Lesson_1 - Welcome to FSoS 1301 Cash or Credit You Need to...

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1 Welcome to FSoS 1301: Cash or Credit: You Need to Know Welcome to the University of Minnesota and to the Department of Family Social Science. I am excited that you have chosen to take FSoS 1301: Cash or Credit: You Need to Know! I wish each of you a successful semester with this course, and I believe the information you will learn in this class will give you the knowledge and skills needed to make sound financial decisions. It will assist you in setting attainable financial goals as you achieve your definition of personal financial success! You do not need to have a credit card to take this course! The information you gain in this course should provide the knowledge needed to make financially-savvy decisions. If you currently have a credit card, the information you learn in this class will help you to use credit responsibly. Remember, it’s your choice.
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2 Become Familiar with the Course and its Features By the end of Lesson 1, you should: Be familiar with the online course and its features. Realize this course is not different from what is expected in a lecture- based course. This week, we would like you to get to know this online course better. We will be asking you to click on several of the buttons to get a feel for this class. You will want to familiarize yourself with the entire course by clicking on several of the links located on the FSoS 1301 Moodle course site.
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About FSoS 1301 One-credit course. Objective: Strengthen knowledge base concerning credit and related financial decisions. Expectations of course are similar to in- class setting. FSoS 1301: Cash or Credit: You Need to Know is a one-credit course. This course was developed in an effort to provide students with a strong knowledge base concerning credit to make financially-savvy decisions. FSoS 1301 is taught by Instructor Virginia Solis Zuiker. Several individuals, including the professor, have contributed to the development of this course, including Dr. Carolyn Bird, FSoS, Tara Modrack, FSoS, and Dr. Sharon Danes, Professor in FSoS. Students should be aware that our expectations and requirements in this course are no different than that of a typical lecture-based course. This lesson has been designed for you to gain a better understanding of the course layout and expectations. Each semester moves quickly, and you will want to use this week to become accustomed with the course site and features.Take time to familiarize yourself with the Credit Café, weekly survey question forums, lessons, and accessing course readings and viewing materials. Explore the course site and become familiar with the course assessment and assignment submission tools. Quiz 0 and Assignment 0 have both been developed in an effort to provide you, the student, with a better understanding of how quizzes are formatted and how assignment submissions are graded. As this is an online course, it is important to have a thorough understanding of the
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Lesson_1 - Welcome to FSoS 1301 Cash or Credit You Need to...

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