Remediation Strategies for Learners At Risk of Failure: A Course Based Retention Model

Gajewski, Agnes; Mather, Meera
January 2015
College Quarterly;Winter2015, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p5
Academic Journal
This paper presents an overview and discussion of a course based remediation model developed to enhance student learning and increased retention based on literature. This model focuses on course structure and course delivery in a compressed semester format. A comparative analysis was applied to a pilot study of students enrolled in a course utilizing the remediation model to evaluate its effectiveness.


Related Articles

  • Standard-based Teaching: Overcoming the Side Effects. Gilman, David Alan; Gilman, Ruth Ann // Principal;Nov/Dec2003, Vol. 83 Issue 2, p44 

    Identifies several problems associated with standardized teaching. Limitations of curriculum; Ineffectiveness of remediation; Negative perceptions; Incompatible expectations; Tips on overcoming the problems; Conflicting requirements of standardized and traditional education.

  • Annotated Bibliography for Postsecondary Peer Cooperative Learning Programs Available Online. Arendale, David // Journal of Developmental Education;Winter2013, Vol. 37 Issue 2, p35 

    The article reports that an annotated bibliography of publications on peer learning programs at the postsecondary level is provided in PDF, Word and EndNote database formats by the author.

  • What Influences Students' Need for Remediation in College? Evidence from California. Howell, Jessica S. // Journal of Higher Education;May/Jun2011, Vol. 82 Issue 3, p292 

    The article examines the factors involved in the need for remedial education in postsecondary schooling in the California State University (CSU) system. The article focuses upon the preponderance of low-income college students in remedial courses, the racial composition of secondary schools in...

  • Exit Exams Bringing Unexpected Burdens, Policy Group Reports. Cavanagh, Sean // Education Week;9/3/2003, Vol. 23 Issue 1, p24 

    High school exit exams have sparked improvements in many areas of curriculum and instruction, but they also have heaped new, hidden financial burdens on states in the U.S. that have put them in place, a study has found. The report by the Center on Education Policy, a Washington-based...

  • Enseignement Sup�rieur Et Origine Sociale En France: �tude Statistique Des In�galit�s Depuis 1965. Jaoul, Magali // International Review of Education / Internationale Zeitschrift f;Nov2004, Vol. 50 Issue 5/6, p463 

    HIGHER EDUCATION AND SOCIAL ORIGIN IN FRANCE: A STATISTICAL STUDY OF INEQUALITIES SINCE 1965 - Mass education has the goal of guaranteeing the same education to all in order to moderate differences between individuals and promote a kind of �equality of opportunity�. Nonetheless, it...

  • Another Approach to Higher Education. Mood, Alexander M. // Education Digest;Dec1971, Vol. 37 Issue 4, p13 

    The article presents information on the need for radical rearrangement of the higher education system in the U.S. Many educators acknowledge that it does not make sense to have students concentrate their education in a nonstop, 16-year dose and then swear off for the rest of their lives. Nor...

  • YENÄ°DEN ÖĞRETMEN OLSAYDIM. Demırtaş, Abdullah // Cagdas Egitim Dergisi;Apr2012, Issue 396, p24 

    No abstract available.

  • Student Retention: A Reply to Frank Daley. Doughty, Howard A. // College Quarterly;Summer2010, Vol. 13 Issue 3, p5 

    In this article, the author comments on Frank Daley's claim that education is more important than health, war and the economy. The author says that Daley's interest in college and university education is problematic. He adds that massive social commitment to education and efforts to improve...

  • ARTICULATION within the Tech Prep Program. Proctor, Dennis; McElvey, Prof. Randy // Tech Directions;Aug2001, Vol. 61 Issue 1, p22 

    Explores State of Georgia Tech Prep Program's articulation agreements between secondary and postsecondary schools on a curriculum. Smooth transitions from secondary to post-secondary schools; Terms of the articulation agreements; Types of agreements; Georgia's criteria for articulated programs.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics