Academic Success Program (ASP)

Benefits

Students who attend the Summer Academy will earn three academic credits toward graduation through a course entitled ED101 Dynamics of College Learning.

Topics covered in the course include:

  • TECHNOLOGY– introduction to computers, BlackBoard, online research.
  • STUDY SKILLS – note-taking, time management, testing strategies.
  • MATHEMATICS – overcoming math anxiety, review of concepts.
  • READING for comprehension and critical analysis.
  • WRITING college level essays and research.
  • READING & MATH PLACEMENT RETESTING – accelerate your learning by improving your scores and placing out of developmental courses in the fall semester.
  • RESOURCES – introduction to the library and other College resources.
  • COLLEGE LIFE – expectations/responsibilities of being a college student, as well as potential pitfalls.
  • PROJECTS – fun, educational group projects and activities, such as creating debate teams, producing a newsletter, a short play, and more.
  • FIELD TRIPS – to supplement classroom learning.