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Curriculum

Academic Strategies

Academic Strategies is designed to assist students in reaching the following objectives:

  • Develop proficiency in the use of effective listening, note taking, and study skills
  • Develop the ability to accommodate differing teaching styles and course demands
  • Apply active processing and review strategies to credit course work
  • Provide students with individual attention in developing study strategies that will maximize the possibility of success in credit courses
  • Topics include, but are not limited to: the study process, Cornell note-taking, learning styles, textbooks & reading, test preparation/test anxiety, critical thinking, concept mapping, and creation of two study projects

Motivation and Wellness

Motivation and Wellness is designed to assist students with motivation, time management, and self-care. Students will develop a proficiency in the understanding of:

  • Self-motivation
  • Goals and goal setting
  • Stress management
  • Dimensions of wellness
  • Topics include, but are not limited to: course syllabi and planning, self-system thinking, instrinsic/extrinsic motivation, procrastination, Gardner's Multiple Intelligences, library resources, financial literacy, time management, goal-setting, thinking errors, locus of control, and sleep issues

Students will develop the ability to analyze their motivation and create a plan for motivation management. Students will be able to assess their current wellness and create a plan for behavior change.