OLS 111 Learning Strategies in the College Environment • 2 Cr.
Techniques to improve learning including creating notes from text and lecture, synthesizing and summarizing information from multiple sources, cooperating in group tasks, composing basic paragraphs and monitoring comprehension. Structured to accommodate special needs learners. Prerequisite: VENTU 110 or permission of instructor.
After completing this class, students should be able to:Summarize, paraphrase, or quote information accurately and appropriately to avoid plagiarism Define purpose, main idea and supporting details in a range of print, electronic and lecture style formats. Demonstrate how to structure a written assignment Apply the writing process to develop a written draft of researched information Demonstrate effective online communication with peers and instructor Effectively evaluate website content for educational purposes Demonstrate reading retention strategies, before during and after reading. Apply note taking techniques to enhance learning