Is there a good textbook for a college Student Success course?
As an instructor in a student success or college orientation course, you face some students without the skills, habits, time and mindset to succeed in college courses. On top of that, some may be resistant to what they consider a remedial course, probably without credit. To help almost all students succeed in their other courses, a conventional lecture/discussion class isn’t enough. We have found that a flipped classroom can deliver for 93% of students.
Flipped Student Success Course
The key is to have the students practice studying and learning in your classroom, as you coach them, one student at a time. The students’ evolve as they progressively master one assignment after another from our Power Learners Handbook and from their other courses. They experience that most learning happens as they practice and that practicing to mastery increases their learning rates. They learn faster and retain longer. In other words, they get smarter and school becomes easier. Read More