This is a “must-read” for anyone working in Developmental Education and/or Learning Assistance Programs. It includes the history of Learning Assistance Programs, Strategies for high-risk students, and Skill-Building strategies for Reading, Math, and Science, as well as Study Skills. The book concludes by reflecting on the important task of evaluating Learning Assistance Programs.
Martha Maxwell, Ph.D.
Best Practice in Academic Support Programs. Self-Evaluation Guides increase the professionalization of Developmental Education and Learning Assistance Programs. Readers will find the Guides helpful for planning, developing, maintaining, evaluating and improving their programs. Those facing an institution-wide accreditation review will be particularly grateful for these Guides as an aid to their self-study efforts.
NADE Professional Standards & Evaluation Committee, Edited by Susan Clark-Thayer and Lisa Putnam Cole
A Book of Readings on College Developmental Education and Learning Assistance Programs. College skills experts nominated these 44 articles that are considered seminal for crucial concepts in the field — articles that they felt would give the reader the best introduction to the history, issues, theory, current practice and research of learning assistance programs and developmental education.“. . . From Access to Success is a treasure of theoretical and practical information for developmental educators, wa major contribution to the literature in our vital and growing field.” Art Whimsey
Edited by Martha Maxwell, Ph.D.