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The following webliography was compiled by Wayne Pricer, Librarian, Schoolcraft College, Livonia, Michigan.

AACC 21st Century Center, College Readiness Resources

Academic Support Resource Links (NACADA Clearinghouse)

Achieving the Dream

Adult Education Pathways, Resources & Reports

Best Practices Developmental Education

Carnegie Math Pathways Resources (Carnegie Foundation)

Center for the Analysis of Postsecondary Readiness (CAPR)

College Reading & Learning Association

College Student Success eBook (Saylor Foundation)

Community College Research Center (CCRC) Developmental Education Resource page

Community College Research Center (CCRC) Our Research

Community College Research Center (CCRC) Presentations

Community College Research Center (CCRC) Current Projects

Current State of Developmental Education, Hunter Boylan

David Arendale's homepage, Learning Assistance Resources links page

Developmental Education Annotated bibliographies (Univ. of Minnesota)

Developmental Education Collection of Resources by Subject

Academic Readiness, Student Resources (from Eastern Kentucky Univ.)

Developmental Education Reports & Research (National Center for Developmental Education)

Developmental Education Resources page (from Evergreen State College)

Developmental Education Resources webliography

Developmental Education Resources LibGuide

Developmental Math Resources (Carnegie Foundation)

Developmental Mathematics Promising Practices (Boylan)

Education Commission of the States, Community College Success Research & Readings

EDUCAUSE, Next Generation Learning Challenges

Engaging Adjunct & Full Time Faculty in Student Success Innovation, a 2011 Guide

Faculty Inquiry Toolkit (Carnegie Foundation)

Growth Mindset Toolkit

Harvard Websites for Educators

Heart of Student Success, Teaching and Learning and College Completion, 2010 Report (CCSSE)

Khan Academy, Collection of Tutorials

League for Innovation in the Community College

Learning Support Centers in Higher Education Directory

Lumen Learning, Open Course Frameworks

Lumina Foundation, Resources page

MDRC.Org, Issues page

MDRC.Org, Publications

Michigan Developmental Education Consortium (MDEC)

Mindset Kit (from PERTS)

Mindset Online

Most Important Works Relevant to Deevelopmental Education from the Past Five Years (Hunter Boylan bibliography)

NACADA Clearinghouse, Academic Support Resource Links

NACADA Clearinghouse, Academically Underprepared Students Resource page

NACADA Clearinghouse, Underprepared Students Resources links page

National Association for Developmental Education (NADE)

National Center for Academic Transformation

National Center for Developmental Education

National Center for Developmental Education, What Works Research, Best Practices

National Center for Postsecondary Research, Publications

National College Learning Center Association

National College Transition Network, Promising Practices

National Tutoring Association

Reading Skills Tutorials (Cerritos College)

ReadWorks.Org (Free Reading Comprehension Tools)

Remedial Course Taking at U.S. Public 2 & 4 Year Institutions: Scope, Experience & Outcomes, 2016 (NCES)

Research and Planning Group for California Community Colleges, All Projects

Research and Planning Group for California Community Colleges, Areas of Impact

Rethinking the Role of Developmental Education in the Community College

Skills for Today's Workforce, Free Guides & Tutorials page (Vocational Information Center)

State of Learning Disabilities, 2017 Report

Student Success (Free eBooks OpenTextbook Library)

Study Guides & Strategies Resources page

What Matters to Student Success a Review of the Literature (George Kuh)

What Works Clearinghouse (IES)

What Works Clearinghouse, Reviews of Individual Studies (IES)

What Works in Remediation a Literature Review (Hunter Boylan)

What Works Research, Best Practices in Developmental Education (Hunter Boylan)


The following resources were collected from a national survey of developmental educators asking what specific books, articles, or other pieces of research/scholarship have been particularly useful or influential for informing your professional practices as a developmental educator.  The survey was part of a larger study on developmental educators' professional engagement and resiliency conducted by Dr. Emily Suh, Texas State University and Dr. Darin Jensen, Des Moines Community College.

Developmental Educators’ Recommended Readings

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