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Course Content and Outcome Guide for DE 31

Course Number:
DE 31
Course Title:
Learning Skills I
Credit Hours:
1
Lecture Hours:
10
Lecture/Lab Hours:
0
Lab Hours:
0
Special Fee:
 

Course Description

Introduces study skills required in college. Principle topics include motivation, goal setting, time management, organization of college, and study suggestions and techniques. Course may be taken alone or as part of a three-credit series (DE 31, 32, 33). Audit available.

Intended Outcomes for the course

  • Make smooth transition into college level courses

  • Set priorities and goals for life and education

  • Develop and utilize time management skills

  • Improve and utilize study techniques 

Outcome Assessment Strategies

  • In-class projects, presentations and discussions

  • Group and individual projects

  • Quizzes- Conferences with students 

Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)

  1. What am I doing here?

  2. Setting priorities and goals

  3. How college is organized

  4. Time management

  5. Study suggestions and techniques 

Skills

  1. Prioritize and manage goals

  2. Prioritize and manage time 

  3. Determine effective study skills techniques

  4. Recognize how college is organized