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Plan: Academic Success Center

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Mission Statement: Mission: The Great Basin College Academic Success Center is dedicated to assisting students in becoming skilled, independent learners.
To provide students of Great Basin College (GBC) the tools they need to succeed academically by tutoring in the general education areas: math, science, English, and foreign languages -- by furnishing computer access and aid;to provide the faculty of GBC with options for assisting those students needing additional help; and to provide the educational institution of GBC with additional opportunities to meet its academic goals.
GOALS
1.  Goal: Establishing the Academic Success Center (ASC) as an integral part of the GBC academic environment. (Theme 1)

Last changed on 05/04/2011 by Barbra Moss

  OBJECTIVES
  1.1  Objective: To provide support to GBC students by providing free workshops in a variety of subjects such as: study skills, time management, procrastination, note taking, WebCampus tutorial, etc.

Last changed on 04/09/2013 by Jessica Russell

Status: Ongoing

    ACTION PLAN  
    1.1.1  Task: Identifying the person to teach each workshop.

Last changed on 09/27/2012 by Jessica Russell

Status: Completed

    1.1.2  Task: Identify the best time slots for the modules.
The time slots for live workshops are 12:00pm, and all workshops are now available online anytime.

Last changed on 04/09/2013 by Jessica Russell

Status: Completed

    1.1.3  Task: To inform the various entities on campus of this new opportunity for students.

Last changed on 04/09/2013 by Jessica Russell

Status: Ongoing

    1.1.4  Task: To publicize to the students this new learning opportunity.

Last changed on 04/09/2013 by Jessica Russell

Status: Ongoing

    1.1.5  Task: To encourage student learning in the modules.

Last changed on 04/09/2013 by Jessica Russell

Status: Ongoing

2.  Goal: Providing knowledge and professional tutoring (Theme 1)

Last changed on 05/20/2010 by Barbra Moss

  OBJECTIVES
  2.1  Objective: To create and implement an ongoing tutor training program.

Last changed on 09/11/2012 by Jessica Russell

Status: Ongoing

    ACTION PLAN  
    2.1.1  Task: A training manual needs to be created.

Last changed on 04/09/2013 by Jessica Russell

Status: Completed

    2.1.2  Task: Conduct training sessions on ASC and Testing Center protocols for all tutors, proctors, and ASC staff at least once yearly with frequent mini-trainings.

Last changed on 04/09/2013 by Jessica Russell

Status: Ongoing

    2.1.3  Task: Assess the success of the training sessions through student satisfaction surveys.

Last changed on 04/09/2013 by Jessica Russell

Status: Ongoing

  2.2  Objective: To aid students with their writing and math skills in a meaningful manner in accordance with new federal mandates governing developmental education.

Last changed on 04/09/2013 by Jessica Russell

Status: Ongoing

    ACTION PLAN  
    2.2.1  Task: Implentation of ASC and Testing Center evaluations.

Last changed on 04/09/2013 by Jessica Russell

Status: Ongoing

    2.2.2  Task: Monitor student progress.

Last changed on 04/09/2013 by Jessica Russell

Status: Ongoing

3.  Goal: Provide professional development and space (Theme 1)

Last changed on 05/04/2011 by Barbra Moss

  OBJECTIVES
  3.1  Objective: To establish basic skill level for all tutors.

Last changed on 04/09/2013 by Jessica Russell

Status: Ongoing

    ACTION PLAN  
    3.1.1  Task: Work closely with department chairs to ensure tutors are adequately prepared to assist students with current course material.

Last changed on 04/09/2013 by Jessica Russell

Status: Ongoing

    3.1.2  Task: Tutors will be monitored and assessed to verify their skill level.

Last changed on 04/09/2013 by Jessica Russell

Status: Ongoing

  3.2  Objective: Eliminated

Last changed on 04/09/2013 by Jessica Russell

  3.3  Objective: To facilitate tutor and faculty development.

Last changed on 04/09/2013 by Jessica Russell

Status: Ongoing

    ACTION PLAN  
    3.3.1  Task: Rewrite protocols for the hiring of tutors.

