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54216110 Using a Student Performance Framework to Analyze Success and Failure.  
A six-part framework describing characteristics of successful students can help examine why one college student with learning disabilities experienced academic success and another who was...
54216109 Implicit Theories and Stigmatizing Labels.  
Two college students previously diagnosed with language-based learning difficulties experience success or failure for reasons beyond test scores and learning profiles. Early identification of...
54216108 Why Do Students Succeed or Fail?: A Case Study Comparison.  
Research of the progress two at-risk college students suggests reasons for academic success or failure. The student who was placed on academic probation at the end of his first year had a...
54216107 Closing the Door: A Critical Review of Forced Academic Placement.  
Community colleges vary in their use of remedial programs, but the movement for forced placement remains controversial. Colleges are legitimately concerned with improving students' chances...
54216106 Fellows in Learning Assistance and Developmental Education: A Proposal.  
Guidelines for electing honorary Fellows for learning assistance and developmental education have been developed. The definition of a Fellow, general and specific requirements, professional...
54216105 E-mail "Booktalking": Engaging Developmental Readers with Authors and Others in the Academic Community.  
Computers can help students in college-level developmental reading classes become engaged readers. Professors at Southwest Texas State University and Nova Southeastern University established an...
54216104 Photography: A Writer's Tool for Thinking, Rendering, and Revising.  
A method has been developed to use visual strategies in helping students discover unseen details and meaning while writing descriptive prose. Students are shown examples that illustrate the need...
54216103 "Yuk, the skin of insects!" Tracking Sources of Errors in Second Language Reading Comprehension.  
Readers for whom English is a second language often misinterpret texts. One source for such errors is failing to accurately recognize phonemic and graphemic features, leading to interpreting a...
20645406 The educational challenge of multiple disabilities in the postsecondary setting.  
A student who has a diagnosed learning disability in addition to Tourette's Syndrome was admitted to a university under the First Year Option (FYO) program. However, after attending classes and...
20645405 It's all your fault!  
A New England university offers a Learning Support Program (LSP) which helps disabled students. A student who has a language-based learning disability and Tourette's Syndrome applied for...
20645404 A matter of reasonable writing expectations.  
Tracy, as a deaf student, faces challenges from classes that emphasize writing skills and require writing in voices. The teacher should make some accommodations because Tracy is incapable of...
20645403 Struggles in the classroom: A deaf student's case.  
Tracy is an ambitious student who has been deaf since she was three months old. During her academic career, she confronts a teachers who does not know how to teach her. His regular comments and...
20645402 Helping students get off probation and on with their education.  
Research on college students who perform poorly and are put on probation indicates that the choices students make are indicative of how well they will perform. Students who cut classes,...
20645401 Achievement difficulties for the academically gifted.  
Achievement difficulty for any gifted student is a problem that is perplexing and frustrating to the student and his or her family. Often times, educators cannot distinguish between students who...
20645400 Using photography to heighten critical thinking.  
Photography can improve student critical thinking. A camera reveals details and variations usually taken for granted. It is a process of how students see the image, interpret it, and elaborate on...
20645399 Dreamcatcher, gatekeeper, spider web, safety net.  
The metaphors of dreamcatcher, gatekeeper, spider web, and safety net are about situations when students fail and then begin to take part in an educational system that seems difficult and distant...
20645398 Another look at student writing and stages of intellectual development.  
Intellectual development theories offer a great deal of assistance to writing tutors and teachers in helping students become better writers, thinkers, and develop strategies to improve the overall...
20053529 Developing options, designing change.  
Dr. Ron Browne should choose a unified structure for the developmental studies department at Evans County Junior College that supports tenure for the faculty. A continuing relationship with...
20053528 What to do at Evans, or Dr. Browne's conundrum.  
A unified developmental department with tenured faculty will be the best organizational style for achieving the objectives of the administration and staff of Evans County Junior College in south...
20053527 What to do with developmental education.  
Evans County Junior College's Vice President for Academic Affairs, Dr. Ron Browne, is faced with determining how the school's developmental education classes should be organized as the school...
20053526 Qualitative assessment in developmental reading.  
Developmental reading professors need to use interpersonal methods as well as standardized tests to determine students' reading, thinking, examination, and notetaking skills so they can better...
20053525 Using electronic peer audience and summary writing with ESL students.  
Keeping a journal, sharing it with a partner, and responding to the partner's entries can help an English as a Second Language college students become more articulate and improve their reading...
20053524 Critical thinking assessment of college students.  
A student's capability to examine information cannot be assessed with a single test and should be evaluated using a separate test for each of critical thinking's three major elements. The...
20053523 Self-assessment and the reflective reader.  
Writing exercises encouraging college students to think about what they are learning and how they are acquiring knowledge increase the students' mental capabilities. Making journal entries in a...
20180408 Creating an integrated language development program.  
Students wishing to improve their English reading and writing skills need to trust their tutors' expertise and follow their requirements. A successful improvement program will...
20180407 Slipping through the educational net.  
Tutors can best help underprepared students when there is enough time, administrative support, and skills to create individualized remedial programs. Writing is more significant than reading in...
20180406 Translating between discourse communities.  
The best way to help the underprepared student described earlier is to compile her literacy history and increase fluency in reading and writing by helping her translate between how she would...
20180405 The learning center dilemma: teaching underprepared students when other services fail.  
The educational study of Sabrina earlier in this journal illustrates the problems faced by learning center professionals. The most positive aspects in this case are Sabrina's motivation to...
20180404 Case: Sabrina.  
The experience of a developmental education college student at a learning assistance center is described. Social context, past educational history, the impact of English as a second language, and...
20180403 Living the dream of literacy.  
Literacy can be regarded as a dream that may turn into reality. Researchers and teachers who belong to the College Reading and Learning Association have significant stories to tell about literacy,...
20180402 Using statewide data to assess the effectiveness of developmental reading programs.  
Scores from a Texas competency test in reading can be used to help college students read better. Over 5,000 students who took the test in 1994 failed and some did not take a developmental reading...
20180401 Mathematics and writing: linking problem solving and composing strategies.  
Students writing in mathematics classes understand more, and the practice helps instructors to evaluate that understanding. A developmental and a mathematics class were linked to reinforce...
20180400 Personality, hemispheric dominance, and cognitive style.  
A study of medical students and undergraduates shows those judged as left- or right-brained dominant have significantly different personalities. These results were obtained through multivariate...
20180399 College reading instruction as reflected by current reading textbooks.  
The traditional model for college reading instruction was developed in the 1950s and was based on behaviorist theory, while the prevalent method in the 1990s is based on psycholinguistic theory....

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