Course Content and Outcome Guide for CG 0693
- Course Number:
- CG 0693
- Course Title:
- Confidence Building
- Credit Hours:
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- Special Fee:
Course DescriptionHelps students explore the concept of self-confidence: how it is learned, how it can be developed and how it is sabotaged. Ideas, tools and techniques are introduced that will help students in their development of a stronger self-image. Audit available.
Intended Outcomes for the courseStudents who successfully complete this course will be able to:
1. Identify the characteristics that build or reduce self-confidence.
2. Understand decision-making techniques.
3. Construct a plan for evaluating negative self-talk (inner critic).
4. Identify sources of support.
Outcome Assessment Strategies
Students will demonstrate the learning outcomes by the following tasks
conducted individually and in cooperation with other students:
1. Complete and evaluate a self-confidence inventory.
2. Maintain and evaluate a personal journal.
3. Participate in various in-class individual and small group activities including role plays.
4. Compile a list of personal support networks.
5. Write a personal reflection paper that describes the tools the student will utilize to increase self-confidence.
Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)
The following list indicates the topics that will be covered in the course.
1. Factors that contribute to the development of self-confidence.
2. How emotions impact thinking and self-confidence.
3. Describe ones own characteristics and values.
4. How to create support networks.
5. Role plays to promote self-awareness.
6. Strategies for improving self-understanding.
7. Role of feedback from others in the development of self-confidence.
8. How self-confidence is maintained and changed.