1. PASS Leader Training
- At the beginning of the semester.
- Throughout the semester.
- Meet with PASS supervisor regularly.
2. Attend the Targeted Class
- Introduce yourself to the course instructor.
- Ascertain requirements for the course.
- Introduce PASS to the class and administer beginning-of-term survey.
- Announce in class the PASS schedule and room locations.
3. Conduct Sessions
- Plan an introduction to the PASS session.
- Schedule PASS sessions.
- Check with PASS supervisor for room assignments for PASS sessions.
- Organize the PASS with built-in flexibility to the needs of attendees.
- Prepare handouts for PASS sessions.
- Hold marathon PASS sessions or extra PASS sessions when needed.
- Provide closure (e.g., a quiz, a summary, a suggestion for future study).
4. Support Faculty
- PASS leaders support classroom instruction in every way.
- PASS program is offered only in classes where the faculty member understands and supports PASS.
- Form groups of three and discuss the tasks of the PASS leader.
- Specifically discuss with your group which of the responsibilities listed below are your favorite and least favorite parts of being an PASS leader.
5. Integrate Content and Learning Skills
- Redirect discussion to the group.
- Use the language of the discipline.
- Integrate how to learn with what to learn.
- Get students organized and get them started, but don’t do the work for them.
6. Collect Data for Program Evaluation
- Collect attendance data at every PASS session, i.e. student name, course title, date, and time.
- Administer end-of-term questionnaire.
- Work with PASS supervisor to prepare final report.
Last Updated 11/05/2010