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ALP Institute 2019

"Having the opportunity to take ALP has given me hope. I feel I have a good chance to succeed in college." CCBC ALP Student   The two day 2019 ALP Institute focuses on CCBC's ALP model, and how that can translate to other institutions. Topics will include:...

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CADE 2019 Registration

Register now for CADE 2019! CADE 2019 will be held at the Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego Wednesday June 5th – Friday June 7th.

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CADE 2019 Hotel

CADE 2019 will be held at the beautiful San Diego's Grand Hyatt Hotel. The cut off date to make reservations at the CADE2019 price is May 14, 2019. The Manchester Grand Hyatt is sold out for the night of Tuesday, June 4th. We have been assured that there are plenty of...

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ALP at CCBC Goes Full Scale!

Our new integrated reading and writing co-requisite model finally brings ALP to full scale at CCBC. Here’s why: In the original ALP model, students with a developmental reading placement were required to take a stand-alone reading class concurrently with ALP. This...

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Important Change in the ALP Model

Our ALP co-requisite course sequence has undergone an important change; the developmental co-requisite class is now a fully integrated reading and writing course, Academic Literacy (ACLT) 053. The ALP co-requisite structure remains the same. Students with upper-level developmental placements in reading and writing register for a 10-student section of ACLT 053 and are also mainstreamed, as a cohort, into a 20-student section of college-level composition (ENGL 101), joining 10 college-ready students. Both classes are taught by the same instructor.

Beginning in Fall 2016, this new integrated reading and writing model will become the default placement for all students with eligible reading and writing scores; no stand-alone sections of developmental reading or developmental writing will be offered from now on.

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