This course prepares students for the experiences and challenges of higher education. Various learning and studying strategies will be introduced in addition to necessary planning and organizing skills. Students will be familiarized with several learning theories and develop a proficiency in time management, test-taking techniques, note-taking skills, study methods and learning from a textbook. Other topics explored include: choosing a major, career planning, managing finances, choosing a college, creating a college community, getting to know your campus and developing professional relationships with peers, faculty and staff.
Tracy Atkinson, mother of six, lives in the Midwest with her husband and spirited long-haired miniature dachshunds. She is a teacher, having taught elementary school to higher education, holding degrees in elementary education and a master’s in higher education. Her passion is teaching, researching, studying and enjoying time with her family. She has published several titles, including MBTI Learning Styles: A Practical Approach. Check out her website at studentsuccessspace.com