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Study Skills Program Course Descriptions

SSP051 Studying for College
Focuses on effective learning strategies that are important for success in college. Covers getting organized, studying for and taking tests, and utilizing college resources. Prerequisite: Placement into RD080; or consent of instructor. F, W, Sp, Su
3 Credits

SSP060 Study Strategies/Learning Math
Develops study skills critical for success in math courses. Corequisite: Enrollment in a math course. F, W, Sp, Su
1 Credits

SSP112 Effective Learning
Prepares students to become active and efficient participants in the learning process. Encourages students to build and employ a collection of effective learning strategies necessary to meet the learning challenges of academic and career settings. Develops note taking, listening, textbook study-reading, time management, test-taking and concentration and memory strategies. Focuses on reducing test anxiety and procrastination, Identifies campus resources and learning preferences. Prerequisite: Placement into RD115; or RD080 and RD085; or RD090 or concurrent enrollment; or consent of instructor. (All prerequisite courses must be completed with a grade of C or better.) F, W, Sp, Su
3 Credits

SSP115 Applied Time Management
Develops practical and efficient time management strategies. Prerequisite: Placement into RD090 or higher; or consent of instructor. F, W, Sp, Su
1 Credits

SSP116 Applied Textbook Reading
Develops practical and efficient textbook study reading strategies. Prerequisite: Placement into RD090 or higher; or consent of instructor. F, W, Sp, Su
1 Credits

SSP117 Applied Note Taking
Develops practical and efficient textbook and lecture note taking as well as listening strategies. Prerequisite: Placement into RD090 or higher; or consent of instructor. F, W, Sp, Su
1 Credits

SSP118 Applied Test Taking
Develops practical and efficient test taking strategies. Prerequisite: Placement into RD090 or higher; or consent of instructor. F, W, Sp, Su
1 Credits

SSP125 Learning Strat/Online Students
Online course prepares students to manage responsibilities and technology for online class success. Covers learning strategies and skills necessary to accomplish online goals. F, W, SP, Su
1 Credits

XSSP0001F Learning Lab Testing
Designed to provide make-up and adapted examination alternatives for students enrolled in Learning Assistance/Skills Development courses.
0 Non-Credit

XSSP0001G Work Keys Reading Assessment
Assesses skills in reading for information to understand work-related instructions and policies. Uses ACT’s Work Keys system and the KeyTrain curriculum to measure and improve individual performance in any one of eight skill areas.
0 Non-Credit

XSSP0001H Locating Information Asmt
Assesses skills to locate information involving one or more related graphics, such as tables, graphs, and diagrams; to locate, insert, compare, and summarize information. Uses ACT’s Work Keys system and the KeyTrain curriculum to measure and improve individual performance in any one of eight skill areas.
0 Non-Credit

XSSP0001M Observation Assessment
Assesses observation skills related to paying attention to instructions and demonstrations, and noticing details. Uses ACT’s Work Keys system and the KeyTrain curriculum to measure and improve individual performance in any one of eight skill areas.
0 Non-Credit

XSSP0001N WK Math Assessment
Assesses skills in applied mathematics where reasoning and problem-solving techniques are applied to work-related problems. Uses ACT’s Work Keys system and the KeyTrain curriculum to measure and improve individual performance in any one of eight skill areas.
0 Non-Credit

XSSP0001P WK Listen Assessment
Assesses skills in listening to work-related messages and accurately recording the information heard. Scoring is based on the examinee’s written responses. Uses ACT’s Work Keys system and the KeyTrain curriculum to measure and improve individual performance in any one of eight skill areas.
0 Non-Credit

XSSP0001Q WK Writing Assessment
Assesses skills in grammar, punctuation and spelling, organization, and style. Uses ACT’s Work Keys system and the KeyTrain curriculum to measure and improve individual performance in any one of eight skill areas.
0 Non-Credit

XSSP0001R WK Teamwork Assessment
Assesses skills in providing support to the team and contributing to work performance. Uses ACT’s Work Keys system and the KeyTrain curriculum to measure and improve individual performance in any one of eight skill areas.
0 Non-Credit

XSSP0001S WK Technology Assessment
Assesses the skills of applying principles of technology to practical situations. Covers the basic principles of mechanics, equipment, and mechanical systems found in the workplace, oriented toward reasoning rather than mathematics, and the emphasis on problem solving and troubleshooting. Uses ACT’s Work Keys system and the KeyTrain curriculum to measure and improve individual performance in any one of eight skill areas.
0 Non-Credit

XSSP0001T Studying Math Workshop
Introduces strategies for studying math and taking math tests. F, W, Sp, Su
0 Non-Credit

XSSP0001U Managing Test Anxiety Wkshp
Introduces a variety of strategies that help college students handle test anxiety before and during tests. F, W, Sp, Su
0 Non-Credit

XSSP0001V Improving Test Scores Wkshp
Introduces test preparation and test-taking strategies for college students. F, W, Sp, Su
0 Non-Credit

XSSP0001W Avoid Procrastination Workshop
Introduces strategies to help college students avoid procrastination. F, W, Sp, Su
0 Non-Credit

XSSP0001X Use Memory Strategies Workshop
Introduces a variety of memory strategies to assist college students. F, W, Sp, Su
0 Non-Credit

XSSP0001Y Taking Better Notes Workshop
Introduces note-taking formats and strategies for college students. F, W, Sp, Su
0 Non-Credit

XSSP0001Z Managing Time Workshop
Introduces key time-management strategies for college students. F, W, Sp, Su
0 Non-Credit

XSSP0002A Preparing for Essay Tests
Introduces a variety of strategies that help college students study for and take essay tests. F, W, Sp, Su
0 Non-Credit

XSSP0633D Assisted Computer Lab
Assisted computer lab.
0 Non-Credit

XSSP0633K Tutoring/Dev Ed
Provides study skills assistance for students. Prerequisite: Referral by staff or self-referral.
0 Non-Credit

XSSP9000A Cognitive Style Map
Analyzes individual learning and decision-making styles in the areas of information acquisition, problem-solving environments, and thinking styles.
1.2 CEU