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Aug 31st, 2012 | By

A recent survey of the members of the Lewis University chapter of Alpha Sigma Lambda asked the question, “What do you know now that you wish you had known when you started at Lewis?” Here is a look at some of the “hindsight” from this elite group of students: * You can’t underestimate time management
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Earn College Credit for What You Already Know!

Aug 10th, 2012 | By

Four ways to earn credit through Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) is the process of earning college credit from learning you’ve developed in your work, training, volunteer experiences, self-directed learning projects, and personal life. Credit is not granted for experience but for the college-level learning that is documented. At Lewis University, up to 30 credits of PLA may be awarded and includes: Proficiency exams (CLEP, DSST, AP) Professional training, certifications, and licenses PLA portfolio for University Studies (elective credit) PLA for a Lewis Course Prior Learning Assessment at Lewis University provides a system for working with adult students ( age 24 and up) if they are enrolled in an undergraduate degree program offered by the four Colleges or in an accelerated undergraduate program delivered through the School for Professional and Continuing Education (SPCE).   Why PLA? Save time By participating in PLA, a student who studies at
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Words of Advice — Student Perspective on Organizing for Success

Jul 9th, 2012 | By
Susie Patterson 7.9.12

Special thanks to BA, Management student, Susie Patterson for these ‘words of advice’ regarding how to make it all work… How do you juggle home life, work life and school life? “It takes a lot of planning, organization and commitment. I have an agenda that I carry around everywhere. In the agenda, I prioritize tasks
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E-Textbooks…An Option for Your course? Check Here!

May 31st, 2012 | By
Digital Textbooks

Are you using e-textbooks for class?  If so, you already know they are a less expensive option for students.  Currently, the Lewis University Bookstore (Follett) uses a digital textbook service called CafeScribe.  Digital textbooks can be purchased just like regular texts, but often at a savings of up to 60%.  They can also still be
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Using an iPad to Support Adult Learning

May 18th, 2012 | By
iPad pic taken from apple website

Dr. Lesley Page, Assistant Professor of the Organizational Leadership master’s program at Lewis University shares her thoughts on using an IPad.           Photo taken from What I Like… I do notice that more and more students are using tablets or e-readers for their class reading (e.g., textbooks).  Many express this
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Are you looking for academic support? Lewis has FREE tutorial formats that can work for you!

Feb 1st, 2012 | By

The Leckrone Academic Resource Center (LARC) Delivers quality programs and services: Tutorial Services Career Services The Writing Center IMPACT Lab AND… Lewis University is proud to announce that we provide our students with free access to SMARTHINKING. This web-based service provides live academic help from real people when you need it, how you need it, from people you can trust. You have access to help in the following subjects and skills: Math (Available up to 24/7) Writing Intro to Human Communication Chemistry Statistics Finance Accounting Biology Microeconomics Macroeconomics Spanish Physics Computers and Technology You can also choose the TYPE of help you want: CONNECT WITH AN E-STRUCTOR NOW to work with the next available e-structor. SUBMIT YOUR WRITING for any subject and have it reviewed by an e-structor and returned to you, usually within 24 hours. SCHEDULE A PERSONAL SESSION to pre-schedule an online appointment. SUBMIT A QUESTION and get a response, usually within 24 hours.
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