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Learning assistance and developmental education : a guide for effective practice / Martha E. Casazza, Sharon L. Silverman. [print]

By: Contributor(s): Material type: TextTextSeries: Jossey-Bass higher and adult education seriesPublication details: San Francisco : Jossey-Bass Publishers, (c)1996.; ©1996Description: xviii, 292 pages ; 24 cmContent type:
  • text
Media type:
  • unmediated
Carrier type:
  • volume
ISBN:
  • 9780787902117
  • 078790211X
Subject(s): LOC classification:
  • LB2331.2.C373.L437 1996
  • LB2331.2.S587.L437 1996
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Contents:
Evolution of learning assistance and developmental education in higher education Connecting learning theory to practice Organizing and managing a successful program Assessing student needs Training the tutors Taking a look at the real thing: four programs Constructing a new model for effective practice Conducting research to advance practice Creating a guiding philosophy and a professional identity Preparing for new challenges.
Summary: Developmental education and learning assistance have a common goal: to maximize learning potential for all students, from the underprepared to the high achieving. Drawing from important theories on how students learn, this book provides both novice and experienced educators with practical suggestions for creating and managing learning programs, providing better instruction, and deepening their understanding of students.Summary: Authors Martha Casazza and Sharon Silverman take an in-depth look at learning assistance programs that have been developed at four very different types of institutions - a community college, a technical school, a private research university, and a public research university. Using these case studies, the authors offer a new model for effective practice that helps learning assistance and developmental education professionals meet diverse student needs, increase accountability, manage resources more effectively, use technology, develop and maintain professional standards, and promote a sense of leadership and student advocacy.
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Evolution of learning assistance and developmental education in higher education Connecting learning theory to practice Organizing and managing a successful program Assessing student needs Training the tutors Taking a look at the real thing: four programs Constructing a new model for effective practice Conducting research to advance practice Creating a guiding philosophy and a professional identity Preparing for new challenges.

Developmental education and learning assistance have a common goal: to maximize learning potential for all students, from the underprepared to the high achieving. Drawing from important theories on how students learn, this book provides both novice and experienced educators with practical suggestions for creating and managing learning programs, providing better instruction, and deepening their understanding of students. Link to source of summary

Authors Martha Casazza and Sharon Silverman take an in-depth look at learning assistance programs that have been developed at four very different types of institutions - a community college, a technical school, a private research university, and a public research university. Using these case studies, the authors offer a new model for effective practice that helps learning assistance and developmental education professionals meet diverse student needs, increase accountability, manage resources more effectively, use technology, develop and maintain professional standards, and promote a sense of leadership and student advocacy. Link to source of summary

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