Guide to the National Center for Developmental Education Records, 1930-1998

Summary Information

Title: National Center for Developmental Education Records, 1930-1998
Collection: UA.5081
Extent: 16.02 linear feet (28 boxes, 10 VHS tapes, 4 16mm reel-to-reel recordings, 2 folders)
Abstract:

Established in 1976, The National Center for Developmental Education (NCDE) provides instruction, training programs, research, and other services consistent with the purpose of developmental education and the missions of Appalachian State University and the Reich College of Education. The National Center for Developmental Education (NCDE) Records contain mostly correspondence and administrative files pertaining to NCDE and the Kellogg Institute, as well as several media collections including video from educational programs.

Creator: Appalachian State University. National Center for Developmental Education.

Biographical/Historical Note

The National Center for Developmental Education (NCDE) provides instruction, training programs, research, and other services consistent with the purpose of developmental education and the missions of Appalachian State University and the Reich College of Education. These services are provided to a national audience of professionals dedicated to serving underprepared and disadvantaged college students. Additionally, the NCDE works with and helps to fund the Kellogg Institute, which is the nation's longest running advanced training program for developmental educators and learning skills specialists. The Center was established in 1976, with the Kellogg Institute following in 1980.

Scope and Contents

The National Center for Developmental Education (NCDE) Records contain mostly correspondence and administrative files pertaining to NCDE and the Kellogg Institute, as well as several media collections including video from educational programs. The records date 1930-1998, though the bulk of the material dates 1975-1998.

Arrangement

This collection has not yet been fully processed.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for use in the Dougherty Reading Room. Individual accessions may have access restrictions due to the presence of confidential information. Restrictions are noted in the Accessions List, where applicable.

Acquisitions Information

These records were transferred to the University Archives in multiple accessions.

Processing Information

This record group has been minimally arranged and described in summary but has not yet been merged into a single collection. The record group currently consists of numerous individual accessions listed below.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], UA.5081: National Center for Developmental Education Records, University Archives, Appalachian State University, Boone, N.C., USA.

Container List

The following accession list links to inventories of records received and added to this record group.

UA.2004.069: National Center for Dev. Ed. Correspondence file, 1990

UA.2004.070: Correspondence (Journal of Dev. Ed.), 1989-1991

UA.2005.035: National Center for Developmental Education Administration File, 1976-1988

UA.2005.066: General Correspondence File, 1975-1983

UA.2005.113: National Center for Developmental Education Administrative File, 1978-1998

UA.2005.129: National Center for Developmental Education Administrative File, 1977-1987 [Some files may be restricted for personal information.]

UA.2005.218: Center for Developmental Education Correspondence, 1977-1979 [Restricted for personal information.]

UA.2005.241: Center for Developmental Education Correspondence Files, 1976-1987 [Restricted for personal information.]

UA.2005.269: National Center for Developmental Education Correspondence Files, 1988-1991

UA.2005.493: Center for Developmental Education Correspondence File, 1976-1984

UA.2006.032: National Center for Developmental Education: Kellog Institute Files, 1984-1993

UA.2006.340: National Center for Developmental Education Media Collection, 1992-1997