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Student Success Project. P 3 : Past, Present, Projected Santa Monica College April 30, 2001 Brenda Johnson-Benson Judy Penchansky Erica LeBlanc Merril Simon Esau Tovar. Need for Project. To address the high probationary rates and low persistence rates of SMC students

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student success project

Student Success Project

P3: Past, Present, Projected

Santa Monica College

April 30, 2001

Brenda Johnson-Benson

Judy Penchansky

Erica LeBlanc

Merril Simon

Esau Tovar

need for project
Need for Project
  • To address the high probationary rates and low persistence rates of SMC students
    • Using an innovative orientation program and specialized instructional modules, the projectexamined the effect on first semester students’ GPA, Retention, Persistence and Probationary status
interventions
Interventions
  • Special Orientation
    • Presented by teams of counseling and instructional faculty
    • 7.5 hours (vs. control group of 2 hours)
    • Available for course credit
interventions con t
Interventions (con’t.)
  • Classes Offered:
    • Collaboratively taught English &math classes
    • Courses from other disciplines
    • Student Success Seminar (Human Development 20)
  • Out-of-Class Activities
interventions cont d
Interventions(cont’d.)
  • Follow-up Services
    • Follow-up Orientation
    • Developmental Advising/

Counseling (academic,

personal, & career)

results
Results

Highlights:

  • Participants in the SSP Orientation are more likely to:
    • complete a greater number of units
    • attain a higher GPA
    • be retained
    • persist
    • have lower academic and lack of progress probation rates
highlights lowlights cont d
Highlights/ Lowlights(cont’d)

Lowlights:

  • The two factors most often  mentioned by students as  success inhibitors were:

(1) job responsibilities and

(2) commuting

  • Challenges working with individual faculty
ssp grant year 2
SSP Grant Year 2
  • Continue to track SSP students in study groups and compare their outcome with those who attend the general orientation or no orientation at all.
  • Provide more inservice training to student services faculty and increased use of intrusive advisement.
  • Provide professional development for faculty on teaching/learning approaches with special emphasis on collaborative learning.
  • Implement out-of-class activities that promote collaborative approaches and relate to in-class learning/assignments.
next steps new grant
Next Steps…(new grant)
  • Develop program that uses successful SSP interventions with first-time probationary students:
    • Outreach
    • “Re-Orientation”
    • Solution-Focused Advisement
    • Collaboratively Taught Classes
    • Academic & Social Integration
needed resources
Needed Resources
  • Personnel
    • Project Director (1 full-time)
    • Counselors (4 half-time)
    • Supportstaff:
      • Secretarial support
      • Counseling aides
      • Teaching assistants
      • Student workers
funding sources
Funding Sources
  • FII Grant (plan to apply)
  • Matriculation
  • Title III
  • District
  • PFE
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