October Research Brief Examines ORI Course Revisions

The October edition of Research and Practice focuses on the redesigned college orientation course (SCS 101). Click on the above link or image to view/download the research brief.

Students who place into two or more developmental courses are required to take Strategies for Student Success (SCS 101). The course underwent significant redesign to incorporate best practices in freshmen seminar. Emphasis was placed on retention and persistence, as 33 percent of non-successes were because students didn’t finish the course.

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