Course Number:
CG 111C
Transcript Title:
Study Skills for College Learning
Jul 27, 2022
Jun 29, 2023
Total Credits:
Lecture Hours:
Lecture / Lab Hours:
Lab Hours:
Satisfies Cultural Literacy requirement:
Satisfies General Education requirement:
Grading Options
A-F, P/NP, Audit
Default Grading Options
Repeats available for credit:

Placement into IRW 115 or WR 115

Course Description

Introduces information and techniques in note taking, textbook reading, taking exams, and developing a study schedule. Prerequisites: Placement into IRW 115 or WR 115. Audit available.

Course 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.

Suggested 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

The determination of teaching strategies used in the delivery of outcomes is generally left to the discretion of the instructor. Here are some strategies that you might consider when designing your course: lecture, small group/forum discussion, flipped classroom, dyads, oral presentation, role play, simulation scenarios, group projects, service learning projects, hands-on lab, peer review/workshops, cooperative learning (jigsaw, fishbowl), inquiry based instruction, differentiated instruction (learning centers), graphic organizers, etc.

Course Content

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