Course Calendar

TENTATIVE COURSE CALENDAR:

Unless otherwise noted we will follow the tentative course calendar (T/R version)

Week:

Class:

Date:

Topics:

Complete before class:

Assignments:

1

1

8/30

Introductions and Expectations

2

9/1

“A” Student Activity &
How College Is Different
Chapter 1, 2, 3

2

3

9/6

When a Problem Arises Chapter 14, 15, 21, Video, Navigating the Virtual Campus

4

9/8

Taking Notes Chapter 16

3

5

9/13

Online Assignment #1

6

9/15

Attention and Memory Memory Handout Chapter 11, 13

4

7

9/20

Learning Styles Writing Assignment #1,
Academic History Essay

8

9/22

Campus Safety

5

9

9/27

Transitioning to College Writing Chapter 22, Article, “What is the Academic Paper,” “Notes on Punctuation”

10

9/29

6

11

10/4

Improving Reading Chapter 17, 18, 19 Online Assignment #2

12

10/6

7

13

10/11

Active Learning Chapter 12, 20

14

10/13

Time Management Chapter 6, 7

8

15

10/18

Intelligence and Motivation Article, “What is Intelligence?” MIDTERM EXAM DUE

16

10/20

9

17

10/25

Setting Goals Chapter 8, 9 Writing Assignment #2,
Time Management Essay

18

10/27

10

19

11/1

Stress, Health, Wellness Watch, “Chronicles of a Teen Killer, ”   Chapter 10 Online Assignment #3

20

11/3

11

21

11/8

Preparing for Exams Chapter 23, 24, 25 Writing Assignment #3,
Goal Setting Essay

23

11/10

Multicultural Sensitivity TBA

12

23

11/15

24

11/17

Exploring Career Options Video, “What is a Career,”  Chapter 4, 5

13

25

11/22

To Be Announced Online Assignment #4

 

11/24

Holiday – Happy Thanksgiving!

14

26

11/29

Miscellaneous Topics Chapter 26, Article, “Is Google Making us Stupid” Writing Assignment #4, Reflection Essay

27

12/1

Review for Final Exam

15

28

12/6

SEMESTER PROJECT PRESENTATIONS SEMESTER PROJECTS DUE

29

12/8

16

30

12/13

FINAL EXAM 8 AM-10AM Extra Credit Essay

Note: Students must submit writing assignments and the midterm exam in two places: online and face-to-face by the beginning of class on the due date. All essays and midterm exam assignments are due on Thursdays.