Exploring Acceleration in Composition – Resources, Discussion, & Links

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This document serves as a directory of information regarding acceleration in composition.


What is ALP? This link takes you to the Accelerated Learning Program (ALP) website.

What is CAP? This link takes you to the California Acceleration Project (CAP) website.


State information

California: What’s the bill in California that’s causing all the commotion?

Texas: What about the bill in Texas? This quick read from the Texas Community College Teachers Association explains it well, and contains a link to the actual law. 
North Carolina: What about North Carolina? What’s going on there? This short article from the North Carolina Community Colleges website explains the proposed program called RISE: Reinforced Instruction for Student Excellence. 


Information and background

This Special Issue of Basic Writing e-Journal (Issue 14.1, “Accelerated Learning in Basic Writing: Investigating the Successes and Challenges of ALP models.”) provides significant information and background.


Influential articles in support of ALP and co-requisite models:

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