Author discusses his book, 'The Chicago Guide to College Science Teaching' - Inside Higher Ed

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Terry McGlynn is constantly promoting better teaching of science in American colleges and universities. A professor of biology at California State University, Dominguez Hills, and author of the blog Small Pond Science , he believes that good teaching is essential at every kind of college. But to achieve that, he thinks some of the incentives of American higher education (think of what generates raises at research universities) need to change. He's put his ideas together in a book, The Chicago Guide to College Science Teaching (University of Chicago Press). McGlynn answered questions about his book via email. Q: What are the major flaws of science teaching at colleges in the U.S.? A: A lot of us have never been trained how to teach. Doesn’t it seem fundamentally absurd that graduate students and faculty all over the country are teaching science without even having taken a single course in science teaching? We jump through an absurd number of hoops to become college faculty, ye

Academic Success Programs - Felician College

Academic Success Programs - Felician College


Academic Success Programs - Felician College

Posted: 06 Aug 2020 12:00 AM PDT

Center for Academic Success & EffectivenessThe Center for Academic Success and Effectiveness (CASE) provides resources for Felician students as they work to maximize their full academic potential. CASE collaborates with faculty, staff, and other campus units to provide a range of services, programs, and resources to support student learning and degree completion.  CASE services and resources are student-centered, accessible, and inclusive.  The Center encompasses Accessibility Services, Tutoring Studios, Discovery Program, Academic Success Coaching, Early Alert, 3-D Felician Experience, and Academic Assessment & Instructional Innovation. It provides a wide range of resources to help Felician University students achieve academically and persist to degree completion.

The Center for Academic Success and Effectiveness offers readily accessible services, including support in writing, mathematics, science, subject area tutoring, learning strategies and time management skills, and assistance for students with documented disabilities. The services provided by the Center for Academic Success and Effectiveness are free to Felician University students.  The Center for Academic Success & Effectiveness is in Kirby Hall on the Lodi Campus.

Dean of Center for Academic Success & Effectiveness
Dolores Henchy, D.Min.
Phone: 201-355-1133
Email: henchyd@felician.edu
Office: Lodi Campus, Kirby Hall, Room 218


Elizabeth Noreika, Administrative Assistant/Coordinator
Email: noreikae@felician.edu
Phone: 201-559-6047
Office: Lodi Campus, Kirby Hall Room 103

Tutoring Services for Academic Success

TutoringReceive free tutoring from professional tutors and/or peer tutors in our on-campus Tutoring Studios (8:30 am to 4:30 pm). If work, family, or other responsibilities prevent you from coming to Campus during tutoring hours we provide 24/7 tutoring with TutorMe.

Skills you can develop through tutoring:

  • Improved writing and reading skills
  • Better understanding of mathematical/science concepts.
  • Access resources needed to complete assignments.
  • Note-taking and textbook reading methods.
  • New study and test-taking strategies.
  • Time management skills.
Contact Information

Alyssa Fiume, Coordinator of Tutoring Services
Email: fiumea@felician.edu
Phone: 201-559-6118
Office: Lodi Campus, Kirby Hall Room 226

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