ALP Updates

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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CADE 2016 Panel Session: Equity and Acceleration

The theme of this year’s panel session was Equity and Acceleration; the panel included Nikki Edgecombe, Senior Research Associate, CCRC; Katie Hern, Co-Founder of the California Acceleration Project; and Mark Williams, Director of Career Services at CCBC. (mp3)

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CADE 2016

We’re excited to announce that the 2016 Conference on Acceleration in Developmental Education will be held at the Sheraton Inner Harbor in Baltimore, June 16-17, with pre-conference workshops on the 15th.

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CADE 2015: Thank you!

This year’s Conference on Acceleration in Developmental Education was a rousing success, thanks to the efforts of folks from California, to all the presenters, and to our fantastic plenary speakers, Mike Rose and John Hetts. We can’t thank people enough for being a...

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Survey deadline October 10th! We are hoping to update and expand the ALP national inventory. We thank those of you who provided information about your programs through the survey sent out by AtD last year and hope you will update your information through the current survey. We hope those of you who did not complete the survey last year will take a moment to help us expand the inventory so we are including as many ALPs as possible.

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