ERIC Number: EJ796606
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008
Reference Count: 18
Does the Elimination of Prerequisites Affect Enrollment and Success?
Abou-Sayf, Frank K.
Community College Review, v36 n1 p47-62 2008
The impact of an experimental, one-semester suspension of mathematics and English prerequisites from 12 courses is investigated. Data on enrollment, student performance, and instructor opinions are analyzed for the total group, and results concerning English versus mathematics prerequisites are compared. Implications for further research on the impact of prerequisites are discussed. (Contains 8 tables.)
Descriptors: Prerequisites, Mathematics Instruction, English Instruction, Experimental Programs, Comparative Analysis, Enrollment Management, Academic Achievement, Teacher Attitudes, Data Analysis, Program Termination, Program Effectiveness, Community Colleges
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