Academic Development Center

The College of Nursing is dedicated to helping its students succeed. The Academic Development Center was created to assist students in achieving academic success.

Services

The Center provides the following services/assistance:

  • An individual assessment of learning needs
  • Assistance with skills such as, time management, study/note taking, understanding course content and test taking strategies
  • Peer-Teacher program
  • Skill workshops
  • Mock NCLEX testing

Test Anxiety

Referrals are made for students requiring assistance with test anxiety and other needs not provided by the Center.

Workshops

Workshop information will be posted in eCollege for those students unable to attend.

Workshops include:

  • Test-taking strategies
  • Study skills
  • Time management
  • Stress management
  • APA formatting (in cooperation with the Learning Resource Center)
  • Online research (in cooperation with the Learning Resource Center)

Hours & Contact Information

For additional information, please contact Paulette M. Archer, RN, EdD, at paulette.m.archer@osfhealthcare.org.

The Academic Development Center is open and staffed during the following times:

Day Time
Monday 1-3:30 p.m.
Tuesday 9 a.m. - Noon
Wednesday 1-4:30 p.m.
Thursday, Friday By Appointment

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