Fall 2020 Course Syllabus
Course: EDUC-1100- Section: 01
|Instructor||Dr. Roszella Offord|
|Description||A study of the research and theory in the psychology of learning, cognition, and motivation, factors that impact learning, and application of learning strategies. The course assists the student in making adequate social and personal adjustments to college life, developing educational and career goals, and becoming familiar with institutional curricula and policies. It includes techniques for time management, note taking, and preparing for exams. Theoretical models of strategic learning, cognitio|
PSLO 1: Reading Skills - Demonstrates comprehension of content-area reading material.
PSLO 2: Critical Thinking Skills - Uses creative thinking, innovation, inquiry and analysis, evaluation and synthesis of information.
PSLO 3: Communication Skills - Demonstrates effective development, interpretation and expression of ideas through written, oral and/or visual communication.
PSLO 4: Empirical and Quantitative Skills - Applies the manipulation and/or analysis of numerical data or observable facts resulting in informed conclusions.
PSLO 5: Social Responsibility Skills - Expresses intercultural competence, knowledge of civic responsibility, and the ability to engage effectively in regional, national, and global communities
* Communication skills: Students will demonstrate effective written, oral and visual communication.
* Critical Thinking Skills: Students will engage in creative and/or innovative thinking, and/or inquiry, analysis, evaluation, synthesis of information, organizing concepts and constructing solutions.
* Empirical and Quantitative Skills: Students will demonstrate applications of scientific and mathematical concepts.
* Teamwork: Students will demonstrate the ability to work effectively with others to support a shared purpose or goal and consider different points of view.
* Social Responsibility: Students will demonstrate intercultural competency and civic knowledge by engaging effectively in local, regional, national and/or global communities.
* Personal Responsibility: Students will demonstrate the ability to connect choices, actions and consequences to ethical decision-making.
|Program Student Learning Outcomes|
Textbook Purchasing Statement: A student attending Lamar State College Port Arthur is not under any obligation to purchase a textbook from the college-affiliated bookstore. The same textbook may also be available from an independent retailer, including an online retailer.
Textbook Title : On Course: Strategies for Success in College, Career, and Life.
Ninth Edition, Cengage Publishing.
Authors: Skip Downing and Jonathan Brennan
For students taking EDUC 1300-the book is available through e-book format on Blackboard. If you prefer not to have an electronic version, you must opt-out of the first day book materials program.
Chapter One: Getting on Course to Success
Chapter Two: Accepting Personal Responsibility
Chapter Three: Discovering Self-Motivation
Chapter Four: Mastering Self Management
Chapter Five: Employing Interdependence
Chapter Six: Gaining Self-Awareness
Chapter Seven: Adopting Lifelong Learning
Chapter Eight: Developing Emotional Intelligence
Chapter Nine: Staying on Course to Success
Week 1: Introduction; Syllabus Review (August 24-30)
Week 2: Chapter One (Aug 31-Sept 6)
Week 3: Chapter Two (Sept 7- Sept 13)
Week 4: Chapter Three (Sept 14-20)
Week 5: Chapter Four (Sept 21-27)
Week 6: Chapter Five (Sept 28-Oct 4) Sept 28-Final Day to drop without academic penalty
Week 7: Chapter Six (Oct 5-Oct 11)
Week 8: Chapter Seven (Oct 12-Oct 18)
Week 9: Chapter Eight (Oct 19-Oct 25)
Week 10: Chapter Nine (Oct 26-Nov 1)
Week 11: Career Development (Nov 2-Nov 8)
Week 12: Career Development (Nov 9-15)
Week 13: Career Development Project Due (Nov 16-22)
Week 14: Thanksgiving Week (Nov 23-29)
Week 15: Final Week (Nov 30-Dec 6) Dec 2-Last Class Day
|Final Exam Date||December 2, 2020 - 12:00 AM Through December 6, 2020 - 12:00 PM|
|Grading Scale||90 - 100 = A 80 - 89 = B 70 - 79 = C 60 - 69 = D Below 59 = F|
Career Development Project-20%
|Instructor Policies||If you want to discuss your grades, you must email me at email@example.com|
Students must log in a minimum of three times per week.
Any deadlines missed will count as an absence in the online format.
|Academic Honesty||Academic honesty is expected from all students, and dishonesty in any form will not be tolerated. Please consult the LSC-PA policies (Section IX, subsection A, in the Faculty Handbook) for consequences of academic dishonesty.|
|ADA Considerations||The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is a federal anti-discrimination statute that provides comprehensive civil rights for persons with disabilities. Among other things, this legislation requires that all students with disabilities be guaranteed a learning environment that provides for reasonable accommodation of their disabilities. If you believe you have a disability requiring an accommodation, please contact the the Office for Disability Services Coordinator, Room 231, in the Madison Monroe Building. The phone number is (409) 984-6241.|
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|HB 2504||This syllabus is part of LSC-PA's efforts to comply with Texas House Bill 2504.|