Academic Study Skills I

Mersin University

ENGLISH LINGUISTICS PROGRAM

ACADEMIC STUDY SKILLS COURSE OUTLINE

COURSE INFORMATION  
Year 2016-2017
Semester Fall
Course Code PREP Academic Study Skills
Course Title Academic Study Skills
Instructor Res. Asst. Umut DEMİRHAN

 

OBJECTIVE(S) OF THE COURSE  
This course aims to develop the academic thinking and working abilities of students and introduce the basic academic skills.

 

WEEKLY TOPICS    
DATE TOPIC ASSIGNMENT/READING
24.10.2016 Introduction / Study Skills Diagnostics Congos, 1-6
31.10.2016 Learning style inventory, measuring test anxiety

Goal setting and attitudes

Congos, 7-14

Congos, 15-22

07.11.2016 Goal setting and attitudes Congos, 23-29
14.11.2016 Time management Congos, 31-45
21.11.2016 Concentration Congos, 46-54
28.11.2016 Memory Congos, 56-71
05.12.2016 Memory Congos, 72-84
12.12.2016 Note-taking Congos, 86-110
19.12.2016 Textbooks Congos, 112-131
26.12.2016 Test preparation Congos, 133-155
 

REFERENCES

 
Textbook(s) Congos, D. H. 2011. Study Skills Handouts (University of Florida Student AcademicResource Center) Access Date: 30.08.2011, Web Address: http://www.sarc.sdes.ucf.edu/?id=studyskills_handouts
Supplementary Reading(s)
 To download the complete version of the course book, please click here.

 

STUDENT REQUIREMENTS                                                 
  • It is the student’s responsibility to record and follow his own attendance (For the percentages, refer to the University’s Education Guide.).
  • Students should not enter the classroom after the class has been started.
  • Students who do not bring their course materials are not allowed to enter the class.
  • Cell phones should be turned off, or set to vibrate for emergency during the class. Camera, tape or video recording is not allowed if not stated otherwise.
  • Assignments should be prepared in accordance with the Department’s Assignment, Research Paper and Thesis (A.R.T.) Preparation Guide (can be accessed from http://www.mersindilbilim.info).
  • It is the student’s responsibility to practice the highest standards of academic honesty. Cheating, plagiarism and any other form of academic dishonesty will not be tolerated.
  • Assignments submitted later than the indicated dates are not accepted. Deadlines should strictly be followed.
  • It is the student’s responsibility to obtain missed information from another student, not from the instructor.