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J Pike Bsi Workshop Ppt

  1. 1. PARTNERSHIP FOR STUDENT SUCCESS AT SANTA BARBARA CITY COLLEGE Overview and Two Models
  2. 2. How It Began: Fall 2004 <ul><li>A discussion about the Student Equity Plan and the high numbers of underprepared students entering the College </li></ul><ul><li>A meeting between the Senate President and the leaders of successful campus programs about the need for a strong faculty voice in the discussion </li></ul>http://www.sbcc.edu/pss/
  3. 3. The Issues <ul><li>Faculty concern about basic learning skills across campus </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Reading </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Writing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Math </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Critical thinking </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Social skills </li></ul></ul><ul><li>The need for a faculty-driven effort to find ways to address these problems </li></ul>http://www.sbcc.edu/pss/
  4. 4. The Evolution: Part I <ul><li>Spring 2005: A Senate-appointed Faculty Student Success Committee </li></ul><ul><li>A request from the College President to the Senate: Assume leadership for planning a Student Success Initiative </li></ul>http://www.sbcc.edu/pss/
  5. 5. The Evolution: Part I (cont’d) <ul><li>Summer 2005: Three-day Senate Task Force meeting with representatives from all divisions, students and administrators </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The goal: Identify obstacles to student success; brainstorm possible solutions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The challenge: What do we do now??? </li></ul></ul>http://www.sbcc.edu/pss/
  6. 6. The Evolution: Part II <ul><li>Fall 2005 Faculty In-Service </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Task Force presentations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Student panel </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Division and department discussions </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Campus-wide call for proposals </li></ul><ul><li>Fall Task Force </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Review of over 60 proposals, committee reports, student surveys </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Presentation of unranked proposals to the Senate: “Building Communities: Planning the Student Success Initiative” </li></ul></ul>http://www.sbcc.edu/pss/
  7. 7. The Evolution: Part II (cont’d) <ul><li>Appointment of Senate subcommittee to review proposals and make recommendation to the Senate </li></ul><ul><li>Final recommendation for Student Success Initiative (now Partnership for Student Success) from the Senate to the College President in Spring 2006 </li></ul>http://www.sbcc.edu/pss/
  8. 8. The Recommendation <ul><li>Expansion of programs: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Gateway to Success program </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Writing Center </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Math Lab </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Instructional Aides for online classes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>SLO project </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Creation of Academic Achievement Zone </li></ul><ul><li>Increased professional development opportunities </li></ul><ul><li>Funding of departmental initiatives </li></ul>http://www.sbcc.edu/pss/
  9. 9. The Result <ul><li>President, EVP, and Senate President worked with College governance bodies </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Secure funding for the Partnership for Student Success </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Institute annual evaluation of its effectiveness </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Fully implemented in Fall 2006 </li></ul><ul><li>Comprehensive annual evaluations ever since </li></ul>http://www.sbcc.edu/pss/
  10. 10. WRITING CENTER
  11. 11. Writing Center <ul><li>Hired 2 LTAs to work with Director to </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Hire tutors </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Develop and implement training materials </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Implement default tutoring sequence to enhance consistency of practice among diverse tutors and students </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Hired receptionist to manage appointments and regulate tutor-student contact </li></ul>http://www.sbcc.edu/pss/
  12. 12. The Writing Center Sequence <ul><li>Make an appointment or drop in </li></ul>http://www.sbcc.edu/pss/
  13. 13. Fill out a Directed Learning Activity http://www.sbcc.edu/pss/
  14. 14. Meet the Tutor <ul><li>Make a tutoring plan based on DLA </li></ul>http://www.sbcc.edu/pss/
  15. 15. Use Writing Assignment to Develop Skills http://www.sbcc.edu/pss/
  16. 16. Time Management http://www.sbcc.edu/pss/
  17. 17. Tutor and Student Complete Session Record http://www.sbcc.edu/pss/
  18. 18. The Session Record Form http://www.sbcc.edu/pss/
  19. 19. Fill Out the Tutorial Evaluation http://www.sbcc.edu/pss/
