Unless otherwise indicated, class will meet every: Tuesday/Thursday 1:10 - 2:10, ARC 160 1:10 - 2:10 -Bring Lunch if needed
***NOTICE: Weekly Topics Below Subject to Change & Expect Weekly Reading and/or Writing Assignments
Week 1 The Combat Zone
Tuesday: Introduction to Course, Lecture: First Generation, Assignment: Time Management, Write-up #1
Suggested viewing: YouTube
Thursday: Learning to Listen, Assignment: Take Notes using cornell PDF, Discovery Wheel, Write-up #1 ( Reflection Journal #1) and Time Management Due to digital drop box
Week 2 In the Trenches! Research Strategies
Tuesday: What is good research? Lecture: Invention/Intention & Research Basics, Personality Shapes Exercise Assignment: Begin researching a topic related to your current class topic in reading.
Thursday: Lecture: EQ and Multiple intelligences Database overview by OUGL Rep, Tips on research, Assignment: 1 page research paper — Research Summary #1 on issues related to Asian American Studies or a topic of your choice, Due to digital drop box
Week 3 Strategic Mind Maps –Knowing Your Reading Territory
Tuesday: Assignment:After taking the Learning Assessment, research learning strategies related to your learning preference. Write-up one paragraph on what you found, as well as obstacles so far, and possible solutions-deposit to digital drop box, IC Tour Assignment: Make an appointment to stop by the IC to get feedback on a paper from one of your classes—use your research paper from this class if you have none. You may use Thursday this class period for an appointment time.
Thursday: ePortfolio work individually —will not MEET in Class —use to make IC appointment, Assignment: Mind Map #1 of Week 3 Readings in your classes due to digital drop box, Brief write-up on IC visit due, along with revised paper from visit( Check Pt #1 )
Week 4 Capturing the Bunker/Test taking
Tuesday: Mind Maps & Outlines of Chicano Studies Books by group, turn in summary in class—write up brief critique on group collusion experience. Suggested Video: YouTube
Thursday: Group work preparation in class for exams, Assignment: Effective Exam Writing and Test taking. Lecture: Test Taking & Group collusion, Assignment: Reflection Journal #2 Due ) —where are you now in the college experience process. deposit to digital drop box.
Week 5 Effective Listening & Note Taking Review 17th/19th
Tuesday: Assignment: Reflection Journal #3 is your 1st paragraph of your 1st Gen Essay with pictures, Note Taking Assign
Thursday: Guest Speaker —Sharon Primm-Dayot on Chicano Studies/Photo Essay and Rules Assignment: Begin writing First Gen Essay which is the Photo Essay
Week 6 Moving up the Ranks-Career & Academics 24th/26th
Tuesday: Career, Assignment: Turn in one page Research Summary #2 based on Chicano Studies Weekly Reading
Thursday: Guest Speaker–Candace & June Assignment: One Page Research on Career/Academic Options (can use some of interview with Counselors) Career Essay Due to digital drop box
Week 7 Reflection and Expression 31st/Aug 2nd
Tuesday: Student Ambassadors Panel, Nicole Kim guest speaker Assignment : Prepare notes from guest speakers, Research Summary #3 two page summary of research on topics related to Chicano Studies due to digital drop box
Thursday: Work on Photo Essay in lab, Assignment: Photo Essay full Drafts Due to digital drop box
Week 8 It Takes Money…. 7th/9th
Tuesday: Financial Planning Seminar
Assignment: Check Point #2, Make appointment IC to ck Final Paper Drafts —can use Thursday class time
Thursday: no class —Check papers, revise and prepare final Presentations!
Assignment: Report on Check Point #2, one page write-up on how IC visit went, revised papers.
Week 9 V is for Victory! 14th/16th
Thursday: Presentations, Assignments: Final Reflection Essay due to digital drop box