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Mrs. Marie Stone

Office Hours:

Tuesday:   11:00 to 12:30  HIL 137C or HIL 140  
Phone: 768-4688

Class Hours:

Monday and Wednesday 9:30 - 10:20 RDB110
Monday and Wednesday 10:30 - 11:20 RDB110

Email:

mstone@mail.hartford.edu

Learning Plus Hours

Monday: 1-3
Tuesday: 10- 5
Thursday: 9-2:30
Auerbach: #209
Phone: 768-4312
 

READING AND ACADEMIC DEVELOPMENT (RDB 110) MARIE K. STONE FALL 2000

OFFICE: H137
OFFICE HOURS: MONDAY 11:30-12:30 and by appointment
OFFICE PHONE: 768-4079

EMAI L: mstone@mail.hartford.edu

READING AND ACADEMIC DEVELOPMENT (RDB 110) will help you develop the skills necessary for academic success in college: effective learning strategies, listening and note-taking techniques, test preparation and test -taking aids, textbook reading skills, time management skills, electronic mail, internet and library skills. You will be expected to implement and apply new study strategies to content area courses.

REQUIRED TEXT AND MATERIALS:

1. College Learning Strategies, edited by Louise C. Rosenberg
2. The Source (student handbook)
3.
One Independent Reading Book of your choice from the suggested reading list
4. Class Notebook, Appointment Calendar, Pocket Folder.

REQUIREMENTS:

ATTENDANCE: Students are permitted a maximum of 3 absences.

3 lates = 1 absence. More than 3 absences may result in your being withdrawn from the course. Call, visit, or email me if you are absent from class.

GRADES:

You will determine your grade by successful completion of all assigned work.
1/3 tests: quizzes, midterm and final
1/3 projects: Independent Reading Project, Technology Project, Information/Library Project
1/3 class assignments and class participation: Cornell Notes, Time Management record, preparation for class ... readings completed, text brought to class, attendance, in class assignments, and participation in class discussions

GENERAL INFORMATION:

1. Assignments must be handed in on time, legible and completed according to directions. Late assignments due to absence will be accepted one class meeting after your absence . After that, the assignment will receive a failing grade. It is the responsibility of the student to contact me before the class meets if there is a problem completing an assignment on time.

2. All quizzes and exams must be taken with the class. The University charges a $30.00 fee for make up exams.

COURSE ACCOMMODATIONS:

If there is any student in class with special learning needs because of learning disabilities or other kinds of disabilities, please feel free to discuss course accommodations with me.

PLAGIARISM:

Plagiarism is considered academic dishonesty. Please read your handbook, The Source, for specifics regarding rights and responsibilities.

READING AND ACADEMIC DEVELOPMENT (RDB 110)
MARIE K. STONE
FALL 2000
Date                                    Topic                                        Assignment Due
W     9/6                             Introduction
M     9/11                           Chapter 1: College Success       Profile(blue page)
W     9/13                           Independent Reading Project     Goals
M     9/18                           Critical Thinking                        Autographs(blue page)
W     9/20                           QUIZ#1:  Ch. 1                          Bring IRP book
M     9/25                           Chapter 2: Time Management
W     9/27                           Time Management***                Know Your School
M     10/2                      NO CLASS
W     10/4                           Chapter 5: Note Taking***      QUIZ#2: Ch. 2   Time Chart
M     10/9                            NO CLASS
W     10/11                Note Taking                                      IRP - JOURNAL 1
                                                                                           Cornell Formula Sample
M     10/16                         QUIZ#3: Ch. 5                         Chapter 6: Test Taking
W     10/18                MIDTERM : 1,2,5,6                          Bring IRP book
M     10/23                Chapter 7: Reading&Listening
W     10/25                Reading &Listening
M     10/30                Reading &Listening/Note Taking
W     11/1                   Chapter 4: Library/Technology         IRP - JOURNAL 2
M     11/6                    Library Project
W     11/8                   Technology Project
M     11/13                  Technology Project
W     11/15                  QUIZ#4: Ch..4                                 LIBRARY PROJECT
                                                                                            TECHNOLOGY PROJECT
M     11/20                  Chapter 9: Memory
M     11/27                  Cosby Video/Memory
W     11/29                  Chapter 3: Learning Styles              IRP BOOK REVIEW
M     12/4                    Chapter 3: Learning Styles
W     12/6                            Review
F      12/8                             FINAL
M     12/11
W     12/13
 
 

RDB (110) REQUIREMENTS
 
Name_______________________________________

Due:   9/11      Profile:________
Due:   9/18 Autographs:_______
Due:   9/27      Know Your School_____________
Due:   9/20   Bring in Independent Reading Project Book__________
Due:   10/4 Time Management Chart _________
Due:   10/11    Cornell Formula Sample(note taking)____________
Due:   11/15  Technology Project__________
Due:   11/15 Information/Library Project___________

INDEPENDENT READING PROJECT
Due: 10/11 Journal 1 (six entries ) ______
Due: 11/1 Journal 2 (six entries )_________
Due: 11/29 Book Review _______
 

QUIZZES

9/20 Chapter 1:  Succeeding and Surviving in College _________
10/4 Chapter 2: Time Management ________(TAKE HOME)
10/16 Chapter 5: Note Taking _______
11/15 Chapter 4: Finding and Using Information _______

MIDTERM
10/18 Chapters 1,2,5,6________

FINAL

12/8 Chapters 3,4,5,6,7,9 _________

NOTE:     ALL WORK IS REQUIRED
     ANY WORK MISSING WILL RESULT IN FAILURE OF COURSE
                 MUST ATTEND CLASS AFTER FINAL
                 DOOR CLOSES 5 MINUTES AFTER START OF EACH CLASS