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Martirosyan, Nara M.; Kennon, J. Lindsey; Saxon, D. Patrick; Edmonson, Stacey L.; Skidmore, Susan T. – Journal of College Reading and Learning, 2017
The purpose of this study was to examine the current state of technology integration in developmental education in Texas higher education. Analyzing survey data from developmental education faculty members in 70 2- and 4-year colleges in Texas, researchers identified instructor-reported best instructional technology practices in developmental…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Integration, Developmental Studies Programs, Higher Education
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Culver, Tiffany F. – Journal of College Reading and Learning, 2016
In an effort to increase reading compliance and active reading strategies, quizzes and reading guides were given to 100 participants in four psychology courses. Each participant was given four weeks of reading quizzes and four weeks of reading guides. Participants consisted of students (freshman through senior level) from two colleges along the…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Reading Achievement, Reading Strategies, Active Learning
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Burgess, Melissa L.; Price, Debra P.; Caverly, David C. – Journal of College Reading and Learning, 2012
As the rate of developmental reading students continues to climb, so does the surge in digital platforms as a means to deliver postsecondary instruction. Students enrolled in developmental reading courses should not be assumed to have digital literacy skills simply because they have been termed a "digitally literate generation." In this…
Descriptors: Cohort Analysis, College Preparation, Low Achievement, Remedial Reading
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Vasquez Mireles, Selina – Journal of College Reading and Learning, 2010
The Developmental Mathematics Program (DMP) at Texas State University-San Marcos in central Texas has undergone systemic, significant changes over the past ten years. These changes primarily resulted from the alignment to the American Mathematical Association of Two-Year Colleges' (AMATYC) Crossroads in Mathematics: Standards for Introductory…
Descriptors: Two Year Colleges, College Mathematics, Mathematics Education, Academic Standards
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Burgess, Melissa L. – Journal of College Reading and Learning, 2009
The purpose of this research was to examine possible outcomes of developmental students' critical thinking and motivation to read when the online learning community, WebCT, was implemented. My role, in addition to instructor, was that of participant-observer. I implemented WebCT tools, such as discussion board and chat, over a four-month period…
Descriptors: Critical Thinking, Thinking Skills, Teaching Methods, Integrated Learning Systems
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Taraban, Roman – Journal of College Reading and Learning, 1997
Assesses the feasibility of using a statewide database containing standardized test scores to examine the utility of developmental reading programs in Texas. Suggests that a wide range of academic experiences may pull most students up in terms of reading competence. (TB)
Descriptors: Higher Education, Instructional Effectiveness, Noncredit Courses, Reading Improvement