City College of San Francisco

Accelerated Learning Program Directory: City College of San Francisco50 Phelan Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94112
Size of school (credit students): 20,000 and larger

Contact information:

Mitra Sapienza
msapienz@nullccsf.edu
Website

Developmental writing program

Levels of developmental writing courses offered: 4
Non-ALP upper level developmental writing sections offered: 1
How are students placed into developmental English courses: Other
Developmental courses are located in the English Department.

About Accelerated Learning Program

Date began: August 1, 2011
Sections offered in 1st semester: 15
Sections offered current semester: 32
Model: All developmental ALP model
Class size for upper-level developmental sections: 31
Class size for lower-level developmental section: 31
The same instructor teaches the upper-level and the lower-level developmental courses.
Less than half of ALP first year composition class students have current placement upper-level course.
Upper-level developmental course meets 3 hours per week.
Lower-level developmental course meets 3 hours per week.
The same instructor teaches the upper-level and the lower-level developmental courses.

Faculty

Faculty are unionized and paid full credits for teaching ALP.