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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.
Week 1: Prepare for the college student experience
Week 2: Learn about various types of college courses
Week 3: Develop strategies for active listening, note taking, and exam taking
Week 4: Learn about memory recall and best practices for studying
Week 5: Explore student resources that can help you succeed