School of Pharmacy LIU


 

Student Learning Committee


Background:

The student learning committee within the school of pharmacy at the Lebanese International University was established to mentor and to aid students with poor academic performance. The committee aims to monitor students who are mentored and supervised for their academic improvements. In addition the committee provides academic guidance in particular for new students with poor academic performance or under probation. Moreover, the committee works in close coordination with the university student affairs office and the dean’s office to facilitate the learning and assessment process for student with documented physiological disabilities (blindness, deafness and other motor disabilities.

Mission Statement:

The provision of distinguished educational programs, accessibility, support services and environment are central to the mission of the Lebanese International University and the School of Pharmacy. In order to do so, the student learning committee mission is to ensure the availability and delivery of quality academic advising in particular for students with poor academic performance. Moreover the committee ensures that learning is accessible and possible to all students despite their physiological disabilities.

The functions and duties for the student learning committee are to:

  • Provide tutoring for students with academic difficulties or set on probation. The committee will monitor the academic performance of students who seek the student learning committee services.
  • Provide academic guidance towards students who seek the student learning committee in identifying type of courses and number of credit hours student can register in each semester based on their study plan and academic performance.
  • Collect and review documents for students with physiological disabilities which are affecting their academic performances and take the decisions accordingly.
  • Provide support and facility guidelines for students with documented physiological disabilities that affect their academic performance.
  • The committee shall communicate with the university student affair’s office and the dean’s office every academic year to collect or update the list of pre-pharmacy and /or pharmacy students with physiological disabilities. Collaborate with the student development and success center as soon as it is lunched by the school of art and sciences.
  • Disseminate the decision that pertains the provision of facilities and or services the school of pharmacy will provide to pre-pharmacy students or pharmacy students with the pharmacy instructors and advisors.
  • Communicate with other schools regarding decisions that pertain the provision of facilities and or services the school of pharmacy will provide to pre-pharmacy students with documented physiological disabilities.
  • Collect data that aim to investigate student’s learning difficulties and propose solutions through student’s surveys, interviews or meetings. In addition the surveys will help the committee to identify students with unreported physiological difficulties.
  • Recruit students who will volunteer to collaborate with faculty members in tutoring/mentoring students with poor academic performance.
  • Recruit students who will volunteer to help students with documented physiological disabilities

Membership :

  • Committee Chair: Dr. Etwal Bou Raad
  • Committee Members (in alphabetical order):
    • Dr. Diana Malaeb
    • Dr. Fadi Hdeab
    • Dr. Michelle Cherfan
    • Dr. Marwan Akel
    • Dr. Mariam Dabbous
    • Dr. Jihan Safwan