Free lecture addresses developmental education for college students

(09-20-2012)

Karen Lemke, college readiness program director, will describe practices used to support underprepared students during the Faculty Lecture, "What’s New in Developmental Education? Kellogg Institute/National Center for Developmental Education and Adams State." The lecture begins at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 3, in Porter Hall room 130.

What is developmental education? How does Adams State support underprepared college students? Lemke will overview the field of developmental education, describe some promising practices used to support underprepared students, and map through some of the supports Adams State has in place. What is college readiness? College readiness includes supports designed to help student develop skills to succeed.

All talks are free and the public is invited. Complimentary light refreshments will be offered. For further information on the series of lectures, contact Dr. Kristi Duran, assistant professor of biology, at 719-587-7767, or klduran@adams.edu.