Fall 2013 TR Syllabus University 1010 K
Coordinator: Carolyn Hopper 
241 Peck Hall 
chopper@mtsu.edu 
8982157 
Instructor: Patsy Davis  patsy.davis@mtsu.edu  
Instructor: Carla Hatfield  carla.hatfield@mtsu.edu 
Textbook: Practicing College Learning Strategies 6th edition, Hopper, Wadsworth/Cengage 2013
Do not rent the textbook. You will use it like a workbook and turn pages in to your instructor.
College ActivitiesLog for Activities


Practice Chapter Quizzes 

Library Assignments 

Hatfield Assignment Log 
Tuesday August 27 
Overview of Class Power Point Assignment due Next class


Thursday August 29 
Essential Resources/Higher EducationPower Point Explain scavenger hunt assignment Assignment due Next class


Tuesday Sept3

Survival Tips/Student Responsibility Power Point Questions about what you read or summary? Virtual Field Trip :Your College Homepage Assignment due Next class


Thursday 9/5F 
GPA/Analysis of 1^{st} weeks of College LASSI Power Point Student Handbook found in Blue Raider Planner link here Fall Registration Guide link here Assignment due Next class
**Virtual Field Trips for Campus Safety, College Budget and College Health Issues can be completed for College Activities. 

Tuesday 9/10

Time Management Power Point Master SchedulePower Point Link to Time Management Organizer Assignment due Next class


Thursday 9/12 
Critical Thinking/Decision Making Fact/Opinion Critical Thinking Bloom Power Point Assignment due Next class


Tuesday 9/17

Goal Setting Assignment due Next class


Thursday 9/19 
Finish Goals and Review Power Point Assignment due Next class NO Unit 1 homework can be turned in after today! 

Tuesday 9/24 
Unit Test 1 Chapter 14 Assignment due Next class


Thursday 9/26 
Learning Principles /Brain Basics Power Point Power Point Assignment due Next class


Tuesday 10/1 
Learning Principles Activities Assignment due Next class


Thursday 10/3 
How Memory Works Review for Test Power Point Continue with Learning Principles Assignment due Next class


Tuesday 10/8 
Unit 2 Test Chapter 5 Assignment due Next class 

Thursday 10/10 
Beyond Memory and Intro to Note takingNote taking/Listening Power Point Questions in the Margin Matching Practice notes Assignment due Next class
Watch the introduction and then choose 4 of the Brain Rules to watch and take notes on using the Question in the Margin System. You may watch as many additional "rule segments" as you like and take notes on them for 5 extra credit points eachif done well! 

Fall Break October 1215  
Thursday 10/17 
Textbooks Power Point Assignment due Next class


Tuesday 10/22

Mapping/Concentration/Learning Styles Sensory Modes Power Point Power PointPractice notes Assignment due Next class


Thursday 10/24 
Finish Learning Styles/Review Power Point Assignment due Next class 

Tuesday 10/29 
Library explanation/ Test 3 Assignment due Next class


Thursday 10/31 Meet in Library 
Work on Library Assignment 2(Scavenger Hunt) Assignment due Next class


Tuesday 11/5 
Turn in Assignment #2 Work on Library Assignment #3 and #4 Assignment due Next class Turn in Assignments 

Thursday 11/7 
Review for Test Assignment due Next class


Tuesday 11/12 
Unit Test 4 Assignment due Next class


Thursday 11/14 
Objective Tests Power Point Power Point Assignment due Next class


Tuesday 11/19 
Objective/Essay Tests Power Point Assignment due Next class


Thursday 11/21 
Essay Tests /Review /explanation of Take Home Power Point Assignment due Next class 

Tuesday 11/26 
Test V /REMIND TAKE HOME PART OF FINAL Assignment due Next class


THANKSGIVING  
Tuesday 12/3 
Review for Final LAST DAY OF CLASS TAKE HOME PORTION OF FINAL DUE 

FINAL EXAM SCHEDULE 
