Work Environment

Credit Hours: 0.5

Course Length: 1 Semester

Course Description

The Study Skills and Strategies course equips students with skills and understandings critical to effective learning. Using a unique approach to the traditional topic of study skills, this course weaves understanding regarding the role of the brain in learning into the instruction of discrete learning skills and strategies. Moving beyond a list of good tips and ideas, the Study Skills and Strategies course will challenge students to develop intentional approaches to learning. They will be required to make connections between the strategies and skills they learn in this course and the implementation of those strategies and skills in their other coursework. Upon completion of the course, students will have learned a variety of specific learning skills and strategies, gained greater understanding of their own learning preferences, and become prepared to develop and implement specific learning and study plans for any academic course or other learning needs.

Course Prerequisites

None

Required Textbook(s) and/or Materials

None

Major Concepts

  • The Science of Learning
  • Self-management: Time and Organization
  • Learn through Listening
  • Learn through Reading
  • Learn through Researching
  • Learn through Writing
  • Evidence of Learning through Testing