Student Success Strategies (GNED112)
This course is designed to assist the student in the successful transition to University of the Potomac and help you create greater academic success in college. Students will develop an understanding of Information Literacy and implement practices to demonstrate how information is used to enhance their knowledge of core course concepts such as time -management, note -taking, active listening, test - taking, and career development and understand the importance of using reliable and valid sources. Students will search the Internet and library databases, and demonstrate their ability to evaluate and organize information from a variety of sources. The course provides academic assessment strategies using one's cognitive critical thinking skills, preferred learning style, and study skills that contribute to lifelong learning. Students are required to actively participate and engage in exercises that build on their confidence, self-esteem, and sense of empowerment.