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UNCW’s Westside Hall A Center for Student Support Programs
University Learning Center o Writing Services o Learning Services o Math Services o Supplemental Instruction Westside Hall 1056 962-7857 firstname.lastname@example.org Hours: Mon–Thurs: 8 am – 9 pm Fri: 8 am – 5 pm Sun: 3 pm – 9 pm
University Learning Center CRLA Certification o Three levels of certification o Regular o Advanced o Master o EDN 230 – Tutoring Individuals and Small Groups o Tutors can take for credit toward certification. College Reading & Learning Association
University Learning Center Writing Services Writing Services Free for: o any students o any assignments o any academic reason By appointments or drop-in
University Learning Center Writing Services: Online Writing & Learning (OWL) Online Writing & Learning (OWL) Free writing help. o Submit a paper online o 48-72 hour e-mail response o Writing handouts & guides available online available online
University Learning Center OWL Pilot Data o Over 67% of pilot participants said OWL helped them think about their papers. o Over 67% said the response they received was helpful. o 86% said they would use the OWL again. o Students who used OWL showed developmental gains in learned reasoning, effective communication, and personal responsibility compared to non-users. o Almost 18% of all Writing Services tutorials are now online.
University Learning Center Learning Services Learning Services Tutoring for Basic Studies Courses o One-time or weekly tutoring tutoring o By appointment only o See our website for a complete list of supported courses http://www.uncw.edu/stuaff/uls
University Learning Center o o Individual consultations o Tailored to your needs o Strengthen educational performance Learning Services: Study Skills
University Learning Center Learning Services Data Sample Data Collected through Tutor Trac (2006/07 school year) o 560 students made over 3,000 visits o 13.5% were African American o 2.8% were Asian/Asian-American o 3.5% were Hispanic/Latino o 146 of those students were transfer students o 259 lived on campus o Our top 5 tutoring subjects were: Spanish, Biology, Japanese, Physics and Psychology
Supplemental Instruction o No registration needed o Faculty endorsed, trained peer leaders o Learn new study strategies University Learning Center Weekly group review in historically difficult courses For a list of supported courses go to www.uncw.edu/uls
University Learning Center Supplemental Instruction Fall 2006 Data SubjectsVisitsStudents BIO 204516239 CHM 101441152 CHM 1024118 CHM 21123276 MAT 11122466 o Fall 2007 coverage has expanded from 5 subjects and 4 leaders to 8 subjects and 16 leaders o Newest additions for Fall 2007: BIO 240, BIO 105, PHY 101, PHY 201
University Learning Center Supplemental Instruction SI Data (continued) o Students enrolled in BIO 204 who attended SI sessions had a total GPA of 2.23 (8.5% higher than non SI students). o Students enrolled in CHM 101 who attended SI sessions had an overall GPA of 2.44, (10.5% higher than non SI students). o Students enrolled in MAT 111 who attended SI sessions received a total GPA of 3.0
University Learning Center Math Services Free help for: o Students in any basic studies math or studies math or statistics course. statistics course. o Drop-in help during Learning Lab hours or Learning Lab hours or make an appointment. make an appointment.
University Learning Center Math Services Recent Data o In the first 6 weeks of the move of math tutoring to the University Learning Center: o We’ve seen 276 students visit our open lab more than 600 times. o More than 300 of those visits were consultations w/ math tutors.
The Future of the University Learning Center o Expansion of Math Services o Increased lab hours o Increased individual tutoring o Expansion of Supplemental Instruction o Increased course coverage o Pilot Speech & Communications Program o Collaboration with Communications Dept o Expansion of CRLA Tutor Certification o Currently provides tutor certification by service o Future expansion to create an umbrella certification program for all services