Course Content and Outcome Guide for CG 111C

Course Number:
CG 111C
Course Title:
Study Skills for College Learning
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Course Description

Introduces information and techniques in notetaking, textbook reading, and taking exams. Develop a study schedule. Prerequisites: Placement into WR 115 and RD 115 Audit available.

Intended Outcomes for the course

Students who successfully complete this course will be able to:

  1. Create a study schedule.
  2. Apply a notetaking method.
  3. Identify a textbook reading strategy.
  4. Identify 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. Demonstrate test-taking techniques.
  2. Describe SQ3R or preferred reading-study method.
  3. Produce a personal study schedule.
  4. Describe a notetaking method.

Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)

Competencies and Skills

Assessments may include individual or group projects or group presentations, case studies, reports, journals, and quizzes, such as:

  1. Textbook reading skills.
  2. Notetaking skills
  3. Test-taking skills
  4. Creating a study schedule

Concepts", Themes, Issues

  1. Memory-enhancing strategies
  2. Reading strategies, e.g., SQ3R
  3. Notetaking methods: Cornell, mind-mapping
  4. Testing and types of tests
  5. Test anxiety
  6. Study schedule
  7. Term calendar