Student Success in Community Colleges: A Practical Guide to Developmental Education / Edition 1

Student Success in Community Colleges: A Practical Guide to Developmental Education / Edition 1

by Deborah J. Boroch, Laura Hope, Bruce M. Smith, Robert S. Gabriner
     
 

ISBN-10: 0470455551

ISBN-13: 9780470455555

Pub. Date: 04/12/2010

Publisher: Wiley

As changing demographics bring underprepared students to college, higher education institutions are growing concerned about basic skills education. Student Success in Community Colleges: A Practical Guide to Developmental Education provides a self-assessment instrument, investment modeling tools, and practices to succeed in community college. Compiled

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Overview

As changing demographics bring underprepared students to college, higher education institutions are growing concerned about basic skills education. Student Success in Community Colleges: A Practical Guide to Developmental Education provides a self-assessment instrument, investment modeling tools, and practices to succeed in community college. Compiled with over two-hundred-and-fifty published sources and thirty years of research, this guidebook explores administrative obstacles to learning and shows practical ways for faculty to modify teaching and supportive services for immediate improvement.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470455555
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
04/12/2010
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword: Basic Skills as a Foundation for Institutional Transformation (John Nixon).

Acknowledgments.

The Authors.

Introduction.

Part One Effective Practices.

1 Organizational and Administrative Practices.

2 Program Components.

3 Instructional Practices.

4 Student Support Services and Strategies.

5 Professional Learning and Development.

Part Two Tools for Planning.

6 The Self-Assessment Tool.

7 The Economics of Innovation in Developmental Education.

Conclusion.

Appendix.

References.

Index.

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