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1 Illuminate Your Life

2 Overview CollegeScope Webinar Overview of key features Research on effectiveness (Brief) Resources for faculty A quick tour (student and faculty view) Helping your students log in Introducing CollegeScope to your students Improving retention and success Common login problems and easy solutions Assessments

3 Illuminate Your Life Keys to Success The program helps students to make a good choice of a major and career.

4 Illuminate Your Life Statistically accurate Valid and reliable School related scenarios are easy to read and understand.

5 Illuminate Your Life Keys to Success The program helps students to understand their learning style and how to become a lifelong learner.

6 Illuminate Your Life The Productivity Environmental Preference Survey (PEPS) Identify learning style and productivity factors. Explore matching learning strategies.

7 Illuminate Your Life Keys to Success The program helps students to understand their multiple intelligences.

8 Illuminate Your Life The MI Advantage Helps students discover multiple intelligences. Connects multiple intelligences to careers.

9 Illuminate Your Life Technology for the New Millennial Generation

10 Illuminate Your Life New Millennials Our current college students were born after Most were born with a computer in the home and were using them by age 5 Cyber generation The connected generation 82% are online daily Average 12 hours per week online

11 Illuminate Your Life Personalized for each student Based on personality and learning style Refers to the student by their name This is not possible in a printed text

12 Illuminate Your Life Chapter 1: Understanding Motivation Chapter 2: Exploring your Personality and Major Chapter 3: Learning Style and Intelligence Chapter 4: Exploring Interests and Values Chapter 5: Planning Your Career and Education Career Success

13 Illuminate Your Life Chapter 6: Managing Time and Money Chapter 7: Improving Memory and Reading Chapter 8: Taking Notes, Writing and Speaking Chapter 9: Test Taking College Success

14 Illuminate Your Life Chapter 10: Communication and Relationships Chapter 11: Thinking Critically and Creatively Chapter 12: Maintaining a Healthy Lifestyle Chapter 13: Appreciating Diversity Chapter 14: Thinking Positively about the Future Lifelong Success

15 Illuminate Your Life Key Themes Personality type Positive student development Positive thinking Personal development Motivation

16 Illuminate Your Life Noteworthy Results at Cuyamaca Community College Implementing our Student Success Program on college campuses has resulted in a 26% increase in persistence rates! CUYAMACA COMMUNITY COLLEGE RESULTS: 87% of students had chosen a major by the end of the course 62% of students reported more confidence in their academic skills 88% of students rated the course as good or very good

17 Illuminate Your Life Results: Lone Star College System College Persistence rate of all Student Types Persistence rate of CollegeScope students LSC – CyFair79%94% LSC – Kingwood67%82% LSC –Montgomery77%88% LSC – North Harris81%90% LSC – Tomball70%82% System Average75%87%

18 Illuminate Your Life Resources at Instructor Manual Resources for Faculty –Videos –Internet Links –Many other resources Training Notes

19 Illuminate Your Life The Professional Guide Located on your faculty menu Over 500 pages of supporting activities to engage your students in learning Contains Quick Start Guides Information on administering the assessments

20 Illuminate Your Life Getting Started Go to:

21 Illuminate Your Life The difference between a faculty and student account The student account has /ccs/ ccs stands for college and career success

22 Illuminate Your Life Sample Student Account

23 Illuminate Your Life Faculty Account Features Adding Students

24 Illuminate Your Life Click on Register Here

25 Illuminate Your Life Fill out the registration information.

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27 Remember: Important! Write down the address and password you used to register. You will need your address and password to log in next time.

28 Next time log in with the address and password you created.

29 Illuminate Your Life Click on Start CollegeScope

30 Illuminate Your Life Click on Pre-Test

31 Illuminate Your Life Begin the Self Assessment

32 Illuminate Your Life Self Assessment This is a pre-test to see what you already know. You will take this assessment at the end to see how much you have learned. Just relax and answer the questions honestly.

33 Sample Self Assessment Question

34 Illuminate Your Life Pre-Test Results

35 Illuminate Your Life Pre-Test Results

36 Illuminate Your Life Begin the Journal Entries

37 Illuminate Your Life See Your Results on the Pre-Test

38 Illuminate Your Life Pre-Test Journal Entries

39 Illuminate Your Life You are ready to begin Chapter 1

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41 Think about the question before you read.

42 Illuminate Your Life The Mindsets These questions help you to think about the question before you answer. Then you read the material and add to your answer. Purpose: –Reading comprehension –Engagement

43 Illuminate Your Life Sample page

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46 The Journal Entries Are an opportunity to think about the material and apply it to your personal life. Become part of your portfolio Can be viewed by your instructor Must be finished before advancing to the next page Are generally a well-developed paragraph Dont answer with just a phrase!

