Dec 08, 2022  
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STSK 0305 - Master Student for TSI (Texas Success Initiative)

3 credit hours. 3 lecture hours. 0 lab hours.
Psychology of learning and success. Examines factors that underlie learning, success, and personal development in higher education. Topics covered include information processing, memory, strategic learning, self-regulation, goal setting, motivation, educational and career planning, and learning styles. Techniques of study such as time management, listening and note taking, text marking, library and research skills, preparing for examinations, and utilizing learning resources are covered. Includes courses in college orientation and developments of students’ academic skills that apply to all disciplines. Student must earn a “C” or better to receive credit for the course.

 

Measurable Learning Outcomes:
Students will be able to define and develop study skills to include: utilizing technology by performing time management and goal setting techniques; effective listening and note-taking skills, learn textbook study methods; strategies for preparing and taking examinations as well as techniques to boost concentration and memory; evaluate stress and money management techniques; explore career planning, examine personal motivation and apply such techniques in order to become successful college students.



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