Malcolm X College

Accelerated Learning Program Directory: Malcolm X College1900 W Van Buren St.
Chicago, IL 60612
Size of school (credit students): 5000 – 10,000

Contact information:

M. Lani Montreal

Developmental writing program

Percentage of students placed into developmental writing: 90%
Levels of developmental writing courses offered: 4
Non-ALP upper level developmental writing sections offered: 3
How are students placed into developmental English courses: Compass
Developmental courses are located in the English Department.

About Accelerated Learning Program

Date began: January 18, 2012
Sections offered in 1st semester: 1
Sections offered current semester: 1
Model: CCBC ALP model
Class size for first-year composition sections: 20
Class size for ALP developmental section: 20
The same instructor teaches the first-year composition and the developmental course in ALP.
Less 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 unionized and paid full credits for teaching ALP.