Courses We Teach
Faculty and Staff in the Academic Support Center instruct students in a number of courses in areas such as study skills, reading comprehension, and critical thinking.
Academic Support course descriptions:
010 College Study Strategies
This is a comprehensive study skills class that covers
a wide scope of study strategies from note-taking and test-taking to memory
techniques and critical thinking skills. The curriculum utilizes practice,
group dynamics, and lecture to enhance learning. Although assessed for three
credits, this course does not carry University credit.
012 College Reading
This course provides help in expanding reading
comprehension. Students learn to increase their reading at an interpretive
level through practice and activities which include group interaction, reading,
writing, and oral assignments. Although assessed for three credits, this course
does not carry University credit.
014 Applied Study Strategies
The focus of this course is applying and transferring study
strategies to content-area classes. Activities and tutoring facilitate student
application of strategies. Although assessed for one
credit, this course does not carry University credit.
101 Critical Thinking and Learning
This course is designed to foster clear and logical critical
thinking skills. An integral part of the course will be concerned with applying
critical thinking skills to academic and social situations. Case studies, presentations,
group work, journaling, and projects will help students develop and reflect on
their ability to think critically. This course carries three full University