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The Changing Landscape of Developmental Education Practices: Findings from a National Survey and Interviews with Postsecondary Institutions

By Elizabeth Zachry Rutschow, Maria Scott Cormier, Dominique Dukes, and Diana E. Cruz Zamora | November 2019

This report documents developmental education practices used in broad-access two- and four-year colleges across the country based on a 2016 survey of public two- and four-year colleges and private, nonprofit four-year colleges as well as interviews with institutional and state leaders.

Modernizing College Course Placement by Using Multiple Measures

Elizabeth Ganga and Amy Mazzariello | April 2019

This brief, written in conjunction with the Education Commission of the States, describes the evidence for multiple measures placement and offers an overview of the types of multiple measures placement systems used across the country.

Math Pathways: Expanding Options for Success in College Math

By Elizabeth Ganga and Amy Mazzariello | October 2018

This brief, written in collaboration with the Education Commission of the States, describes three math pathways models, lays out the evidence for their effectiveness, and gives recommendations for the effective implementation of math pathways.

Making It Through: Interim Findings on Developmental Students’ Progress to College Math with the Dana Center Mathematics Pathways

By Elizabeth Zachry Rutschow | July 2018

This brief provides a preliminary look at the experimental results of the Dana Center Mathematics Pathways (DCMP) model, developed by the Charles A. Dana Center at the University of Texas at Austin. Program group students made strides in both enrolling in and passing college-level math during their second and third semesters, indicating that the DCMP is helping students reach a critical college milestone.

Developmental Education: An Introduction for Policymakers

By Elizabeth Ganga, Amy Mazzariello, and Nikki Edgecombe | February 2018

This brief, written in collaboration with the Education Commission of the States, discusses the importance of and challenges surrounding developmental education and suggests ways in which policymakers can address these challenges.

How and Why Higher Education Institutions Use Technology in Developmental Education Programming

By Rebecca Natow, Vikash Reddy, and Markeisha Grant | September 2017

Drawing from semi-structured interviews with key personnel at several colleges, this paper explores how technology is integrated into developmental education programming, what challenges institutions have encountered relating to the technology, and what considerations institutional leaders take into account when deciding whether and how to integrate technology in developmental education. A version of this paper was published in the Community College Journal of Research and Practice.