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1. Boylan, H.R. 2002. What works: Research-based best practices in developmental education?.
This book discusses best practices and offers practical suggestions for developmental education.
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2. Gabriel, K.F. 2008. Teaching unprepared students: Strategies for promoting success and retention in higher education.
This book offers practical advice for professors and teaching assistants working with underprepared students.
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3. Hughes, K.L. and Scott-Clayton, J. 2010, August. Assessing development in community colleges: A review of the literature.
This paper presents a literature review on community college assessment policy and argues that remediation policy is incomplete without a thorough understanding of the role of assessment.
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4. Jaggars, S. 2013, May 22. Improving developmental education student outcomes.
This presentation provides an overview of current challenges with developmental education, including placement, curriculum and pedagogy, and completion.
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5. Jaggars, S. and Hodara, M. 2011, November. The opposing forces that shape developmental education: assessment, placement, and progression at CUNY community colleges..
This paper discusses some of the challenges of traditional developmental education by using CUNY as a case study.
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6. Jan Norton and Karen S. Agee. 2014, December. Assessment of Learning Assistance Programs: Supporting Professionals in the Field.
This white paper seeks to encourage learning assistance professionals by offering a practical approach to assessing their programs. The purpose is to illuminate the many assessment resources available and the methods used by individuals in the field. Good practices in assessing learning assistance are also highlighted.
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7. Roueche, J.E. and Roueche, S.D. 1999. High stakes, high performance: Making remedial education work.
This study explores underprepared students and remedial programs in community colleges.
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8. Roueche, J.E., Ely, E.E., and Roueche, S.D. 2001. In pursuit of excellence: The Community College of Denver.
This book reports on how Community College of Denver (CCD) improved student success despite limited resources and outlines CCD's recommendations for other community colleges in regard to faculty, creating models for developmental education, and using available technology to improve student success.
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9. Rutschow, E. Z., & Diamond, J. 2015, April. Laying the Foundations: Early Findings from the New Mathways Project.
This report analyzes the development of the New Mathways Project from spring 2012 through its first year of implementation at nine colleges in Texas in 2013-2014, as well as student outcomes at the colleges before and during NMP implementation. The NMP aligns math content to specific fields of study and teaches at an accelerated pace to help students stay on track.
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10. Strother, S., & Sowers, N. 2014, July. Community College Pathways: A Descriptive Report of Summative Assessments and Atudent Learning.
“Carnegie’s Community College Pathways (CCP) offers two pathways that reduce the amount of time required to complete developmental mathematics and earn college-level math credit. The Pathways aim to improve student success while maintaining rigorous content, pedagogy, and learning outcomes.”
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11. Zull, J.E. 2011. From brain to mind: Using neuroscience to guide change in education.
In From Brain to Mind, biochemist and neuroscientist James Zull argues that in order to make substantive changes in how we deliver education to students, we need to understand how the brain processes information and organizes it into a meaningful whole. In order to do so, he argues for a distinction between the brain and the mind, as well as offers an explanation of how the function of the brain may interact with our environment in order to help create our mental representations of the world around us.
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