3 Credit Hours
An orientation course that equips students to discover effective learning strategies as they begin their journey towards a certificate or degree. The content is designed to implement quality time management principles, stress management, and a deeper understanding of individual study practices including memory strategies. The course will cover aspects of technology that will improve student efficiency inside and outside the classroom (providing instruction in the areas of word processing, spreadsheet, and presentations). The course culminates with a Life Plan Project, which will enhance a student’s self-awareness and will help them determine short-range plans based on long-term goals. Both Windows and Macintosh computers may be used in this course