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Cdl conference pres 4.23.10
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Cdl conference pres 4.23.10
Cdl conference pres 4.23.10
Cdl conference pres 4.23.10
Cdl conference pres 4.23.10
Cdl conference pres 4.23.10
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  • 1. CRAIG LAMB DIRECTOR OF ACADEMIC SUPPORT, CDL Next Generation Academic Support Services at the Center for Distance Learning <ul><li>Agenda: </li></ul><ul><li>- Brief overview of the academic support resources at the college and in CDL </li></ul><ul><li>- Discussion of the ways that the Office of Academic Support can help ESC students, instructors, mentors, etc… </li></ul><ul><li>- Question & answer period </li></ul>
  • 2. What does the Office of Academic Support provide? <ul><li>Tutoring support and assistance </li></ul><ul><li>Academic reading and writing assistance </li></ul><ul><li>Math assistance </li></ul><ul><li>Study skills assistance </li></ul><ul><li>Academic study skills assessment </li></ul><ul><li>Course work </li></ul><ul><li>… and much, much more </li></ul>
  • 3. Tutoring support and assistance <ul><ul><ul><li>Peer-to-peer tutoring via CDL Peer Tutor Program </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>www.esc.edu/CDLPeerTutor </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Smarthinking.com </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>www.esc.edu/Smarthinking </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Regional Center tutoring </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Contact the Office of Academic Support for more information: [email_address] or 800-847-3000 ext. 2300 </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  • 4. THIS JUST IN….. <ul><li>CDL’s new COURSE ASSISTANT PROGRAM </li></ul><ul><ul><li>In class support in high- need sections </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>For more information, please contact: Theresa Vamvalis [email_address] or 800-847-3000 ext 2478 </li></ul></ul>
  • 5. Academic Reading & Writing Assistance <ul><li>Basic essay help to advanced-writing and research techniques </li></ul><ul><li>Writing style assistance: APA, MLA, Chicago, etc… </li></ul><ul><li>Active reading skills </li></ul><ul><li>Citing sources properly and appropriately </li></ul><ul><li>Plagiarism and academic integrity issues </li></ul><ul><li>Writing and reading skills assessments </li></ul><ul><li>Grammar exercises </li></ul><ul><li>Services to consider: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Smarthinking.com </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ESC Writing Resource Center </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ESC “Learning Support” tab </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>For skills assessment: CDL Office of Academic Support </li></ul></ul>
  • 6. Math Assistance <ul><li>Resources to learn how to “learn” math </li></ul><ul><li>Resources for decreasing math anxiety </li></ul><ul><li>Math activities and tutorials </li></ul><ul><li>Math skills assessments </li></ul><ul><li>Services to consider </li></ul><ul><ul><li>ESC’s Online Math Library - www.esc.edu/math </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Math tutoring @ Smarthinking.com and CDL Peer Tutor Program </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>General math assessments available from the CDL Office of Academic Support * </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ESC’s “Learning Support” tab </li></ul></ul>
  • 7. Study Skills Assistance and Support <ul><li>Time management </li></ul><ul><li>Stress management </li></ul><ul><li>Learning styles </li></ul><ul><li>Reading comprehension </li></ul><ul><li>Computer literacy </li></ul><ul><li>Academic research </li></ul><ul><li>Critical thinking </li></ul><ul><li>How to become a better student </li></ul><ul><li>Resources to consider: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>ESC’s “Learning Support” tab </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“ CDL Connects” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Referral to the CDL Office of Academic Support </li></ul></ul>
  • 8. Academic Skills Assessment <ul><li>Writing </li></ul><ul><li>Reading </li></ul><ul><li>Math </li></ul><ul><li>Online readiness </li></ul><ul><li>Free </li></ul><ul><li>Small time commitment </li></ul><ul><li>All online and/or center based </li></ul><ul><li>Please refer any student looking for academic skills assessment to: </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] or 800-847-3000 ext. 2300 </li></ul>
  • 9. Course work <ul><li>Introduction to College Studies </li></ul><ul><ul><li>2 credits, liberal, lower-level, educational planning </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tailored to students starting at CDL with little or no college experience </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Focused on: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Making the transition to college </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Connecting with and utilizing college resources & services </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Exploring academic strengths and weaknesses </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Defining what active & individualized learning means </li></ul></ul></ul>
  • 10. How you can contact the Office of Academic Support? <ul><li>Misc questions/concerns: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>By email at: [email_address] </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>By phone at: 800-847-3000 ext. 2300 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Tutoring questions/concerns: Theresa Vamvalis </li></ul><ul><ul><li>By email at: [email_address] </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>By phone at: 800-847-3000 ext. 2478 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Skills assessment, high level issues: Craig Lamb </li></ul><ul><ul><li>By email at: [email_address] </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>By phone at: 800-847-3000 ext. 2464 </li></ul></ul>
  • 11. Questions?

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