First Year Experience

First-Year Experience

UNIV 1231 is a one credit hour course fulfilling the Component Area Option (CAO) in the TWU Core Curriculum. The course uses research and theory of learning, cognition, and motivation along with the application of learning strategies to positively influence college student success. The goal of the course is to encourage effective integration of learning theories with academic skills, personal well-being, and resource utilization among TWU students.

Learning Outcomes of UNIV 1231:

After enrolling in the course students will be able to:

  1. Evaluate research and theories of learning that impact learning and lead to development of effective learning strategies.
  2. Develop strategies for reading, questioning, and conducting academic inquiry.
  3. Apply knowledge of learning theory to development of personal effective learning strategies.
  4. Integrate tenets of academic integrity in oral and written works.

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