The purposes of this qualitative cross-case study were to (a) identify the instructional practices used by exemplary instructors of students in Developmental English courses and (b) explore the personal, professional, educational, and institutional factors that shape their practices. The research sites were three campuses of a community college in a large metropolitan area. Purposive sampling was used to select the participants: three full-time Developmental English professors identified by their supervising Academic Deans as qexemplaryq instructors, each from a different campus.The scoring rubric for the midterm portfolio is analytic; each of the two essays is evaluated on a one to four scale, with four ... Among those essays should be: a narrative or descriptive essay, an in class essay, an essay that follows one of the anbsp;...
|Title||:||A Cross-case Study of Three Exemplary Developmental English Instructors|
|Publisher||:||ProQuest - 2008|