Academic Excellence Workshops (AEW)
Academic Excellence Workshops provide advanced group-learning techniques for technical subject mastery which incorporates problem sets that expand student capabilities beyond the normal curriculum.
A disciplined learning environment (vs. a teaching environment) in which students demonstrate subject mastery to peers and learn test-taking skills. The workshops help develop communication skills regarding technical issues and the ability to work effectively in groups.
Academic Excellence Workshops are success oriented and aimed at high grades and no failing grades. Its supplemental learning experience is closely related to a specific technical course.
Goals of Academic Excellence Workshops:
Build an academic community among students, facilitators and faculty
• More complete mastery of material
• Enhanced technical communications skills
• Increased ability to work as a team member