OLS 111 Learning Strategies in the College Environment • 2 Cr.


Covers specific methods of note taking, actively reading, researching information, writing research papers, presenting and producing effective writing and incorporating personal learning styles for success. Academic disclosure is discussed. Prerequisite: OLS 110 and Acceptance into the program.


After completing this class, students should be able to:

  • Summarize, paraphrase, or quote information accurately and appropriately to avoid plagiarism
  • Define purpose, main idea and supporting details in a range of print, electronic and lecture style formats.
  • Demonstrate how to structure a written assignment
  • Apply the writing process to develop a written draft of researched information
  • Demonstrate effective online communication with peers and instructor
  • Effectively evaluate website content for educational purposes
  • Demonstrate reading retention strategies, before during and after reading.
  • Apply note taking techniques to enhance learning