Expanding the theory and vision for developmental education

Higbee, J. L. (2000). Commentary: Who is the developmental student? The Learning Assistance Review, 5(1), 41-50.
The author writes in the conclusion, "Who is the developmental student? More appropriate question might be, 'Is there any student who would not benefit from courses, programs, and services designed to enhance academic achievement and promote the development of the individual to his or her full potential?'" The author argues for an expansion of the definition, mission, and service area of developmental education for a wider student body.