ADS 143 - Academic Success
2 Continuing Education Units (CEU). This course is not for Credit(s).
This course is designed to enable the student to learn academic success instructional activities in an effort to enrich one’s learning experience in the collegiate environment. Topics to be covered include activities that will challenge the student to review learning; presenting the material learned; and building skills and tools necessary for students to know how to be successful in the academic setting.
Upon completion of this course, the students should be able to:
1. identify learning styles and practice reflective self-assessment for effective study;
2. demonstrate the ability to engage in collaborative learning opportunities;
3. develop and experiment with new learning techniques in an effort to broaden one’s repertoire of methods and strengthen existing study skills to improve student academic success;
4. communicate personal understanding effectively, and ‘teach-back’ core concepts presented in technical coursework and covered in laboratory exercises;
5. identify techniques to improve problem-solving skills in navigating personal and academic environment; and
6. develop personal and academic organizational skills necessary to be successful in one’s program of study.
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