TRPP Associates is seeking innovative developmental educators and learning assistance professionals. If you are looking to bring new ideas into your practice, they invite you to apply for the 2014 TRPP Innovation Grant.
They will award $1000 to an individual or team of individuals who are engaged in the practice of developmental education/learning assistance and want to explore how to integrate theory, research, or principles into their practice.
The deadline for submitting your...
McGraw-Hill Developmental English proud to partner with the Kellogg Institute to provide the opportunity for an instructor teaching developmental English, reading, or integrated reading and writing to attend the 2014 Kellogg Institute, 6/28 - 7/25/14. The scholarship will be awarded to an instructor who demonstrates a commitment to the scholarship and best practices of developmental education. Those who are actively involved in the development, planning, or implementation of course...
The National Mathematics Summit is a response to national crises in developmental education, especially in mathematics. A forum was created to allow experts who have conducted scholarly research and institutionalized programs to discuss best mathematics practices and techniques of training faculty for the new student learning outcomes. Many organizations, foundations and centers have parts of the mathematic success puzzle. However, there has not been a national forum to clarify what the pieces...
The 35th Kellogg Institute for the Certification of Adult and Developmental Educators is scheduled for June 28 - July 25, 2014. Application information is available at: http://ncde.appstate.edu/kellogg-institute.
Topics for the 2014 Kellogg Institute include: Assessment and Placement; Strategies to Accelerate Learning; Integrating Support Services, Instruction, and Technology; and Outcomes Assessment and Program Evaluation.
To date, over 1,380 developmental education and learning support...
These principles are designed to serve as a guide for state policy makers seeking to improve postsecondary developmental education through mandated statewide innovations. They are based on sound principles of research and policy analysis and should be considered when implementing new policies and programs in developmental education.
Read the full recommendations at http://ncde.appstate.edu/sites/ncde.appstate.edu/files/NCDE%20NADE%20PRINCIPLES%202013-.pdf
Join the NCDE at this month's NADE Conference (February 27 - March 2) in Denver, CO. Visit our exhibit booth for information on the NCDE's services and publications. Conference presentations by NCDE staff include:
Becoming Politically Active to Support Developmental Education. Concurrent Session F-11, Friday 3/1/13 at 11:00am in Governor's Square 14. Dr. Hunter Boylan of the NCDE will be presenting along with Johanna Dvorak (NCLCA) and Jack Trammell (CRLA)
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We are happy to announce the winners of the 2013 McGraw-Hill Scholarships to the Kellogg Institute: Winner of the English Scholarship is Jennifer Ferguson, Director of Developmental Writing and Reading Programs at Cazenovia College (NY). Winner of the Math Scholarship is Mary J. Held, Boost Instrucctor with the Math & Computer Science Department at Lansing Community College (MI). Congratulations to our winners, and thanks to all who applied. We are heartened to learn there are so many...
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Applications are now being accepted for the 34th Kellogg Institute for the Training and Certification of Developmental Educators, June 29 – July 26, 2013, on the campus of Appalachian State University in Boone, NC. Details and application are available on the National Center for Developmental Education Web site: http://ncde.appstate.edu/kellogg-institute
We are also pleased to announce that McGraw-Hill's Developmental Education division is funding two scholarships to the 2013 Kellogg Institute...
"Survey of College Reading Instructors: Professional Preparation and Classroom Practice, Part I," authored by Eric. J. Paulson and William J. Barry, presents the findings of a survey of developmental reading instructors. Part I of the report provides a breakdown of institutional characteristics and instructor demographics. Part II (to be published at a future date) will further explore epistemologies and classroom foci. Order single issues or subscribe today.