The Profession and Practice of Learning Assistance and Developmental Education: Essays in Memory of Dr. Martha Maxwell

NOW AVAILABLE: The Profession and Practice of Learning AssistanceMaxwell Book and Developmental Education: Essays in Memory of Dr. Martha Maxwell

Edited by Jeanne L. Higbee

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 and edited by Jeanne L. 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 applications to practice.  The book is first of its kind, honoring Martha Maxwell’s vision and featuring chapters from the CLADEA Fellows; it is organized into sections by historical context, current issues, and best practices.

 “I invite readers to enjoy this unique collection of wisdom, research, practice and advice—all written to honor and pay tribute to Martha Maxwell, one of the profession’s greatest treasures.”  –Russ Hodges

 Forward by Russ Hodges

Introduction by Jeanne L. Higbee

Part I: Martha Maxwell and the CLADEA Fellows

  • Martha Maxwell: An Oral History (Reprinted)
  • Fellows in Learning Assistance and Developmental Education: A Proposal by Martha Maxwell (Reprinted)
  • The Path to Becoming a CLADEA Fellow and Personal Memories of Martha Maxwell by Frank L. Christ

 Part II:  Viewpoints of the Profession of Learning Assistance and Developmental Education

  • A Commentary on Nomenclatures: Learning Assistance and Developmental Education by Hunter R. Boylan and Barbara S. Bonham
  • The Long Haul: Exploring a Variety of Academic Support Issues and Solutions by Jim Valkenburg
  • Peering Through the Telescope: A New Role for Developmental Educators by Nancy Carriuolo
  • The Power of Belief: Listening to the Voices by Martha E. Casazza

 Part III: Best Practices n Learning Assistance and Developmental Education

  • Postsecondary Peer Cooperative Learning Programs: Increased Diversity, Sophistication, and Effectiveness by David R. Arendale
  • Strategies and Activities for Enhancing Students’ Self-Regulatory Processes by Michele L. Simpson
  • The Autobiography of Teaching a Learning Framework Course by Russ Hodges
  • Reflections, Discoveries, Research: Learning How to Help Students Become Successful, Engaged Learners by Rita Smilkstein
  • The Physical Environment of Learning Support Centers by William G. White, Jr. (Reprinted)
  • Creating Inclusive Learning Experiences: Integrating Developmental Education and Social Justice Education by Jeanne L. Higbee

The Profession and Practice of Learning Assistance and Developmental Education is published by DevEd Press, National Center for Developmental Education, Boone, NC. The price is $35 per copy, standard U.S. shipping and handling included.

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