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Empowering Academic Excellence: Strategies For Success In College

Student Lingo More Skills More Succes

In the pursuit of earning academic degrees and credentials, college students frequently encounter hurdles such as inefficient study habits, poor time management, and challenges in academic writing. These obstacles impede academic performance, increase stress levels, and jeopardize academic achievement.

Identifying Core Academic Challenges

To address these challenges head-on, it's crucial to identify their roots:

  1. Study Skills Competency: Many students enter higher education without the necessary study skills, hindering their ability to learn effectively.
  2. Time Management & Executive Functioning: Juggling coursework, extracurricular activities, and personal commitments can overwhelm students who lack solid time management strategies.
  3. Academic Writing: Mastery of academic writing is fundamental to success in higher education, yet many students struggle to develop confidence as writers.

Introducing A Solution: StudentLingo® Workshops

To combat these challenges, StudentLingo® offers a series of interactive workshops designed to empower students with essential academic skills:

  • Study Skills Workshops enhance students' ability to study effectively, ensuring they retain and comprehend material more efficiently.
  • Time Management Workshops teach students to prioritize tasks and plan their schedules to maximize productivity.
  • Academic Writing Workshops explain the nuances of academic writing, from structuring essays to citing sources correctly.

Evidence Of Success: Case Studies Highlighting Improvement

The effectiveness of StudentLingo® workshops is not just theoretical. Case studies from institutions like St. Paul College and The College of Southern Nevada illustrate significant improvements in student outcomes:

  • At St. Paul College, student persistence rates increased notably following the implementation of StudentLingo® workshops.
  • The College of Southern Nevada observed that students who participated in these workshops achieved, on average, a full letter grade higher than those who did not.

Conclusion: A Path To Enhanced Academic Achievement

Integrating StudentLingo® workshops into educational curricula has proven to be a powerful tool in improving academic performance. These workshops enhance immediate academic outcomes and foster lifelong learning capabilities by equipping students with vital skills in study strategies, time management, and academic writing.

For educators and institutions committed to student success, adopting such programs can be a transformative step toward closing the achievement gap and fostering an environment of academic excellence.

Interested in transforming your academic journey or enhancing your institution's student support services? Explore the potential of StudentLingo® by signing up for a 30-day free trial today, and take the first step towards unlocking your full academic potential.

For nearly 20 years, Innovative Educators has assisted college leaders to build foundations of success for their students. Institutions have seen student engagement and retention increase as a result of utilizing Go2Orientation, OnlineLingo and StudentLingo to onboard new students. Grounded in best practices for online learning, Innovative Educators student support tools are engaging, interactive, and community-building. Go2Orientation, OnlineLingo and StudentLingo together create a powerful online resource center providing support to students throughout their academic journey.

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By Meg Foster, Online Learning & Design Specialist - Consultant & Wendy Archer,  Web Content Coordinator 
February 20, 2024



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