Springfield, MA 01102
Size of school (credit students): 5000 – 10,000
Developmental writing program
How are students placed into developmental English courses: Accuplacer
Developmental courses are located in Developmental Studies Department.
About Accelerated Learning Program
Date began: January 24, 2011
Sections offered in 1st semester: 1
Sections offered current semester: 4
Model: CCBC model
Class size for first-year composition sections: 12
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 3 hours per week.
Faculty are unionized and paid full credits for teaching ALP.