This course is designed to provide students with the strategies necessary to succeed in college. Participants will examine the characteristics of successful students as well as learn strategies for taking greater responsibility for their own learning. Additionally, the course will provide ways of developing greater intrinsic motivation, increased perseverance, and more effective time management skills, as well as help them discover and revise limiting beliefs and self-defeating behaviors. Practical skills will include a variety of note taking and study strategies as well as confident and effective test preparation. Group 2 course.
General Education Outcomes supported by this course
Critical Thinking - Direct
Course Learning Outcomes Knowledge:
- Explain the skills necessary to accept personal responsibility.
- Articulate key concepts of learning science.
- Analyze self-efficacy and self-management strengths and weaknesses.
- Apply understanding of college culture to modify behavior.
- Use self-awareness to make realistic choices and develop healthy habits.
- Integrate self-management skills to further learning.
Caring - Civic Learning:
- Communicate with others using effective listening and speaking strategies.
- Collaborate actively and effectively in groups.
Learning How to Learn:
- Strengthen their commitment to hard work and effort in order to reach goals.
- Set effective and manageable goals.
- Select appropriate learning strategies based on an understanding of learning science.
- Use reflection to develop and connect elements of academic and personal learning.