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ERIC Number: ED280519
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1987
Reference Count: 0
Teaching the Developmental Education Student. New Directions for Community Colleges, Number 57.
Ahrendt, Kenneth M., Ed.
New Directions for Community Colleges, n57 Spr 1987
This collection of essays addresses various themes related to developmental education in two-year colleges. The collection contains: (1) "Responding to Criticism of Developmental Education," by Arthur M. Cohen, which answers six criticisms commonly leveled against remedial education; (2) "The Politics of Remediation," by Dennis McGrath and Martin B. Spear, which relates the policy debate over the provision of remedial education to the struggle to define the nature and role of community colleges; (3) "Academic Support Services for Developmental and High-Risk Students in Community Colleges," by Gilbert J. Carbone, which considers models for academic support services; (4) "Assessment and Placement of Developmental and High-Risk Students," by Dorothy Bray, which relates skills assessment and course placement to student success and satisfaction; (5) "Learning Disabilities and the Developmental Education Program," by Bonnie J. Young and Bonnie L. Staebler, which offers insights drawn from research and other resources on ways community colleges can serve learning disabled students; (6) "Reading and Developmental Education," by Karen S. Piepmeier; (7) "Science and Developmental Education," by Gene F. Craven; (8) "Mathematics and Developmental Education," by Edwin D. Strowbridge; and (9) "Sources and Information: Developmental Education at the Community College," by Diane Zwemer, which offers an annotated bibliography of ERIC documents. (EJV)
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Developmental Studies Programs, Educational Testing, High Risk Students, Learning Disabilities, Politics of Education, Remedial Instruction, Remedial Mathematics, Remedial Programs, Remedial Reading, Science Instruction, Student Placement, Tutorial Programs, Two Year College Students, Two Year Colleges
Jossey-Bass Inc., Publishers, 433 California St., San Francisco, CA 94104 ($12.95).
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; ERIC Publications; Collected Works - Serials; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse for Junior Colleges, Los Angeles, CA.