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Sole, Marla A. – Journal of Mathematics Education at Teachers College, 2020
Developmental mathematics, which is designed to prepare students for college-level mathematics courses, can be a barrier to students' success. In the United States, the majority of students placed into developmental mathematics courses fail to complete the developmental sequence. Alternative mathematics pathways offer some benefits when integrated…
Descriptors: Remedial Instruction, Mathematics Instruction, Educational Benefits, Access to Education
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George, Michael; Milman, Yevgeniy – Journal of Mathematics Education at Teachers College, 2019
Low passing rates in developmental mathematics have been a serious concern for community colleges for many years. A course in Quantitative Literacy (QL) offers non-STEM students an alternative option to introductory algebra as a path to a degree. This paper describes the implementation and evolution of QL at the Borough of Manhattan Community…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Two Year College Students, Developmental Studies Programs, Remedial Mathematics
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Webb, David C.; van der Kooij, Henk; Geist, Monica R. – Journal of Mathematics Education at Teachers College, 2011
This article describes Realistic Mathematics Education (RME), a design theory for mathematics education proposed by Hans Freudenthal and developed over 40 years of developmental research at the Freudenthal Institute for Science and Mathematics Education in the Netherlands. Activities from a unit to develop student understanding of logarithms are…
Descriptors: Instructional Design, Numbers, Mathematics Instruction, Foreign Countries
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Cunningham, Alice W.; Dias, Olen; Angulo, Nieves – Journal of Mathematics Education at Teachers College, 2011
This article analyzes the findings from an 18-section experiment studying the effect of homework-completion tutoring on community college students' remedial mathematics performance. The experiment involved 529 students registered for two remedial math courses: math skills and algebra. For each course, the experiment studied nine sections: three…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Homework, Computer Uses in Education, Tutoring