Mountwest Community & Technical College

Huntington, WV 25701
Size of school (credit students): 0 – 5000

Contact information:

Benjamin Taylor

Developmental writing program

Percentage of students placed into developmental writing: 70%
Levels of developmental writing courses offered: 2

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

About Accelerated Learning Program

Date began: September 1, 2012
Sections offered in 1st semester: 1
Sections offered current semester: 2
Model: CCBC ALP model
Class size for first-year composition sections: 20
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 non-unionized and paid full credits for teaching ALP.