First Semester Seminar

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Athens Technical . College. Presenter: Dr. Tawana Mattox, FSSE Coordinator/Instructor. Goal 3:. Improve the culture of student success. Quick Review of FSSE. Quality Enhancement Plan Project for SACS Accreditation. ID: 584052 Download Presentation

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First Semester Seminar

Athens Technical CollegePresenter: Dr. Tawana Mattox, FSSE Coordinator/Instructor

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Goal 3:

Improve the culture of student success

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Quick Review of FSSE

Quality Enhancement Plan Project for SACS Accreditation

3-Credit Hybrid Class

Pilot took place Summer 2014

Full Scale – Fall 2014

Students required to take the class

New, first-time Athens Tech College students including transfer students with less than 60 hours

Probation students

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FSSE 1000 Learning Outcomes

Students

will demonstrate

appropriate communication skills.

Students

will be able to

apply time management

strategies.

Students

will be able to

identify effective

study

strategies

.

Students

will be able to

describe various student resources

at Athens Technical College that contribute to the educational experience.

Students

will create

an education and career plan with defined short-term and long-term goals.

Students

will

develop a College Success Portfolio.

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Who Do We Serve?

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Who do We Serve?

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Student Success

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Approximately 2,034 students were included in the start enrollment total for FSSE during its first full year of implementation with 1,804 students included in the end enrollment. From Fall Semester 2014 through Summer Semester 2015, there was a 3% decline in the number of students withdrawing from FSSE.

FSSE 1000

FALL 2014

Spring 2015

Summer 2015

Start Enrollment

1109

636

289

End Enrollment

974

567

263

Total Withdrawals Count

135

69

26

Total Withdrawals Percent

12%

11%

9%

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Successful Completion Rate

Approximately 1,303 students successfully completed FSSE in its first full year of implementation. A breakdown of students who successfully completed FSSE for each term follows. The successful completion rate improved from Fall Semester 2014 to Summer Semester 2015 by 16%.

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Students’ feedback Fall 2014 (first Cohort)

60 Courses Evaluated

38 Faculty Evaluated

538 Students participated out of 1,109 in the cohort

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Moving Ahead

What have we learned?

Generally

, the students liked the course and saw benefit in the

course. They appreciated faculty motivating them, sharing life stories and relating lectures to real life.

Generally, the students appreciated how the course was taught (PowerPoint lectures, cooperative learning, challenging).

Students appreciated feedback on assignments, to questions via email, 1:1 assistance, and time for completing assignments.

Overwhelmingly, students were pleased with instructors. Areas they demonstrated to be important were positive, enthusiastic, knowledgeable instructors.

Overwhelmingly, students felt there were too many online

assignments – no other major issues except assignments

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Moving Ahead – Revamp of FSSE 1000

Course update

FSSE Reflection

Papers

Before

FSSE Reflection Papers After

Assessment/Reflection

Papers:

Pre

-Assessment, Post Assessment, Emotional Intelligence, How You Learn, (Multiple Intelligences, Myers Briggs Personality Type, Learning Style), Educational, Career

Pre-Assessment,

Post Assessment, How You Learn, Career and Educational

Discussion Boards: 2

Discussion

Boards: 1

ePortfolio

resubmittals

Streamline

ePortfolio

with emphasis

on capstone or synthesizing what was learned

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Planning Ahead - Faculty development

On-going opportunities for faculty development

Understanding who we serve and ways to support these students

FSSE faculty are heavy contributors of Early Alerts

Review of services and opportunities on campus

Teaching Strategies

Review of Survey Data

Opportunity for feedback and input

Peer mentoring

Best practices shared by FSSE faculty/ co-facilitators of faculty development sessions

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Additional Comments

Fall

Semester 2015 data is not finalized at the time of this report. However, following is preliminary data from the first part of term (FPT) Fall Semester 2015.

A total of 58 sections were scheduled for Fall Semester 2015

Current total enrollment is at 1,035. This includes full-semester, first part of term, last part of term classes

FSSE enrollment indicates that FSSE is continuing on its positive trajectory. Withdrawal rates

continued

to drop

another 2% with

7% student withdrawal rate for FPT.

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Continued AssessmentQEP Annual Report – 5 Year Report

Division Meetings

Pre-Survey of ATC faculty understanding and perception of FSSE 1000

Post-Survey Question after reviewing the course

Final review of course and continuous communication

QEP

Assessment Plan

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Contact

Tawana Mattox – tmattox@athenstech.edu


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