a. CLASS ATTENDANCE: I will attend classes on a regular basis and abide by attendance policies shown on course syllabi. I further understand that Learning Coaches are not responsible for teaching or lectures, and they cannot make up for my absences from class.
b. PURPOSE OF LEARNING COACH SERVICES: I understand that the purpose of Learning Coach services is for experienced students to serve as academic mentors/guides to inexperienced students. Learning Coaches are responsible for sharing strategies for learning course content and they motivate me to be a successful and engaged learner.
c. PERSONAL RESPONSIBILITY: As a user of Learning Coach services, I understand that I am ultimately responsible for my success in all academic coursework. Learning Coaches will support and guide me. It is up to me, however, to be an engaged learner and strive to earn high grades.
d. RESPECT FOR DIVERSITY: As a user of Learning Coach services, I will show respect for my IC peers, faculty, and staff. Engaging persons from diverse cultures, experiences, lifestyles, and opinions is a significant part of the collegiate learning process.
e. REMOTE LEARNING and/or ATTENDANCE: As a courtesy to my peers and to my professor who has prepared lectures and lessons for my benefit, I will keep my ZOOM camera on with my face visible during remote instruction. When classes are in-person or in synchronous mode, I will attend regularly.
f. ROUTINE, EFFECTIVE STUDYING: I will study on a regular and consistent basis. If I need to improve my overall study skills, time management, and approach to collegiate level academic immersion, I will seek assistance from a professional advisor in the Academic Advising Center.
g. AVAILABILITY: Once I make a request for Learning Coach services, I will make myself available for ongoing sessions when I am not in class, at work, or engaged in required sports or other formal extracurricular activities. I will also make myself available on weekends. Academics are always my 1st priority.
h. PREPARATION FOR SESSIONS: I will prepare for all sessions. I will have completed the assigned readings, reviewed class notes, and studied. I will prepare questions ahead of time so that my participation in the Learning Cooperatives productive.
i. CANCELLING A SESSION: Planning is important. If I have a schedule conflict, I will contact my Learning Coach at least 24-48 hours ahead of time. If I am ill, I will notify my Learning Coach as soon as possible.