  20. 20. Writing Center Evaluation Form http://www.sbcc.edu/pss/
  21. 21. Evaluation <ul><li>Gives another opportunity to review session </li></ul><ul><li>Is easy on time and effort </li></ul><ul><li>Can be used to gather SLO data </li></ul>http://www.sbcc.edu/pss/
  22. 22. Records Indicate Success http://www.sbcc.edu/pss/
  23. 23. Number of Writing Center Visitors <ul><li>Number of students that used the Writing Center services and the number of times they visited the Center from 2005-06 to 2007-08  </li></ul>
  24. 24. Writing Center Visitors and Visits 2005/06-2007/08 http://www.sbcc.edu/pss/
  25. 25. Course Completion: All Students <ul><li>Successful course completion rates for users and non-users of the Writing Center; relationship between frequency of visits to the Center and successful course completion rates </li></ul>
  26. 26. Successful Course Completion All Students http://www.sbcc.edu/pss/
  27. 27. Course Completion: Basic Skills <ul><li>Successful course completion rates for users and non-users of the Writing Center; relationship between frequency of visits to the Center and successful course completion rates in Basic Skills writing classes only (ENG 65, 80, 100) </li></ul>
  28. 28. Successful Course Completion Basic Skills Writing Classes (ENG 65, 80, 100) http://www.sbcc.edu/pss/
  29. 29. Tutor Training http://www.sbcc.edu/pss/
  30. 30. Tutor Training http://www.sbcc.edu/pss/
  31. 31. Tutoring Practice http://www.sbcc.edu/pss/
  32. 32. GATEWAY TO STUDENT SUCCESS Increasing the Academic Success of First-Year Students
  33. 33. Gateway to Student Success <ul><li>Designed to increase academic success of first-year college students </li></ul><ul><li>Faculty-driven and faculty-managed </li></ul><ul><li>Academic Senate approved </li></ul><ul><li>Campus-wide </li></ul><ul><li>Implemented Fall 2006 </li></ul>http://www.sbcc.edu/pss/
  34. 34. Increase in Number of Gateway Sections http://www.sbcc.edu/pss/ Semester Gateway Sections Success Rate Spring 2006 60 65.5% Fall 2006 150 66.1% Spring 2007 200 68.3% Fall 2007 207 71.7% Spring 2008 306 71.5%
  35. 35. Gateway Sections for Fall 2009 http://www.sbcc.edu/pss/ Instructional method G = Gateway
  36. 36. Gateway Center Tutoring Sessions http://www.sbcc.edu/pss/
  37. 37. Gateway Directed Learning Activity http://www.sbcc.edu/pss/
  38. 38. Successful Course Completion: Gateway <ul><li>Students in Gateway sections achieved a higher course completion rate than students enrolled in comparable non-Gateway sections </li></ul>http://www.sbcc.edu/pss/
  39. 39. Successful Course Completion: Basic Skills Gateway Classes Fall 2006 Spring 2007 Fall 2007 Spring 2008 Count Rate Count Rate Count Rate Count Rate Gateway 894 64.1% 1,065 65.2% 1,894 75.7% 2,047 69.0% Non- Gateway 1,967 60.9% 1,715 58.5% 3,607 62.4% 2,281 63.3%
  40. 40. Successful Course Completion Basic Skills Gateway Classes http://www.sbcc.edu/pss/
  41. 41. Successful Course Completion: All Gateway Classes Fall 2006 Spring 2007 Fall 2007 Spring 2008 Count Rate Count Rate Count Rate Count Rate Gateway 2,416 68.5% 2,676 67.6% 5,650 71.2% 6,739 70.5% Non- Gateway 4,985 65.5% 4,093 63.9% 8,652 66.8% 8,006 68.3%
  42. 42. Successful Course Completion All Gateway Classes http://www.sbcc.edu/pss/
  43. 43. Supporting Your Tutor <ul><li>First week: Introduce the tutor to your class </li></ul><ul><li>Meet periodically to discuss student progress </li></ul><ul><li>Provide clear guidelines on what you want your tutor to do </li></ul><ul><li>Ask your tutor for feedback, input, and opinions </li></ul><ul><li>Offer your tutor ongoing opportunities to consult with you </li></ul>http://www.sbcc.edu/pss/
  44. 44. Effective Practices for Tutors <ul><li>Tutors can… </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Support individual and small group work in class </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Answer questions after class </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Prepare students for tests </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Role play </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Additional examples </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Proctor tests </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Grade objective quizzes for immediate feedback </li></ul></ul>http://www.sbcc.edu/pss/
  45. 45. Effective Practices for Tutors (cont’d) <ul><li>Tutors can… </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Provide early intervention </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Procrastinators </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>No-shows… </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Assist students with study and organizational skills </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Note-taking… </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Connect students to campus support systems </li></ul></ul>http://www.sbcc.edu/pss/
  46. 46. Gateway Tutoring http://www.sbcc.edu/pss/
  47. 47. Gateway Tutoring http://www.sbcc.edu/pss/
  48. 48. Gateway Tutoring http://www.sbcc.edu/pss/
  49. 49. QUESTIONS?
  50. 50. THANK YOU Partnership for Student Success at Santa Barbara City College

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