Ivy Tech Community College -Richmond

Richmond, IN 47374
Size of school (credit students): 5000 – 10,000

Contact information:

Jo Johnson

Developmental writing program

Percentage of students placed into developmental writing: 75%
Levels of developmental writing courses offered: 2

How are students placed into developmental English courses: Accuplacer, Compass
Developmental courses are located in the English Department.

About Accelerated Learning Program

Date began: January 3, 2011
Sections offered in 1st semester: 1
Sections offered current semester: 8
Model: CCBC model
Class size for first-year composition sections: 20
Class size for ALP developmental section: 10
The same instructor teaches the first-year composition and the developmental course in ALP.

ALP developmental class meets 4 hours per week.


Faculty are non-unionized and paid full credits for teaching ALP.