Mesa Community College

7110 E. McKellips Rd.
Mesa, AZ 85202
Size of school (credit students): 20,000 and larger

Contact information:

Jeff Andelora / Elizabeth Simpson

Developmental writing program

Percentage of students placed into developmental writing: 65%
Levels of developmental writing courses offered: 2

How are students placed into developmental English courses: Other
Developmental courses are located in the English Department.

About Accelerated Learning Program

Date began: August 22, 2011

Sections offered current semester: 4
Model: CCBC ALP model
Class size for first-year composition sections: 12
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 3 hours per week.


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