Last changed on 04/09/2013 by Jessica Russell

Status: Completed

    3.3.2  Task: To provide space at all ASC locations for both tutor and faculty development.

Last changed on 04/09/2013 by Jessica Russell

Status: Ongoing

    3.3.3  Task: To target topics to enhance professional developmental.

Last changed on 04/09/2013 by Jessica Russell

Status: Ongoing

  3.4  Objective: Provide tutoring services more efficiently and effectively in all academic subjects for students with fewer hours and less staff.

Last changed on 09/09/2013 by Beth Clifton

Status: Ongoing

    ACTION PLAN  
    3.4.1  Task: To analyze Appointment Plus and Access database statistics

Last changed on 04/09/2013 by Jessica Russell

Status: Ongoing

    3.4.2  Task: To monitor student progress tracking.

Last changed on 04/09/2013 by Jessica Russell

Status: Ongoing

    3.4.3  Task: To target topics best suited to needs for professional development.

Last changed on 04/09/2013 by Jessica Russell

Status: Ongoing

4.  Goal: Provide students and faculty with a working system to make, keep, and track appointments. (Theme 1)

Last changed on 02/03/2011 by Barbra Moss

  OBJECTIVES
  4.1  Objective: To enhance symbiotic record keeping and appointment scheduling for students,faculty, and others providing student services in the Academic Success Center

Last changed on 04/09/2013 by Jessica Russell

Status: Ongoing

    ACTION PLAN  
    4.1.1  Task: To improve and enhance ASC website

Last changed on 04/09/2013 by Jessica Russell

Status: Ongoing

  4.2  Objective: Eliminated

Last changed on 04/09/2013 by Jessica Russell

  4.3  Objective: To reinforce academic standards and goals.

Last changed on 04/09/2013 by Jessica Russell

Status: Ongoing

    ACTION PLAN  
    4.3.1  Task: Eliminated

Last changed on 04/09/2013 by Jessica Russell

  4.4  Objective: To improve student retention and success rates through services offered.

Last changed on 04/09/2013 by Jessica Russell

Status: Ongoing

    ACTION PLAN  
    4.4.1  Task: To work with all developmental classes to support their efforts.

Last changed on 09/27/2012 by Jessica Russell

Status: Ongoing

    4.4.2  Task: To offer faculty access to student visit history, student notes, and performance in relationship to their tutor usage.

Last changed on 04/09/2013 by Jessica Russell

Status: Ongoing

    4.4.3  Task: To provide students with a facility that is conducive to learning. Class texts, printers, scanner, computers will be available to all GBC students in the ASC.

Last changed on 10/18/2012 by Jessica Russell

Status: Ongoing

5.  Goal: To provide testing and computer services to the community. (Theme 2) (|Revised|04/09/2013|Jessica Russell| )

Last changed on 04/09/2013 by Jessica Russell

  OBJECTIVES
  5.1  Objective: Offer testing services to ECSD in order to build bridges between secondary education and post-secondary education entities in northern Nevada.

Last changed on 04/09/2013 by Jessica Russell

Status: Ongoing

    ACTION PLAN  
    5.1.1  Task: Provide time/space/staff to administer the Accuplacer to all ECSD juniors and seniors.

Added on 04/09/2013 by Jessica Russell

Status: Ongoing

  5.2  Objective: Offer testing services to companies in northern Nevada that need proctoring services in order to build bridges between GBC and local corporations.

Last changed on 04/09/2013 by Jessica Russell

Status: Ongoing

    ACTION PLAN  
    5.2.1  Task: Provide time/space/staff to administer tests for local businesses.

Added on 04/09/2013 by Jessica Russell

Status: Ongoing

    5.2.2  Task: Become certified to proctor the different tests needed by the community.

Last changed on 04/09/2013 by Jessica Russell

Status: Ongoing





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