Bridging the Evidence Gap in Developmental Education

Collins, Michael L.
September 2010
Journal of Developmental Education;Fall2010, Vol. 34 Issue 1, p2
Academic Journal
This article addresses conflicting perspectives regarding research in developmental education. Subsequent to examining opinions regarding the rigor of research in the field to date, recommendations for a research agenda are proposed. The study's review of research strengths and weaknesses suggests multiple types of evidence, potentially pointing college leaders and policymakers to better strategies and approaches.


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