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Hitting Their Stride: The Next Chapter of Developmental Education Reform

September 3, 2019
Belinda Lei, Gates Bryant, Jeff Seaman, Lindsay Whitman, Salil Kelkar
Part 2: Supplier Landscape
Points of Interest

Dastardly "D"

August 28, 2019
Christopher M. Mullin
This Points of Interest shows that a grade of "D" was found to be more common for Black and Hispanic students than White students.
Steps to Success

Dramatic Changes for Dramatic Results

August 28, 2019
Dr. Sim Barhoum
In this Steps to Success paper, we learn how San Diego Mesa College set out to eliminate the developmental English pipeline to allow students to self-place into the gateway course or the gateway course with support, whichever they deem appropriate.

The Classroom as a Laboratory for Reform

August 23, 2019
Dr. Phillip Uri Treisman, Maxine T. Roberts
In this discussion with Dr. Phillip Uri Treisman, Distinguished Mathematics Professor and founder of the Charles A. Dana Center at the University of Texas at Austin, he discusses his views on current math developmental education reforms in mathematics and how they are influenced by his classroom experiences.
Points of Interest

Major Differences

August 21, 2019
Christopher M. Mullin
This Points of Interest sheds new light into national trends on remedial math course-taking by declared major varies.
Points of Interest

Misaligned Transitions

August 14, 2019
Christopher M. Mullin
This Points of Interest suggests that students with advanced math knowledge continue to be placed into developmental math courses.
Points of Interest

Race/Ethnicity of Adults in Developmental Education

August 7, 2019
Christopher M. Mullin
This Points of Interest highlights that significantly more first-year White students over aged 30 or older enrolled in developmental education over time.
People in the Reform

People in the Reform: Johanna Duncan-Poitier

August 1, 2019
Alison Kadlec
Johanna Duncan-Poitier, the Senior Vice Chancellor for Community Colleges and the Education Pipeline for the State University of New York (SUNY), brings her experience in K-12 and higher education forward as she helps lead and champion SUNY's developmental education reforms.
Points of Interest

Age Group Dynamics

July 31, 2019
Christopher M. Mullin
This Points of Interest illustrates the significant increases in developmental course-taking for first-year students over age 24 and a decrease for students 18 or younger.