This course is an advanced study skills course designed for students who are currently taking academic or vocational classes (such as students in the nursing program) and would like to refine their study skills and apply them to their coursework. It includes advanced note-taking applications, library research, time management, taking in-class essay exams, practice in taking timed standardized tests, and designing reading study guides.
This course is a bridge for students who are attending college for the first time or returning after an absence from an educational setting. It covers learning styles, cultural and linguistic challenges and strategies, using technology to enhance learning, utilizing campus resources,developing effective student/instructor relationships and time management. Students will learn through lectures, collaborative group work, group discussions, campus tours, videos and assignments.