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UCC2020: Applied Cognitive and Affective Learning Strategies

 

The Counselling Centre offers UCC2020: Applied Cognitive and Affective Learning Strategies, a 3-credit hour course in applied learning skills. This course provides students with effective learning strategies to:

1. Enhance their overall academic achievement;
2. Personalize their own particular learning styles and learning environments;
3. Provide them with knowledge concerning applied learning strategies.

Topics include:
Human information processing
Myths of memory
Strategies for effective learning and study systems
Hierarchies (using MindManager)
Hierarchies (using Freemind)
Speed reading and improving comprehension
Mnemonics and Mnemonic Systems (Link, Story, Method of Loci, Pegword, Phonetic)
Public speaking
Metacognition
Stress management
Anxiety and recall
Time management
Planning and scheduling
Procrastination
Test anxiety
Learning styles
Memory Olympics

Students are evaluated through practical homework assignments, term examinations, and regular submissions to a Learning Journal that constitutes a significant part of semester work. Classes meet three times weekly. Students need access to "D2L," Memorial's computer portal to submit assigned work and journal entries.

Students must register for UCC2020 through Memorial Self-Service.


Fall Semester 2014
There are three sections available for Memorial University students:

Slot 03-001 CRN 54791 (maximum = 30 students), Dr. Michael Doyle
Slot 02-002 CRN 53523 (maximum = 60 students), Dr. John Garland
Slot 16-003 CRN 54185 (maximum = 30 students), Dr. Michael Doyle

Students must register for UCC2020 through Memorial Self-Service.
For information, call the Counselling Centre (864-8874)

 

 

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