Structured Learning Assistance
What is Structured Learning Assistance?
SLA is a unique academic support program, offering students up to 45 hours per semester of extra time on task at no additional cost to the student. SLA workshops are designed to assist all students in successfully completing their coursework while adopting study strategies and utilizing additional practice time vital to academic success. SLA leaders likewise provide content-specific background information to assist students in making connections to course content in a collaborative atmosphere. Enrollment in SLA is voluntary, as students exercise the option to select course sections with SLA workshops during registration.
SLA Classes for spring semester 2013
Who is SLA aimed at?
SLA targets courses rather than any specific student population. Any student needing academic support or content reinforcement is encouraged to enroll in SLA courses.
Who must attend SLA sessions?
All students enrolled in an SLA section are encouraged to attend the workshop. However, workshop attendance is required for students whose course performance falls below the specific threshold as set by the course instructor.
Components of the SLA System:
- Fostering student effort
- Integration and application of learning and study strategies
- Collaboration among students
- Promoting student responsibility
- Faculty feedback