Fresno City College Tutoring

974 views
819 views

Published on

Published in: Education
0 Comments
0 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

No Downloads
Views
Total views
974
On SlideShare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
3
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
5
Comments
0
Likes
0
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

Fresno City College Tutoring

  1. 1. Students Helping Students Through ... Tell me, & I forget, Show me, & I remember, Involve me, & I understand. -Chinese Proverb Jaclyn Hardy & Janine Nkosi
  2. 2.  Preliminary Report for Spring 2009  80% of the students in ETC are classified as Basic skills students  Based on a sample size of 236 students in: Chemistry 3A Political Science 2 Sociology 1A
  3. 3. How does ETC differ Tutoring ETC from tutoring? Center on a particular subject Supports a specific course Focus (Example: Biology) (Example: Soc1A #34567) Usually one-on-one Group sessions Group Size Instructor’s approval is not Requires instructor’s support Approval mandatory Course experience is not Demonstrated course Experience mandatory competency-practice and application of concepts Class attendance is not Attendance voluntary but Attendance required supported by instructor (i.e. extra credit) Passive Learning (Tutor does Collaborative Learning Learning style most of the talking) Held in Tutorial Centers Held in Tutorial Centers Location and/or selected classrooms Students explain where they ETC Leader prepares in Instructional style are with the lectures and advance and implements what course material they session plans that follow the would like to tackle. course lectures and incorporate study skills Not necessarily required Extensive and mandatory Training training (ongoing)
  4. 4. Learning Learning Learning Theory Process Activity Learner is trained to respond Drill and practice; quot;drill and Behaviorism appropriately to stimuli. kill.quot; Learner receives, processes, stores, & retrieves Cognitivism Engage in active learning information for use in solving a problem. Learner integrates new Integrate quot;newquot; information Constructivism information with what she or with quot;oldquot; to form a he already knows. conceptual framework. Extending The Group discussion and Learner builds knowledge in problem solving: prediction of Class (ETC) collaboration with peers. test items.
  5. 5. ETC Partnership Supervisor Planning Promotion Evaluation Lead ETC Leader ETC Leader Planning Mentor Observation Facilitate Learning Students Feedback Provide Study Skills Attend Class Take Notes Study Administration Faculty Funding Collaboration Support Growth Communication Promotion Support
  6. 6. Components to a Successful Program
  7. 7. Fall 2006-Fall 2008 Action Plan for SI Two day • Open session will be attended by 25 Supplemental staff, faculty, and administrators; a Instruction core group of 5 instructors will be trained in closed sessions Conference @ FCC Effective Practice & Strategy • Staff development activities promote interactions among instructors C.2.6 • Retention Supplemental • Successful Completion Instruction Pilot • GPA • Various learning support services provide Effective Practice & Strategy active learning experiences (e.g., Supplemental D.10.3 Instruction, workshops, and study groups)
  8. 8. ETC Program Semester by Semester
  9. 9. Measures Measured Of Success Against Successful Completion Baseline Data Spring 2005 Retention To Fall 2008 GPA ETC vs. Non-ETC Per Class Grade Distribution
  10. 10. Spring 2008 Total Fall 2008 Enrollment 77 Total Enrollment Non-ETC 80 48 Note: Does not Non-ETC Include 7 W’s 44 Note: Does not ETC Include 5 W’s 22 ETC 31 Dr. Vang’s Sociology 1A Courses * Sections 66119 & 66126
  11. 11. Trend Analysis for Sociology 1A on Successful Completion 100.00% 100.00% 86.36% 80.00% 75.00% 72.92% 61.30% 60.80% 60.00% 54.40% 53.80% 52.70% 51.60% 49.10% 47.90% 40.00% 20.00% 0.00% Base Data SP 08 66119 Semester FA 08 66126
  12. 12. Trend Analysis for Sociology 1A on Trend Analysis for Sociology 1A on Retention Rate Retention Rate 100.00% 100.00% 100.00% 89.90% 87.50% 87.27% 87% 86.60% 84.20% 100.00% 100.00% 81.40% 79.80% 82% 81.40% 80.20% 100.00% 89.90% 87.50% 82% 84.20% 87% 87.27% 80.00% 86.60% 80.20% 79.80% 80.00% 60.00% 60.00% Percent 40.00% 40.00% Percent 20.00% 20.00% 0.00% 0.00% Baseline Data Baseline Data SP 08 66119 ETC Semester Semester SP 08 66119 ETC FA 08 66126 ETC FA 08 66126 ETC
  13. 13. Sociology 1A GPA Trends A 4.00 B 3.48 3.00 3.14 2.59 2.42 C 2.3 2.00 2.1 2.22 2.04 1.78 GPA 1.92 1.87 1.91 D 1.00 F 0.00 Semester
  14. 14. Sociology 1A Sociology 1A FA 08 Sociology 1A SP 08 Section 66126 Section 66119 (Completion) Grade Distribution (Completion) Total Students: 77 Total Students: 80 ETC Students: 22 ETC Students: 31 NON ETC Students: 48 70% Percent of students 60% 50% 40% 30% 20% 10% 0% A B C D F SP 08 66119 ETC Grade FA 08 66126 ETC
  15. 15. Funding Full Time Coordinator Institutionalize ETC Program
  16. 16. SUCCESS ETC Attendance Growth Comparison Semester Visits Hours Students Sections/courses Fall 2007 195 198.15 78 12 (5 instructors) Spring 2008 706 831.78 143 14 (7 instructors) Fall 2008 1196 1,519.24 274 20 (8 instructors) Spring 2009 2165 2,673.85 470 20 (10 instructors)
  17. 17. Ongoing Challenges
  18. 18. What does ETC do for our institution?  ETC Increases the Rate of Retention Students in ETC stay in the class until the end  ETC Increases the Rate of Successful Completion Students in ETC pass the class with an “A,” “B,” or “C”  ETC Helps Students Achieve Higher Grades Majority of students in ETC earn A’s & B’s  ETC Helps Students Succeed

×