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Title:  Strategies for Postsecondary Students in Developmental Education-A Practice Guide for College and University Administrators, Advisors, and Faculty
Description: Students academically underprepared for college need comprehensive, integrated, and long-lasting supports to be successful in persisting and completing their college degrees. This What Works Clearinghouse (WWC) practice guide, Strategies for Postsecondary Students in Developmental Education A Practice Guide for College and University Administrators, Advisors, and Faculty, includes evidence-based recommendations that college and university administrators, advisors, and faculty can use to improve the success of students placed into, or at-risk of placement into developmental education. Developed by a panel of experts, the strategies in this guide focus on ways to improve students' progress through developmental education, credit accumulation and persistence, academic achievement, and degree attainment. The practice guide offers specific examples and suggestions for implementing the recommendations in colleges and universities, highlights obstacles to implementation that educators might face, and identifies suggested implementation approaches.
Online Availability:
Cover Date: November 2016
Web Release: November 29, 2016
Print Release:
Publication #: WWC PQ1123
General Ordering Information
Center/Program: WWC
Associated Centers: NCEE
Type of Product: Practice Guide
Questions: For questions about the content of this Practice Guide, please contact:
NCES WebMaster.