HCI 293 HCI - New Student Orientation • 4 Cr.

Class title change starting Summer 2021

Onboarding to Healthcare Informatics • 5 Cr.

Description

This course prepares students in the Healthcare Informatics program for transition into baccalaureate-level study. Students gain an understanding of program expectations, campus resources, and strategies for success in an online learning environment. Critical reading, research, and writing skills are included. Additionally, students make connections with HCI faculty, staff and peers, develop learning management system user skills and establish a learning portfolio. Prerequisite: Acceptance into the program, or permission of instructor. Previously HCTM 293.

Description starting Summer 2021

This course prepares students in the Healthcare Informatics program for transition into baccalaureate-level study. Students gain an understanding of program expectations, campus resources, and strategies for success in an online learning environment. Student success is promoted through managed remote study approaches, working in remote teams, writing that focuses on business and technical writing. Students learn how to define problems and analyze data for evidence-based solutions. The case study approach to learning is introduced. This course also introduces strategies for identifying student strengths, finding mentors, networking, and building a resume by working on an experience-based project to apply concepts learned in the program. Prerequisite: Admission to any baccalaureate program at Bellevue College.

Outcomes

After completing this class, students should be able to:

  • Develop personal goals and strategies for success in an online degree. 
  • Establish social connections with peers in an online cohort 
  • Establish academic and advising connections with HCI faculty and staff 
  • Construct a learning portfolio that will be used throughout the BAS degree 
  • Demonstrate ability to think critically, read analytically, and communicate effectively 
  • Develop academic proficiency in research techniques, formatting, self-reflection, and peer-review

Offered