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Academic Success Center:
Overview of Services
1060 Hixson-Lied Student Success Center
515-294-6624
[email protected]
http://www.dso.iastate.edu/asc/
Academic Success Center  Iowa State University
What is the ASC?
"Creating
relationships and
providing services
to enhance
students' learning
and academic
success"
Academic Success Center  Iowa State University
ASC Programs and Services:
• Skill-Based Development:
– Academic Intervention and Coaching
– PSYCH 131: “Academic Learning Skills” 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 & Coaching
• Students meet one-on-one with an academic coach
to discuss academic challenges.
• Any topic discussed, for example:
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Motivation
Time Management
Organization
Study Strategies
• Coaching is always free!
• Refer students to call to make an appointment.
Academic Success Center  Iowa State University
Psychology 131
• 1 credit seminar based on development of academic skills
• Course outcomes emphasize:
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Goal setting and motivation
Time management
Study skills (like reading, note-taking, test-preparation)
Campus relationships
Campus resources
• Offered every semester
Academic Success Center  Iowa State University
Presentations, by Request
• Main presentation topics:
Online
Request
– Overview of the ASC services
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 cofacilitate.
At least 1-week advanced notice is required!
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
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Serves thousands of students per semester
Apply to GET a Tutor or BE a Tutor
Tutoring occurs in groups of 2-4 students
1-2 tutoring meetings per week
$4 per hour, but 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
515-294-6624
www.dso.iastate.edu/asc
1060 Hixson-Lied Building
[email protected]
Academic Success Center  Iowa State University

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