College and Career Success Navajo Technical College Dr. Marsha Fralick.

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  • College and Career Success Navajo Technical CollegeDr. Marsha Fralick

  • Ice BreakerIntroduce yourself. What is your job title.What do you do for fun?

  • Overview MorningFeaturesProgram overviewResources for facultyResearch on college successExploring personality type with Do What You AreExercises

  • Overview AfternoonExploring learning style with PEPSExerciseUsing technology to engage students in learningTips for using the textEngaging students in LearningPractical exercises for the classroom Favorite Exercises

  • What are your goals for this workshop? Think Pair Share

  • Features

  • Careers: A Key ComponentPersonalityLearning StyleInterestsValuesCareer Research

  • Key ThemesPersonalityLearning style

  • Carl Jung and personality type Online:

  • The PEPS Learning Style AssessmentMeasures preferences in 20 areasPerceptualAuditoryVisualKinestheticTactile

  • Keys to SuccessAt the end of each chapterInspirationPositive thinkingFor example:Life is a dangerous opportunity

  • Broad ScopeCollege successCareer successLifelong success

  • College SuccessMotivationTime and MoneyMemory and ReadingTest TakingTaking Notes, Writing and Speaking

  • Career SuccessPersonality and Related MajorsLearning Style and IntelligenceInterests and ValuesCareer and Educational Planning

  • Lifelong SuccessCommunication and RelationshipsCritical and Creative ThinkingMaintaining a Healthy LifestyleAppreciating DiversityPositive ThinkingLife Stages

  • Applied PsychologyFrom theory to practiceAcademically rigorous, yet practical Easy to read

  • Engaging Students in LearningInteractive activities within the textQuiz yourself and answersJournal entriesIndividual and group exercises at the end of the chapter Additional resources in the Instructor Manual

  • College Success 1Resources for faculty and students

  • Student SuccessHow do you know when your student success program is working?

    ThinkPair Share

  • Cuyamaca CollegeEl Cajon, CA

  • Personal Development 124, Lifelong Success8000 students enrolled in college

    2000 take PDC 124 each year

    One of the top 15 revenue producing programs for the college

    56 sections a year

  • Make it CountTransfers as general education for CSUC, Area E, Lifelong UnderstandingTransfers to University of California

  • Course Choices Face to Face 22 sectionsBlended 22 sectionsOnline12 sections

  • Bridge High SchoolCommunity CollegeUniversity

  • Program ResultsProgram Review 2000, 2005

  • The most significant finding is increased persistence.

  • Persistence Students who return the next semester

    Approximately half of community college students nationwide do not persist after the first semester

  • College Persistence Semester to Semester5 Year Average at Cuyamaca CollegeAll successful PDC students 89%All students 63%

    A 26% improvement!

    Similar results in the LoneStar College System

  • Student ConfidenceThe course helped 62% of students feel more confident about their academic skills

  • Grade Improvement72% of student agreed or strongly agreed that the course helped to improve grades

  • Student Satisfaction

    88% of students rated the course as very good or good.

  • College Success: A Study of Positive and Negative AttritionCommunity College Review

  • The Successful StudentHad a definite goal or college majorEarned a B+ or better in high school

    Based on this research, choosing a major and career planning was included in our college success course.

  • Choosing a MajorThe course helped 52% of students choose a major

  • A Model Student Success ProgramBroad in scopeIncludes careersCounts for graduation and transferEngages students in learningResults in personal growth Students become lifelong learners

  • Personality

  • How can a knowledge of personality type help a student to become successful?

    ThinkPair Share

  • Understanding Type Helps Increase Student SuccessHelps all students understand their gifts and talents and matching careersHelp at risk students to develop strategies to achieve their goals Research has shown that ENFP, ESFP, INFP, ISFP have higher dropout rates

  • Student SuccessChoosing a majorCareer choiceLearning StyleCommunicationSelf-understanding

  • Carl Jung and personality type Online:

  • Using the Access CodeLocated on the inside of the front coverThere are clear directions on how to log inIt can only be used once

  • Carl Jung 1875-1961We are born with natural preferences which we develop over a lifetime.Exercise: What is a preference?

  • Administering the DWYAFind a time when you are not tired or rushed.There are no right or wrong answers. Each type has their own unique gifts and talents.

  • Getting Good ResultsEncourage students to give honest answers.What are some reasons students would not give honest answers?Think, Pair, Share

  • Administering the DWYAThe test does not measure:IntelligencePsychological or emotional health

  • Administering the DWYAAnswer the questions honestly to get the best results.Answer the questions how you usually are when you are not stressed. Do not answer the questions:How you want to beHow you have to be at home, work or schoolHow others want you to be

  • Begin Self-AssessmentHow we interact with the world and where we place our energy

    E_____________________________|____________________________I Extraversion Introversion

  • Self-AssessmentThe kind of information we naturally notice and remember

    S_____________________________|___________________________NSensing Intuition

  • Personality ExerciseWrite about the picture for 5 minutes

  • By Ian Jackson

  • Self-AssessmentHow we make decisions

    T_____________________________|___________________________F Thinking Feeling

  • Self-Assessment Whether we prefer to live in a more structured or spontaneous way

    J_____________________________|_____________________________P Judging Perceiving

  • J and P Exercise:Where do you stand?I can play anytimeI have to finish my work before I play

  • Time for a Break?

  • The PEPS Learning Style AssessmentMeasures preferences in 20 areasPerceptualAuditoryVisualKinestheticTactile

  • Important ConsiderationsIt is not a testIt describes how you prefer to learn new of difficult materialUsually there are 6 or 7 areas out of 20 that are important for an individual

  • Administering the PEPSGive your initial responseNo need to over analyzeAnswer as though you were learning new or difficult information

  • PEPSImmediate environmentSoundHeatLightDesign (formal or informal)

  • PEPSEmotionalityMotivationResponsibilityPersistenceStructure

  • PEPSSociologicalSelf orientedPeer orientedAdult oriented

  • PEPSPhysicalTime of dayFood intakeMobility

  • PerceptualAuditory (one third)Visual (one third)Tactile/Kinesthetic (one third)

    Learning disabled as well as gifted prefer tactile/kinesthetic

  • Learning Style Exercise: The Paper Airplane

  • TechnologyA Skill Needed for College Success and the Future World of Work

  • Take a Look

  • Tips for Using College and Career Success

  • The first day is the most importantMake your expectations clearThe course syllabusGet to know your students and help them to meet other studentsDo something that motivates students on the first day

  • Introductory Activities Exercise: Life Stories

  • Expect students to read the chapter before coming to classYou can focus your time on interactive activities rather than lecturingThis is a good habit for students to apply in other classesCollect journal entries before the class begins or give a short quiz

  • Teaching ExcellenceIf you were evaluating a class, what would you look for?

    ThinkPair Share

  • Teaching ExcellenceStudents are engaged in learningThe professor uses a variety of teaching techniques to appeal to different learning stylesStudents have good attendanceThe professor has a good syllabusThe professor establishes a positive learning environment

  • Tips for Engaging Students in LearningFavorite exercisesMemory exercisePreview exerciseBrainstorming exercise

  • Questions?



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