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Study Skills for College Learning

Course Number: CG 111C
Transcript Title: Study Skills for Coll Learning
Created: September 1, 2012
Updated: December 19, 2014
Total Credits: 1
Lecture Hours: 10
Lecture / Lab Hours: 0
Lab Hours: 0
Satisfies Cultural Literacy requirement: No
Satisfies General Education requirement: No
Grading options: A-F (default), P-NP, audit

Prerequisites

Placement into WR 90 and RD 90

Course Description

Introduces information and techniques in note taking, textbook reading, taking exams, and developing a study schedule. Prerequisites: Placement into WR 90 and RD 90. Audit available.

Intended Outcomes

Upon successfully completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Create a study schedule.
  2. Apply note-taking strategies.
  3. Use effective textbook reading strategies.
  4. Utilize test‐taking strategies.

Outcome Assessment Strategies

Students will demonstrate the learning outcomes by the following tasks conducted individually and in cooperation with other students:

  1. Produce a personal study schedule.
  2. Demonstrate a note-taking method
  3. Describe a textbook reading‐study method.
  4. Demonstrate effective test taking strategies.

Course Activities and Design

Lecture, small group activities, individual assignments, presentations.

Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)

  • Memory-enhancing strategies
  • Reading strategies
  • Note-taking methods
  • Testing and types of tests
  • Test anxiety
  • Study schedule
  • Term calendar