Academic Success: Can ACAD 1100 Become a Vehicle for Student Retention?

Presented by: Marguerite Jackson-Jones

  • Avg. Rating: 4.7/5.0
  • Number of Evaluations: 16


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The time allotted for the workshop was appropriate.
The content of the workshop was applicable.
The instructor was responsive to participants
The instructor demonstrated thorough knowledge and understanding of the topic
I would recommend this workshop to other faculty.


  • Materials presented, discussion and food!
  • Humor; hands-on activities (individual and group)
  • Very interactive!
  • The material was excellent. It gave guidelines to follow for success. The presenters knew their subject matter and did a great job.
  • Obvious Skills of Presenter
  • It was thoroughly engaging, informative and participative.
  • Very informative
  • The workshop was highly interactive and useful information was shared.
  • Good job
  • The information presented was very informative and timely.
  • the content of material timeliness
  • Dr. Jackson-Jones' enthusiasm and knowledge of the subject matter.
  • Participation of the participants in presentation
  • communication
  • Retention is the major issue of the college.
  • all information was very pertinent and useful


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  • Use PowerPoint during delivery of presentations
  • Expand time and focus on more ACAD course materials.
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  • Faculty sharing what techniques work well in their classes. Solicit questions from the faculty regarding areas that they seek advice in helping their students to achieve.
  • Use Powerpoint
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Future Topics

  • Using Turnitin in D2L.
  • Suggested readings for college students
  • Complete overview of entire course chapter by chapter.
  • none at this time.
  • Learning Principles
  • Unsure. It is dependent upon future needs/concerns.
  • Other ACAD related topics.
  • More active learning strategies.
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  • Other ideas as they relate to retention.
  • no suggestion at this time
  • Success Seminar updates
  • Discussion of the book selection and recommended materials in the textbook
  • Ways to in increase retention
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