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33%

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50%

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Approx. 11 hours to complete
English

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

1 hour to complete

Welcome to U101!

1 hour to complete
2 videos (Total 4 min), 3 readings
2 videos
Course Design3m
3 readings
Course Preview10m
How to Use Discussion Forums10m
Get to Know Your Classmates10m
2 hours to complete

Understanding the Nature of College

2 hours to complete
3 videos (Total 14 min), 3 readings, 2 quizzes
3 videos
What do faculty do?5m
How do colleges work?3m
3 readings
Key terms10m
Review10m
Resources10m
2 practice exercises
Understanding the Nature of College30m
Reflection: Mapping your interests30m
Week
2

Week 2

2 hours to complete

Succeeding as a Student

2 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 16 min), 3 readings, 2 quizzes
4 videos
Faculty expectations5m
Using the libraries3m
Finding additional resources3m
3 readings
Preparing for a college education10m
Review10m
Resources10m
2 practice exercises
Succeeding as a Student30m
Reflection: Planning for Studying30m
2 hours to complete

Building Your Education

2 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 19 min), 3 readings, 2 quizzes
4 videos
Choosing a major4m
Applying to a major4m
Working with faculty members4m
3 readings
What do you want to major in?10m
Review10m
Resources10m
2 practice exercises
Building Your Education30m
Reflection: Finding and Following Your Interests30m
Week
3

Week 3

2 hours to complete

Financing Your Education

2 hours to complete
2 videos (Total 9 min), 3 readings, 2 quizzes
2 videos
Finding grants and financial aid4m
3 readings
Finances in College10m
Review10m
Resources10m
2 practice exercises
Financing Your Education30m
Reflection: Money Matters30m
1 hour to complete

Living On and Off Campus

1 hour to complete
3 videos (Total 9 min), 2 readings, 2 quizzes
3 videos
Living on campus3m
Living off campus3m
2 readings
Review10m
Resources10m
2 practice exercises
Living on and off campus30m
Reflection: Where to live?30m
Week
4

Week 4

2 hours to complete

Getting Involved in Campus Life

2 hours to complete
2 videos (Total 5 min), 4 readings, 2 quizzes
2 videos
Understanding fraternities and sororities2m
4 readings
Student clubs and organizations10m
Health and Wellness10m
Review10m
Resources10m
2 practice exercises
Getting involved in campus life30m
Reflection: How will you get involved?30m
2 minutes to complete

Conclusion

2 minutes to complete
1 video (Total 2 min)
1 video

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