1.4 What Is College Really (Know what resources your college makes…
1.4 What Is College Really
Describe differences between large and small college classes and discuss the implications for learning
you are lest likely to get stage fright in a smaller class.
it is easier to build a relation ship and mutual respect with the professor and students in a small class.
you're more reliant on yourself.
more access to help in a small class.
it is harder to hear the lecture in a bigger class.
Understand courses within your own college program: core courses, electives, and major courses.
Electives are courses you choose freely to complete the total number of credits needed for your program or degree.
Most colleges require a list of courses.
Required courses in major are determined by an individual academic department.
Core courses or general education requirements, involve a range of courses from which you can choose to meet requirements.
History, Math, English, ETC
Know how to learn your college’s policies and understand their importance.
most important policy is academic honesty
Sometimes students do not understand the rules and find themselves in trouble.
know policies regarding alcohol , sexual harassment ,hazing , hate crimes etc
be mindful of add an drop dates, payment schedules and refunds.
Describe different skills needed for online courses.
Must be motivated to do your work since you don't physically go to class
time management to make sure you finish your work in due time.
Having that this is an online coarse you will need to keep focus on your task without an instructor having to direct you. Learning on a computer is not as easy as it seems so please feel free to take notes.
You need to own or have frequent access to a computer or device with high internet speed.
Know what resources your college makes available to students and how to access them.
Financial and business offices for taking care of your responsibilities
Bookstore to buy books you may need for classes
Writing centers for taking before or after classes to write essays or get help on becoming a better writer
numerous computer labs
tutoring center: writing center, biology tutoring, Math tutoring,
student success center