EDUC 108 - Purposeful Learning

Course Description:

EDUC 108 is a two-credit seminar course designed for first year college students. It introduces students to academic culture and develops skills and strategies for college success. Throughout the course, students will gain a better understanding of themselves as engaged learners, unique individuals, and collective members of a diverse campus community. Students will reflect on their educational experiences and develop an understanding of and appreciation for the metacognitive process of lifelong learning.

Course Outcomes:

Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • recognize personal strengths and weaknesses related to academic and personal success
  • recognize campus resources and services that support academic and personal success
  • use critical thinking, reflective thought, and effective reasoning to communicate with others
  • appreciate multiple perspectives from diverse groups of individuals and communities
  • identify the importance of equity, diversity, and inclusion in higher education
  • understand how to apply concepts and lessons learned in this course to major and career goals
  • describe the value and benefits of higher education and life-long learning

Instructor permission is required to register for EDUC 108.