ERIC Number: ED267839
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1986
Reference Count: 0
Special Services Project: Rockland Community College, 1984-1985.
Martin, Margaret R.; Chapline, Elaine B.
This report provides information on the first year (1984-85) of the third cycle 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 college skills courses, remedial/developmental courses, and English as a Second Language (ESL) courses. The report focuses on clientele characteristics, program sites, needs assessment, curriculum development, counseling services, staff development, student outcomes, and program evaluation. Appendices include: (1) a statement of the college's competency assessment policy; (2) a report on 1984-85 student assessment and placement activities; (3) a contract for educational services; (4) a list of 1984-85 curriculum projects; (5) a taxonomy and inventory of college skills materials for classroom instruction; teacher reference; teacher information on computer assisted instruction, learning disabilities, ERIC reports, adult literacy, and miscellaneous topics; and recommended materials; (6) a list of computer-assisted instructional materials for SSP students, with sample forms for record keeping; (7) information on entry placement procedures; (8) a draft report on the search for an appropriate reading test for ESL students for mainstream placement; (9) an essay, "ESL in Adult Education: Evaluating Student Accomplishments," by Jean W. Bodman; (10) an assessment of the revised ESL curriculum; (11) reports on SSP tutoring services for college skills courses; and (12) 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 860 100-103.