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Issues and Trends in Higher Education

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Best Practice Presentation (45 minute presentation about a specific best practice)

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In this session, we describe an interdisciplinary learning community program designed to improve retention among freshman students with three developmental placements. We will discuss how a similar program could be developed at other institutions and emphasize issues of transferability and scalability in the context of declining resources and retention.

Keywords

developmental education, retention, interdisciplinary programming, learning communities, professional mindset

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C4: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Improving Retention with Developmental Students

In this session, we describe an interdisciplinary learning community program designed to improve retention among freshman students with three developmental placements. We will discuss how a similar program could be developed at other institutions and emphasize issues of transferability and scalability in the context of declining resources and retention.