ERIC Number: ED553693
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2014
Abstractor: As Provided
Adopting and Adapting Contextualization Strategies: A Practitioner Brief. Right from the Start: An Institutional Perspective on Developmental Education Reform
Lass, Leslie; Zandt, Alyson
Achieving the Dream
As described in this brief, Tacoma Community College and South Texas College each focused on contextualization as a cornerstone of developmental education reform, albeit with different approaches. With a comprehensive look at the experience at Tacoma Community College and a supplementary example from South Texas College, we begin to understand how colleges can enact effective reforms in developmental education that are uniquely appropriate to their institutions.
Descriptors: Developmental Studies Programs, Educational Change, Public Colleges, Case Studies, Curriculum Design, Curriculum Implementation, Academic Achievement, College English, Relevance (Education), Professional Development, Educational Improvement, Educational Benefits
Achieving the Dream. 8455 Colesville Road Suite 900, Silver Spring, MD 20910. Tel: 240-450-0075; Fax: 240-450-0076; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web site: http://www.achievingthedream.org
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Two Year Colleges; Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Authoring Institution: Achieving the Dream, Inc.; MDC, Inc.
Identifiers - Location: Texas; Washington