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Lipsky, Sarah – Research and Teaching in Developmental Education, 2000
Reports that developmental freshmen taking a one-credit remedial learning skills course did not receive grades significantly better or worse (either during or immediately after taking the course) than non-participating students. States that these results are consistent with other studies indicating that developmental freshmen need time to respond…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Community Colleges, Developmental Studies Programs, Educational Counseling
Saxon, John – Phi Delta Kappan, 1982
A pilot project in 20 Oklahoma public schools during the 1980-81 school year indicated that algebra can be mastered by students of average ability if the material is presented in increments and sufficient time is allotted for understanding to occur. (Author/WD)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Continuous Progress Plan, Educational Improvement, Elementary Secondary Education