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EDUC 6182 Strategies for Success in Developmental Education: 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 6182 Required Course Readings


The links are for required readings found in the Walden databases ONLY. For all other readings, see your course resources.

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Arendale, A., Barrow, H., Carpenter, K., Hodges, R., McGrath, J., Newell, P., & Norton, J. (2009). Position paper: Creating a new professional association. Journal of Developmental Education, 33(1), 28-35.

Bailey, T. (2009). Challenge and opportunity: Rethinking the role and function of developmental education in community college: Introduction, weak academic skills and the incidence of developmental education. New Directions for Community Colleges, (145), 11–30.

Boylan, H. R. (2009). Targeted intervention for developmental education students (T.I.D.E.S.). Journal of Developmental Education, 32(3), 14–18, 20, 22–23.

Boylan, H. R., & Bonham, B. S. (2007). 30 years of developmental education: A retrospective. Journal of Developmental Education, 30(3), 2–4.

Burgess, M. L. (2009). Using WebCt as a supplemental tool to enhance critical thinking and engagement among developmental reading students. Journal of College Reading and Learning, 39(2), 9–33.

Burgess, M. L., & Caverly, D. C. (2009). Techtalk: Second Life and developmental education. Journal of Developmental Education, 32(3), 42–43.

Burgess, M. L., & Caverly, D. C. (2010). Techtalk: An online framework for developmental literacy. Journal of Developmental Education, 34(1), 38–39. Boone, NC: Appalachian State University.

Chappius, J., & Chappius, S. (2008). The best value in formative assessment. Educational Leadership, 65(4), 14–19.

Diaz, C. (2010). Transitions in developmental education: An interview with Dr. Rosemary Karr. Journal of Developmental Education, 34(1), 20–25.

Jorgensen, M. E. (2010). Questions for practice: Reflecting on developmental mathematics using 19th-century voices. Journal of Developmental Education, 34(1), 26–35.

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

Simpson, M., Stahl, N., & Francis, M. (2004). Reading and learning strategies: Recommendations for the twenty-first century. Journal of Developmental Education, 28(2), 2–32.

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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