Marilyn Marshall wrote: > At 11:04 AM 4/6/2000 -0400, you wrote: > >I am doing some research to find out some information about web-based > >developmental education courses. I would appreciate responses to the > >following brief questions: > > > >1) Does your school offer developmental education courses on the web? (yes or > >no) > >YES AND NO WE OFFER A DISTANCE LEARNING TYPE OF PROGRAM. THE STUDENTS USE INTERACTIVE CDs FOR INSTRUCTION. WE COMMUNICATE THROUGH EMAIL AND SOMETIMES BY TELEPHONE. ALL TESTS ARE TAKEN IN THE COLLEGE TESTING CENTER AT THE STUDENT'S CONNIVANCE. CURRENTLY THE WEB IS TOO SLOW FOR INTERACTIVE INSTRUCTIONAL PROGRAMS. MOST STUDENTS ALSO ARE NOT ABLE TO USE A TELEPHONE LINE FOR TWO HOURS AT A TIME. > > >If yes, list courses and enrollments (if you know them): > DEVELOPMENTAL MATH -- BOTH MATHEMATICS AND ALGEBRA COLLEGE READING AND STUDY SKILLS > > > >2) Is your school developing plans to offer developmental education courses > >on the web? > > > >If yes, list courses: > > > >When are they projected to be on-line? > > > >3) Is your school considering offering developmental education courses? > > > >If yes, list them. > > > > > >Thanks for your help. I'll report what I find out for all to see. > > > >Richard Damashek > >Director of Academic Support Programs > >Calumet College of St. Joseph > >Whiting, IN > > Portland Community College is proposing to do two developmental education > classes on-line winter term, 2001. The two courses are Developmental Math > 20 and Writing 90.