First Year Experience Seminar (non-credit required course)

Beginning in August-2016, Broward College (BC) will be requiring all first-time-at-BC students to complete a non-credit, five-week student success course. Offered in a compressed five-week mini-session, this course will be offered in a blended format, with face-to-face 75-minute meetings once per week, supplemented by engaging learning activities contained within the College's LMS.

It is important to note that there will be no tuition/fee cost to students for this institutional requirement. Said differently, the College expects this course's ROI to warrant the budgetary investment made to cover the space utilization and staffing/compensatory costs this full-scale initiative demands. To that end, the development of a comprehensive efficacy plan began during the development of the course itself. 

Each class section's course instructor will be a trained/credentialed facilitator, chosen from an eclectic array of professional backgrounds; most commonly, experienced student success course (SLS) instructors, advisors/counselors, administrators, exempt staff, and part-time faculty.

We look forward to sharing additional information via ATD's Intervention Showcase as this initiative's implementation commences this coming Fall.


ID 16006

To contact this college about this intervention, take note of the ID above, ID #16006, and then fill out the intervention contact request form

Please note that for security purposes, contact information can only be provided to known contacts at active Achieving the Dream institutions.

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