Getting Prepped: Developing Your College Reading, Writing, and Math Skills (Open CourseWare)

"Getting Prepped," Delaware Tech's OpenCourseWare project, is geared to students who are seeking opportunities to strengthen reading, writing, and math skills in a self-paced, online environment. This website allows students to view instructor-led videos, link to instructor-recommended external resources, preview the College's developmental education coursework, and take assessments.
Primary Material Type:
Online Course
Other Material Types:
Drill and Practice, Presentation, Quiz/Test, Reference Material, Tutorial
Delaware Technical Community College
Project Name:
Maximizing Student Achievement for Employment Success
Funding Source:
Developmental Education, Developmental English, writing, grammar, algebra, arithmetic, Accuplacer, test prep, geometry, trigonometry, student success, reading comprehension, study skills, vocabulary, literacy, research, speaking, paragraphs, essays, sentences, mechanics, usage, math, Developmental Math, Developmental Reading, main ideas

Industry / Occupation

Industry Partner:
Developmental Education program - no industry partner
Industry Sector:
Developmental Education
All Occupations (00-0000)

Education / Instructional Information

Instructional Program:
Basic Skills (32)
Credit Type:
  • Non-Credit
Credential Type:
  • Associate Degree
Educational Level of Materials:
  • 1st year Community College or equivalent
Time Required:
English (United States)
Interactivity Type:
Mix of Active and Presentation.
Quality Rubric:
Quality Note:
Curriculum and other supporting materials were developed by a curriculum SMEs in conjunction with instructional designers. At the conclusion of the program, the curriculum underwent an external SME review.
Quality of Subject Matter was assured by:
  • Conducting an evaluation of the instructional materials and providing a report
  • SME Quality Report is posted in Skills Commons
  • Other
Quality of Online/Hybrid Course Design assured by:
  • Expertise of Project's Instructional Designers


Accessibility Features:
  • Text Access - Text to Speech
  • Text Adjustment - Adjust Font and Colors
  • Reading Layout - Reflow the Text
  • Hyperlinks Rendered As Active
  • Non-Decorative Images Have Alt Text
  • Transcript Provided With Audio Content
  • Interactive - Keyboard
  • Interactive - Text prompts

Copyright / Licensing

Primary License:
Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.