Northwest-Shoals Community College

Muscle Shoals, AL 35661
Size of school (credit students): 0 – 5000

Contact information:

Meredith Sides
msides@nullnwscc.edu
Website

Developmental writing program

Percentage of students placed into developmental writing: 35%
Levels of developmental writing courses offered: 3
Non-ALP upper level developmental writing sections offered: 2
How are students placed into developmental English courses: Compass
Developmental courses are located in Developmental Studies Department.

About Accelerated Learning Program

Date began: August 1, 2013
Sections offered in 1st semester: 1
Sections offered current semester: 1
Model: CCBC ALP model
Class size for first-year composition sections: 30
Class size for ALP developmental section: 8
The same instructor teaches the first-year composition and the developmental course in ALP.
More than half of ALP first year composition class students have current placement first year composition.
ALP developmental class meets 2 hours per week.

Faculty

Faculty are unionized and paid full credits for teaching ALP.