Course Description

This course is intended for first and second-year students.

This course provides students opportunities to obtain skills that lead to success in college and beyond including learning how to learn, motivation, critical and creative thinking, decision-making, identity development, wellness, and career choice. The hallmark of this course will be an active-learning environment focused on applications of skills and content.

Course Learning Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, student will be able to:

  • Independently acquire and practice evidence-based learning strategies, increasing their skills as learners. (e.g., metacognitive learning strategies, active learning techniques, collaborative learning).
  • Demonstrate greater academic engagement within the behavioral, psychological, and cognitive domains.
  • Practice self-regulated learning skills and employ self-directed learning behaviors.
  • Assess and increase their current competencies in developmentally-based life-skills across several domains germane to success in college and beyond (e.g., Chickering’s Vectors, Gazda’s life-skills).

Course Syllabi

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