Everyone! However, certain groups of students might find meeting with an Academic coach especially useful, including:
Workshops are available to all La Salle students every semester, and some workshops are offered online. Topics may include the following academic strategy and writing topics:
This workshop will help students develop effective time management strategies.
Mathematics, chemistry, physics, and accounting (to name a few disciplines) require that students not only understand concepts but also apply that understanding to solving problems. This workshop will address active study strategies that can help students better learn and prepare for exams in these classes.
This workshop will address active reading (for various types of texts), learning from lecture, preparing for discussion, and studying for exams.
This workshop will help students make a new game plan for improving their grades in the second half of the semester by reconsidering and strengthening their time management, reading, organization, and study strategies.
This workshop will help students better prepare for finals and the end of the semester.
This workshop will help students acquire basic information about APA style and how to use it appropriately and effectively in their writing.
The Academic Coach/Learning Instructor also conducts individual appointments with students. During these meetings, students should bring in their calendar of planner and any relevant class materials such as syllabi, notes, past assignments, old exams, or texts. The Academic Coach/Learning Instructor then works with students to: