North Carolina Developmental Education researchers, practitioners, and programs are gaining national notice!
North Carolina’s Mitchell Community College is featured in a Chronicle of Higher Education article about how community colleges evolve with their communities. The article highlights the key role that two-year institutions play in strengthening their surrounding areas. Read more here.
Dr. Hunter Boylan of the National Center for Developmental Education is quoted and Davidson County Community College is mentioned in an Inside Higher Ed article titled Experiencing Developmental Education. You can read the article here.
Developmental Education is a nationwide research interest. Some of the latest articles are below.
The Southern Regional Education Board discusses math and literacy readiness standards in their Community Colleges in the South publication. They also offer recommendations to meet the readiness challenge.
The Center for American Progress published Remedial Education: The Cost of Catching Up in September 2016. This article refers to Developmental Education, as “a systemic black hole from which students are unlikely to emerge.”
Dr. Barhoum with San Diego Mesa College recently published “Community College Developmental Writing Programs’ Most Promising Practices: What the Research Tells Educators” in the Community College Journal of Research and Practice with the goal of helping Developmental writing instructors best meet the needs of their students. A link to more information can be found here.