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Skoglund, Kirk; Wall, Timothy J.; Kiene, David – Learning Assistance Review, 2018
Supplemental Instruction (SI), a higher-education academic support program, targets challenging college courses and uses peer-led review sessions to develop academic skills, improve grades, influence persistence, and ultimately increase student retention (Arendale, 2001). The goals of this study were twofold: to determine if differences existed in…
Descriptors: College Freshmen, School Holding Power, Academic Persistence, Supplementary Education
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Lozada, Neva; Turner Johnson, Ane – Learning Assistance Review, 2018
This qualitative case study explores the experiences of former [Supplemental Instruction] SI leaders who worked at a four-year, private university in the Mid-Atlantic while completing their undergraduate degrees. The insights offered by participants through interviews and graphic elicitation reveal the ways in which serving as an SI leader…
Descriptors: Supplementary Education, Undergraduate Students, Student Leadership, Leadership Training
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Winograd, Greta; Verkuilen, Jay; Weingarten, Alison; Walker, Lucy – Learning Assistance Review, 2018
In this study, we examined academic outcomes among students from low-income and academically disadvantaged backgrounds who participated in the Educational Opportunity Program (EOP) at a selective four-year public comprehensive college in the Northeast. We found that provisionally admitted EOP students earned comparable first-semester grades and…
Descriptors: Educational Opportunities, Low Income Groups, Disadvantaged Youth, College Students
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James, Adrian; Moore, Lori – Learning Assistance Review, 2018
This article explored the learning styles and leadership styles of Supplemental Instruction (SI) leaders at Texas A&M University, and the impact of those preferences on recurring attendance to their sessions. The Learning Style Inventory, the Multifactor Leadership Questionnaire, and a demographic instrument were administered to SI leaders…
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, Leadership Styles, Experiential Learning, Transformational Leadership
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Trammell, Jack; Kourtidis, Joanna – Learning Assistance Review, 2018
Many administrators in Learning Assistance Programs (LAPs) have teaching duties, or take on teaching duties at some point in their careers. This study was designed to examine the impact of LAP experience on classroom pedagogy. A pilot study was utilized first through listservs and email chains to ask that question of LAP professionals. After…
Descriptors: Mixed Methods Research, Administrator Surveys, Program Effectiveness, Higher Education
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Payne, Emily Miller; Hodges, Russ; Hernandez, Elda Patricia – Learning Assistance Review, 2017
Students entering postsecondary education embody America's growing diversity. Rapid demographics shifts and changing student attendance patterns pose new challenges for higher education. Enrollment trends vary across states and regions with some areas seeing increased student populations while others are experiencing declining enrollments (Center…
Descriptors: Demography, Needs Assessment, Learning Centers (Classroom), Student Characteristics
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McDonald, Mary – Learning Assistance Review, 2017
For over four years, students enrolled in remedial writing classes who attended eight writing center tutorials directly linked to their assignments had an average pass rate of 95.6 percent, whereas students who did not attend any writing center tutorials had an average pass rate of 39.4 percent. These correlations are just that--correlations that…
Descriptors: Alignment (Education), Remedial Programs, Tutorial Programs, Writing Improvement
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Dufault, Katie H. – Learning Assistance Review, 2017
Decentralization is an effective approach for structuring campus learning and success centers. McShane & Von Glinow (2007) describe decentralization as "an organizational model where decision authority and power are dispersed among units rather than held by a single small group of administrators" (p. 237). A decentralized structure…
Descriptors: Partnerships in Education, Campuses, Administrative Organization, Models
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Hoff, Meagan A.; Hodges, Russ; Lin, Yuting; McConnell, Michael C. – Learning Assistance Review, 2017
The study explored usage patterns of the Learning Support Centers in Higher Education (LSCHE) web portal, an open educational resource (OER) that serves learning support center professionals. Results of an online survey taken by LSCHE users (N = 41) tracked their self-reported usage and perceived value of resources on the web portal, which…
Descriptors: Communities of Practice, Higher Education, Web Sites, Use Studies
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Blackwell, Stacey; Katzen, Sari; Patel, Nipa; Sun, Yan; Emenike, Mary – Learning Assistance Review, 2017
The authors introduce the Preparation in STEM Leadership Program at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey. This NSF-Funded program and research study creates a centralized training program for peer leaders that includes a battery of assessments to evaluate peer leaders' content knowledge, pedagogical knowledge, communication skills, and…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Peer Groups, STEM Education, Leadership Training
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Weirick, Joshua; Davis, Tracy; Lawson, Daniel – Learning Assistance Review, 2017
This case study examines the differences in comments offered by asynchronous online writing center consultants to L1 and L2 speakers and examines the potential disconnects in consultant perceptions of their practice. The researchers collected and coded sample papers and interviewed participants to contextualize data from the quantitative portion…
Descriptors: Writing (Composition), Laboratories, Computer Mediated Communication, Asynchronous Communication
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Mendes, Skyler H.; Fede, Jacquelyn H.; Wilks, Megan B. – Learning Assistance Review, 2017
The aim of this analysis was to determine from a pilot project whether a new style of course-connected learning support for students in gateway STEM courses could be more successful on the University of Rhode Island's campus than the traditional Supplemental Instruction (SI) model. The new model, Weekly Tutoring Groups (WTG), addressed several of…
Descriptors: Pilot Projects, STEM Education, College Students, Teaching Methods
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VanderLind, Ren – Learning Assistance Review, 2017
Learning can be hindered by students' mental health. Given the increased reports of mental health concerns among college students, it is imperative that we understand how best to provide supports to this population to help them learn and succeed. This is particularly significant given the body of research that demonstrates how mental illness may…
Descriptors: Mental Health, Mental Disorders, Correlation, Learning
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Whisler, Laurel; Anderson, Rachel; Brown, Jenai – Learning Assistance Review, 2017
This article explains a program design and planning process using the Value Creation Framework (VCF) developed by Wenger, Trayner, and de Laat (2011). The framework involves identifying types of value or benefit for those involved in the program, conditions and activities that support creation of that value, data that measure whether the value was…
Descriptors: Program Design, Planning, Value Judgment, Peer Teaching
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Toms, Marcia – Learning Assistance Review, 2016
The material in this article is a compilation of the results of an National College Learning Center Association (NCLCA) study conducted by Dr. Marcia Toms under the auspices of NC State University which came from 211 unique institutions during the Spring of 2014. Invitations to complete the survey were sent to all past and present NCLCA members as…
Descriptors: Surveys, Questionnaires, Benchmarking, Geographic Regions
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