SRJC Course Outlines

2/20/2018 7:32:21 AMDRD 360.2 Course Outline as of Fall 2016

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CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  DRD 360.2Title:  COLLEGE SUCCESS 2  
Full Title:  College Success 2: Test Prep, Test Taking & Learning Styles
Last Reviewed:1/22/2018

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum1.00Lecture Scheduled1.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled17.50
Minimum1.00Lab Scheduled06 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total1.00 Contact Total17.50
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  0Total Student Learning Hours: 0 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Non-Applicable
Grading:  Grade or P/NP
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As: 
Formerly: 

Catalog Description:
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This course provides opportunities for students to explore and practice skills addressing different learning styles, test preparation and test-taking strategies.  It also includes topics specific to disability related services and campus resources.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
Description: Untitled document
This course provides opportunities for students to explore and practice skills addressing different learning styles, test preparation and test-taking strategies.  It also includes topics specific to disability related services and campus resources.
(Grade or P/NP)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Not Certificate/Major Applicable



COURSE CONTENT

Student Learning Outcomes:
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Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
1. Employ effective test preparation and performance strategies based on their individual learning style(s).
2. Access appropriate disability related services and campus resources.

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1. Assess individual learning style(s).
2. Apply effective preparation strategies for various types of tests.
3. Use effectual techniques for taking various types of tests.      
4. Access appropriate disability services and other campus resources.

Topics and Scope
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I. Learning Styles
   A.  Identifying learning styles
   B.  Exploring strategies for specific learning styles
 
II. Test Preparation Strategies
   A.  General preparation strategies
   B.  Reviewing lecture notes
    C.  Predicting test questions
   D.  Preparing for objective vs. subjective tests
  
III. Test Taking Strategies
    A. General test taking strategies
        1. managing anxiety
        2. analyzing test questions
    B. Objective tests
    C. Subjective Tests
 
IV. Accessing Disability and Other Campus Resources
    A. Disability services
    B. Campus resources

Assignments:
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1.      Participate in class discussions and activities
2.      Read approximately 10 pages per week
3.      Complete homework assignments, approximately 5-10 per semester
4.      Create a script describing disability related limitations and services
5.      Campus resource project
6.      Quizzes; approximately 0-5 per semester
7.       Final exam

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
10 - 30%
Written homework
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
0 - 0%
None
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
0 - 0%
None
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
10 - 30%
Quizzes and final exam
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
40 - 60%
Attendance and participation, Script, and Campus resource project


Representative Textbooks:
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College Study: The Essential Ingredients (3rd Edition). Lipsky, Sally A. Prentice Hall: 2012.

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