Innovations Golden Apple Grant Recipients
Final Reports April 2002
Science Education Through Peer Mentoring
B. Correa, Arts and Sciences, Homestead Campus
Science Learning and Mentoring Center will be established
in which high-achieving, upper-level science students will
be available to assist, tutor, and support their peers
in lower-level courses. Peer mentors will provide one-on-one
support for students while simultaneously participating
in a science-oriented service learning experience.
1. One semester
planning phase for the establishment of a Science Learning
and Mentoring Center on the Homestead campus.
2. Met with administrators to locate and secure room for the
3. Multiple meetings and planning sessions with the Homestead
campus Learning Support Lab coordinator, Carol Deitrich.
4. Carol facilitated the acquisition of PLATO biology and chemistry
5. Met with administrators to locate and secure hardware (i.e.,
6. Met with campus tech support staff
7. Scheduled a Service Learning workshop for faculty.
8. Revised syllabi for BSC 1005, 2010 and 2011 in order to incorporate
9. Set up a schedule for the SLMC (20 hrs per week)
10. Wrote and printed Guided Reflections for BSC 1005, 2010 and
11. Interviewed candidates for a Supervising Tutor position in
Sent via campus
mail to the LILT office
||There is nothing
to disseminate, as your group did not see fit to fund the
actual implementation phase of my proposal. The implementation
phase would have generated results to be shared with colleagues
at the college. My initial proposal clearly indicated
this project would require a minimum of three semesters
of funding. All I have as a result of my work last semester
is a great plan and no money to put my plan in action. In
other words, this was a huge waste of my time.
Had I known funding would only cover a planning phase, I
would not have bothered to apply in the first place.