Tag Archives: 'Academic Support Services'

Assistive Technology Solutions

Assistive Technology Solutions

With assistive technology advancements, the student with a learning disability has many more options to assist with academics. Keeping up to date with these new technologies can be a full time job for parents and students. [...]

Academics and Gaming: Maintaining a Balance

Academics and Gaming: Maintaining a Balance

At a university where students and faculty pride themselves on technological prowess, one will always find a self-professed “gamer.” Possessing quick reflexes, knowledge of a vast world contained within a console, desktop, or laptop, and critical [...]

FERPA – What Parents and Students Should Know

FERPA is the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act, a federal law that dictates what information university faculty and staff may share about a student. When a student is under the age of eighteen, parents have [...]

Representing the ASC at NACADA

Representing the ASC at NACADA

While many students wrapped up their Spring Break, academic advising professionals across the southeastern United States convened at Florida International University for the Region 4 NACADA (National Academic Advising Association) conference. Veronica Giguere, the ASC Associate [...]

The University Parent – Part 3

The University Parent – Part 3

During the academic year, the Academic Support Center staff has the privilege of meeting parents of prospective students during on-campus events. From campus tours to department showcases, these events are attended by parents and students to [...]

Academic Support at Florida Tech

Academic Support at Florida Tech

In the heart of the Florida Tech campus, five full-time staff, three writing instructors, and twenty-five peer tutors provide academic support services for the entire student population. With services ranging from peer tutoring to learning accommodations, [...]