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Our Mission: To prepare students for success in college-level coursework. Transitions Lab. 402-437-2660. Transition Advisors: Geriann Rada grada@southeast.edu Kelly Dance kdance@southeast.edu Kristi Lawrence klawrence@southeast.edu. The Transition Lab provides services to students who:

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Our Mission:

To prepare students for success in college-level coursework

Transitions Lab

402-437-2660

  • Transition Advisors:
  • Geriann Radagrada@southeast.edu
  • Kelly Dancekdance@southeast.edu
  • Kristi Lawrenceklawrence@southeast.edu
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The Transition Lab provides services to students who:

  • Have 1 or more COMPASS scores in 1.) Pre-foundation Level and/or 2.) Foundations Level
  • Believe scores don’t reflect their skills and want to refresh skills and re-test
  • Want to “brush up” for an upcoming mathematics, reading, or writing course
  • Are motivated and willing to commit the time needed for an Accelerated Math or English course

Which Students?

402-437-2660

  • Transition Advisors:
  • Geriann Radagrada@southeast.edu
  • Kelly Dancekdance@southeast.edu
  • Kristi Lawrenceklawrence@southeast.edu
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The Transition Lab offers the following services:

  • Consultation, Planning, and Preparation
  • Quick Start Curriculum

Services Offered

402-437-2660

  • Transition Advisors:
  • Geriann Radagrada@southeast.edu
  • Kelly Dancekdance@southeast.edu
  • Kristi Lawrenceklawrence@southeast.edu

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It is a minimum 10-hour workshop in basic academic skills.

  • Quick Start utilizes software to improve skills and measure progress in reading, writing, and mathematics, as well as technology and keyboarding.
  • Work is completed in the Transition Lab, located in the LRC, under direct supervision of an advisor.
  • Students who earn a “P” will receive: 1.) a Continuing Education Unit certificate (CEU).2.) COMPASS Test waiver to retake/take the test.
  • Cost $20

Quick Start

402-437-2660

  • Transition Advisors:
  • Geriann Radagrada@southeast.edu
  • Kelly Dancekdance@southeast.edu
  • Kristi Lawrenceklawrence@southeast.edu
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Location

  • The Transitions Lab is located in the Learning Resource Center (LRC) at SCC Lincoln Campus.

Hours

  • Open lab with advisors
      • M-Th: 9:00am-7:00pm
      • Fri: 9:00am-5:00pm
      • By appointment
  • Open lab only – LRC Hours
      • Monday-Thursday: 7:30 a – 9:00 p
      • Friday: 7:30 a – 5:00 p
      • Saturday: 7:45 – Noon
      • Sunday: Closed

Contact us

402-437-2660

  • Transition Advisors:
  • Geriann Radagrada@southeast.edu
  • Kelly Dancekdance@southeast.edu
  • Kristi Lawrenceklawrence@southeast.edu
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First Term

  • 176 Advising Sessions
  • 67 Enrolled
    • 53 Active
    • 5 Non-Active
    • 9 Completed

May 2, 2012 – July 6, 2012

9 completions
9 Completions

7 have registered for college credit classes at SCC.

1 is attending HastingsCC.

1 is studying to retake the COMPASS again.

  • Entry Level
  • 5 Foundations
  • 4 Pre-Foundations
  • Average COMPASS Point Increase/Decrease by subject
  • Writing: 7.2
  • Reading: 13
  • Pre-Algebra: (-2)
  • Algebra: 19
student profile
Student Profile
  • Age
    • Average 30 years
    • Range 17-65 years
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • 3 % American Indian
    • 9 % Asian
    • 19% Black/African American
    • 8% Hispanic/Latino
    • 61% White
  • Gender
    • 51% Female
    • 49% Male

Students from a variety of countries: Iraq, Iran, Vietnam, Sudan, Columbia, United States.

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Students’ Entry Level and Subject

Current Entry Level:

  • Pre-COMPASS: 5
  • Pre-Foundations: 23
  • Foundations: 37
  • College-Level: 2

*Subjects:

  • Math: 49
  • Writing: 32
  • Reading: 23
  • Technology: 3
  • Keyboarding: 1

*Students are able to select one or more subjects to work in.

outreach to quick start students
Outreach to Quick Start Students

Weekly emails to Quick Start students

Contacting COMPASS Testers

Advisements at Pre-Foundation Orientation

On-going advising

Referrals to Career Advisors

Assisting with Registration and applying for Admission

Follow-up with students

Tutoring assistance

Toolbox

outreach to testers
Outreach to Testers

SOUTHEAST COMMUNITY COLLEGE

Weekly emails to Quick Start students

Contacting COMPASS Testers

Advisements at Pre-Foundation Orientation

On-going advising

Referrals to Career Advisors

Assisting with Registration and applying for Admission

Follow-up with students

Tutoring assistance

Toolbox

www.southeast.edu

outreach at pre foundation orientation
Outreach at Pre-Foundation Orientation
  • For students scoring above 6.0 on T.A.B.E. Test:
    • Next step Advisement offered at Orientation
        • Quick Start Class offered to increase skills
        • Application process discussed
        • Programs of study and classes discussed
        • Help with registering for classes

Weekly emails to Quick Start students

Contacting COMPASS Testers

Advisements at Pre-Foundation Orientation

On-going advising

Referrals to Career Advisors

Assisting with Registration and applying for Admission

Follow-up with students

Tutoring assistance

Toolbox

connections
Connections
  • On-going advising with students
  • Referrals to Career Advisors
  • Assisting with Applying for Admissions and Registration
  • Follow-up with students

Weekly emails to Quick Start students

Contacting COMPASS Testers

Advisements at Pre-Foundation Orientation

On-going advising

Referrals to Career Advisors

Assisting with Registration and applying for Admission

Follow-up with students

Tutoring assistance

Toolbox

toolbox
Toolbox
  • Building Resources: a work in progress
    • Tutoring
        • By Advisors and Volunteers
    • Toolbox
        • COMPASS Practice Test
        • Capstone Writing Assignment
        • Math Assessment
            • 0900
            • 0950

Weekly emails to Quick Start students

Contacting COMPASS Testers

Advisements at Pre-Foundation Orientation

On-going advising

Referrals to Career Advisors

Assisting with Registration and applying for Admission

Follow-up with students

Tutoring assistance

Toolbox

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Student Success Stories!!!

  • Moved to US when she was 16 years old (2001)
  • ESL in High School
  • Attended a Jr. College in KS (few classes)
  • Interested in Paramedics or Healthcare
  • COMPASS Scores:
      • Math:20 (Pre-Foundation)
      • Reading: 40 (Pre-Foundation)
      • Writing: 18 (ENGL 0845)
  • Studied in Quick Start for 10 hours
  • Re-Tested
      • Math 25 (MATH 0900)
      • Reading: 69 (ENGL 0850)
      • Writing: 52 (ENGL 0980)
  • Vanessa Ferrin
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Student Success Stories!!!

  • Mother of 3 children
  • Military Wife
  • Very active in the community
  • Met me at the Continuing Education Instructor/Volunteer In-Service
  • Volunteered to help ABE students to improve their scores and her own.
  • Worked 2/week for 2 hour sessions to complete Quick Start for a total of 12 hours.
  • Test anxiety
  • Tested TABE instead of COMPASS
  • Enrolled in ENGL Comp and Psychology for Summer Quarter
  • Keenya Barnes-Heyward