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Santa Barbara City College Tutoring

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