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49 Quizzes Read the chapters carefully so you can answer the quiz questions. You can go back and find the answer before you mark your quiz. You cannot change your answers on the quizzes after you press the Submit button. You get immediate feedback on the answers. Your quiz results are part of your portfolio which your instructor can see and grade.

50 Click on Results to view all your work.

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54 Illuminate Your Life CollegeScope Enhancements All students can start on time. All students begin for free. They take the pre-test and complete Chapter 1 before they pay online. If they cannot pay online, they can purchase an access code in your bookstore. Scholarship Program We give you 2 free access codes for each section. You can use the access codes to help disadvantaged students.

55 Illuminate Your Life Pay or use access code to begin Ch. 2

56 Illuminate Your Life Pay online with a credit card. Get a discount by paying online. You can use your financial aid voucher in the bookstore to purchase an access code to use instead of a credit card. The bookstore charges more. (Insert the price of CollegeScope at your college.)

57 Illuminate Your Life Pay online here. $60

58 Illuminate Your Life If you purchase an access code, enter it here.

59 Illuminate Your Life Chapter 2 Begins with the Do What You Are Personality Assessment.

60 Begin Do What You Are

61 Continue with the Career Interest Survey.

62 Click on My DWYA Report on your portfolio.

63 Take a look at your DWYA Report.

64 Illuminate Your Life Chapter 3 Has with 2 assessments –Productivity Environmental Preference Survey (PEPS) –Multiple Intelligences Advantage (MI Advantage)

65 Read the directions. Click Continue.

66 Illuminate Your Life Go to your portfolio and view your report.

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69 Your Profile

70 Continue the Chapters

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72 Common Problems and Easy Solutions

73 Illuminate Your Life Register Only One Time Students register only once. They they log in with the address and the password they created.

74 Illuminate Your Life Write down the address and password you use to create your accounts.

75 Illuminate Your Life I forgot my address Your professor can find the address you used to create your account by looking at their portfolio on My Students or All Students in the instructor account.

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77 Illuminate Your Life I forgot my password Check the forgot password link for a reminder. Your professor can look at the Student Portfolio and reset the password.

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79 Illuminate Your Life I cant continue to the next page. You must finish everything on the page to continue to the next page. –quiz questions (Press Submit for score) –all activities –mindsets –Journal entries If you forget, you are reminded at the bottom of the page.

80 Illuminate Your Life My Account Disappeared Students try to log into the instructor account. Make sure that you have /ccs/ in the URL Dont use Google to find CollegeScope. You may end up in a different college account.

81 Illuminate Your Life When I tried to register, it says that my already exists. If the already exists, you have already registered. Log in with the address and password you created when you registered the first time.

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83 When I tried to log in, it says that my does not exist. There are several reasons for this: You are using a different . You entered the info incorrectly. You have not registered.

84 Illuminate Your Life Contact Customer Service If you have any problem you cannot resolve. This does not happen very often.

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86 Improving Retention and Success with CollegeScope

87 Illuminate Your Life What should you do on the first day/week?

88 Illuminate Your Life The first day is the most important Introduce the CollegeScope Student Success Program Make your expectations clear –The course syllabus Get to know your students and help them to meet other students Do something that motivates students on the first day

89 Illuminate Your Life What Should You Do in the First 2 Weeks? Introduce CollegeScope Help students get to know one another Make your expectations clear –Course Syllabus Do some exercises to engage students in learning Make sure all students have logged in and completed chapter 1 by the end of the first 2 weeks.

90 Illuminate Your Life Introducing the Online Portfolio On the first day, show the students the online portfolio and features. Let them know that faculty have access.

91 Illuminate Your Life How to help students get started? The first 2 weeks are critical for student success and retention. Use CollegeScope to monitor progress.

92 Illuminate Your Life Review the second day Review the information on CollegeScope the second day for those who were absent or those who need motivation to get started. Congratulate those who have started. Meet with students who have not started CollegeScope.

93 Illuminate Your Life This info is available at the College Success Website Click on Training Notes and Georgia Perimeter College this PowerPoint Also Common Problems and Easy Solutions

94 Illuminate Your Life Next Steps Let me know if you have questions Next session: Do What You Are PEPS MI Advantage Questions?

95 Illuminate Your Life Getting Started Do What You Are (DWYA) Productivity Environmental Preference Survey (PEPS) Multiple Intelligences (MI Advantage)

96 Illuminate Your Life Exercises for Today Located at Job Jar Activity Personality Checklist Talkers and Listeners J/P exercise

97 Illuminate Your Life Personality Assessment

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99 Carl Jung We are born with natural preferences which we develop over a lifetime. There are no good or bad types. Each type has their own unique gifts and talents. Exercise: What is a preference?

