Why Strategies For Learning Success

1486 WordsMay 19, 20156 Pages
Introduction As the author of this paper I, Ashiane Odoms, I would like to present my opinion on why Strategies for Learning Success (SLS) introduction to college is important in postsecondary education. SLS will teach you to become more familiar with the concept of college and how to adapt to the adult setting. SLS shows you academic strategies such as making use of your time, taking notes, set attainable goals, and etc. SLS also help you learn about yourself by helping you discover your learning styles, self-concept, and values. SLS will show you tips how to become a successful student, inside and outside of the classroom. At Brevard Community College in Cocoa, FL from 2004 to 2007 there was a survey on First-Time in college fall term college-prep and college students. It was based on the retention rate of students who passed SLS with a “D” or higher compared to the students who didn’t take SLS. The results were 5.7 percent more of the students who took SLS in FTIC college-prep graduated by spring 2009 than students who didn’t take the course (On course workshop). The survey token place in BCC is just one of many schools that show the same results. “Getting Started” SLS will benefit you in the P.O.W.E.R learning process. SLS will teach the systematically goal-setting strategy. P as in prepare. We all do some form of planning. First, set long-term and short-term goals. Short-term goals are limiting steps toward the accomplishment of long-term goals. Long-term goals are

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