Best Learning Center Practices to Support Online Student Success and Retention

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Event Date/Time: Jan 26, 2010 End Date/Time: Jan 26, 2010
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Best Learning Center Practices to Support Online Student Success and Retention January 26, 2010 online (1-3pm EST) Host: Innovative Educators NOTE: Payment is not required prior to event date. The recording is included in the registration fee and is accessible for one full year following the live event. Learning assistance personnel face a challenge as campus students enroll in online courses. Online students need specific learning and study strategies support for online course success. Online Instructors need a learning assistance perspective to consider how to support student learning. This presentation looks at some promising learning center practices that can be implemented or strengthened 1) to involve learning center administration and staff in helping campus students enrolled in online courses, and 2) to assist course developers and instructors to consider integrating learning assistance support into their online courses. Objectives: 1) How learning center administration and staff can provide campus students with online course learning and study strategies for academic success. 2) How learning center administration and staff can provide campus course designers and instructors with ways to increase online student retention and success. 3) How learning center administration and staff can impact on district and state distance education to consider partnering with them for online student retention and success. Who should attend? Learning Center administration and staff, online course designers and instructors, distance education administrative personnel. Who is the speaker? Frank Christ is the founder and co-director of the Winter Institutes for Learning Assistance Professionals and has been actively involved with learning assistance and learning centers for the past 40 years. He was the founder and past coordinator (1972-1990) of the award-winning Learning Assistance Support System at CSU Long Beach. Frank is also a founder and past president of the Western College Reading Association, now known as the College Reading and Learning Association and a member of NCLCA. Enquiries: pam@ieinfo.org

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