Psych 131 Full Semester (Fall 2017).pdf

Psych 131 Full Semester (Fall 2017).pdf - PSYCH 131...

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1 PSYCH 131: Academic Learning Skills Fall 2017 Section, Day, Time Instructor E-Mail DB, Thur, 9:30am Stephen Anderson [email protected] BD, Tue, 12:40pm DD, Thur, 12:40pm Kathryn Bunda [email protected] BB, Tue, 9:30am Kaitlyn Burke [email protected] AB, Mon, 9:00am CB, Wed, 9:00am EB, Fri, 9:00am Elise Byron [email protected] AE, Mon, 12:10pm EE, Fri, 12:10pm Sara Davis [email protected] CE, Wed, 12:10pm Chelsey Gates [email protected] AC, Mon, 10:00am CC, Wed, 10:00am EC, Fri, 10:00am Andreas Miles-Novelo [email protected] AD, Mon, 11:00am CD, Wed, 11:00am ED, Fri, 11:00am Kimberly More [email protected] CG, Wed, 2:10pm Nellie Moualeu [email protected] BF, Tue, 2:10pm DF, Thur, 2:10pm MaKayla Schroeder [email protected] AG, Mon, 2:10pm Xander Toftness [email protected] My Instructor’s office location is ____________________________________________ Office hours for my Instructor are ____________________________________________ Course Overview Psychology 131 is designed to facilitate students’ development of academic skills, behaviors, and attitudes. Content in this course will help students immediately and will also prepare students for further success throughout their college career.
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2 Course Resources Required text: Sellers, D., Dochen, C. W., & Hodges, R. (2014). Academic Transformations: The road to college success (3 rd ed.). Prentice Hall. (ISBN: 0321885724). Blackboard Learn What Will I Learn in this Course? This question can be answered at two levels - the level of the psychology undergraduate curriculum and at the level of this specific course. Psychology Undergraduate Curriculum Goals The undergraduate curriculum in psychology is organized around 5 learning goals, each with subgoals. These goals are derived from recommendations of the American Psychological Association and are listed on the departmental website. Successful completion of Psych 131 will contribute to students reaching the following goal: Develop skills supporting employment or graduate/professional education Psych 131 Student Learning Outcomes After successfully completing this course you will be able to: Develop skills to improve personal motivation and goal setting. Learn specific time management strategies to improve academic performance. Develop learning and test-taking strategies that facilitate academic success. Learn ways of interacting with peer students in group or team-based in-class interactions. Evaluation This one-credit course is graded on a Satisfactory/Fail (S/F) basis. To earn a satisfactory grade, students must earn a minimum of 320 points ( 80% of the total 400 points possible ). Additionally, students must complete both the Time Management Monitor and the Final Team Project in order to pass the course.
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