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Senior Seminar. A Model for Preparing Upward Bound Seniors for College COE Annual Conference September 11, 2009. Choices of Successful Students. Y. Say?. Think?. What do they…. Do?. Personal responsibility Self-motivation Self-management Interdependence. Self-awareness

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Senior seminar

Senior Seminar

A Model for Preparing Upward Bound Seniors for College

COE Annual Conference

September 11, 2009


Choices of successful students

Choices of Successful Students

Y

Say?

Think?

What do they…

Do?


On course principles skip downing choices of successful students

Personal responsibility

Self-motivation

Self-management

Interdependence

Self-awareness

Life-long learning

Emotional intelligence

Believe in themselves

On Course PrinciplesSkip DowningChoices of Successful Students


Language of responsibility

Victim’s Response

Blaming

Complaining

Excusing

Repeating behavior

RESULT:

Seldom achieves goals

Creator’s Response

Seeking solutions

Taking action

Trying something new

RESULT:

Often achieves goals

Language of Responsibility


Path to senior seminar summer sessions

Path to Senior Seminar(Summer Sessions)


Senior year experience

Senior Year Experience


Senior seminar resources

Senior Seminar Resources

Expectations & Forms

Syllabus

Format & Activities


Expectations forms

Expectations & Forms

  • Policies and Guidelines

  • Student and Parent Agreement

  • Responsibilities and Rubric

  • Bridge Participation Agreement

  • Portfolio Content

    Additional copies available at:

    http://www.hope.edu/admin/upbound/PDFs/2009-2010/COE_Presentation_Resources.pdf


Syllabus

Syllabus

  • On Course Principles

  • On Course Benefits

    • Learner-centered

    • Personal responsibility

    • Relevant


On course reflections

On Course Reflections

  • Pre & Post Assessments

  • Session evaluations included:

    1. Rate the helpfulness/usefulness of

    today’s information…

    2. Identify new ideas/information

    learned today…

    3. How will this information help you

    in preparing for and transitioning to

    college?

  • 95% of Class of 2009: “Very helpful/beneficial”


References resources

References & Resources

  • Downing, S. (2008). On Course: Strategies for Creating Success in College and in Life. Boston, New York: Houghton Mifflin Company.

  • http://www.hope.edu/admin/upbound/

  • www.oncourseworkshop.com

  • http://www.oncourseworkshop.com/Student%20Success%20Strategies.htm


Senior seminar

Yolanda A. VegaHope College TRiO Upward Bound263 College Ave.Holland, MI 49423Phone: (616) 395-7745Fax: (616) [email protected]


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