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					  Academic Success Center:
          Overview of Services


 1060 Hixson-Lied Student Success Center
                294-6624
           success@iastate.edu
     http://www.dso.iastate.edu/asc/
Academic Success Center  Iowa State University
          ASC Programs and Services:
• Skill-Based Development:
  – Academic Intervention and Consultations
  – PSYCH 131: Academic Success Seminar
  – Presentations and Workshops
     • Presentations by request for student groups
     • Workshops for Academic Success Peer Educators (student
       leaders)
• Course-Based Development:
  – Tutoring Services
  – Supplemental Instruction

          Academic Success Center  Iowa State University
       Academic Intervention &
       Consultations
• Students meet one-on-one with an academic
  consultant to discuss academic challenges.
• Any topic discussed, for example:
  –   Motivation
  –   Time Management
  –   Organization
  –   Study Strategies
• Consulting is always free!
• Refer students to call to make an appointment.
           Academic Success Center  Iowa State University
        Psychology 131
• Academic skills course
• Strategies for
   –   time management
   –   test-taking
   –   reading
   –   note-taking
• 1 credit, pass/fail
• Offered every semester for full, 1st half, and second half
  sections.
• new for Fall 2010: Web-based version of the course!

             Academic Success Center  Iowa State University
        Presentations, by Request
• Main presentation topics:                                 Online
   – Overview of the ASC services                          Request
                                                             Form
   – Time Management
   – Test Taking
   – Study Skills
   – Learning Styles
• For classes, student organizations, etc.
• Special requests may also be accommodated!
• We prefer to work with you to cater to your needs, or co-
  facilitate.            At least 1-week advanced notice is required!


             Academic Success Center  Iowa State University
       Academic Success Peer Educator
       Workshops
• Presentation topics focus on “training a leader”
  with:
  –   Learning styles                              Online
                                                  Schedule
  –   Transitioning into their position              and
                                                  Resources
  –   How to have 1-1 conversations
  –   Effective Study Groups/Environments
  –   15 more topics!

• For any student leader who serves students in an
  academic role.
           Academic Success Center  Iowa State University
      Supplemental Instruction
• Peer-facilitated study sessions
• Active learning strategies
• Three (or more) 50-minute sessions per week per
  SI Leader
• Always free and voluntary

Grades of SI participants are on average ½-1 full grade
    letter higher than students who do not attend!

          Academic Success Center  Iowa State University
      Tutoring Services
• Serve over 1700 students per semester
• Apply to GET a Tutor or BE a tutor
• Most tutoring sessions are groups of 2-4 students
• 1-2 tutoring meetings per week
• Funding available from many departments and
  organizations
• Apply online


          Academic Success Center  Iowa State University
      Our Website
          www.dso.iastate.edu/asc
• Find more information about all services and
  programs
• Submit forms/requests online
• Study guide handouts; resources for student leaders
• Supplemental Instruction schedule
• Schedule for workshops and presentations
• Links to other useful websites
          Academic Success Center  Iowa State University
     Academic Success Center



        294-6624
 www.dso.iastate.edu/asc
1060 Hixson-Lied Building
   success@iastate.edu



         Academic Success Center  Iowa State University

				
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