201 - MW 9:00 AM - 10:20 AM
203 - MW 11:00 AM - 12:20 PM
205 - TR 9:30 AM - 10:50 AM
207 - TR 11:00 AM - 12:20 PM
This course is designed to help you strengthen and build effective strategies for creating academic and personal success. You will learn how to develop an individual approach to managing and processing information, perform more effectively on tests, think critically, problem solve, set & work toward reachable goals, & manage time more efficiently.
Course Learning Objectives
Upon completion of this course you will be able to
Required Course Materials
(This textbook is used as a workbook. No used texts!)
(Do not complete LASSI without instructor supervision.)
ALL STUDENTS MUST HAVE TEXT & ALL MATERIALS BY 3RD CLASS.
TEXT & BINDER MUST COME WITH YOU TO EACH CLASS.
The basis for your final grade is the number of points you earn on assignments, homework, tests, and final exam as well as your individual participation & teamwork.
Your goal is to learn about your individual learning style and how to use strategies to improve your opportunity for achieving success.
See Handouts in Class.
Homework assignments are due at the beginning of class on the date specified.
If you are late to class and the instructor has already taken up the homework, your homework will not be accepted or graded.
No late work will be accepted or graded unless specific arrangements have been made with the instructor in advance of the due date.
Being absent from class does not excuse you from turning in assignments when they are due.
It is your responsibility to stay current with class notes & assignments.
Extra credit work is not offered.
You must have permission from your instructor to make up a test. A make-up test will be scheduled during the last week of the semester.
ATTENDANCE IS REQUIRED! Be in each class on time, ready to work!
Record your attendance with your signature on the attendance sheet.
If the attendance sheet has been taken up by the instructor before you arrive, you are considered absent.
Notify your instructor if you must miss a class.
Provide documentation detailing the reason for the absence.
IF YOU EXCEED 3 ABSENCES, YOU MAY BE DROPPED FROM THE COURSE WITH A COURSE GRADE OF “F”.
Use courtesy & respect toward your instructor & fellow students.
Work with & encourage all your team members to participate in assigned tasks.
Exhibit academic integrity & produce quality work.
Turn off and put out of sight all electronic devices, cell phones, iPods.