Hello from Utah, If your learning center is also responsible for or is involved in First Year Experience Programs, I would like to talk to you as soon as possible. Please send me your e-mail/phone. Thank you. ----- Original Message ----- From: "Jeanne Higbee" <[log in to unmask]> To: <[log in to unmask]> Sent: Friday, November 01, 2002 9:52 AM Subject: Re: Are your developmental courses mandatory? > At the University of Minnesota the only mandatory developmental courses are for those who are not able to place into university-level mathematics. Within the General College, the developmental education unit of the U, a full core curriculum is provided, all for graduation credit, including all composition courses. Developmental education is embedded in > content-area courses. > > Jeanne Higbee > > Bob Lemaire wrote: > > > Dear Linda: > > > > At Kankakee Community College, placement in developmental math and writing courses are mandatory for students who test into them, based on ASSET scores. Reading is also mandatory placement, but only for full-time students. Several procedural exemptions greatly diminish the percentage of tested students who actuallly place into the reading program. > > > > Sincerely, > > > > Robert LeMaire > > > > Professor-Math & Reading/Study Skills > > Kankakee Community College > > Kankakee, Illinois 60901 > > [log in to unmask] > > > > To Unsubscribe, > > send a message to [log in to unmask] > > In body type: SIGNOFF LRNASST. > > -- > Jeanne L. Higbee > Professor and Founding Chair, > Center for Research on Developmental Education and Urban Literacy > General College > University of Minnesota > 333A Appleby Hall > 128 Pleasant St. SE > Minneapolis, MN 55455 > Phone: (612) 625-8015 > FAX: (612) 625-0709 > E-mail: [log in to unmask] > > To Unsubscribe, > send a message to [log in to unmask] > In body type: SIGNOFF LRNASST. > To Unsubscribe, send a message to [log in to unmask] In body type: SIGNOFF LRNASST.