Bellevue College

Accelerated Learning Program Directory: Bellevue College3000 Landerholm Cir SE
Bellevue, WA 98007
Size of school (credit students): 10,0000 ā€“ 20,000

Contact information:

Scott Bessho

Developmental writing program

Percentage of students placed into developmental writing: 25%
Levels of developmental writing courses offered: 3
Non-ALP upper level developmental writing sections offered: 15
How are students placed into developmental English courses: Compass, Writing sample
Developmental courses are located in the English Department, Developmental Studies Department.

About Accelerated Learning Program

Date began: January 2, 2013
Sections offered in 1st semester: 2
Sections offered current semester: 6
Model: CCBC ALP model
Class size for first-year composition sections: 26
Class size for ALP developmental section: 10
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 5 hours per week.


Faculty are unionized and paid full credits for teaching ALP.