El Camino College
          First Year Experience
     Learning Communities Program




                    Presented By
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First Year Experience Model
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First Year Experience
 STUDENT
COMPONENT

                   High Schools

  Outreach          Community

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First Year Experience


     Retention




   Linked Courses



   Supplemental
    Instruction


Academic Counseling
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FYE Cohorts
Over 800 students participate every academic year
Faculty
                                         Recruitment
       Incentives
•Two to three classes linked at a    – Facu...
First Year Experience Website
Submit Interest Form Online
FYE Information Session
Fall 2009 FYE Schedule
Spring 2008 Learning Community
Schedule
English A Cohorts - Completion of A and 1A Within 1 Year




In other words, 77% of First Year Experience students from th...
English 1A Cohorts - Completion of 1A and 1C Within 1 Year


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    1. 1. El Camino College First Year Experience Learning Communities Program Presented By Cynthia Mosqueda, M.A Mathew Cheung, English Faculty The First Year Experience Program was originally funded by a U.S. Dept of Education Title V - Hispanic Serving Institution Grant, currently funded by El Camino College District.
    2. 2. First Year Experience Model El Camino College FIRST YEAR EXPERIENCE Conceptual Model STUDENT FACULTY RETENTION COMPONENT COMPONENT High Schools Outreach Community Professional On-Campus Incentives Recruitment Development Orientation Registration Book Depot Academic Career Financial Aid First Year Experience Counseling Personal Mission Statement Student Financial Mentors To develop a comprehensive program Linked linking services, courses, interpersonal Professional Learning experiences, and a collegial environment Supp. Instruct. Role Models Communities that will provide all first year students Tutoring with the very best opportunities to Freshman succeed in the pursuit of their Interest Groups Multicultural educational and career goals College (FIGS) Climate Social The First Year Experience Program is funded by a U.S. Dept of Education Title V - Hispanic Serving Institution Grant
    3. 3. First Year Experience STUDENT COMPONENT High Schools Outreach Community On-Campus Registration Academic Career Counseling Personal Financial Linked Learning Supp. Instruct. Communities Tutoring Multicultural College Climate Social
    4. 4. First Year Experience Retention Linked Courses Supplemental Instruction Academic Counseling Partners with Faculty Personalization High Student Expectations
    5. 5. FYE Cohorts Over 800 students participate every academic year
    6. 6. Faculty Recruitment Incentives •Two to three classes linked at a – Faculty recruit Faculty across time disciplines – On Course Training • Students stay together – Multi-Cultural Conferences and Activities • Professors work together – Faculty Development •Common themes – Supplemental Instruction •Complementary Assignments or projects
    7. 7. First Year Experience Website
    8. 8. Submit Interest Form Online
    9. 9. FYE Information Session
    10. 10. Fall 2009 FYE Schedule
    11. 11. Spring 2008 Learning Community Schedule
    12. 12. English A Cohorts - Completion of A and 1A Within 1 Year In other words, 77% of First Year Experience students from the Fall 2001 cohort successfully completed English A and 1A on time within one year compared to only 36% for the comparison group of similar students not in First Year Experience.
    13. 13. English 1A Cohorts - Completion of 1A and 1C Within 1 Year 76% 80% 70% 63% 60% 50% 40% 22% 30% 23% 20% 10% 0% Fall 02 Fall 03 FYE CG In other words, 76% of First Year Experience students from the Fall 2002 cohort successfully completed English 1A and 1C on time within one year compared to only 23% for the comparison group of similar students not in First Year Experience.

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