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Areas of Study | | INST101 syllabus




COURSE NUMBER: INST101
COURSE TITLE:Success In College
DIVISION:Institutional / Developmental Ed
IAI CODE(S):
SEMESTER CREDIT HOURS:1
CONTACT HOURS:
DELIVERY MODE:

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
An orientation course aimed at providing students with basics in study skills, time management, computer literacy, and critical thinking. Taught in various delivery methods. This is a valuable course for students wishing to learn more about the college experience.

PREREQUISITES:

NOTES:

COURSE OBJECTIVES / STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES:

TOPICAL OUTLINE:



  • Understanding academic expectations
  • Learning classroom and communication etiquette
  • Becoming acquainted with campus facilities and programs
  • Developing and evaluating long-term and short-term goals
  • Developing better time management skills
  • Learning how you learn
  • Developing reading and note taking skills
  • Improving study skills and test taking skills
  • Becoming part of a diverse campus
  • Investigating career choices
  • Online Activities

TEXTBOOK / SPECIAL MATERIALS:




Keys to Success: See www.dacc.bkstr.com for the newest version

Student Planner

Homework Packet

3-Ring Binder


EVALUATION:




Grades will be figured on a point system for weekly homework assignments, weekly in-class activities, career assessment, professionalism, mid-term exam and final.

90-100% = A
80-  89% = B
70-  79% = C
60-  69% = D
60%-Below = F


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REVISION:
Summer 2013

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