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SARC By: Brian Carrillo, Rachel Gardyn, and Michael Greenwell R Student Academic Resource Center
R What does SARC stand for?
R ACADEMIC STUDENT (model Michael Greenwell) Resource
Getting Started… How to find SARC? -Orientation -there is a website http://www.sarc.sdes.ucf.edu/ -and on campus it is located in Howard Phillips Hall (if facing the Library it is to the left) M
What does SARC have to offer?
Supplemental Instruction (SI)
On Line Resources
Mastering College Level Coursework
SARC Learning Fairs
What are these things and how can they help you as a student succeed?
Tutorial Services Free Peer Tutoring Tutors offer reviews during finals week Are here to help! Subject Areas= Accounting, Astronomy, Statistics, Chemistry, Biology, and Physics SARC tutors are CRLA certified. (College Reading and Learning Association) B
Supplemental Instruction (SI) R For harder classes, Supplemental Instruction offers help for troubled students. FREE! ½ to 1 ½ letter grade higher. SI Sessions are held at different times through out the week depending on your class. And on Final Exam week SI Leaders provide final review lessons to help students study better.
Mastering College Level Coursework “Mastering College Level Coursework” -seminar for new college students 4 hours June and August before classes begin The main focus= life skills needed during the first two weeks of the semester. $$$ R
SARC Learning Fairs Each fall and spring SARC provides UCF students with a learning fair. The purpose of the learning fair is to make students aware of all the different types of academic services available to students on the UCF Campus. B
Frequently Asked Questions “Do you need to schedule an appointment to receive tutoring or attend a SI session?” - Nope! Can come anytime offered. “How can I get help with study skills if I can’t make an Academic Success Workshop?” - No problem SARC is fairly compliant to students needs. - Dr. Ana Mack -call to make an appointment M
Frequently Asked Questions(cont.) M 1. “Is it true that ONLY students who are failing courses use SARC?” - Nope - maintain & improve 2. “Does SARC offer assistance in all sections of Math and English?” - No, UCF has a Math Lab and a Writing Center.
SARC INTERVIEW This was an interview held among the group members and an employee graduate student at UCF. She gave us permission to paraphrase her responses, for the purpose of this slide show presentation. R
SARC Interview with Marissa Corrente
How can SARC assist a student with their study skills?
-SARC offers a one-on-one consultation, SI sessions, peer tutoring, and diagnostics.
How often are Study Sessions held?
Depending on the semester and course, it varies. Although an updated schedule can be located on the SARC website.
What are Satellite Tutor Labs?
This feature allows SARC to extend its assistance to sister branches located on different campuses. In addition to online tutoring labs.
SARC Interview with Marissa Corrente
Do our first year Academic Advisors have any correlation to SARC?
Yes, the first year academic advisors who assisted with the selection of classes during orientation are also the people who teach the workshops offered by SARC.
What is a study skill diagnostic?
It is an online assessment, that highlights a students strengths and weaknesses as it pertains to study skills and time management.
How does SARC effect students development throughout college ?
-Utilizing SARC early in a student’s college career can provide the student with a sturdy infrastructure of time management, study skills, and goal setting/achievement. B