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ERIC Number: ED413965
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1997
Implementing Effective Policies for Remedial and Developmental Education. New Directions for Community Colleges, Number 100.
Ignash, Jan M., Ed.
New Directions for Community Colleges, n100 Win 1997
Focusing on the debate over the need for and appropriateness of remedial/developmental programs in higher education, this volume addresses policy issues related to the provision of such programs and presents state, national, and case study data. The following nine chapters are provided: (1) "Who Should Provide Postsecondary Remedial/Developmental Education?" (Jan M. Ignash); (2) "Remedial/Developmental Education Approaches for the Current Community College Environment" (Virginia K. McMillan, Scott J. Parke, and Carol A. Lanning); (3) "Mandatory Assessment and Placement: The View from an English Department" (Dorothy M. Berger); (4) "Structured Versus Laissez-Faire Open Access: Implementation of a Proactive Strategy" (Richard Fonte); (5) "Quality Versus Quantity in the Delivery of Developmental Programs for ESL Students" (Reuel Kurzet); (6) "Community College/High School Feedback and Collaboration: Preventive Measures" (Deborah K. Richey, Jeanette Mathern, Carol S. O'Shea, and Shelby J. Pierce); (7) "Using Research To Evaluate Developmental Education Programs and Policies" (Julie Weissman, Carole Bulakowski, and Marci J. Jumisko); (8) "Financial Aid and the Developmental Student" (Michael B. Goldstein); and (9) "Sources and Information About Remedial/Developmental Education Programs" (Kristen J. McKinney). (BCY)
Descriptors: Access to Education, College School Cooperation, Community Colleges, Developmental Studies Programs, Educational Policy, Educational Strategies, Program Effectiveness, Remedial Programs, Research Utilization, Student Financial Aid, Student Placement, Two Year Colleges
Jossey-Bass Publishers, 350 Sansome St., San Francisco, CA 94104-1342 ($22; subscription: $55 individuals, $98 institutions, agencies, and libraries).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; ERIC Publications
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse for Community Colleges, Los Angeles, CA.