Instructor Information

Instructor Information

Instructor Task List and Timeline

Date Time Description
Thursday, July 19 10:00-11:00 a.m. Final information session
Wednesday August 1 Syllabus due in Canvas
Monday, August 6 Send initial email to students
Friday, August 10 Publish course in Canvas
Tuesday, August 14 3:00-4:00 p.m. Mandatory final training
Wednesday, August 15 9:00-4:00 p.m. Pre-semester course
Thursday, August 16 9:00-4:00 p.m. Pre-semester course
Friday, August 17 9:00-4:00 p.m. Pre-semester course

Course Objectives

  1. Exploring and articulating the value of a college education, including the purpose and value of general education and connection to a program of study or major.
  2. Developing the attributes of an intentional student who can demonstrate the competencies necessary for success in college and beyond, including overcoming challenges, developing academic strategies and study skills, finding and using resources, and managing time.
  3. Developing a sense of belonging in the university and demonstrating how to build and participate in the learning community.

Lesson Plans & Resources

1. College Writing Discussion
2. Grit and Overcoming Challenges Assignment & Activity
3. Academic Strategies Assignment
4. Designing Your Education Discussion
5. Designing Your Career & Life
6. Student Resources Assignment
7. Campus Technology Workshop
8. Research Workshop & Activity
  • Lesson Plan
9. Connecting to Campus Assignment
10. Building a Learning Community Discussion & Workshop
11. Trailblazers Think/Care/Act Discussion
12. Time Management Assignment
13. Mental Health, Communication, and Conflict Management Workshop
14. Purpose of a College Education Assignment