Submitting Campus

Prescott

Department

Department of Applied Aviation Sciences

Document Type

Poster

Publication/Presentation Date

1-30-2017

Abstract/Description

In recognition of increasing rates of repeated ground schools and flight lessons, in combination with decreasing retention rates in the flight programs at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, the Department of Aeronautical Science in the College of Aviation took initiative to create a program that identified struggle students before they reached excessive failure or financial distress. The students identified in the Student Success Initiative (SSI) after being assessed would be required to attend a mediation session with their academic and flight training staff in order to create a specialized training program.

  • Student Success Initiative (SSI)
  • Identifies "at risk" students
  • Implemented training plan tailored to student
  • One-on-one instruction

Location

Las Vegas, Nevada