Georgia Gwinnett College

1000 University Center Ln.
Lawrenceville, GA 30043-7409
Size of school (credit students): 5000 – 10,000

Contact information:

Tonya Ritola

Developmental writing program

Percentage of students placed into developmental writing: 9%
Levels of developmental writing courses offered: 2
Non-ALP upper level developmental writing sections offered: 0
How are students placed into developmental English courses: Compass, Writing sample
Developmental courses are located in the English Department.

About Accelerated Learning Program

Date began: January 9, 2012
Sections offered in 1st semester: 6
Sections offered current semester: 11
Model: CCBC ALP model
Class size for first-year composition sections: 20
Class size for ALP developmental section: 16
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 3 hours per week.


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