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Academic Expectations, Resources, and Support for Your Student. Cindy Bourne : Math & Science Centre and Supplemental Learning Amanda Brobbel : Library/Writing Centre Laura Prada Silva : First-Year Experience program Jamie Yamaoka : Advising & Involvement Centre
Cindy Bourne: Math & Science Centre and Supplemental Learning
Amanda Brobbel: Library/Writing Centre
Laura Prada Silva: First-Year Experience program
Jamie Yamaoka: Advising & Involvement Centre
Deanna Roberts: Disability Resource Centre
Focuses on high risk classes
Assigns a successful senior student (SL leader) to the class
SL leader attends all lectures
SL leader facilitates out of class sessions to work with material
SL is well attended – more than 2900 – Sept 15 to Oct 31
5 or more SL sessions make a difference
SL has had a direct impact on retention
SL is offered in Chem, Math, Physics, Applied Science (1st year Engineering), Psychology, and a number of other classes
Tutoring for first and second year math, science, and Engineering
Tutors are senior students and grad students
Tutors are recommended by faculty
Back to Basics
Located in Library 243 (north entrance of library)
Open: Mon – Thurs 10 – 6; Fri 10 - 4
Writing support for all undergraduate students for any kind of assignment at any stage of the process
Writing Consultants (all upper level or graduate students)
Book an appointment on-line: http://library.ok.ubc.ca/wrs/wrc/wrc-appointments/
On-line writing support 24/7 through WriteAway!
Research support always available at the Library front desk
Create: Comprehensive orientation program for all new students
Spark: Extended orientation program designed to welcome back our returning students and introduce our programs and services to New-to-UBC students
First Year Experience: Peer mentoring program for all new UBCO students
CollegiaProgram: Program to serve commuter students
Food Exchange: Donation-based program for those who need them – for free!
PATH Program: Leadership education program for student l leaders
Student Leadership Conference
Determining best use of electives
Essential tools for degree planning
Dealing with disappointing grades
Academic Success – coaching on study skills, exam strategies, etc.
Impacts of withdrawals or failed courses
Explaining UBC O policies and procedures
Connecting students with campus partners who can further assist them
Who Do We See at the DRC?
What Do We Do at the DRC?
Distraction reduced environment
Specialized seating in class
Priority placement on-campus housing
Disability parking pass
Show interest in their assignments, deadlines
Ask them to describe some of their challenges
Ask them how they prepare for papers etc…
Remind them that they KNOW a lot or they would not be here
Remind them that we have resources…lots of them
Cindy Bourne – Manager, Academic Resources
Amanda Brobbel -
Laura Prada – Silva