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Welcome to U101!

Welcome to University 101. This short course will help you get the most out of your college experience. We want to help incoming undergraduates understand their universities. This opening module lays out what the course is and how you will navigate this online space. ...
2 видео ((всего 4 мин.)), 3 материалов для самостоятельного изучения
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Course Design3мин
3 материала для самостоятельного изучения
Course Preview10мин
How to Use Discussion Forums10мин
Get to Know Your Classmates10мин
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Understanding the Nature of College

Now that we have discussed the basic approach in this course, we can dive into the material. A good place to start would be understanding how the university operates. Modern universities are large, complex organizations employing thousands of different teaching and researching faculty, all of who have slightly different roles. College isn’t simply larger than high school, it is structured differently. ...
3 видео ((всего 14 мин.)), 3 материалов для самостоятельного изучения, 2 тестов
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What do faculty do?5мин
How do colleges work?3мин
3 материала для самостоятельного изучения
Key terms10мин
Review10мин
Resources10мин
2 практического упражнения
Understanding the Nature of College8мин
Reflection: Mapping your interests2мин
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Succeeding as a Student

You’re coming to college to get an education. Classes will take up a significant amount of your time, so we should discuss some strategies for success. As discussed in the last module, high school differs significantly from college. Incoming freshmen are often most worried about the classes. You have much more flexible time, but that time needs to be filled with self-directed study. In this unit, we’ll talk a bit about how understanding these classes and studying effectively for them. ...
4 видео ((всего 16 мин.)), 3 материалов для самостоятельного изучения, 2 тестов
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Faculty expectations5мин
Using the libraries3мин
Finding additional resources3мин
3 материала для самостоятельного изучения
Preparing for a college education10мин
Review10мин
Resources10мин
2 практического упражнения
Succeeding as a Student8мин
Reflection: Planning for Studying6мин
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Building Your Education

One of your big questions at college is, “What should I major in?” This module will tackle this question head on. In all honesty, what you major in matters less than how you prepare yourself to be an expert in an area. This requires you to move beyond simply your major and take ownership of your intellectual and professional development during your college years....
4 видео ((всего 19 мин.)), 3 материалов для самостоятельного изучения, 2 тестов
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Choosing a major4мин
Applying to a major4мин
Working with faculty members4мин
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What do you want to major in?10мин
Review10мин
Resources10мин
2 практического упражнения
Building Your Education8мин
Reflection: Finding and Following Your Interests4мин
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Financing Your Education

Paying for college is a challenge. This module will talk about some strategies for budgeting your money while at college and all the options available to you for funding. There are so many different resources out there to help you pay for college. Regrettably, these are so broad that students remain unaware of them. This module should direct you to some of the most fruitful areas for finding funding. ...
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Finding grants and financial aid4мин
3 материала для самостоятельного изучения
Finances in College10мин
Review10мин
Resources10мин
2 практического упражнения
Financing Your Education6мин
Reflection: Money Matters4мин
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Living On and Off Campus

Are you going to live on-campus or off? There are strengths and benefits to doing both. This module will talk to some students about their experiences living on and off campus. Wherever you live while at college, odds are that you will experience homesickness at some point. This is entirely natural. We’ll talk a bit about why this happens and identify a few strategies for effectively dealing with homesickness. ...
3 видео ((всего 9 мин.)), 2 материалов для самостоятельного изучения, 2 тестов
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Living on campus3мин
Living off campus3мин
2 материала для самостоятельного изучения
Review10мин
Resources10мин
2 практического упражнения
Living on and off campus4мин
Reflection: Where to live?6мин
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Getting Involved in Campus Life

Going to your classes is probably the most important thing you’ll do during your time here. But it won’t be the only thing. Campus clubs and groups offer you a great opportunity to experience new things and ideas during your time here. They can introduce you to lifelong friends and enrich your education in untold ways. This module will talk about some options for getting involved in campus life. ...
2 видео ((всего 5 мин.)), 4 материалов для самостоятельного изучения, 2 тестов
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Understanding fraternities and sororities2мин
4 материала для самостоятельного изучения
Student clubs and organizations10мин
Health and Wellness10мин
Review10мин
Resources10мин
2 практического упражнения
Getting involved in campus life4мин
Reflection: How will you get involved?4мин
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Conclusion

Here we are at the end of this online orientation. Thank you for participating. This module will recap the key themes from the course and help you figure out what to do next as you prepare to enroll in college. Good Luck!...
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автор: CEJan 6th 2018

The information provided throughout each video was very helpful. Navigating college can feel overwhelming, but there were a lot of useful tips on how to feel more confident while succeeding in school.

автор: MEMar 30th 2017

Amazing course. It helps you understand college life and how college works. And gives you tips on how to get the most out of college. Definitely recommend it, specially for international students.

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