Programs for Students Experiencing Academic Difficulty
The Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning offers several courses and programs for students experiencing academic difficulties. The focus of these programs is to help students develop more effective study skills and habits that lead to improved academic performance and ultimately, the successful completion of an undergraduate degree. Please see the programs below.
Contractual Readmission Program
Beginning in spring 2012, students that are academically suspended at the end of the semester may continue their enrollment without sitting out a semester by choosing to participate in the Contractual Readmission Program. The Contractual Readmission Program offers additional support to students but requires a higher level of commitment and academic performance in return. This option is available only to students that are academically suspended, not dismissed, and requires an application process.
EDHE 101, Academic Skills for College
This course is mandatory for freshmen who go on probation after their first fall semester at the University. Offered in the spring semester, it is designed to help students become self-regulated learners. The course facilitates the development of strategic study skills and behaviors, as well as increased self-awareness and deliberate, introspective goal setting.
EDHE 202, Fundamentals of Active Learning
Students returning from academic suspension or dismissal, whether as a result of a successful petition, time away from the University, successful summer terms, or by participating in the Contractual Readmission Program must enroll in EDHE 202, Fundamentals of Active Learning during their first regular (fall or spring) semester back. EDHE 202 is a 2-credit pass/fail class that requires students to (1) participate in weekly meetings, (2) log study hours in Hill Hall Room 201, and (3) complete weekly planner checks. Students must repeat the course until a passing grade is recorded and after being re-dismissed.
The Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning offers assistance to currently enrolled students in addition to the programs described above. To learn about those services, see Resources for Students.