E-Learning for College Access & Success

Online Training for College Access/Success Advisors

To help more individuals gain the knowledge they need to provide students with college access and success advising, NCAN hosts the e-learning platform Fundamentals for College Access & Success Providers. The available content reflects evidence-based practices, is vetted by NCAN, and updated as deemed necessary.

Why incorporate e-learning into your organization’s training process? Modules are: 

  • Segmented by topic
  • Delivered in convenient 30- to 120-minute segments
  • Self-paced and asynchronous
  • Available year-round, on demand, to anyone with an Internet connection
  • Designed to incorporate best practices for online learner engagement

Fundamentals for College Access & Success Providers is perfect for new advisors, counselors looking for additional training, and college access program staff wishing to stay up-to-date with the changing landscape of college access and success.

Best of all, the training is cost-effective. All units are free to NCAN members during 2016. Non-members pay just $39 to $119 per unit depending on unit length (30 to 90 minutes). Selected units indicated below are free to all. Join NCAN now to access all units for free.

 

Available Units

The following units are currently available. NCAN will continue to update this chart as other modules become available.

A certificate of completion is provided after each unit is completed. Detailed content about each module and unit is available at www.collegeaccess.org/modulecontent.

 

Module

Unit

Minutes

Non-Member Rate

Status

Badges

Admissions Advising

The Hows and Whys of College Entrance

Unit 1: ACT

30

Free

Available

 

 

 

Admissions Advising

Unit 2: SAT

30

Free

Available

Unit 3: Test Prep Strategies and Resources

45

$59

Available

Finding the Right College Fit

Unit 1: Admissions Advising for First-Generation College-Goers

90

$79

Available

Early Awareness

Developing Early Awareness Programming

Unit 1: Middle School

90

$119

For future development

 

 

 

Early Awareness

Unit 2: High School (grades 9-11)

90

$119

For future development

Unit 3: Mentoring for College Access and Success

90

$119

For future development

Unit 4: Parent Engagement

90

$119

For future development

Financial Aid

Financial Aid Fundamentals

Unit 1: Federal Financial Aid Programs

30

Free

Available – Updated Aug. 2016

 

 

 

 

Financial Aid

Unit 2: Financial Aid 101

45

Free

Available – Updated Aug. 2016

Unit 3: Using Award Letters to Assess Affordability

60

$79

For future development

FAFSA Filing Process

Unit 1: FAFSA Completion 101

90

$119

Available

Unit 2: FAFSA Completion 201

90

$119

Available

Last-Dollar Scholarship

Last-Dollar Scholarship Processing

Unit 1: Scholarship Processing

90

$119

For future development

 

Post-Traditional Students

Serving Specific Populations

Unit 1: Adult Learners

60

$79

For future development

 

 

 

 

 

Post-Traditional Students

Unit 2: Working with and For Undocumented Students

45

$59

Available

Unit 3: Homeless Youth

45

$59

Available -
Updated Aug. 2016

Unit 4: Foster Youth

45

$59

Available -Updated Aug. 2016

Unit 5: Opportunity Youth

45

$59

Available – Updated Aug. 2016

Unit 6: Veterans

60

$79

For future development

Roles & Responsibilities

Roles & Responsibilities of Advisers

Unit 1: Cultural Competence

60

$79

Available

 

Unit 2: How to Partner with High Schools

90

$119

For future development

 

Student Outcomes

Student Tracking, Data Collection & Analysis

Unit 1: Metrics for College Access and Success

60

$79

Available – Updated Aug. 2016

 

 

 

 

Student Outcomes

Unit 2: Technology for Tracking Student Outcomes

45

$59

Available

Unit 3: Using Data to Improve Student Outcomes

120

 

For future development

Student Success

Student Success (Retention) Best Practices

Unit 1: Retaining Students in College 101

90

$119

For future development

 

 

Student Success

Unit 2: Retaining Students in College 201

90

$119

For future development


Selecting the "Register Now" button will generate an email to Crystal Courtney, office and events manager. In your email, please provide your full name and list the E-Learning units you are interested in.