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UNI 100 Transition into the University Context

UNI 100 Transition into the University Context

Course Description:

This one-credit-hour course helps students with their transition from high school to university setting. By reading, reflecting and critiquing, students will develop critical and creative thinking skills. Moreover, the course will focus on enhancing research and presentation skills of students. As well, students will develop such academic success skills as note-taking, effective reading, test preparation, test-taking, and deep learning strategies. In addition, students will develop self-management skills including time-management, goal-setting, self-motivation, and concentration.

Potential Texts

Janet A. Amos. The Successful Student’s Guide to College. Littleton, MA. By ISBN 1-56888-793-0 464 Pages, Indexed. List Price $49.95

Janet A. Amos. Instructor’s Guide to Accompany The Successful Student’s Guide to College. Littleton, MA. ISBN 1-56888-747-7 176 Pages

Stephen R. Covey. The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People.
http://www.mindtools.com/pages/main/newMN_ISS.htm
http://www.mindtools.com/pages/main/newMN_HTE.htm

Langan, Ten Steps to Building College Reading Skills, 5/e, Townsend Press, 2011.

Uri, William and Robert Fisher. (2012). Getting to Yes: Negotiating agreement without giving in. London: Random House

Lewicki, R. J. (2011). Essentials of Negotiations. New York: McGraw-Hill.

Anderson, K. (1993) Getting what you want: How to reach agreement and resolve conflict every time. New York: Dutton

Prerequisites

None

Credits

1.0

Times Offered

  • September
  • February
  • June (Summer)
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