Meet weekly, one-on-one, with an instructor to learn about college-level study skills to complement your academic goals.
Instructor-led Academic Coaching is fee-based and designed for first- and second-year students transitioning to college academics. You will be introduced to study skills and encouraged to utilize additional campus resources to complement your academic progress.
Our instructors will make recommendations so that you will:
Gain a greater awareness of college-level academics
Be exposed to college-level study skills and time management to complement your academic goals
Gain a greater awareness of and ultimately use available campus resources
By the end of the semester you’ll be able to:
Differentiate high school-level and college-level academics
Identify and apply 3-5 time management and study strategies that complement your academic goals
Identify and utilize 3-5 campus resources that complement your academic goals
Academic Organization: Explore how to organize your classes, course work, and deadlines.
Consolidation: Explore weekly techniques and strategies on how to consolidate your course materials, such as class notes, and text markings.
Effective Test Prep, Taking, and Analysis: Learn to utilize academic organization, time management, and the process of studying for effective test preparation and review.
Goal Setting: Set yourself up for success by starting the semester with goals.
Note-taking: Explore this foundational part of the study process to help you create useful notes.
Study Process: Give time and attention to your course work by learning how to review daily and weekly and for quizzes, exams, and projects.
Text Marking: Learn active reading and text marking strategies that include previewing before and after class.
Time Management: Manage priorities, homework, studying, and extra-curricular activities by learning how to manage your time.
If you are interested in participating in Instructor-led Academic Coaching, you will need to complete both Step 1 and Step 2 of the enrollment process. By enrolling in this program, you are expected to:
Regularly attend meetings
Be on time for each weekly meeting, and if need be, communicate and cancel the scheduled meeting in accordance to the RIT Attendance Policy
Follow and implement recommended academic strategies outside of scheduled meetings
Be accountable and responsible
Utilize campus resources to complement your academic goals
Complete an end-of-semester reflection survey
Instructor-led Academic Coaching will:
Protect your information in accordance with FERPA (Family Educational and privacy Act of 1974)
Respond to and/or initiate communication to/from RIT faculty or staff about academic progress or meeting attendance
Provide weekly (14) instructional meetings to introduce academic tools and study skills recommendations
Refer you to campus resources that provide additional services to complement your academic goals
Instructor-led Academic Coaching will not:
Release your information to family, friends or other non-RIT affiliated third parties about your academic progress or meeting attendance
Monitor your grades and assignment submissions, including advocating on your behalf regarding grades, classwork, due date extensions, attendance or academic integrity
Arrange for your disability accommodations.
Provide specific, program-related academic advising
Offer person assistance/services
Enrollment for the fall semester 2021 (2211) is closed.