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ST SK 103 - Study-Reading Techniques in Science

Credits: 1
Improves study-reading skills related to the sciences. Introduces students to valuable information about study-reading techniques in science and stimulating resources. This is an important skill-building course that can influence college success, but does not fulfill degree requirements. Planned or concurrent enrollment in a science course is recommended. This is a pass/no credit course.

Course Outcomes:
Students who successfully complete this class will be able to:

  1. Identify some of the main challenges in science courses.
  2. Develop reading and study skills for science courses.
  3. Identify and use support resources in the science area and on campus.

Program Outcomes
Demonstrate college-level reading skills by summarizing, analyzing, interpreting, synthesizing, and evaluating college texts; and develop an awareness of the approaches writers use for different audiences, genres, and rhetorical situations.

College-wide Outcomes
  • Critical Thinking - Critical thinking finds expression in all disciplines and everyday life. It is characterized by an ability to reflect upon thinking patterns, including the role of emotions on thoughts, and to rigorously assess the quality of thought through its work products. Critical thinkers routinely evaluate thinking processes and alter them, as necessary, to facilitate an improvement in their thinking and potentially foster certain dispositions or intellectual traits over time.
  • Responsibility - Responsibility encompasses those behaviors and dispositions necessary for students to be effective members of a community. This outcome is designed to help students recognize the value of a commitment to those responsibilities which will enable them to work successfully individually and with others.



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