Early Interventions to Improve Student Success

This week, those of us who teach 100-level and below courses, as well as courses that data shows students can struggle in, will receive an email with a link to fill out student progress reports through our new SSC software. In many respects, they’re similar to the early alert system we used before this year, but these new progress reports are intended to target the student populations we know tend to run into early academic struggles, and enable us to more efficiently intervene and course-correct with them. As we begin the third week of the semester, identifying and working to address academic problems in our classes can pay significant dividends for the rest of the semester. It seems obvious: the earlier the intervention, the more likely our students are to turn things around. Continue reading “Early Interventions to Improve Student Success”