which provides supplemental instructional and counseling services for educationally and economically disadvantaged students through its College Skills Program, remedial/developmental program, and English as a Second Language (ESL) program. The report focuses on clientele characteristics, program sites, needs assessment, curriculum development, counseling services, staff development, a pilot project to refine the college's placement procedures based on a more precise assessment of students' writing competencies, student outcomes, and program evaluation. Appendices include: (1) a profile of SSP students and a series of case studies; (2) a contract for educational services; (3) a list of 1982-83 curriculum projects; (4) an addendum to a taxonomy of reinforcement materials; (5) inventories of instructional materials at Nyack and Spring Valley Campuses; (6) an English as a Second Language Student Handbook which explains the college's ESL Institute; (7) a cookbook compiled by College Skills Program students; and (8) promotional materials. (EJV)
Descriptors: Achievement Gains, Community Colleges, Developmental Studies Programs, Economically Disadvantaged, Educational Counseling, Educational Testing, English (Second Language), Instructional Materials, Outcomes of Education, Performance Contracts, Program Descriptions, Program Effectiveness, Program Evaluation, Remedial Programs, Student Placement, Two Year College Students, Two Year Colleges
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Rockland Community Coll., Suffern, NY.
Note: For related documents, see JC 860 099-104.