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LC Strategic Planning: YCCC Student Success Commons Strategic Planning

Student Success Commons Mission

Mission Statement of the Student Success Commons at YCCC

The Student Success Commons at York County Community College offers student-centered learning assistance designed to teach, develop, and enhance the overall academic skills necessary for college and career achievement. The Student Success Commons is committed to offering a positive academic experience that fosters student success and growth.

YCCC Institutional Strategic Planning

Learning Outcomes for the Student Success Commons at YCCC

Learning Outcomes for the Student Success Commons at YCCC

Aligned with the Institutional Learning Outcomes at YCCC, the Student Success Commons has identified the skills and abilities students may develop by accessing the services that are provided. (Approved by the Assesment Commitee at YCCC,on January, 24, 2012.)

1.  Apply critical thinking skills to evaluate sources and develop effective arguments across the curriculum.  (1,4,5)

2.  Apply previously learned skills to acquire new skills and knowledge. (4)

3.  Apply problem solving skills and critical analysis to solve quantitative and scientific problems (2, 4)

4.  Apply prewriting strategies to start the writing process – narrowing a topic, brainstorming, outlining and deciding on an effective rhetorical strategy. (1)

5. Demonstrate revision strategies to enhance written communication such as grammar, tone, structure, mechanics, punctuation and organization (1, 2, 4)

6.  Analyze answers by employing critical thinking skills and logical tests in mathematics and sciences. (2, 4)

7.  Demonstrate college-level literacy skills for writing, reading and mathematics (1, 2, 6)

8.  Solve mathematical problems by applying mathematical thinking and reasoning, previously learned math skills and quantitative analysis in math and related disciplines. (2, 4)

9. Develop computer and technological skills to enhance academic performance. (4, 6)

10.  Develop test preparation and study strategies to improve performance in classes. (4,6)

11.  Learn and utilize reading strategies for improved academic performance across the curriculum. (4)

12.  Develop academic skills in time management, stress management and organization. (7)

13.  Express an academic or personal viewpoint that is respectful of diverse views and perspectives (1,3,4)

14.  Encourage the application of acquired knowledge to future career or further educational goals.