Syllabus SLS1510 (188027) –College Success and Career Development Summer 2019 –A Session WEB-BASED COURSE Instructor Name: Melissa ScalziEmail: [email protected]Phone Number: 850.201.6645Office Location: HSS222 and VirtualVirtual Office Hours and Class Hours Monday Tuesday Wed Thursday Friday Office hours 9:30am-10:30am HSS22 Web SLS1510 1:00pm-2:00pm Virtual Web SLS1510 1:00pm-2:00pm Virtual Office hours 10:00am-11:00am Virtual Web SLS1510 1:00pm-2:00pm Virtual Web SLS1510 1:00pm-2:00pm Virtual Web SLS1510 1:00pm-2:00pm Virtual Course Description SLS 1510- College Success (3 credit hours) FA SP SU This 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, financial management, conflict resolution and choosing a Meta-major. Required Text and Materials Shushan, A Pocket Guide to College Success, 2e New York, NY: Macmillan Publishing, Inc. (ISBN: 9781319117580).
2 Course Prerequisites There are no prerequisites for this course. Learning OutcomesCourse 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 and in the world of work. The following learning outcomes will be addressed by this course through lectures, classroom activities, assignments, projects, and assessments:Evaluate their classroom and study strategies, apply active learning techniques and create a systematic approach to learning in a variety of academic disciplinesApply critical thinking skills to analyze personal, academic and career goals and to create a plan to achieve them.Locate, evaluate and use information ethically to demonstrate knowledge of their meta-major, degree program and career.Analyze how diversity affects group dynamics.Apply critical thinking skills to evaluate strategies for maintaining healthy relationships in college, at home and in the workplace. Students will also assess the consequences of their behavior choices.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 Sciences Learning Outcomes:Students will analyze various social science concepts to demonstrate an understanding of social, cultural and political structures.