Course: EDUC-1300- Section: 3E
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|Description||Study of the 1) research and theory in the psychology of learning, cognition and motivation; 2) factors that impact learning; and 3) application of learning strategies. Students use assessment instruments (learning inventories) to identify their strengths and weaknesses as learners. Develops skills and techniques necessary for success in college including memory development, note-taking, test preparation, study skills and time management. Assists the student in making adequate social and persona|
1. Demonstrate the ability to analyze and interpret assigned reading materials and written instructions from both the textbook and instructor measured by pretest, posttest, written class exercises, and essay rubric (PSLO ALPHA, PSLSO 1, PSLO 2)
2. Demonstrate the ability to produce clear, correct, and coherent prose adapted to purpose, occasion, and audience measured by pretest, posttest, written class exercises, and essay rubric. (PSLO ALPHA, PSLO 1, PSLO 2, PSLO 5)
3. Demonstrate the ability to communicate orally in clear, coherent, and persuasive language appropriate to purpose, occasion, and audience measured by class exercises and rubric (PSLO 2)
4. Demonstrate the ability to analyze and interpret forms of spoken language measured by pretest, posttest, class exercises, and essay rubric. (PSLO 1, PSLO 2)
5. Identify and demonstrate the ability to apply standards and elements of critical thinking measured by pretest, posttest, and class exercises.(PSLO ALPHA, PSLO 1, PSLO 2, PSLO 5))
6. Demonstrate the ability to use computer-based technology in communicating, solving problems, and acquiring information measured by class exercises and essay rubric. (PSLO 2)
7. Demonstrate awareness of cultural differences and similarities measured by class exercises. (PSLO 2, PSLO 5)
8. Demonstrate the ability to identify, use, and apply mathematical and scientific principles measured by pretest, posttest, and class exercises. (PSLO 3)
* 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.
* Social Responsibility: Students will demonstrate intercultural competency and civic knowledge by engaging
effectively in local, regional, national and/or global communities.
|Program Student Learning Outcomes||
PSLO ALPHA: Reading Skills - Demonstrates comprehension of content-area reading material.
PSLO 1: Critical Thinking Skills - Uses creative thinking, innovation, inquiry and analysis, evaluation and synthesis of information.
PSLO 2: Communication Skills - Demonstrates effective development, interpretation and expression of ideas through written, oral and/or visual communication.
PSLO 3: 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
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Keys to Effective Learning, 7th edition. Carol Carter and Sarah Kravits, Pearson.
Other materials needed for class include a three ring notebook, notebook paper, pens, notecards, & USB Flash Drive (Needed for PPT Project).
Week 1 - Chapter 1: Habits for Success
Week 2 - Chapter 2: Learning Styles
Week 3 - Chapter 3: Time & Money
Week 4 - Chapter 4: Setting & Reaching Goals
Week 5 - Exam 1: Chapters 1-4 (February 22 & 23, 2021)
Week 5 - Chapter 5: Critical & Creative Thinking
Week 6 - Chapter 6: Reading
Week 7 - Chapter 7: Reading Across Disciplines
Week 8 - Chapter 8: Listening and Taking Notes
Week 8 - Exam 2: Chapters 5-8 (March 29 & 30, 2021)
Week 9 - Chapter 9: Memory
Week 10 - Chapter 10: Test Taking I...
Week 11 - Chapter 11: Test Taking II...
Week 12 - Exam 3: Chapters 9-11
Week 12 - Moving Toward Success
Week 13 - Personal Responsibility Leads to Success PPT Presentation (April 19-23,2021) - Cohort 1
Week 14 - Personal Responsibility Leads to Success PPT Presentation (April 26-30, 2021) - Cohort 2
Week 15 - Personal Responsibility Leads to Success PPT Presentation (May 3-7, 2021) - Cohort 3
Week 16 - Personal Responsibility Leads to Success PPT Presentation (May 10-13, 2021) - Cohort 4
|Final Exam Date||May 12, 2021 - 8:00 AM Through December 13, 2021 - 9:00 AM|
|Grading Scale||90 - 100=A 80 - 89=B 70 - 79=C 60 - 69=D Below 59 = F|
Exams - 60%
Personal Responsibility Leads to Success PPT Presentation (Core Assignment) - 25%
Attendance - 15%
|Instructor Policies||I will not discuss your grades over the phone or by email. If you want to discuss your grades, you must contact Mrs. Hilda Billups, Director of Dual Credit and Early College, 409-984-6102.|
|Attendance Policy||Research has shown a cause and effect relationship between attendance and college success. More than 4 unexcused absences will result in a grade of "F", regardless of the student's performance in class to that time. Excused absences include hospitalization of you or an immediate family member, participation in a college event, or a religious holy day. Prior notification to me for pending absences due to college events or religious holy days is required. Documentation of hospitalization is required. LATE WORK IS UNACCEPTABLE.|
|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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