With 22 carefully chosen readings focused on the past, present, and future of developmental education, Developmental Education depicts the historical efforts to serve underprepared students while also sharing possible innovations for the future.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Historical Programs and Theories in Developmental EducationChapter 1 Introduction Hunter R. Boylan and William G. White, Jr.Educating All the Nation’s People: The Historical Roots of Developmental EducationEllen BrierBridging the Academic Preparation Gap: An Historical View William G. White, Nara Martirosyan, and Reubenson WanjohiPreparatory Programs in Nineteenth Century Midwest Land Grant Colleges (Part 1)David R. ArendaleHistory of Learning Assistance in U.S. Postsecondary Education Questions for Further Reflection Chapter 2: Developmental Education and the PresentChapter 2 Introduction Jamie P. Merisotis and Ronald A. PhippsRemedial Education in Colleges and Universities: What’s Really Going On?
Robert A. Frost, Stephen L. Strom, JoAnna Downey, Deanna D. Schultz, and Teresa A. HollandEnhancing Student Learning with Academic and Student Affairs CollaborationDolores PerinRemediation Beyond Developmental Education: The Use of Learning Assistance Centers to Increase Academic Preparedness in Community CollegesSusan Scrivener and Erin CoghlanOpening Doors to Student Success: A Synthesis of Findings from an Evaluation at Six Community CollegesThomas Bailey, Dong Wook Jeong, and Sung-Woo ChoReferral, Enrollment, and Completion in Developmental Education Sequences in Community CollegesPaul Attewell, David Lavin, Thurston Domina, and Tania LeveyNew Evidence on College RemediationElizabeth Zachry Rutschow and Emily SchneiderUnlocking the Gate: What We Know about Improving Developmental EducationQuestions for Further ReflectionChapter 3: Innovative Practices in Developmental EducationChapter 3 Introduction Nikki EdgecombeAccelerating the Academic Achievement of Students Referred to Developmental EducationDolores PerinFacilitating Student Learning through Contextualization: A Review of Evidence
Davis Jenkins, Matthew Zeidenberg, and Gregory KienzlBuilding Bridges to Postsecondary Training for Low-Skill Adults: Outcomes of Washington State’s I-BEST ProgramPeter Adams, Sarah Gearhart, Robert Miller, and Anne RobertsThe Accelerated Learning Program: Throwing Open the GatesElisabeth A. Barnett, Rachel Hare Bork, Alexander K. Mayer, Joshua Pretlow, Heather D. Wathington, and Madeline Joy WeissBridging the Gap: An Impacts Study of Eight Developmental Summer Bridge Programs in TexasHunter R. BoylanTargeted Intervention for Developmental Education Students (T. I.D.E.S.)Caroline Q. Sheldon and Nathan R. DurdellaSuccess Rates for Students Taking Compressed and Regular-Length Developmental Courses in the Community CollegeBarbara S. Bonham and Hunter R. BoylanDevelopmental Mathematics: Challenges, Promising Practices, and Recent InitiativesDouglas R. Holschuh and David C. CaverlyTechtalk: Cloud Computing and Developmental EducationMelissa L. Burgess and David C. CaverlyTechtalk: Second Life and Developmental EducationDavid C. Caverly, Anne R. Ward, and Michael J. CaverlyTechtalk: Mobile Learning and AccessQuestions for Further ReflectionOrganizations and ResourcesRecommended Readings