This course is designed to provide core competencies for adult learners. The course examines learning theory and the application of adult learning principles to communication skills, group processes, and personal management. Adult learners will develop strategies for achieving University of Phoenix Learning Goals in school, work, and personal settings. Students will also be introduced to the University Library and learn how to access resources successfully.
Identify university resources required for student success.
Create a learning plan based on personal learning style and time management skills, as well as short and long-term goals.
Develop an effective and comprehensive team charter.
Approaches to University Writing
Practice prewriting techniques.
Develop an effective thesis statement.
Create a comprehensive outline for a research paper.
Identify the benefits and challenges of working and learning in teams.
Construct a presentation.
Finding and Using Information
Locate sources of relevant academic information in the University Library.
Demonstrate summarizing, paraphrasing, and quoting information from various sources.
Evaluate sources of information for relevancy, reliability, and bias.
Personal Management and Moving Forward
Discuss strategies for strengthening academic skills.
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While widely available, not all programs are available in all locations or in both online and on-campus formats. Please check with a University Enrollment Advisor.
Transferability of credit is at the discretion of the receiving institution. It is the student’s responsibility to confirm whether or not credits earned at University of Phoenix will be accepted by another institution of the student’s choice.
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