What to Expect
ScienceFIT participants will:
- Learn and review critical study skills, notetaking skills, learning strategies, and available campus resources for success
- Become familiar with the University campus - where buildings are located, travel time, etc.
- Become familiar with the University "classroom" setting, lecture and lab based learning, and exams
- Work and study in groups with peers
- Interact with University faculty, staff, and peer mentors
- Become familiar with using on-line course components, technology, and resources such as WebCampus and clickers
Davidson Mathematics and Science Center
Although ScienceFIT students will spend time in classrooms throughout the campus during the program, the Davidson Mathematics & Science Center is a prominent building for the College of Science. It houses classrooms and science laboratory classrooms, the College of Science Dean's Office, and the Department of Mathematics & Statistics administrative offices.
Davidson Mathematics & Science Center
The Davidson Mathematics and Science Center provides an integrated and centralized 21st century environment for learning and research. Specifically, it has the following features:
- 100,000-square-foot state-of-the-art teaching and research facility with mathematics and science wings.
- The 464-seat Nell. J. Redfield Foundation Auditorium features a "walk-up, walk-out" stage that encourages lecturers to step down and interact with the audience whenever possible; stage area features three screens and mobile podium.
- 27 modern laboratories, each with the capacity for 20 to 24 students, and four large classrooms, each with the capacity for 75 students.