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- Program components and their relationship to student... Boylan, Hunter R.; Bliss, Leonard B. // Journal of Developmental Education;Spring97, Vol. 20 Issue 3, p2
Explores various program components to determine their relationship to the success development of students. Indepth look at these components; Research grant awarded to the National Center for Developmental Education, by the Exxon Education Foundation in 1988; Study conducted on developmental...
- Transforming instruction with technology for developmental students. Brothen, Thomas // Journal of Developmental Education;Spring98, Vol. 21 Issue 3, p2
Discusses the use of technology to improve the system of education in the United States for developmental students. How to assess the developmental potential of a course; Details on technology used in the classroom in the 1990s; Explanation of the goals for technology in developmental education.
- The pragmatic model and reciprocal efficacy. Stevenson, Diane; Stanfill, Melinda J. // Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy;Oct96, Vol. 40 Issue 2, p118
Presents a model of developmental education for college students using reading tests, think-aloud, and conferences to promote an exchange of learning between instructor and student. Planning and comprehension monitoring; Self-efficacy and self-regulation; Elements of success.
- Development Studies in Europe in 1993: Plus ï¿½a Change? O'Neill, Hellen // European Journal of Development Research;Jun94, Vol. 6 Issue 1, p18
Evaluates development studies on the political and socio-economic reforms in Europe in 1993. Relationship between reality, theory and policy in socio-economic reforms; Details of findings related to the development research, teaching and consultancy in the European countries; Conclusions that...
- Student persistence: An update on student mobility from four-year to two-year institutions in... Vaala, Leslie D. // Community College Review;Spring93, Vol. 20 Issue 5, p37
Describes an investigation about postsecondary student mobility from four-year universities to two-year colleges. Examination of responses of students to academic life; Student's likelihood of asking instructors for assistance; Levels of confidence in decisions to attend programs.
- Adding Up the distance: Can Developmental Studies Work in a Distance Learning Environment? Perez,, Stella; Foshay, Rob // T H E Journal;Mar2002, Vol. 29 Issue 8, p16
Focuses on the effectiveness of developmental studies in a distance learning environment in the U.S. Implementation of the PLATO Web Learning Network in colleges; Description of the training sessions; Methods used in the motivating learners. INSET: College involved in the Project[a].
- Reading and writing expectations at a research university. Wambach, Catherine A. // Journal of Developmental Education;Winter98, Vol. 22 Issue 2, p22
Discloses the findings of a survey on reading/writing assignments and pedagogy used by University of Minnesota faculty members teaching beginning courses in mathematics, science, social sciences and humanities. Use of survey results to make changes in the content of developmental college's...
- Acknowledging Student Attributes Associated with Academic Motivation. Morrison, Beverly H. // Journal of Developmental Education;Winter99, Vol. 23 Issue 2, p10
ABSTRACT: Students placed in developmental programs are considered less academically capable than their peers. A descriptive study, based upon scores from an inventory assessing academic motivation, however, characterizes students in developmental programs as those who may also possess personal...
- Reflections on the Future of Developmental Education, Part II. Damashek, Richard // Journal of Developmental Education;Winter99, Vol. 23 Issue 2, p18
Part II. Presents answers to questions about the future of remedial services in colleges in the United States. Opinion on the removal of developmental education from four-year colleges and universities; Components of an ideal academic support program.