BC's Indigenous Public Post-Secondary Institute

STSC-101 - Strategies for Success - 3.00 Credits

STSC-101 - Strategies for Success - 3.00 Credits

Course Details
This course introduces students to higher learning and academic culture. Students will explore a variety of topics that will help them connect to resources that will aid in their student success, including test-taking strategies, note-taking, time management, research, student responsibilities and ethics, learning styles, and setting educational goals that will contribute to lifelong learning. In addition, students will connect with other academic supports like the Librarian and Student Success Centre and have access to Elders who will introduce learners to some Indigenous cultural traditions to help students maintain a healthy balance during their studies.
Part of the:
  • UNIVERSITY TRANSFER Department
  • Available/Required in the following Programs:
  • Aboriginal Early Childhood Education Certificate - AECE Year 1 Fall Courses
  • Aboriginal Community & Health Development Certificate - Aboriginal Community and Health Certificate
  • Aboriginal Early Childhood Education Certificate - Year 1 Fall
  • Associate of Arts Degree- General Arts - Year 1
  • Associate of Arts Degree- First Nations Studies - Year 1
  • First Nations Speech and Language Assistant Certificate - FNSL Certificate Completion Plan
  • Administrative Studies Certificate - Certificate Completion Plan
  • Access to Practical Nursing Diploma - Level A
  • Bridging to Trades Certificate -
  • Aboriginal Leadership in the Justice System Certificate - Certificate Completion Plan
  • Aboriginal Governance & Leadership Certificate - Certificate Term 1
  • College Readiness - BC Adult Graduation Diploma Completion Plan
  • First Nations Public Administration Certificate - Certificate Completion Plan
  • Office Administration Certificate - Certificate Completion Plan
  • Tourism Management Certificate - Certificate Completion Plan
  • Indigenous Holistic Wellness and Addictions Certificate - IHWA Courses
  • Building Indigenous Theory Micro-Credential - Micro-Credentiaal Completion Plan
  • Course offered:
  • Spring 2024 (January - April)
  • Course Outline
    Instructors Qualifications: Relevant Master's Degree
    Office Hours: 1.5 per week
    Contact Hours: 45
    Student Evaluation
    Procedure:
    Assignments/Labs/Quizzes/Tests 50-70%, Final 30-50%, total 100%. Grading procedures follow NVIT policy.
    Learning Outcomes: Upon successful completion of this course students should be able to:

  • demonstrate the ability to listen, critically evaluate and integrate new learning;
  • identify strategies for lecture comprehension and note taking;
  • conduct research using resources at NVIT and other research sources;
  • demonstrate the ability to set educational goals while utilizing support services of NVIT;
  • extract pertinent information from a variety of media sources;
  • use computer technology to organize, access, and communicate information;
  • assess personal and work attributes ( values, interest, skills, aptitudes);
  • identify student expectations in the college course and classroom;
  • assess and adopted self-management skills;
  • develop appropriate time scheduling strategies and organization;
  • explore college and community services and resources;
  • assess their learning styles and adapt to multiply teaching styles;
  • demonstrate test taking strategies and preparation;
  • demonstrate techniques to prepare and make effective oral presentation;
  • demonstrate and adopt effective human relationship skills;
  • demonstrate skills to reduce and manage stress; and
  • receive an orientation to provincial and federal financial aid and scholarship opportunities.
  • Text and Materials:
  • Baldwin, A. The Community College Experience: PLUS. (CCP Customized edition). Current Edition. New Market, ON. Pearson Education.
  • Other Resources:
    Transfer Credits: For more information visit: www.bctransferguide.ca
    Other Information: Education Council approved October 30, 2013.
    Current Course Offerings:
     
    STSC-101-V1     08 Jan 2024 - 19 Apr 2024