Anticipating and Planning for Courses

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Anticipating and Planning for Courses During the first week of each semester, your professors will present you with a syllabus or course outline. You should not stuff the syllabus in a folder and forget about it! It contains valuable information that will help you plan your study time for that course, including class policies, test types, and final grade calculation. The syllabus is a plan to follow, or a road map of a professor's expectations, so file each one in a safe place for frequent future reference. You can predict much about a course from the syllabus, and it can help you to design your academic activities for the course. Long-range planning needs to begin on the first day of class. Planning out your semester will help you reduce confusion and anxiety be defining more exactly the demands you will face in each course. By anticipating and planning your approach to each course, you can plan your coping strategies. Steps for Creating a Semester Schedule 1. Collect all of your course syllabi. 2.
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This note was uploaded on 09/13/2011 for the course LEARNING L 110 taught by Professor Afrancis during the Spring '11 term at Community College of Philadelphia.

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