2016-2017 Highlights

A note of appreciation is extended to all staff, faculty and students for their support.

ASC/SLA Contacts

  • The ASC and SLA served 3,155 students with 48,454 contacts in 2016-2017.
  • SLA served 862 students in Fall 2016 and 688 students in Spring 2017, for a total of 1,550.
  • SLA offered 15 courses with 37 sections in Fall 2016; Spring of 2017 SLA was offered in 15 courses and 30 sections.
    https://ferris.edu/HTMLS/academics/sla/reports/

SLA Noteworthy Courses – 2016/2017

FALL:

  • The pass rate for SLA in ACCT 201 was 100% which was 20% higher than the non-SLA sections.
  • The pass rate for SLA in BIOL 121 was 85% which was 5% higher than the SLA control group.
  • The pass rate for SLA in EEET 114 was 72% which was 5% higher than last fall.
  • The pass rate for SLA in CHEM 103 was 92% which was 4 % higher than last fall.
  • The pass rate for SLA in CHEM 114 was 86% which was 7% higher than the SLA control group.
  • The pass rate for SLA in CHEM 231 was 73% which was 8% higher than last fall.
  • The pass rate for SLA in MATH 110 was 78% which was 32% higher than the SLA control group.
  • The pass rate for SLA in MATH 115 was 88% which was 9% higher than the SLA control group.

SPRING:

  • The pass rate for SLA in MATH 010 was 69% which was 12% higher than last spring.
  • The pass rate for SLA in MATH 115 was 75% which was 3% higher than the SLA control group.
  • The pass rate for SLA in MATH 226 was 97% which was 10% higher than last spring.
  • The pass rate for SLA in RADI 143 was 100% with 0 withdrawals and 0 failures.
  • The pass rate for SLA in CHEM 103 was 87% which was 4% higher than last spring.

ASC Collaborations

Culture of Learning and Student Success is Evolving

  • 3rd Annual Celebration of National Tutoring Week
  • 3rd Annual End of the Semester Celebrations, Fall and Spring Semesters
  • Students are coming in to use the ASC as a study area, enjoying the popcorn and atmosphere.

Academic Success Fairs

  • The 11th Annual Fall Academic Success Fair, September 2016, with 300 students participating. There were 10 departments from across campus represented.

Faculty Resources

Identifying Classroom, Workshop, Flex, Center, and SLA Tutors

ASC Satisfaction Survey

  • Tutoring sessions “met or exceeded the expectations” of 99% of those surveyed.
  • Students surveyed felt their grade had “improved as a result of coming in for tutoring.”

ASC Speaker Series

  • 501 students served in the Fall Semester
  • 72 students served in the Spring Semester

Presentations

  • Presentations of the ASC's services were made in on and off campus venues such as conferences, symposiums and workshops.
  • Study skills presentations have been made in various classrooms.

Awards

The ASC staff received the Outstanding Team Leadership Award.