Fall 2010 overview of office of academic support

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Brief overview of the programs, services and resources offered by the Office of Academic Support at the Northeast Center of SUNY Empire State College.

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Fall 2010 overview of office of academic support

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  2. 2. Northeast Center Office of Academic Support<br />Mission<br />The staff of the Northeast Center Office of Academic Support operate as a collaborative team, striving to establish a friendly welcoming learning environment for all students. <br />We support students in becoming successful independent learners through a comprehensive array of services and resources tailored to students’ individual academic needs and goals. <br />We deliver these services and resources via individualized and group programming in face-to-face, telephonic and virtual formats. <br />Wework with students, staff and faculty with the expectation that willing students can reach and exceed their academic potential with appropriate assistance.<br />
  3. 3. Writing<br />Critical <br />Thinking<br />Academic <br />Research<br />Stress <br />Management<br />Time <br />Management<br />Reading<br />Efficiency<br />Navigating <br />ESC Resources<br />Developing a <br />Study Plan<br />Learning <br />Styles<br />Goal <br />Setting<br />Rationale <br />Essay<br />The Pieces of Academic Success<br />
  4. 4. Northeast Center Office of Academic Support<br />Student Outcomes <br />As a result of utilizing the services and resources of the NEC Office of Academic Support, students will be able to:<br /><ul><li> Identify and manage their learning strengths and challenges,
  5. 5. Incorporate traditional and technology-based resources in their learning,
  6. 6. Use effective strategies in different learning engagements,
  7. 7. Create positive learning environments for themselves,
  8. 8. Increase their self-confidence while decreasing stress, and
  9. 9. Improve their academic performance and development as a life-long learner.</li></li></ul><li>Services & Resources<br />
  10. 10. The Academic Support Team<br />Mary Sanders Shartle<br />Kate Stockton<br />Sarah Spence-Stalters<br />Lisa D’Adamo-Weinstein<br />Darlene Gaudio<br />
  11. 11. Academic Support @ NEC<br />Helping You Connect the Pieces for Academic Success<br />Services & Resources<br />Learning Coaches, Peer Coaches, & Content Tutors<br /><ul><li>One-to-one appointments in-person or via phone, e-mail, Internet, etc.
  12. 12. Small group assistance (online & onsite)
  13. 13. Online Content Area Tutoring – Smarthinking - www.esc.edu/smarthinking</li></ul>Curricular Support Face-to-Face & Online Support <br /><ul><li> NEC Academic Support - www.necacademissupport.pbworks.com
  14. 14. Workshops (online & onsite) – www.esc.edu/learningsupport
  15. 15. YouTube – www.youtube.com/NECAcademicSupport
  16. 16. Enhancing the Academic Eye a self-paced or credit-bearing study - http://AcademicEye.pbworks.com
  17. 17. Phasing out Dec 2010-- ANGEL Community Group - NEC Academic Support http://www.esc.edu/ole
  18. 18. Log in with your MyESC Username & Password</li></li></ul><li>digitalagecourse.pbworks.com<br />
  19. 19. Meet the Learning Coaches<br />Sarah Spence-Staultersis located in Latham working with Schenectady & Latham/Albany students <br />Her hours are: Mondays - 3:00pm-7:30pm<br /> Wednesdays –3:00pm-7:30pm<br />Fridays -9:00am-4:30pm<br />Contact Sarah to make an appointment : <br />(518) 783-6203 ext 5992 or Sarah.Spence-Staulters@esc.edu<br />____________________________________________________________________________________________________<br />Kate Stockton is located in Latham working with Johnstown & Latham/Albany students <br />Her hours are: Mondays - 4:00pm-7:30pm<br />Wednesdays -4:00pm-7:30pm<br /> Thursdays -4:00pm-8:00pm<br />Contact Kate to make an appointment : <br />(518) 783-6203 ext 5992 or Kate.Stockton@esc.edu <br />____________________________________________________________________<br />Mary Sanders-Shartle is located in Saratoga working with Saratoga & Queensbury students <br />Her hours are: Mondays – 12pm-2pm<br />Wednesdays – 3pm-6pm<br />Thursdays 4pm-6pm<br />Contact Mary to make an appointment :<br />(518) 587-2100 ext 2827 or Mary.Sanders-Shartle@esc.edu<br />
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  21. 21. What is Smarthinking?<br />Smarthinking is an online tutorial service that is available to students 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. <br />www.esc.edu/smarthinking<br />www.smarthinking.com<br />Some tutors/estructors are available for live tutorials 24 hours a day and others have set hours.<br />
  22. 22. Starting in the November 2010 Term…<br />peercoaches.pbworks.com<br />
  23. 23. Academic Support @ NEC<br />Peers<br />Engagingas<br />Energizing<br />Resources<br />Helping You Connect the Pieces for Academic Success<br />Apeer coach is a current undergraduate or graduate student trained to guide and encourage other students in improving their academic performance and development as a life-long learner, focusing on general study skills, specific content-areas, navigating college resources, and developing within their Areas of Study.<br />They work in both face-to-face and virtual environments.<br />Peer coaches are trained under College Reading & Learning Association (CRLA) international standards for peer tutors and are either volunteers, work-study, or practicum students.<br />Center-based &<br />0nline<br />Academic<br />Collaborative<br />Helpers<br />Enhancing <br />Success<br />
  24. 24. AcademicEye.pbworks.com<br />
  25. 25. Log into Angel – www.esc.edu/ole<br />Choose COMMUNITY GROUP - Northeast Center Academic Support<br />
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  28. 28. PAPER TIME MANAGEMENT TOOLS<br />
  29. 29. ELECTRONIC TIME MANAGEMENT TOOLS<br />www.empirestatecollege.thezonelive.com<br />
  30. 30. digitalagecourse.pbworks.com<br />

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