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Lake Washington Institute of Technology    
  Jan 23, 2018
Catalog 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

HMDS 111 College Strategies

2 credits
New and returning students will learn the skills necessary to succeed as a student in their technical and academic courses. Topics explored include college resources, online learning platform, time management, reading and note-taking, stress management, career choices and diversity.

Prerequisites: ABED 046 .

Quarters Offered: Winter, Spring

Student Outcomes/Competencies:
Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:

  • Successfully navigate college resources and support services
  • Successfully use the current online learning platform to complete course assignments
  • Identify credible research databases
  • Explain the different learning styles and respective strategies to enhance learning
  • Develop measurable, long, mid and short-term goals
  • Create weekly schedule to organize and manage time
  • Explain and effectively use strategies for reading textbooks and taking notes
  • Describe stress, how it affects learning and give examples of coping strategies
  • Explain his or her values, skills and interests as they relate to career choice(s)
  • Describe the role that diversity plays in the classroom and workplace
  • Explain the five global outcomes and their significance to career training at LWIT