This course introduces students to learning in an information-rich society. Students develop strategies for successful distance learning, time management, and for managing the abundance of information available in today's society. Students also explore the appropriate use of information in an academic environment. Specific topics for the course include computing skills for distance learning, online library use, academic honesty, and the development of effective study skills.
Recognize vocabulary associated with distance learning.
Use course forums appropriately.
Your Personality and Learning
Analyze your personality spectrum profile and competencies to identify ways to maximize success in distance learning and professional environments.
General Internet Skills
Use the Internet for academic purposes.
Recognize the appropriate way to communicate with different audiences.
University of Phoenix and Library Resources
Explore the technological tools available to University of Phoenix students.
Use library databases to locate academic articles.
Describe career resources of relevance to your academic and career goals.
Recognize how academic honesty applies to a distance learning environment.
Develop your personal educational and career goals.
Managing Time Wisely
Formulate a plan for improving personal time-management skills.
Reading Comprehension and Retention Strategies
Apply reading comprehension techniques.
Develop strategic learning skills and attitudes.
Planning for Success
Formulate a self-help guide to support success in your future studies.
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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 Representative.
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.