We offer strategies for success courses not only to frosh, but to 
what we call "continuing" students. That group includes anyone who is 
not a freshman. Our target populations are students on AP, students 
transitioning to upper division and students transitioning into the 
university (e.g. transfer and re-entry students. But, I've gotten 
final semester seniors looking ahead to grad/professional school as 
The course focuses on advanced learning strategies and building 
independence in learning--basically learning to meet the demands and 
expectations of a tier-1 research university.

>In our retention initiative here, we feel that the first year is fairly
>well saturated with support services for first year students.  We feel,
>however, that particularly for students with developmental needs, the
>transition issues from 1st year to 2nd seem to be our next barrier to
>academic success.
>I am interested to hear about any programs or initiative that have been
>developed on your campus to support the transition from first year to
>the second.  Academic programming, advising initiatives, staffing ideas
>or any other suggestions would be greatly appreciated.
>Shevawn Eaton, Ph.D.
>Director, ACCESS/ESP
>Northern Illinois University
>DeKalb, IL 60115
>PH: (815) 753-0581
>FAX: (815) 753-4115
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Knowledge emerges only through invention and reinvention,  through 
the restless, impatient, continuing, hopeful inquiry men pursue in 
the world, with the world, and with each other. --Paolo Freire

Dominic (Nic) J. Voge
Study Strategies Program Coordinator
University of California, Berkeley
Student Learning Center
136 Cesar Chavez Student Center  #4260
Berkeley, CA 94720-4260

(510) 643-9278
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