Learning Skills (LS) courses are designed for students with disabilities.
This course will emphasize reading comprehension with a focus on problem solving, language processing and foundations for critical thinking skills. Special emphasis will focus on collaborative learning, followed by individual mastery.
This study skills course focuses on the fundamentals of note taking and time management skills, and prepares students for college courses. Topics will include: styles of note taking, specific strategies for different learning styles, and various time management skills.
This study skills course focuses on test taking and proofreading skills, and prepares students for college courses. It is designed for those students who need a specialized approach to study skills.
This study skills course will focus on organizational skills and writing a research paper, and prepares students for college courses. It is designed for students who need a specialized approach to study skills.
Offered as a review of math fundamentals for students who are having difficulties learning basic math in the traditional college environment.
This course provides an opportunity for people to meet in small groups in order to share thoughts, feelings, and personal concerns, with variations for the special learning styles of learning-disabled students. Emphasizes development of self-concept, realistic appraisal of strengths, interpersonal relations, and assertiveness. Not applicable for degree credit.
This is a foundation course designed to improve vocabulary skills. Special focus will be placed upon understanding the meaning and origin of common basic language words.
This course is designed for students who have serious short- and long-term memory problems for academic facts and concepts. Special emphasis will be placed upon techniques to improve attention and increase concentration power.
A foundation course focused on providing students with a solid base in the fundamentals of grammar and writing skills to prepare them for college level English and writing skills courses. Students will be introduced to strategies for writing sentences, paragraphs, outlines and essays.