Success Strategies

Grades 9th to 12th+

Strategies that empower students to become active, responsible learners, improving student academic success and retention.

On Course textbook and success strategies is used in classes at more than 500 colleges and university in the United States and Canada, helping to empower more than 100,000 students each year.

Since 1996, more than 45,000 college and university educators have attended On Course Professional development events.  Susanne attended the Introductory Workshop in Dallas and Comprehensive Workshop in Boston and has taught this course at Eastfield College.  Check out what colleges and universities are saying. http://oncourseworkshop.com/evidence/institutional-studies/

The desired outcome is great student engagement, improved academic success, and increased retention 

Journaling your way
to
Responsible Thinking, Personal Goal Setting,
Improving Study Skills, Soft Skills!

Read 15-20 pages per week on the first topics with accompanying journaling exercises. 

Internal Motivations

Developing Self-Acceptance & Accepting Personal Responsibility
*EFFECTIVE COLLEGE STRATEGIES

The Language of Responsibility

Choosing to Let Go

The Curse of Stinkin’ Thinkin’

Creating Inner Motivation
*EFFECTIVE READING

Desired Personal Qualities

Choosing Actions to Stay On Course
*EFFECTIVE WRITING

Self-Management Tools

Focus & Persistence
*EFFECTIVE MONEY MANAGEMENT

We will only have time to cover half of this semester-long course over the summer.    (Second half will be available in fall or summer 2017 upon request)  

Developing Support Network:  instructors, resources, study groups
*ACTIVE LISTENING
Recognizing When You’re Off Course
*EFFECTIVE NOTE-TAKING
Identifying Self-defeating Patterns
Three Success Rules
*EFFECTIVE MEMORIZING
Adopting Lifelong Learning
Learning to Make Course Corrections
Lessons from Life
EQ–Developing Emotional Intelligence
*EFFECTIVE STUDYING
Healthy Stress Reduction
The Flow of Work & Play
Self-Assessment
*EFFECTIVE TEST TAKING

Textbook:

51mRGgnFHML._AA160_On Course:  Strategies for Creating Success in College and in Life, 2013, by Skip Downing    ISBN 1133309739    (Find used at Amazon or bookfinders.com.  Just plug in ISBN)

 

Supplies Needed

Journal or Composition book, pen, highlighters

Meets

Wednesdays:  June 1 – July 20
Time:  9:00 to 11:00

Tuition for 8 weeks:  $140