ADEV 0951 College Reading and Learning Strategies I
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This course prepares students for success in future college coursework. This course emphasizes learning strategies to improve comprehension and understanding of how various texts are organized. This course requires students to examine their existing learning strategies and introduces students to learning practices, processes, techniques and/or strategies necessary for college success, such as prereading, underlining and annotating, and/or developing study aids. Credit does not apply to a degree. Placement in this class is determined by student's score on the reading assessment test.Students who place into ADEV 0951 are required to enroll in the full reading sequence (ADEV 0951 and ADEV 0952) during the first two terms at NHCC.Students who place into ADEV 0951 are required to enroll in this course during their first term at NHCC.
ADEV 0952 College Reading and Learning Strategies II
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The academic focus of this course is the introduction of critical literacy skills. Students enrolled in this course are offered extended practice with various literary and informational texts. Students will be expected to produce written products that demonstrate their comprehension of these texts. Students who successfully complete this course will have acquired learning strategies for comprehending and studying a variety of college-level materials. Credit does not apply to a degree. Placement in this class will be determined by student's reading assessment score and/or successful completion of ADev 0951.Prerequisite: For Nursing program students, ADEV 0951 with a grade of B better OR equivalent reading assessment test score. For non-nursing program students, ADEV 0951 with a grade of C or better OR equivalent reading assessment test score.
ADEV 1051 Academic Learning Strategies
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This course introduces students to the principles of learning and critical thinking required for academic success. The focus of the course will be the elements of learning related to emotional intelligence including anxiety, attitude, concentration, motivation, and metacognition. The course will provide techniques and strategies to improve self-regulation including time management and avoiding procrastination. The students will be introduced to campus resources that are designed to help students succeed. This course is one of two that students may take.
ADEV 1052 Academic Learning Strategies II
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This course provides an overview of efficient study habits and is intended for students who wish to improve their academic study skills. This course is a follow up from ADEV 1051 where students learn about emotional intelligence, anxiety, and motivation. This course, 1052, emphasizes study strategies that will assist students in making a smooth transition to college level study. Topics include: active listening and effective notetaking, test preparation and test taking strategies, memory and concentration skills, and creating effective study tools.
ADEV 1950 Reading Texts Critically
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This course will focus on developing critical literacy and critical thinking strategies necessary for dealing efficiently and effectively with different kinds of college reading assignments. This course lays the foundation for other courses which students will need to use critical thinking.
ADEV 1990 Academic Development Special Topics
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This course will provide flexibility in offering an in-depth review of topics of immediate importance and topical interest. These topics will go beyond the introductory courses in examining specific aspects of the subject matter.