Instructor Information

Instructor Information- All in one place

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.
Pre-Semester Section

The information for your section is different than the regular class schedule.

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Full Semester Section

There are specific dates that you will need to know as you prepare yourself for this class.

  • April – Instructor Training & Canvas Training
  • July- You will be assigned your peer coach
  • Syllabus is due in Canvas
  • Initial contact to your students
  • Publish the course in Canvas
  • Instructor/Peer Coach meeting
  • Midterm grades due
  • Advisor meetings due
  • PC Meetings due


Jun 21, 2019 Open office hours

9:00 am-12:00 pm
HCC 325

Jul 17, 2019 Open office hours

9:00 am-12:00 pm
HCC 325

Jul 03, 2019 Syllabus due in Canvas

HCC 325

Aug 05, 2019 Send initial email to students

Aug 09, 2019 Publish course in Canvas

Aug 12, 2019 Instructor/Peer Coach Meeting

3:00 pm-4:00 pm

Aug 14, 2019 Pre-Semester Course

8:00 am-4:00 pm

Aug 15, 2019 Pre-Semester Course

8:00 am-4:00 pm

Aug 16, 2019 Pre-Semester Course

8:00 am-4:00 pm

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