News and Events

News

PRESENTED AT NADE 2018 This paper was presented to attendees at the NADE (National Assn. of Developmental Education) Conference on March 22, 2018.  To view this powerpoint presentation, click the following title:  'Flawed Research & Self-Fulfilling Prophecy' - NADE 2018 Arendale, Boylan, Saxon, Stahl
The National Alliance of Community and Technical Colleges (NACTC) has established the Robert H. McCabe Scholarship for Outstanding Graduate Research in Developmental Education to recognize research that assists colleges in developing effective developmental education programs. Established in honor of the late Dr. McCabe, the award carries with it a $1,000 stipend along with travel expenses (up to $1,000) for the recipient to attend the Summer NACTC Conference in Lexington, Kentucky, July 19-20...
We are pleased to announce the scholarship winners for the 2018 Kellogg Institute ,who will receive the following awards: - The winner of the 2018 McGraw-Hill Developmental English Scholarship is Kimberly DeHainaut of Pennsylvania State    University-Allegheny Campus. - The winner of the 2018 Knewton Scholarship is Betty Stack of Cleveland Community College in North Carolina. - The winner of the CRLA Scholarship, as well as the Ohio Association of Developmental...
This paper contends that, although there is much to commend in the remediation reform movement, it is unlikely to attain its goals. The authors suggest that there are three phases involved in attaining the dramatic increase in college completion desired by foundations and government.....  Presented by:  Hunter R. Boylan, Barbara J. Calderwood and Barbara S. Bonham of the National Center for Developmental Education.  "College Completion - Focus on the...
Kellogg Institute participants funded by the Flint Family Foundation-Tulsa Community College was able to send eight attendees to the 2016 Kellogg Institute. View the following to hear their story. https://youtu.be/smht5gErpHQ
Hunter R. Boylan (LES/NCDE) and Barbara S. Bonham published their book, "Developmental education: Readings on its past, present, and future," with Bedford/St. Martins publishing company in New York. The book provides commentary and readings on critical issues in the field of developmental education from 1841 to the present as well as readings on future directions in the field. The book was introduced and featured at the 2014 National Association for Developmental Education Conference in Dallas...
The premiere book release from the Council of Learning Assistance and Developmental Education Associations is now available. Co-published with the National Center for Developmental Education's DevEd Press and edited by Jeanne Higbee, The Profession and Practice of Learning Assistance and Developmental Education: Essays in Memory of Dr. Martha Maxwell can be used for scholarly research, professional development enhancement, course instructional material, and applicaitons to practice. The book is...
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:  CLICK HERE.
After learning that his obituary had been published in the New York Journal, Mark Twain responded that "Reports of my death are greatly exaggerated." The same might be said for remedial courses; reports of their failure are greatly exaggerated. Based on either misinterpretation or misrepresentation of the available research, many policy makers and higher education organizations are asserting that remediation has failed. This is not a valid assertion, nor one that is supported by a careful...
In an essay in the June 19, 2012 issue of Inside Higher Ed ("Knee-Jerk Reforms on Remediation," by Hunter R. Boylan and Alexandros Goudas), NCDE Director Dr. Hunter R. Boylan responded to Complete College America's conclusion that remediation is ineffective and thus should be eliminated. According to Boylan, "The news media, policy makers and various higher education agencies are using flawed interpretations of data about remediation to make unsupported assertions and repeat them...

Events

Kellogg Institute July 13-26, 2019 and Advanced Kellogg Institute July 28-August 2, 2019

Sat, 07/13/2019 - Fri, 08/02/2019

The National Center for Developmental Education in Boone, NC, at Appalachian State University is pleased to announce the Kellogg Institute's line-up of presenters for 2019. We look forward to receiving your application to attend this leading edge Institute addressing the most current topics in the field of Developmental Education.

Please click HERE for an application and fee sheet for the regular Kellogg Institute.

* The Kellogg Institute (July 13-26, 2019) is intended for Instructors, Tutors, and Administrators in the field who are responsible for addressing the needs of students requiring remedial education. Participants will have the option to obtain Certification in Developmental Education. Kelloggers who have previously attended are invited to apply to take advantage of a two-week session with new topics.  They also may choose to complete a Campus Innovation Project, if one had not been previously completed.    

* The Advanced Kellogg Institute (July 28-August 2, 2019) is intended for previous attendees of the Kellogg Institute; seminars will delve into pressing topics today which address the implementation of Developmental Education success strategies.

Please click HERE for an application and fee sheet for the Advanced Kellogg Institute.