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EDUC 6181 Developmental Education: Theory and Practice: Welcome & Course Readings

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Please find your required library readings below. If you have problems with the links below, please contact the Library. If you have APA questions about these materials, please contact the Writing Center.

EDUC 6181 Required Course Readings

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Arendale, D.R. (2010). Access at the crossroads: Learning assistance in higher education. ASHE Higher Education Report, 35(6).

Bahr, P. R. (2010). Revisiting the efficacy of postsecondary remediation: The moderating effects of depth/breadth of deficiency. Review of Higher Education, 33(2), 177–205.

Bailey, T. (2009). Challenge and opportunity: Rethinking the role and function of developmental education in community college. New Directions for Community Colleges, (145), 1–30.

Barnes, R. A., & Piland, W. E. (2010). Impact of learning communities in developmental English on community college student retention and persistence. Journal of College Student Retention: Research, theory & practice, 12(1), 7–24.

Best Practices and Models in Learning Assistance. (2010). ASHE Higher Education Report, 35(6), 87-104.

Boylan, H. R. (2009). Targeted intervention for developmental education students. Journal of Developmental Education, 32(3), 14–32.

Collins, M. L. (2010). Bridging the evidence gap in developmental education. Journal of Developmental Education, 34(1), 2–4, 6, 8, 25.

Cranton, P. (2011). A transformative perspective on the scholarship of teaching and learning. Higher Education Research and Development, 30(1), 75–86.

Current Challenges and Controversies for Learning Assistance. (2010). ASHE Higher Education Report, 35(6), 7-22.

Dougherty, K. J., Natow, R. S., & Vega, B. E. (2012). Popular but unstable: Explaining why state performance funding systems in the United States often don’t persist. Teachers College Record, 114(3), 1–41.

Introduction. (2010). ASHE Higher Education Report, 35(6), 1-5. doi:10.1002/aehe.3506

Higbee, J. L., Arendale, D. R., & Lundell, D. B. (2005). Using theory and research to improve access and retention in developmental education. New Directions for Community Colleges, (129), 5–15.

History of Learning Assistance in U.S. Postsecondary Education. (2010). ASHE Higher Education Report, 35(6), 23-54.

Hodges, R., Dochen, C.W., & Joy, D. (2001). Increasing students’ success when supplemental instruction becomes mandatory. Journal of College Reading and Learning, 31(2).

Hodges, R., Dochen, C. W., & Joy, D. (1997). What to do with developmental education. Journal of College Reading and Learning, 28(1).

Merriam, S. B., & Kim, Y. S. (2008). Non-western perspectives on learning and knowing. New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education, (119), 71–81.

Nesbit, T. (2005). Social class and adult education. New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education, (106), 5–14.

Perin, D. (2005). Institutional decision making for increasing academic preparedness in community colleges. New Directions for Community Colleges, (129), 27–38.

Quirk, K. E. (2005). A comprehensive approach to Developmental Education. New Directions for Community Colleges, (129), 83–92.

References. (2010). ASHE Higher Education Report, 35(6), 119-132.

Summary. (2010). ASHE Higher Education Report, 35(6), 118.

The Current Nature and Scope of Learning Assistance. (2010). ASHE Higher Education Report, 35(6), 55-85.

The Future of the Field. (2010). ASHE Higher Education Report, 35(6), 105-117.

Titus, M. A. (2006). No college student left behind: The influence of financial aspects of a state’s higher education policy on college completion. Review of Higher Education, 29(3), 293–317.

Whitt, E. J., Neisheim, B. E., Guentzel, M. J., Kello, A. H., McDonald, W. M., & Wells, C. A. (2008). “Principles of good practice” for academic and student affairs partnership programs. Journal of College Student Development, 49(3), 235–249.

Other Readings

Optional or supplemental readings may or may not be available in the library. Find further information about optional readings here.

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