ERIC Number: ED341429
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988
[Characteristics of Developmental Programs.]
Boylan, Hunter R., Ed.
Research in Developmental Education, Pilot n1, v2 n5, v5 n4 1983-1988
These three serial issues focus on the characteristics and administration of developmental education programs. The following articles are featured: (1) "Characteristics of Successful Programs," which reviews research findings concerning the characteristics associated with effective and ineffective developmental programs and includes a list of exemplary programs; (2) "A Review of National Surveys of Development Education Programs," by Hunter R. Boylan, which discusses the highlights of three national surveys conducted in 1970-74, 1976, and 1984 to assess the nature and scope of developmental education programs; and reviews trends related to the provision of developmental courses, the awarding of college credit for developmental courses, and mandatory remediation; and (3)"Organizational Patterns for Developmental Education Patterns," by Hunter R. Boylan, Elaini L. Bingham, and Darlene J. Cockman, which reviews studies of the administrative location and reporting arrangements of developmental programs within the college's divisions/departments, the titles of developmental program administrators, and titles of programs. (PAA)
Descriptors: College Students, Community Colleges, Developmental Studies Programs, Educationally Disadvantaged, High Risk Students, Higher Education, National Surveys, Postsecondary Education, Program Administration, Program Content, Program Descriptions, Program Development, Program Effectiveness, Remedial Instruction, Two Year Colleges
Center for Developmental Education, Appalachian State University, Boone, NC 28608.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Information Analyses; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Appalachian State Univ., Boone, NC. Reich Coll. of Education.