SLS1101

Orientation

Course Code: SLS1101

Credit Hours: 1

Effective beginning: Fall 2020

 

Course Description:
This course provides the entering student with information necessary for successful adjustment to college life, work, and services at the college. Attention is given to study habits, vocational choice and the development of a well-rounded philosophy of life. This course is mandatory for students who have completed fewer than 12 semester hours and for all high school graduates who were dually-enrolled.

Course Details

Instructors:

Melissa Cauley
cauleym@chipola.edu

Karen Hall
hallk@chipola.edu

Kenneth Kallies
Kalliesk@chipola.edu

Leigh Whittington
whittingtonl@chipola.edu

 

 

Required textbooks/ course materials:

Course materials will be provided by the instructor.

 

Assignment/course outline:

See your Instructor First Day Handout for individual instructor assignment schedule.

 

Discipline-level learning outcomes:

SLS 1101 is not a General Education core course

  • To learn of the various on-campus resources available
  • To learn college rules and regulations
  • To learn that health and wellness are related to college success
  • To learn how to plan for your chosen career
  • To learn fundamental time-management skills
  • To learn how to prepare for and take tests
  • To learn fundamental goal-setting skills
  • To learn graduation requirements
  • To learn transfer requirements

 

Course-level student learning outcomesDiscipline-level learning outcomesAssessment methods

To learn of the various on-campus resources available

To learn college rules and regulations

To learn that health and wellness are related to college success

To learn how to plan for your chosen career

To learn fundamental time-management skills

To learn how to prepare for and take tests

To learn fundamental goal-setting skills

To learn graduation requirements

To learn transfer requirements

 

Quizzes, Tests, Final Exam

 

 

The course will consist primarily of self-paced reading of the Chipola College Catalog, Student Planner, and CANVAS modules content. Students will complete the modules in CANVAS. There will be handouts including, but not limited to, the Chipola College Catalog, the Chipola College Handbook/Planner, and Academic Advising Plans. Electronic and printed versions of these handouts are provided online at www.chipola.edu. These and other materials will be used to support the student of various topics such as the college resources, time-management, graduation, and transfer requirements.

College-wide policies and resources

For more specific information on Chipola's college-wide academic policies and resources available to students, visit the link below.