Presentation on theme: "3 + 1 Front Door Strategies = Greater Student Success Joanie Friend, Ph.D., Director, Enrollment Management Kelli Burns, Director, Institutional Research."— Presentation transcript:
3 + 1 Front Door Strategies = Greater Student Success Joanie Friend, Ph.D., Director, Enrollment Management Kelli Burns, Director, Institutional Research and Planning Teresa Huether, Math Professor, Coordinator for Achieving the Dream
Objectives: Participants will: – Learn about the 3+1 STLCC front door strategies – Engage in a small group discussion pertaining to appropriate Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs) for one of the 3+1 STLCC front door strategies – Report out their top 3 SLOs for their assigned front door strategy
Objectives: The Presenters will: – Compare the SLOs recommended by each small group with the actual SLOs for each STLCC front door strategy. – Note those that are the same and those that could be added so as to make the STLCC front door strategy better!
Mission Statement St. Louis Community College expands minds and changes lives every day. We create accessible, dynamic learning environments focused on the needs of our diverse communities. Florissant Valley campus South County Education and University Center
About the College Largest community college system in Missouri Ranks among the nation’s top 25 associate degree-producing institutions District encompasses 718 square miles, including St. Louis City and County and portions of Franklin and Jefferson counties STLCC is one of the nation’s top associate degree-producing institutions in the country.
About the College Four campuses at Florissant Valley, Forest Park, Meramec and Wildwood Three education centers in St. Louis County, north St. Louis City and downtown St. Louis Numerous satellite locations in area business, industrial, neighborhood and educational sites Corporate Center in Bridgeton Administrative Center, 300 South Broadway 3,854 full- and part-time employees Forest Park campusMeramec campus Wildwood campus Florissant Valley’s Emerson Center for Engineering and Manufacturing
Enrollment Profile (Fall 2012) 26,613 students enrolled in credit courses Median Age = 24 60% Female Race and culture – Caucasian = 14,102 (53%) – African-American = 9,676 (36%) – Asian = 848 (3%) – Hispanic/Latino = 791(3%) – Multiracial/Other Ethnicity = 779 (3%) – Unknown = 417 (2%) – Represent nearly 120 countries and 40-plus different language (top 5 are Spanish, Arabic, Russian, Bosnian, and African dialects) STLCC has a diverse student population.
3 + 1 Front Door Strategies New Student Registration Workshop (NSRW) New Student Orientation (NSO) Smart Start: Student Success (STR:050) The First Four Weeks (F4W)
New Student Registration Workshop Mandatory for all first time in college students where they Learn how to be successful in a collegiate setting Meet with an academic advisor to review test scores Discuss appropriate coursework for the 1st semester in college Learn how to build a class schedule Register for classes and New Student Orientation using Banner Self-Serve
New Student Orientation Students Navigate the campus and find their classrooms Obtain their Student ID and parking pass Learn how to utilize campus resources and services Gain advice that will get them off to a good start Get connected through my.stlcc.edu email, Banner Self Service, and Blackboard
Smart Start: Student Success Course 3-credit hour course for students placing into developmental reading or English Active learning designed to increase knowledge, strategies, and skills directly related to being a successful STLCC student Academic/Career planning Guided experience with technology
First Four Weeks Recognizes the critical importance of the first few weeks of a semester Is an answer to a request by the faculty for ALL faculty to have a role in Achieving the Dream Is a compilation of time-honored classroom student success strategies Recognizes that even the most talented students need to know specifically what it takes to be successful in each faculty member’s course
Small Groups! Form four small groups Choose a leader/reporter (person with the next birthday?) Discuss the SLOs appropriate for the time period your group is given. Decide on the three SLOs your group wants to report.
Report Out and Compare Admitted to Registered SLO #1 SLO #2 SLO #3
Report Out and Compare 1 to 2 Weeks before Classes Begin SLO #1 SLO #2 SLO #3
Report Out and Compare First Semester Student Success Course SLO #1 SLO #2 SLO #3
Report Out and Compare First Four Weeks (Faculty) Student Success Strategy (SSS) #1 SSS #2 SSS #3