Presentation on theme: "Structured Learning Assistance. SLA Objectives Increase the number of students completing developmental requirements and earning their core mathematics."— Presentation transcript:
Structured Learning Assistance
SLA Objectives Increase the number of students completing developmental requirements and earning their core mathematics credit. Increase the retention rate of supported students. Reduce instructional costs for the student and the university. Increase the academic independence of the learners. Develop an effective model for providing developmental instruction.
SLA Components In the Classroom Faculty teach the core course the same way it is taught for non-SLA sections. The SLA Leader models effective student behavior. In the Workshop The SLA Leader reinforces key course concepts, teaches study habits, and conducts test reviews. MyMathLab provides individualized instruction on prerequisite course competencies Weekly Faculty/ SLA Leader Coordination Meeting
Measuring Success Percent of students completing: Fall-to-Fall retention data Final grade in core course Comparison of pre and post test results on prerequisite competencies Comparison of student performance on common content items on final examination administered in traditional and redesigned sections Comparison of student coursework completed in traditional and redesigned sections using a common rubric
SLA Benefits University Decreased costs. Increased revenue. Reduced class space requirements. Increased student success. Students Decreased costs. Decreased time required to complete core requirements. Increased opportunity for success.