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About Learning Strategies Instruction

LSI provides Academic Coaching to JMU Students Who:

  • Are having academic difficulty
  • Have high academic goals, including demanding requirements
  • Are currently enrolled Undergraduate, Graduate, and Non-Traditional students.
  • Aspire to become tutors, coaches or educators.

Topics for Coaching include (but are not limited to):

  • Time-Management
  • Organization
  • Test-taking
  • Test Analysis
  • Studying & Test Prep
  • Reading
  • Note-taking

Pie chart showing strategies taught: time management 35%, studying and test prep: 25%, test taking strategies/test analysis: 25%, self advocacy: 5%, reading: 6%, Math: 3%, Executive Functioning: 1%


To increase students’ academic success by building academic and personal self-efficacy through applied learning strategies.