Student Development

What is a Learning Specialist?

What is a Learning Specialist?

  • Experienced in providing relevant learning strategies, trouble-shooting, coaching, advocacy, and support
  • Professionals with expertise in learning theory and higher education
  • Experienced in working with post-secondary professional students
  • Works with you to understand your needs/goals
  • Remains current with accepted and appropriate instructional theory, practice and research
  • Can teach you tools to help you connect with your studying and content

What Meeting with a Learning Specialist Can Offer?

Learning specialists offer individualized one to one meetings/advising. Topics for meetings vary and may include, but are not limited to:

  • Study Preparation for Step 1 and Step 2
  • Test Taking Strategies
  • Testing Anxiety
  • Study Habits
  • Motivation Issues
  • Lecture Process
  • Time Management