Who are "Underprepared" Students and How Can We Prepare Them for College Success? (EDU461V)

Presented By: Joe Cuseo
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90 minutes
Wed, April 27, 2016
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Event Description

Identify 'Underprepared' Students and Prepare Them for College Success

Increasingly, students are entering colleges and universities without the basic skills to succeed academically. Higher education must itself become better prepared to handle the influx of underprepared students and students "at risk" for attrition.

Join this session by expert speaker Joe Cuseo to acquire knowledge and practical tools for addressing the issue of student preparedness and get success strategies for underprepared students in college. This session will cover the following target areas:

  • Basic academic skills
  • Academic motivation
  • Educational direction
  • Effective learning and college-going strategies
  • Non-academic (personal) factors that affect success and progress of students

Session Highlights:

  • How should "underprepared" be defined, determined, and assessed?
  • What are the key forms or varieties of student under-preparedness?
  • Who are the most underprepared and "at risk" students?
  • Why are students underprepared?
  • What can colleges and universities do to raise students' level of preparedness before college entry, during their initial transition to college, and at key points later in their college experience?

Bonus Resources:

  • "At-Risk" Student Characteristics Associated with College Attrition
  • New Strategies for Promoting Student Success through Remedial & Developmental Education;
  • Academic Support Strategies for Promoting Student Retention & Achievement during the First Year of College and Beyond
  • Early-Alert Programs: Purposes, Pitfalls, & Potential
  • Academic Advisement & Student Retention: Empirical Connections and Systemic Interventions
  • Advising Undecided Students: Research and Practice
  • Motivating Students in the College Classroom: Strategies for Stimulating Students Interest in Academic Learning

Who Should Attend

  • Instructional Faculty
  • Educators Working To Support Student Engagement, Learning, And Success Beyond The Classroom
  • Counselors
  • Academic Advisors
  • Coaches
  • Administrators
  • Resident Hall Staff
  • Instructional Deans
  • Student Services/Affairs
  • Directors Of Advising
  • Advisors For At-Risk Populations
  • Faculty Advisors
  • Retention Specialists
  • Department Chairs

(*) Above is single user price, for multiple users,
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About Our Speaker(s)

Joe Cuseo
Joe Cuseo holds a doctoral degree in Educational Psychology and Assessment from the University of Iowa and is Professor Emeritus of Psychology at Marymount College (California)-where for more than 25 years he directed the first-year seminar-a core course required of all new students.  He is a 14-time recipient of the ... More info

 
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