COL 101 Syllabus Fall 2011

COL 101 Syllabus Fall 2011 - Moraine Valley Community...

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Moraine Valley Community College Palos Hills, Illinois College: Changes, Challenges, Choices COL-101-048 Part 1. Instructor and Section Information Instructor’s Name: Matthew Cullen S202 Office Hours: By appointment Office Phone: (708) 608-4101 E-mail: cullenm27@morainevalley.edu Semester: Fall 2011 Section Number: 048 Room Number: A252 Days/hours this section meets: Mon. & Wed. 11:00-11:50 a.m. First day of class: Monday, August 22, 2011 Last day of class: Wednesday, October 12, 2011 Date of final exam: Due October 12, 2011 Part 2. Course Information I. Effective Date August 2008 II. Course Identification Prefix and Number COL-101 Course Title College: Changes, Challenges, Choices Contact Hours 1 Credit Hour 2 Lecture/Demonstration 0 Lab/Studio 0 Clinicial 2 Total contact hours per week III. Catalog Description Prerequisite None Corequisite None Course Description Provides an opportunity to assess your purpose for college, assess your study strategies, set college and career goals, examine your values and decision- making skills, and develop an appreciation for diversity. This course is a requirement for all entering first-time full-time students effective spring 2000 semester. IV. Major Course Concepts 1. Assessing your purpose for college 2. Assessing your study strategies 3. Setting college and career goals 4. Examining your values and decision-making skills 5. Developing an appreciation for diversity
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V. Expected Outcomes for Student Learning A. Course content learning outcomes The student will demonstrate college readiness by: 1. Self-assessment of personal responsibility. a. Clarifying purpose of college enrollment; understanding that learning is lifelong; identifying and accessing college and community resources; setting goals; making decisions. b. Defining values—identifying beliefs and exploring how they affect behaviors; making moral/ethical choices. 2. Application of self-management. a. Assess study skills i. Enhance group communication skills including working in teams ii. Examine interpersonal skills iii. Develop and apply strategies to manage competing priorities b. Explore and develop an academic plan i. Transfer-oriented and/or vocational options ii. Learn to balance lifestyle choices including school, work, and family responsibilities. 3. Development of higher learning skills. a. Strengthen critical thinking skills through problem solving and differentiating between studying and understanding. b. Strengthen information literacy skills through use of library and library resources c. Examining interpersonal relationships d. Appreciating diversity through the exploration of multiple perspectives. Part 3. Classroom Information I. Books, Supplies, and Supplementary Materials a. Textbooks/Reading list Required 1. Cornerstone, Custom Edition, by Sherfield, R. M.; Montgomery, R. J.; Moody, P. G.
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