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ERIC Number: ED539912
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2013-Feb
Pages: 16
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: N/A
Designing Meaningful Developmental Reform. Research Overview
Jaggars, Shanna Smith; Hodara, Michelle; Stacey, Georgia West
Community College Research Center, Columbia University
This practitioner packet is designed to help community college administrators implement reforms to developmental education at their colleges. It reviews common impediments to developmental reform and presents data that supports directions colleges can take to create a system of developmental education that might serve students more effectively. Included in the packet is a Research Overview that synthesizes data from CCRC studies of developmental education and describes three case studies; FAQs About CCRC's Assessment Validity Studies, which addresses effective placement practices; and a PowerPoint presentation of key data points that can help guide discussions with stakeholders. (Contains 12 sources and 23 endnotes.)
Community College Research Center. Available from: CCRC Publications. Teachers College, Columbia University, 525 West 120th Street Box 174, New York, NY 10027. Tel: 212-678-3091; Fax: 212-678-3699; e-mail:; Web site:
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education; Two Year Colleges
Audience: Administrators
Language: English
Sponsor: Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
Authoring Institution: Columbia University, Community College Research Center
Identifiers - Location: California; Maryland; New Jersey; New York