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Saundra,
I, too, hope there is a program out there. I would seriously go for a second
doctorate if I could find such a program.
Thanks (and always good to see you on here!). You were my very first
mentor!
Best,
Diana

On Wed, Aug 3, 2011 at 1:23 PM, Saundra Y McGuire <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> Diana is right on target here.  I too noticed that the doctoral programs
> were within Developmental Education. I think that developmental education is
> great, but there are now many learning assistance professionals who work in
> graduate and professional schools.    A degree in Developmental Education
> would not be helpful for them, whereas a degree in learning assistance
> would.
>
> Hoping that there's an existing degree in learning assistance, or one on
> the drawing board somewhere,
> Saundra
>
>
> Saundra McGuire, Ph.D.
> Assistant Vice Chancellor for Learning, Teaching, and Retention
> Professor, Department of Chemistry
> 135A T Boyd Hall
> Louisiana State University
> Baton Rouge, LA 70803
> 225.578.6749 phone
> Saundra Y. McGuire, Ph.D.
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>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Open Forum for Learning Assistance Professionals [mailto:
> [log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Diana Bell
> Sent: Tuesday, August 02, 2011 4:45 PM
> To: [log in to unmask]
> Subject: Re: Doctoral Programs in Learning/Academic Support
>
> Hi all,
> I find it interesting that the question about doctoral programs in learning
> assistance garnered feedback from development education programs, as though
> those two disciplines were the same.  Learning assistance is very different
> than Developmental Education--DE is *part *of what learning assistant
> professionals do, but only a part. I think it is problematic to collapse the
> two, for us, our administration, and, most importantly, for the students.
> AND, I would love to find a specialization in learning assistance. If that
> were the case, I might even go back for another doctoral degree!
> Best,
> Diana
>
> On Tue, Aug 2, 2011 at 4:21 PM, Hambrick, Doriss <
> [log in to unmask]
> > wrote:
>
> > Oh, my goodness, Michelle. It's Texas State University - San Marcos -
> > NOT The University of Texas-San Marcos. We get really touchy about
> > that  ;~)
> >
> > Doriss Hambrick
> > Baylor University
> > Paul L. Foster Success Center
> > Sid Richardson Building, Office #036
> > Academic Support Programs
> > One Bear Place #97072
> > 254-710-3828 (office)
> > 254-710-3670 (fax)
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> >
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Open Forum for Learning Assistance Professionals [mailto:
> > [log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of M Frenchie
> > Sent: Tuesday, August 02, 2011 4:16 PM
> > To: [log in to unmask]
> > Subject: Re: Doctoral Programs in Learning/Academic Support
> >
> > Marcy,
> >
> > I am currently a student in The Ed.D. program for developmental
> education.
> > There are many classes that focus on academic support. I believe Univ.
> > of Texas-San Marcos might be starting a program also.
> >
> > Michelle
> >
> > On Mon, Aug 1, 2011 at 10:52 AM, Marcia Vajner Marinelli
> > <[log in to unmask]
> > >wrote:
> >
> > > Hi all -
> > >
> > > I have a friend who is interested in doing what we all do and she
> > > wanted to know whether there are any doctoral programs in academic
> > > support.  I know that many of us come from very diverse academic
> > > backgrounds but I'm not familiar with any specific doctoral programs
> > > that
> > focus on academic support.
> > >  Does anyone on the list know of any such program?
> > >
> > > As always, thanks for the information!
> > >
> > > Marcy
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > Marcy Marinelli, Ph.D., NCC
> > > Assistant Director - University of Maryland Counseling Center
> > > Learning Assistance Service Affiliate Assistant Professor -
> > > Department of Counseling & Personnel Services 2202A Shoemaker Bldg.
> > > University of Maryland
> > > College Park, MD  20742
> > > 301-314-7680
> > > 301-314-9206 (fax)
> > >
> > > www.counseling.umd.edu/LAS
> > >
> > > Did you know -- You can now schedule appointments online with LAS!
> > > Visit https://lasonline.umd.edu<https://lasonline.umd.edu/>
> > >
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