Tallahassee Community CollegeMaster SyllabusSLS 1510- College Success (Service learning/Civic Engagement sections)Prepared by: Patrick McDermott As of May 2015COURSE DESCRIPTION:SLS 1510- College Success (3 credit hours) FA SP SUThis course is designed to build and reinforce skills necessary for college and career success. Topics include: motivation, goal setting, learning styles, time management techniques, test-taking skills, classrooms skills. The course also covers topics such as wellness, interpersonal relationships, employability skills, financial management, conflict resolution and choosing a Meta-major.REQUIRED TEXT: Piscitelli, S. (2015). Choices for College Success. (3rded.). Boston , MA: Pearson Education, Inc. (ISBN- 0321908694 or 9780321908698978)GENERAL EDUCATION LEARNING OUTCOMES:Students will apply critical and creative thinking skills to analyze, evaluate, and synthesize ideas. Students will demonstrate an understanding of diverse perspectives and their influence on individual, social, historical, and political events or on cultural expression. Students will demonstrate effective information literacy skills by locating, evaluating, and effectively and ethically using information to achieve an academic or professional purpose. SOCIAL SCIENCE LEARNING OUTCOMES:Students will analyze various social science concepts to demonstrate an understanding of social, cultural and political structures. Students will compare and contrast the findings from various social science specializations to explain diverse perspectives and their influence on social, cultural, political and economic global events. Students will apply social science theories and research findings to individual and group experiences. Students will demonstrate effective information literacy skills by locating information using appropriate tools, in an ethical manner, from sources which are reliable, relevant and authoritative, such that the process expands and deepens their understanding of the subject matter.
COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES: The goal of this course is to assist students in learning academic, personal, and career skills, which will help them to be successful in college, the world of work, and contribute to