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Stefanie said:

>Sure, Harvard and Yale probably don't have developmental
>courses, but many four-year schools worried about retention
>need to provide academic support to their incoming students.


Actually, in the 1870's Harvard responded to the criticizm of many faculty
that the young men enrolling were not adequately prepared for their study
by initiating a required preparation-course at the college.  This may be
the precursor to the modern 'learning to learn' course.


Karen G. Smith
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