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Hi, Vicki,

If you are asking about usage of our center, about 43% of 775 full time 
undergraduate students received one or more of our services last year. 
By the time they are graduating seniors, we have served 64% at some time 
during their enrollment.

Lois

On 8/25/2011 5:07 PM, Vicki Papineau wrote:
> How many usually attend?
> vp
>
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> From: Open Forum for Learning Assistance Professionals [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Lois Martin
> Sent: Wednesday, August 24, 2011 2:40 PM
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> Subject: Re: Khan Academy
>
> Tim,
>
> I like the beginning of the article that says Bloom found that students
> given one-on-one attention reliably perform two standard deviations
> better than peers in a regular classroom, which is enough that a student
> in the middle of the pack will vault into the 98th percentile. I think
> that will catch students' attention and perhaps make more of them
> willing to come to the academic resource center.
>
> The comments following the article help to put Khan's phenomenal
> accomplishments into perspective, lest the masses erroneously conclude
> that his Academy will cure all of education's ills.
>
> Thanks for sharing the link!
> Lois
>
> On 8/24/2011 11:17 AM, Timothy S. Pure wrote:
>> For those wishing to learn a little more about Khan Academy, Wired
>> magazine had an in-depth article about it in the last issue. If you're
>> interested, here's the link:
>>
>> http://www.wired.com/magazine/2011/07/ff_khan/
>>
>> Tim
>>
>> Timothy S. Pure, Ed.M.
>> Learning Specialist
>> Rutgers-Camden Learning Center
>> 311 N. 5th Street
>> Camden, NJ 08102
>> 856-225-2717
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>>
>>
>> On 8/24/2011 11:10 AM, Maher, Patricia wrote:
>>> Many of you may already know about this but just in case:
>>>
>>> http://www.khanacademy.org/
>>>
>>> We are working to incorporate many of these into course syllabi and
>>> on our website.
>>>
>>> Pat
>>>
>>> Patricia A. Maher, Ph. D.
>>> Director, Tutoring and Learning Services
>>> University of South Florida
>>> 4202 E. Fowler Ave.
>>> Tampa, FL  33620
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>>> (813)974-5141
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Director, Academic Resource&  Writing Center
Goshen College
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