100 Illuminate Your Life Key Theme Choosing a major Career choice Learning Style Communication Self-understanding

101 Illuminate Your Life Job Jar Activity Use it to introduce career assessments

102 Illuminate Your Life Administering the DWYA Find a time when you are not tired or rushed. There are no right or wrong answers. Answer quickly giving your first impression. Do not over analyze. You will have a chance to look at your profile and change it if you think it is not correct.

103 Illuminate Your Life Administering the DWYA Answer the questions honestly to get the best results. Answer the questions how you usually are when you are not stressed. Do not answer the questions: –How you want to be –How you have to be at home, work or school –How others want you to be

104 Illuminate Your Life Getting Good Results Encourage students to give honest answers. What are some reasons students would not give honest answers?

105 Illuminate Your Life Administering the DWYA The test does not measure: –Intelligence –Psychological or emotional health

106 Illuminate Your Life Resources Click on Do What You Are at: Do What You Are Handbook Psychometric Report Also on the Professional Guide on your faculty menu

107 Illuminate Your Life Interpreting the Assessment

108 Illuminate Your Life Use the Personality Checklist Contains a quick checklist with definitions Use it to help students understand their results Available in the Instructor Manual Training Notes for Lone Star College

109 Illuminate Your Life 4 Dimensions of Personality Type Extravert or Introvert How we interact with the world and where we place our energy Sensing or Intuition The kind of information we naturally notice and remember Thinking or Feeling How we make decisions Judging or Perceptive Whether we prefer to live in a structured or more spontaneous way

110 Illuminate Your Life Begin Self-Assessment How we interact with the world and where we place our energy E _____________________________|____________________________ I Extraversion Introversion

111 Illuminate Your Life Careers Extravert Customer service Sales Public relations Human resources Physical therapist Financial advisor Business management Introvert Computer scientist Software engineer Scientist Engineer Accountant Graphic designer Pharmacist Artist

112 Illuminate Your Life Talkers and Listeners Talker What made me a talker? How can I develop my listening skills? How can I help listeners talk more? Listener What made me a listener? How can I develop my talking skills? How can I help talkers listen more?

113 Illuminate Your Life Self-Assessment The kind of information we naturally notice and remember S _____________________________|___________________________ N Sensing Intuition

114 Illuminate Your Life Careers Sensing Business executives Accountants Police and detectives Judges Lawyers Computer programmers Doctors Dentists Interior decorators Intuitive Scientists Engineers Psychologists Artists Photographers Actors Professors Writers

115 Illuminate Your Life Personality Exercise Write about the picture for 3 minutes

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117 Illuminate Your Life Self-Assessment How we make decisions T _____________________________|___________________________ F Thinking Feeling

118 Illuminate Your Life Careers Thinking Business managers and administrators Lawyer Judge Computer Specialist Scientist Engineers Mathematicians Doctors and dentists Military leaders Feeling Child care workers Social workers Counselors Family practice physicians Pediatricians Interior decorators Photographers Artists and musicians

119 Illuminate Your Life Self-Assessment Whether we prefer to live in a more structured or spontaneous way J _____________________________|_____________________________ P Judging Perceiving

120 Illuminate Your Life Careers Judging Business executives Managers Accountants Financial officers Police and detectives Judges Lawyers Computer programmers Military leaders Perceptive Pilots Athletes Paramedics Police and detective work Forensic pathologists Engineers Scientists Carpenters Artists Musicians

121 Illuminate Your Life J and P Exercise: Where do you stand? –I can play anytime –I have to finish my work before I play

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135 The Productivity Environmental Preference Survey (PEPS) Measures preferences in 20 areas

136 Illuminate Your Life Administering the PEPS Give your initial response No need to over analyze Answer as though you were learning new or difficult information

137 Illuminate Your Life Important Considerations It is not a test It describes how you prefer to learn new or difficult material Usually there are 6 or 7 areas out of 20 that are important for an individual

138 Illuminate Your Life Measures preferences in 20 areas –Perceptual Auditory Visual Kinesthetic Tactile

139 Illuminate Your Life PEPS Immediate environment –Sound –Heat –Light –Design (formal or informal)

140 Illuminate Your Life PEPS Emotionality –Motivation –Responsibility –Persistence –Structure

141 Illuminate Your Life PEPS Sociological –Self oriented –Peer oriented –Adult oriented

142 Illuminate Your Life PEPS Physical –Time of day –Food intake –Mobility

143 Illuminate Your Life Perceptual Auditory (one third) Visual (one third) Tactile/Kinesthetic (one third) Learning disabled as well as gifted prefer tactile/kinesthetic

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146 Learning Style Exercise: The Paper Airplane

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