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Achieving the Dream

As described in this brief, Tacoma Community College and South Texas College each focused on contextualization as a cornerstone of developmental education reform, albeit with different approaches. With a comprehensive look at the experience at Tacoma Community College and a supplementary example from South Texas College, we begin to understand how colleges can enact effective reforms in developmental education that are uniquely appropriate to their institutions.

Descriptors: Developmental Studies Programs, Educational Change, Public Colleges, Case Studies, Curriculum Design, Curriculum Implementation, Academic Achievement, College English, Relevance (Education), Professional Development, Educational Improvement, Educational Benefits

Achieving the Dream. 8455 Colesville Road Suite 900, Silver Spring, MD 20910. Tel: 240-450-0075; Fax: 240-450-0076; e-mail: info[at]achievingthedream.org; Web site: http://www.achievingthedream.org





Author: Lass, Leslie; Zandt, Alyson

Source: https://eric.ed.gov/?q=a&ft=on&ff1=dtySince_1992&pg=151&id=ED553693







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