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Mt. San Antonio College

 

 

December 20, 2014

 

 

Effective Term:   200725 - Winter 2008

Course ID:

STDY   80

Title:

Studying and Learning: Foundations for Success

 

Division:

Library and Learning Resources Division

Department:

Learning Assistance Department

Discipline:

Short Title:

Studying and Learning

 

Course Status:

Approved

Maximum Class Size:

  35

 

 

Method of Instruction:

 

 Lecture

 Work Experience, Occupational

 Laboratory

 Work Experience, General

 Lecture and Laboratory

 Open Entry/Exit

 Independent Studies

 Apprentice

 Distance Learning (Distance Education Delayed) for online courses

 Distance (Hybrid Online) for online supported courses

 

** MAXIMUM CONTACT HOURS **

** CREDIT UNITS **

 

  Lecture Hours:

  54.00

  3.00   3.00

 

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  Total Hours:

  54

 

 

Taxonomy of Programs (TOPS) Information:

TOPS Code and Course Program Title:

493014 - Study Skills

 

SAM Priority Code: 

A.

Apprenticeship

Courses offered to apprentices only.

B.

Advanced Occupational

Courses taken in the advanced stages of an occupational program. Each “B” level course must have a “C” level prerequisite in the same program area.

C.

Clearly Occupational

Courses taken in the middle stages of an occupational program. Should provide the student with entry-level job skills.

D.

Possibly Occupational

Courses taken in the beginning stages of an occupational program.

E.

Non-Occupational

 

Discipline Placement:


State Transfer Code:

C0 Not Transferable, No Degree

Grading Method:

Optional Letter Grade or P/NP

Frequency Offered:

 Fall

 Winter

 Spring

 Summer

 On Demand

Earn Credit:

Non-repeatable Credit - equates to 0 repeats

 

Transfer Status

Baccalaureate Status is granted by the Educational Design General Education and Baccalaureate Level Subcommittee.

 CSU Transferable         CSU Approval Date:                      (mm/dd/yyyy)                  

 UC Transferable             UC Approval Date:                      (mm/dd/yyyy)                 

 

Course Requisites

Prerequisite:


Co requisite:


Advisory:

Eligibility for ENGL 67 or READ 80

 

Course Special Designators


Course Description:

Provides a foundation for lifelong learning that promotes greater self-awareness and success. Academic success strategies include text management, time management, listening, note taking, oral and written communication, test-taking, memorization, use of campus resources and research methods.

Course Outline:

- Identify and understand the implications of Triune Brain Theory for their own learning process
- Identify different teaching and learning styles including Multiple Intelligences, Kolb’s Learning Styles, and Left/Right Brain thinking.
- Personal values clarification, goal setting, time management, and stress management.
- Note taking/listening, test taking, and memory and concentration.
- Presentation skills, and collaboration/teambuilding.
- Campus resources, research strategies, and technology.
- Final exam

Lab Outline:


Course Measurable Objectives:

Using a Triune Brain Theory brain-based research perspective, students will:
1. Identify cognitive and affective strengths and weaknesses through development of self-awareness strategies.
2. Become aware of various learning strategy systems.
3. Apply learning strategies learned in Study Techniques to other classes.
4. Assess their own learning strategies.
5. Develop effective academic research strategies.

Course Methods of Evaluation:

Category 1. Substantial written assignments for this course include:

Essay Exam(s)
Readings
Written homework in the form of responses to/reflections on questions posed in the text reading(s) and lecture(s)

If the course is degree applicable, substantial written assignments in this course are inappropriate because:


Category 2. Computational or non-computational problem solving demonstrations:

Homework Problem(s)
Quizzes

Category 3. Skills Demonstrations:

Class Performance(s)
Performance Exam(s)

Category 4. Objective Examinations:


Sample Assignments:

1. Using the priorities you outlined in your Personal Mission Statement, create a personal long- and short-term goal setting plan.
2. Using Multiple Intelligences Theory, identify your strongest intelligences and create a plan for how you can use them more effectively as part of your personal study system.
3. Choose a note taking strategy, use it in another class, and evaluate its efficacy.

 

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