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How to Succeed in College

University of Kentucky via Coursera

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  • Provider Coursera
  • Subject Higher Education
  • $ Cost Free Online Course (Audit)
  • Session Finished
  • Language English
  • Certificate Certificate Available
  • Effort 1-3 hours a week
  • Start Date
  • Duration 6 weeks long

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In How to Succeed in College, students interact and plan their transition to higher education and beyond. This multimedia course incorporates presentations, videos, and social media while focusing on strategies for student success. Various perspectives are introduced through interviews with faculty, staff, administrators, alumni, and current students to provide a holistic view of the college experience. Students in the course interact with each other via discussion forums, social media, and peer-review assignments. Topics include instructor expectations, social interaction, acclimating to new environments, strategies for studying, student resources, and basic issues in psychology. The course is designed for incoming college students of all backgrounds and interests. Join Dr. Jonathan Golding and Dr. Phil Kraemer in exploring the challenges and opportunities of the college experience.

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Anonymous
5.0 4 years ago
Anonymous completed this course.
The class is taught and explained in such a real college life scenario. It's a must for anyone planning to; or attending college/university for higher education.
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Anon A
2.0 3 years ago
Anon partially completed this course.
I just watched some videos, specifically about studying/note-taking, and when they explained the cornell note taking thing they completely missed the point of it.

The left column is for clues/question where corresponding to the material on the right column, then you have to cover the right column and answer the questions like they were on a flashcard. I've only wathced a few videos and there's just a (imho) kinda big error, talking about something simple in a wrong way.
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Eduardo K
5.0 2 years ago
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