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Programa - O que você aprenderá com este curso

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Welcome to U101!

Welcome to University 101. This short course will help you get the most out of your college experience. We want to help incoming undergraduates understand their universities. This opening module lays out what the course is and how you will navigate this online space. ...
Reading
2 videos (Total 4 min), 3 leituras
Video2 videos
Course Design3min
Reading3 leituras
Course Preview10min
How to Use Discussion Forums10min
Get to Know Your Classmates10min
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1 hora para concluir

Understanding the Nature of College

Now that we have discussed the basic approach in this course, we can dive into the material. A good place to start would be understanding how the university operates. Modern universities are large, complex organizations employing thousands of different teaching and researching faculty, all of who have slightly different roles. College isn’t simply larger than high school, it is structured differently. ...
Reading
3 videos (Total 14 min), 3 leituras, 2 testes
Video3 videos
What do faculty do?5min
How do colleges work?3min
Reading3 leituras
Key terms10min
Review10min
Resources10min
Quiz2 exercícios práticos
Understanding the Nature of College8min
Reflection: Mapping your interests2min
Semana
2
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1 hora para concluir

Succeeding as a Student

You’re coming to college to get an education. Classes will take up a significant amount of your time, so we should discuss some strategies for success. As discussed in the last module, high school differs significantly from college. Incoming freshmen are often most worried about the classes. You have much more flexible time, but that time needs to be filled with self-directed study. In this unit, we’ll talk a bit about how understanding these classes and studying effectively for them. ...
Reading
4 videos (Total 16 min), 3 leituras, 2 testes
Video4 videos
Faculty expectations5min
Using the libraries3min
Finding additional resources3min
Reading3 leituras
Preparing for a college education10min
Review10min
Resources10min
Quiz2 exercícios práticos
Succeeding as a Student8min
Reflection: Planning for Studying6min
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1 hora para concluir

Building Your Education

One of your big questions at college is, “What should I major in?” This module will tackle this question head on. In all honesty, what you major in matters less than how you prepare yourself to be an expert in an area. This requires you to move beyond simply your major and take ownership of your intellectual and professional development during your college years....
Reading
4 videos (Total 19 min), 3 leituras, 2 testes
Video4 videos
Choosing a major4min
Applying to a major4min
Working with faculty members4min
Reading3 leituras
What do you want to major in?10min
Review10min
Resources10min
Quiz2 exercícios práticos
Building Your Education8min
Reflection: Finding and Following Your Interests4min
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3
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1 hora para concluir

Financing Your Education

Paying for college is a challenge. This module will talk about some strategies for budgeting your money while at college and all the options available to you for funding. There are so many different resources out there to help you pay for college. Regrettably, these are so broad that students remain unaware of them. This module should direct you to some of the most fruitful areas for finding funding. ...
Reading
2 videos (Total 9 min), 3 leituras, 2 testes
Video2 videos
Finding grants and financial aid4min
Reading3 leituras
Finances in College10min
Review10min
Resources10min
Quiz2 exercícios práticos
Financing Your Education6min
Reflection: Money Matters4min
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1 hora para concluir

Living On and Off Campus

Are you going to live on-campus or off? There are strengths and benefits to doing both. This module will talk to some students about their experiences living on and off campus. Wherever you live while at college, odds are that you will experience homesickness at some point. This is entirely natural. We’ll talk a bit about why this happens and identify a few strategies for effectively dealing with homesickness. ...
Reading
3 videos (Total 9 min), 2 leituras, 2 testes
Video3 videos
Living on campus3min
Living off campus3min
Reading2 leituras
Review10min
Resources10min
Quiz2 exercícios práticos
Living on and off campus4min
Reflection: Where to live?6min
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4
Horas para completar
1 hora para concluir

Getting Involved in Campus Life

Going to your classes is probably the most important thing you’ll do during your time here. But it won’t be the only thing. Campus clubs and groups offer you a great opportunity to experience new things and ideas during your time here. They can introduce you to lifelong friends and enrich your education in untold ways. This module will talk about some options for getting involved in campus life. ...
Reading
2 videos (Total 5 min), 4 leituras, 2 testes
Video2 videos
Understanding fraternities and sororities2min
Reading4 leituras
Student clubs and organizations10min
Health and Wellness10min
Review10min
Resources10min
Quiz2 exercícios práticos
Getting involved in campus life4min
Reflection: How will you get involved?4min
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2 minutos para concluir

Conclusion

Here we are at the end of this online orientation. Thank you for participating. This module will recap the key themes from the course and help you figure out what to do next as you prepare to enroll in college. Good Luck!...
Reading
1 video (Total 2 min)
Video1 vídeos

Instrutores

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Dr. Matt McGarrity

Principal Lecturer
UW Department of Communication

Sobre University of Washington

Founded in 1861, the University of Washington is one of the oldest state-supported institutions of higher education on the West Coast and is one of the preeminent research universities in the world....

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