CSS-100: College Student SuccessSyllabus and Course OutlineCOURSE DESCRIPTIONCourse TitleCollege Student SuccessCourseDescriptionCollege Student Success is a one-credit course designed to assist students in gaining skills to:1.Succeed academically2.Thrive interpersonally3.Act responsibly4.Clarify personal and career goalsCredits1PrerequisitesnoneTextbookHudson County Community College is committed to student access and excellence. Thiscourse uses digital course materials designed usingOpen Educational Resources(OER), highquality, openly licensed educational materials, rather than a traditional textbook. You canaccess all readings, videos, quizzes, and other activities through our course site on Canvas.Although this does not require the purchase of a textbook, students are expected to haveenough access to the technology required to view, read, and interact with course readings,videos, and activities. Students will be advised whether printing of material is required, or ifprint copies of selected materials have been made available.Extra care and effort were involved to assure access to high-quality affordable materials. Foradditional information on textbook-free courses at HCCC, please visit:.Resources/SupplementalMaterialsHCCC College CatalogHCCC Student HandbookStudent Learning Outcomes (add more as needed)Upon the successful completion of this course students will be able to1.Access college and community resources.2.Understand a syllabus, interpret college catalog, and grasp the scope of prescribedacademic policies at Hudson County Community College.3.Implement time management and stress reduction strategies as it relates tostudent success.4.Practice various note taking, studying, and test-taking skills through directinstruction and practice.5.Refine reading, writing, and communication skills through review of textbookmaterial, discussion of suggestions for improvement, and an oral presentation.
COURSE UNIT DETAILSUnit, TitleLecture / ReadingsLearning ActivitiesLearningOutcome andNumberUnit 1Welcome to CollegeStudent Success at HCCC!Unit One LectureReadings:College Overview, Personal Identity,Types of Students, Defining Success, andDefining GoalsHCCC College CatalogHCCC Student HandbookDiscussion 1: Discovering YourPotential...Assignment 1: College GoalsAssignment 2: Degree Programs atHCCCQuiz: Unit 1 Quiz1, 2Unit 2Engage in YourEducationUnit Two LectureReadings:The Learning Process, ClassAttendance, Class Preparation, Working WithInstructors, Critical Thinking, WritingStrategiesHCCC College CatalogHCCC Student HandbookDiscussion 1: short-term and long-termgoalsAssignment 1: Differences BetweenHigh School and College Students,Programs and Services at HCCCAssignment 2: Information from theHCCC College CatalogQuiz: Unit 2 Quiz2, 3Unit 3Learning Styles & Note-Taking StrategiesUnit Three LectureReadings:Learning Styles & Strategies, TheRole of Memory, Reading Strategies, ActiveLearningHCCC College CatalogHCCC Student HandbookDiscussion 1: My Reading RateAssignment 1: Show Me Your Notes!