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Instructor Information

Instructor Information

Instructor Task List and Timeline

Friday, June 21 & Wednesday, July 179:00-12:00 p.m.Open office hours(HCC 325)
Wednesday, July 31 Syllabus due in Canvas
Monday, August 5 Send initial email to students
Friday, August 9 Publish course in Canvas
Monday, August 123:00-4:00 p.m.Instructor/Peer Coach Meeting
Wednesday, August 148:00-4:00 p.m.Pre-semester course
Thursday, August 158:00-4:00 p.m.Pre-semester course
Friday, August 168:00-4:00 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
Note: Video created by DSU, coming Summer 2019
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