Throughout the process of preparing for a range of college assignments, students will receive instruction in skills and strategies in the following areas:
Reading and Listening Skills
Take responsibility for:
Use common software to communicate and to complete information management tasks such as word processing assignments, sending emails, or signing in to an online learning management system.
Some or all of the following methods will be used:
Student achievement will be measured using formative assessment tools and the mastery system in accordance with the Douglas College Evaluation Policy. Students will receive ongoing feedback from the instructor throughout the course. Evaluation will be based on learning outcomes and course content. Mastery will be granted to students who achieve an average of at least 70% on the items listed below. Evaluation will include, but need not be limited to, the following tasks:
-A collection of outlines, annotations, and paraphrased main ideas and key details for at least 2-3 written texts of up to 4 pages in length and for at least 2-3 spoken texts of up to 20 minutes in length that discuss problems, solutions to, and different perspectives on several global issues. At least 1 of the outlines must be based on a formatted text (map, graph, table, timeline, etc.).
-At least 1 project that demonstrates understanding of the problems and possible solutions to one of the topics from the collection of annotated assignments. The compilation task should show different perspectives of the issue. Possible projects might be:
-At least 1 in-class reading assessment and 1 in-class listening assessment to demonstrate mastery of skills (such as annotating, distinguishing between main ideas and details, recognizing the audience, purpose, and tone, identifying appropriate sources, using a dictionary, inferring implied meanings, or interpreting graphs and tables).
-A final in-class exam to demonstrate mastery of reading and listening skills. This may be comprehensive or based on selected course elements.
-Attendance and participation in labs.
-At least 1 self-assessment of learning strategies, progress, and study skills (to be discussed with the instructor).
Sample grade breakdown:
Outlines worth up to 15% (total)
Project worth up to 25%
In-class assessment worth up to 20% (total)
A final exam worth up to 10%
Participation worth up to 10%
Lab attendance and participation worth 10%
Self-assessment worth up to 10%
By the end of this course, successful students will
Reading and Listening Skills
Students may be required to purchase one or more of the following:
Course Guidelines for previous years are viewable by selecting the version desired. If you took this course and do not see a listing for the starting semester / year of the course, consider the previous version as the applicable version.
|Institution||Transfer Details||Effective Dates|
|There are no applicable transfer credits for this course.|