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Strategies for Academic Success
Course Number:    EL1087
Length:  1 semester (0.5 credits)
Total Course Cost:  $150.00  (Tuition Value:  $70.00  + Teacher Fee:  $80.00)
Instructor:  Mark Woodward
 
Course Description:
Offering a comprehensive analysis of different types of motivation, study habits, and learning styles, EL1087 encourages high school and middle school students to take control of their learning by exploring varying strategies for success. Providing engaging lessons that will help students identify what works best for them individually, this one-semester course covers important study skills, such as strategies for taking high-quality notes, memorization techniques, test-taking strategies, benefits of visual aids, and reading techniques.
Units:
When you log into the Virtual Classroom, you can view the entire course map, which provides a scope and sequence of all topics you will study. Clicking a lesson’s link in the course map leads to a page listing instructional activities, assignments, and learning objectives specific to that lesson. The units of study are summarized below.
 

Unit 1: Taking Control of My Academic Success

Unit 2: Your Online Learning Experience

Unit 3: Taking High-Quality Notes

Unit 4: Memorization Techniques

Unit 5: Five Steps to Test Preparation

Unit 6: Test-Taking Strategies

Unit 7: The Benefits of Visual Aids

Unit 8: Using References

Unit 9: Quality Final Products

Unit 10: Strategies for Academic Success

Unit 11: Reading Techniques

 
Grading Scale:
  • Assignment            10%
  • Lesson Quizzes      40%
  • Unit Tests               50% 
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