Student Learning & Understanding

  • 90 to 94% of students believe SLA workshops helped them to understand the course material and prepare for tests.

  • 97% of SLA students believe SLA helped them understand the professor’s lectures.

  • SLA Workshops are not meant to replace study time. Students need to plan for a minimum of 3 hours to study outside of workshop time.

  • This workshop is designed to facilitate learning of specific course material.

  • Workshops should be used as a learning tool to help students prepare for course tests.

  • The facilitator should be considered a tool to clarify and reinforce lecture material.

  • The facilitator has been trained to conduct workshops in an effective manner. If students have needs that are not being met, they are encouraged to discuss options with their facilitator. SLA facilitators are chosen for their background knowledge as well as for being open and friendly.