Learning Strategies

First year students in the Enhanced Program enroll in the two-credit Learning Strategies course both semesters of their first year (total of four credits). The class size is small and allows for a comfortable classroom environment in which peer learning and sharing is encouraged.

The Learning Strategies class may include the following topics:
  • Self Advocacy
  • Note Taking Strategies
  • Test Preparation & Test Taking Strategies
  • Time Management
  • Text Book Reading Strategies
  • Organizational Techniques
  • Stress Management
  • Presentation Skills 
  • Disabilities Unit: To develop an adult understanding of what it means to have a disability and the impact it has on a student’s academic career.
  • Major Exploration
  • Career Exploration
  • Vocabulary Development
  • Current Events
  • Service Learning Project: Students are involved in a local organization or agency.
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