DVS 060 - College Academic Strategies
2 Lecture Hours
Prerequisites: Reading placement test
Co-requisites: DVS 070
This course helps students acquire strategies essential for college study including taking classroom notes, developing time management skills, preparing for tests, organizing a notebook and developing communication skills. In addition, students learn basic research skills.
Students must earn a “C” grade or better in this course to register for the next course in this discipline or to use this course as a prerequisite for a course in another discipline.
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will:
- Demonstrate effective note-taking strategies while reading texts and during lecture.
- Use metacognition to monitor learning and self-management.
- Apply appropriate communication skills in educational and professional settings.
- Explain effective priority management tools and strategies.
- Choose appropriate approaches to test taking to improve success.
- Develop a cohesive research project using the library’s resources.
- Priority management
- Study strategies
- Note-taking methods
- Research process and information literacy
Current recognized texts, handouts, videos, study sheets, Internet resources and multi-media.
Students who successfully complete this course acquire general knowledge, skills and abilities that align with CCAC’s definition of an educated person. Specifically, this course fulfills these General Education Goals:
Approved By: Dr. Quintin B. Bullock Date Approved: 10/22/2020
- Information Literacy
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