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LRS 105 - Learning Skills

Principles and techniques of academic success.  Focus will be on classroom skills such as text reading and notetaking skills.  Time management and exam taking strategies also will be covered.  All techniques will be directly applied in the students' content courses.

Prerequisite- Corequisite
Corequisite:  Students should be enrolled in a credit-bearing course which includes a textbook

Credits: 2
3 Class Hours for 12 Weeks; course starts at the beginning of the third week of the semester
Students may not receive credit toward graduation requirements from LRS 101/102/103/104/106 if they use LRS 105.

Course Profile
Learning Outcomes of the Course:

Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate an ability to navigate and use SUNYBROOME resources list.
  2. Identify various theories of learning and demonstrate their application of it.
  3. Be familiar with collegiate culture and comply with appropriate classroom protocol.
  4. Acknowledge the importance of community building skills.
  5. Identify and practice/apply/evaluate a variety of study strategies to enhance learning and success.
  6. Create an academic plan that will include transfer and or career goals.
  7. Demonstrate self-empowerment and overall self-efficacy.
  8. Be aware of the Financial Aid/Academic Standards of Progress and the status of their continued eligibility.
  9. Critically analyze, synthesize and evaluate the course content as it applies to their own individual life experiences. 

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