UWT: Summer Bridge College Success, T. Leon, 20181Office of Undergraduate EducationSummer Bridge College Success: Critical Thinking, Creativity,Curiosity, Cultural Literacy, Compassion and CommunityClass Timesand LocationTuesday,11:10 a.m.–12:15 p.m.BB 106Thursday,11:10 a.m.–12:15 p.m.BB 106Office Hours(also by appointment)Tuesday,12:15 p.m.–1:00 p.m.BB 106Thursday,12:15 p.m.–1:00 p.m.BB 106Contact Info.[email protected]please include BRIDGE in the subject lineOffice of UndergraduateEducation(253) 692-4740Instructor:TeyAnjulee Leon,Master’s Candidate—Interdisciplinary Arts & SciencesCourse DescriptionThis course will focus on the development of critical thinking skills, college-level readingand research, and self-directed study skills. Your assessment (points earned) will bebased upon various assignments and participation during class time, as well as online.The successful completion of this class contributes to your overall success in SummerBridge with Professor Bacho’s Humanities course.Learning ObjectivesIn this INTRODUCTORY course, you will:Improve your understanding of the college student’s responsibility in the teachingand learning process.Increase your knowledge about the critical thinking, reading and writing skillsneeded for college level course work.Experience a positive adjustment in the university environment.Develop adaptive study skills for a variety of assignments and facultyexpectations.Learn to navigate the college system with the support of Student Services.Begin exploration of possible majors and career pathways.Increase awareness of personal and cultural learning styles and how to work withother types of learning styles.
UWT: Summer Bridge College Success, T. Leon, 20182Required TextsYou MUST bring readings to class each day so that we can reference the materialtogether. This includes the booksfrom Professor Bacho’s classwhen applicable.All readings for this course are files located on CANVAS.You will need a computer,printer and access to the internet to retrieve the readings and the assignments. If youdon’t have a printer, you can print on campus for free. You just need to provide yourown paper.Course StructureClass sessions include lectures, large and small group discussions, group activities, andfilm viewing. There will be occasional in-class writing assignments and activities thatcannot be made up.Grading SummaryParticipation (class discussion & activities, notes, follow up)50%Homework Assignments50%____________________________________________________________________Total100%HomeworkSee the Canvas Modules for details.