Poster Session: Improving Persistence and Academic Success
NASPA Conference, 2010
In response to the issue of low retention rates among an increasingly diverse student population, the ACCESS project at Colorado State University focuses on a twofold strategy:
- inclusive, accessible teaching practices centered on the principles of Universal Design for Learning (UDL)
- student self-advocacy
This program spotlights the latter-provision of opportunities for students to gain the knowledge, skills and tools needed to become fully engaged self-directed students who successfully navigate their academic experience.