The National Center for Post-secondary Research held a national conference on developmental education, on September 23rd and 24th, 2010. The latest high-quality research on developmental education was presented, providing a solid basis for future practice, policy, and continued study. Several of the presentations can be viewed here.
Something’s Got to Give is a study that highlighted, among other things, the fundamental role of faculty inquiry and development in addressing the state’s developmental education challenge: “Faculty inquiry and development play a fundamental role in local innovation Faculty familiarity with a rich menu of research-based options for effective practice in developmental education is a […]
Course-taking patterns, policies, and practices in developmental education in the California Community Colleges is a study recently published by EdSource. This study looked at remedial course-taking patterns within 107 semester-based colleges. It studied first-time students who entered the system in Fall 2002 and, at some point between Fall 2002 and Spring 2009, enrolled in a remedial […]