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100 % en línea

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Comienza de inmediato y aprende a tu propio ritmo.
Fechas límite flexibles

Fechas límite flexibles

Restablece las fechas límite en función de tus horarios.
Horas para completar

Aprox. 4 horas para completar

Sugerido: 4 weeks of study, 1 hour/week...
Idiomas disponibles

Inglés (English)

Subtítulos: Inglés (English)

Programa - Qué aprenderás en este curso

Semana
1
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1 hora para completar

Welcome to U101!

Welcome to University 101. This short course will help you get the most out of your college experience. We want to help incoming undergraduates understand their universities. This opening module lays out what the course is and how you will navigate this online space. ...
Reading
2 videos (Total 4 minutos), 3 readings
Video2 videos
Course Design3m
Reading3 lecturas
Course Preview10m
How to Use Discussion Forums10m
Get to Know Your Classmates10m
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1 hora para completar

Understanding the Nature of College

Now that we have discussed the basic approach in this course, we can dive into the material. A good place to start would be understanding how the university operates. Modern universities are large, complex organizations employing thousands of different teaching and researching faculty, all of who have slightly different roles. College isn’t simply larger than high school, it is structured differently. ...
Reading
3 videos (Total 14 minutos), 3 readings, 2 quizzes
Video3 videos
What do faculty do?5m
How do colleges work?3m
Reading3 lecturas
Key terms10m
Review10m
Resources10m
Quiz2 ejercicios de práctica
Understanding the Nature of College8m
Reflection: Mapping your interests2m
Semana
2
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1 hora para completar

Succeeding as a Student

You’re coming to college to get an education. Classes will take up a significant amount of your time, so we should discuss some strategies for success. As discussed in the last module, high school differs significantly from college. Incoming freshmen are often most worried about the classes. You have much more flexible time, but that time needs to be filled with self-directed study. In this unit, we’ll talk a bit about how understanding these classes and studying effectively for them. ...
Reading
4 videos (Total 16 minutos), 3 readings, 2 quizzes
Video4 videos
Faculty expectations5m
Using the libraries3m
Finding additional resources3m
Reading3 lecturas
Preparing for a college education10m
Review10m
Resources10m
Quiz2 ejercicios de práctica
Succeeding as a Student8m
Reflection: Planning for Studying6m
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1 hora para completar

Building Your Education

One of your big questions at college is, “What should I major in?” This module will tackle this question head on. In all honesty, what you major in matters less than how you prepare yourself to be an expert in an area. This requires you to move beyond simply your major and take ownership of your intellectual and professional development during your college years....
Reading
4 videos (Total 19 minutos), 3 readings, 2 quizzes
Video4 videos
Choosing a major4m
Applying to a major4m
Working with faculty members4m
Reading3 lecturas
What do you want to major in?10m
Review10m
Resources10m
Quiz2 ejercicios de práctica
Building Your Education8m
Reflection: Finding and Following Your Interests4m
Semana
3
Horas para completar
1 hora para completar

Financing Your Education

Paying for college is a challenge. This module will talk about some strategies for budgeting your money while at college and all the options available to you for funding. There are so many different resources out there to help you pay for college. Regrettably, these are so broad that students remain unaware of them. This module should direct you to some of the most fruitful areas for finding funding. ...
Reading
2 videos (Total 9 minutos), 3 readings, 2 quizzes
Video2 videos
Finding grants and financial aid4m
Reading3 lecturas
Finances in College10m
Review10m
Resources10m
Quiz2 ejercicios de práctica
Financing Your Education6m
Reflection: Money Matters4m
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1 hora para completar

Living On and Off Campus

Are you going to live on-campus or off? There are strengths and benefits to doing both. This module will talk to some students about their experiences living on and off campus. Wherever you live while at college, odds are that you will experience homesickness at some point. This is entirely natural. We’ll talk a bit about why this happens and identify a few strategies for effectively dealing with homesickness. ...
Reading
3 videos (Total 9 minutos), 2 readings, 2 quizzes
Video3 videos
Living on campus3m
Living off campus3m
Reading2 lecturas
Review10m
Resources10m
Quiz2 ejercicios de práctica
Living on and off campus4m
Reflection: Where to live?6m
Semana
4
Horas para completar
1 hora para completar

Getting Involved in Campus Life

Going to your classes is probably the most important thing you’ll do during your time here. But it won’t be the only thing. Campus clubs and groups offer you a great opportunity to experience new things and ideas during your time here. They can introduce you to lifelong friends and enrich your education in untold ways. This module will talk about some options for getting involved in campus life. ...
Reading
2 videos (Total 5 minutos), 4 readings, 2 quizzes
Video2 videos
Understanding fraternities and sororities2m
Reading4 lecturas
Student clubs and organizations10m
Health and Wellness10m
Review10m
Resources10m
Quiz2 ejercicios de práctica
Getting involved in campus life4m
Reflection: How will you get involved?4m
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2 minutos para completar

Conclusion

Here we are at the end of this online orientation. Thank you for participating. This module will recap the key themes from the course and help you figure out what to do next as you prepare to enroll in college. Good Luck!...
Reading
1 video (Total 2 minutos)
Video1 video

Instructores

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Dr. Matt McGarrity

Principal Lecturer
UW Department of Communication

Acerca de University of Washington

Founded in 1861, the University of Washington is one of the oldest state-supported institutions of higher education on the West Coast and is one of the preeminent research universities in the world....

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