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Learning Enhancement Team (L.E.T.)

The goal of the Learning Enhancement Team is to develop and empower student-athletes to become independent learners and facilitate academic success throughout their time at FIU. They strive to achieve a student-centered approach toward academic guidance where the distinct learning needs, interests, aspirations, and cultural backgrounds of individual students are considered. Through the implementation of research-based learning strategies and educational coaching, the L.E.T. members may assist students in the following areas:

  • Study skills development
  • Critical thinking
  • Writing
  • Time management
  • Organizational skills
  • Goal Setting
  • SMART tutoring
  • Reading comprehension
  • Use of technology for learning
  • Knowledge of campus resources

L.E.T. staff responsibilities

Learning specialist

  • Consults on schedule, advising and tutorial recommendations
  • Develops and empowers student-athletes to become independent learners and facilitates academic success
  • Develops individualized goal and plan for achievement with each student at the start of each semester
  • Reviews goals and accomplishments at the end of every semester with each student
  • Specializes in working with skill-building and educational development
  • Knowledge and skill in working with students with Learning Differences/ADHD
  • Provides students with strategies for accomplishing academic work and academic goals
  • Communicates with student’s Academic Coordinator to ensure proper academic support
  • Makes recommendations regarding student readiness to graduate out of the Learning Enhancement Team structure

Tutor coordinator

  • Recruits tutors that match the content subject needs for students
  • Trains tutors to support students with work completion, task management and skill building
  • Organizes group review sessions for project and test preparation
  • Evaluates SMART tutoring sessions for all student athletes to ensure effective scheduling and support
  • Performs data collection, monitoring, documentation and analysis of tutor usage
  • Serves as the lead person for GradesFirst Software and CRLA certification

Contact

Main Office

Modesto A. Maidique Campus
Student-Athlete Academic Center (SAAC)
11200 SW 8th Street
Miami, FL 33199

Phone: 305-348-6412
Fax: 305-348-4122
saacinfo@fiu.edu

 

Hours

Monday to Thursday: 7:30 am – 9 pm
Friday: 
7:30 am – 5 pm
Saturday: 
Closed
Sunday: 
1 pm – 7 pm