Model Practices in Access Education

In response to many of the trends areas identified earlier in thisblog series, a number of model practices have been identified that meet the needs of students admitted through academic access programs and the newly recognized needs of the general student population. While the need for academic access, developmental education, and learning assistance programs appears to be stable, if not increasing, the form of such services will probably need to evolve to meet the needs and requirements of students, institutions, policy makers, and the general public. A review of the history of this topic has confirmed that the language and form of programs have changed over time. The following is a sample of some of the emerging practices that are being adopted for use.