Weekly outline

  • Managing Your Success in Learning


    Introduction to Student Success Strategies

    Managing Your Success in Learning

    Course Objectives

    This course is designed to assist the student in the successful transition to your new learning environment. Through this course, you will develop an understanding of Information Literacy and implement practices to demonstrate how information is used to enhance your knowledge of core course concepts such as time-management, note-taking, active listening, test-taking, and career development and understand the importance of using reliable and valid sources. You will search the Internet and library databases, and demonstrate your ability to evaluate and organize information from a variety of sources. 

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  • Course material and learning instructions

    The syllabus provides you details of your work schedule during 8 weeks. For our students who do not have regular access to the internet, you can download the file and work offline at your own pace. 


    Ferrett, S. K. (2012). Peak Performance: Success in College and Beyond. (8th Ed.) McGraw Hill.

    ISBN: 9780073375199 (student edition) MHID: 0073375195 (student edition)

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  • More resources and activities

    In this section, you will learn how to use the resources available to read, communicate and report. Activities include...


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  • Week ONE - Module 1

    Module Topics

    1. Understanding the Online Environment

    2. Be a Lifelong Learner

    3. Student Portfolio Preparation


    Navigating the Learning Management System
    Reading Material: 
    Chapter 1 (pg.1) Discussion Questions:

    DQ 1: pg.10-11, 14-15
    DQ 2: pg.18, 22-23 Assignment 1
    Case Study: pg. 37 Worksheet: pg.38 and 39 Course Project Assignment*

  • Week TWO : Module 2

    Module Topics

    1. Expand Your Emotional Intelligence


    Reading Material: Chapters 2 (pg. 43) Discussion Questions:
    DQ 3: pg. 47, 48
    DQ 4: pg. 53, 55

    Assignment 2
    Case Study: pg.69 Worksheet: pg.71 and 73

  • Week THREE : Module 3

    Module Topics

    1. Manage Your Time
    2. Listen and Take Effective Notes


    Reading Material: Chapters 3 (pg. 75) and Chapter 5 (pg. 151)
    Discussion Questions:
    DQ 5: pg. 80

    DQ 6: pg. 156
    Assignment 3
    Part A (Case Study): pg.105 and 173
    Part B: (Worksheet): pg.106, 107, 108, 174 and 175

  • Week FOUR: Midterm Assignment

    Midterm Assignment

    Self Reflection writing assignment

  • Week FIVE : Module 5

    Module Topics

    1. Actively Read

    2. Improve Your Memory Skills

    3. Applying Information Literacy: Express Yourself in Writing and Speech


    Lecture: Chapters 6 (pg.179), Chapter 7 (pg.217), and Chapter 9 (pg.275) Discussion & Assignment
    DQ 7: pg.186

    DQ 8: pg.220
    Assignment 4
    Part A (Case Study): pg.207, 239 and 301 Part B (Worksheet): pg.209, 240, 303 and 304

  • Week SIX : Module 6

    Module Topics

    1. Excel at Taking Test

    2. Becoming a Critical Thinker and Creative Problem Solver


    Reading Material: Chapters 8 (pg. 245) and Chapter 10 (305)
    Discussion Questions:
    DQ 9: pg. 257 and 262

    DQ 10: pg. 311 and 314
    Assignment 5
    Part A (Case Study): pg.269, 335
    Part B (Worksheet): pg.270, 336, 337 and 338

  • Week SEVEN : Module 7

    Module Topics

    1. Build Supportive and Diverse Relationships

    2. Develop Positive Habits


    Reading Material: Chapters 12 (pg. 379) and Chapter 13 (pg. 415)
    Discussion Questions:
    DQ 11: pg.384, 388 and 389

    DQ 12: pg.422, 427
    Assignment 6
    Part A (Case Study): pg.409 and 433
    Part B (Worksheet): pg.410, 412, 434 and 435

  • Week EIGHT: Module 8

    Module Topics

    1. Explore Majors and Careers

    2. Final Project: Student Portfolio


    Reading Material: Chapter 14 (pg.439)

    Discussion Questions:
    DQ 13: pg.444, 452 and 453
    DQ 14: pg. 466 and 467
    Assignment 7
    Part A (Case Study): pg.473
    Part B (Worksheet): pg. 474, 475, 476, 477, 478 and 479