TITLE

Theory, Practice, and the Future of Developmental Education

AUTHOR(S)
Chung, Carl J.
PUB. DATE
March 2005
SOURCE
Journal of Developmental Education;Spring2005, Vol. 28 Issue 3, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The guiding premise of this article is that developmental education and learning assistance programs will continue to be undervalued and vulnerable as long as there is no overarching, shared theoretical framework that practitioners can (and want to) call their own. The traditional approach to addressing this theory crisis has been to import theories from outside the field. This article presents an alternative approach. Advantages and benefits of a practice-oriented approach are identified and briefly discussed.
ACCESSION #
16360657

 

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