ERIC Number: EJ582323
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1999
Exploring Alternatives to Remediation.
Boylan, Hunter R.
Journal of Developmental Education, v22 n3 p2-8 Spr 1999
Discusses criticisms of remedial courses and counters some with evidence from research. Describes the traditional approach to remedial-course delivery and explores alternatives, such as freshman seminars, supplemental instruction, paired courses, and critical-thinking instruction. Calls for a systematic relationship between assessment, advising, and placement activities to help reduce the need for remedial courses. Contains 41 references. (EMH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A