OLS 111 Learning Strategies in the College Environment • 2 Cr.


Covers specific methods of note taking, actively reading, researching information, writing research papers, presenting and producing effective writing and incorporating personal learning styles for success. Academic disclosure is discussed. Prerequisite: OLS 110 and Acceptance into the program.


After completing this class, students should be able to:

  • Summarize, paraphrase, or quote information accurately and appropriately to avoid plagiarism Define purpose, main idea and supporting details in a range of print, electronic and lecture style formats. Demonstrate how to structure a written assignment Apply the writing process to develop a written draft of researched information Demonstrate effective online communication with peers and instructor Effectively evaluate website content for educational purposes Demonstrate reading retention strategies, before during and after reading. Apply note taking techniques to enhance learning