January 25, 2017

Fall 2017 College Intensive Study Program (CISP)

COURSE SYLLABUS

Course Description

This course is exclusively for participants in the Arts & Sciences College Intensive Study Program (CISP). In this course, you will learn how to:
 
  • Identify your strengths as a student, understand your motives, and address areas such as procrastination, anxiety, and study skills.
  • Build a community of mutual support and accountability with a small group of fellow students who are working through similar academic difficulties.
  • Work most effectively with a peer mentor, instructors, and campus resources.

Course Requirements

  • This course is a seminar, so its success relies on your commitment and active participation. Attendance and participation during each class session are required.  Missing more than one class will jeopardize your passing grade.
  • Student grades will be assessed by class participation, which includes attendance, active participation in discussions and weekly written reflections, and completion of online surveys and inventories.

Course Grades

  • Credit/No Credit
  • Participation: 100%
  • There will be NO final exam for this course

Course Materials

Short readings will be provided electronically.

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