Fall 2015 TR Syllabus University 1010 K
Coordinator: Carolyn Hopper 
241 Peck Hall 
chopper@mtsu.edu 
8982157 
Instructor: Patsy Davis  patsy.davis@mtsu.edu  
Instructor: Sheila Withers  sheila.withers@mtsu.edu  
Instructor: Jeanne Massaquoi  jeanne.massaquoi@mtsu.edu  
Instructor Byron Lightsy  byron.lightsy@mtsu.edu  
Instructor:Lewis Gray  lewis.gray@mtsu.edu 
Textbook: Practicing College Learning Strategies 7th edition, Hopper, Wadsworth/Cengage 2016
Do not rent the textbook. You will use it like a workbook and turn pages in to your instructor.
Spring 16 Advising Workshee  
Practice Chapter Quizzes 

Library Assignments 
Tuesday August 25

Overview of Class Power Point
Assignment due Next class


Thursday August 27 
Essential Resources/Higher EducationPower Point Survival Tips/Student Responsibility Power Point Power Point You will use the links below for Practices 1.11.4 Student Handbook found in Blue Raider Planner link here Fall Registration Guide link here Explain scavenger hunt assignment Assignment due Next class


Tuesday 9/1

GPA/Analysis of 1^{st} week of College Questions in Chapter 1 Explanation of Career Exploration Inventory Assignment due Next class
*Virtual Field Trips for Campus Safety, College Budget and College Health Issues can be completed for College Activities. 

Thursday Sept 3

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


Tuesday Sept 8 
Critical Thinking/Decision Making Fact/Opinion Critical Thinking Bloom Power Point Assignment due Next class


Thursday Sept 10

Goal Setting Power Point Assignment due Next class


Tuesday 9/15 
Finish Goals and Review Power Point Assignment due Next class NO Unit 1 homework can be turned in after today! 

Thursday 9/17 
Unit Test 1 Chapter 14 Assignment due Next class


Tuesday 9/22 
Learning Principles /Brain Basics Power Point Power Point Assignment due Next class


Thursday 9/24 
Learning Principles Activities Assignment due Next class


Tuesday 9/29 
How Memory Works Review for Test Power Point Continue with Learning Principles Assignment due Next class


Thursday 10/1 
Unit 2 Test Chapter 5 Assignment due Next class


Tuesday 10/6 
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! 

Thursday 10/8 
Textbooks Power Point Assignment due Next class


FALL BREAK October 1013  
Thursday 10/15

Mapping/Concentration/Learning Styles Sensory Modes Power Point Power PointAssignment due Next class


Tuesday 10/ 20 
Finish Learning Styles/Review Power Point Assignment due Next class 

Thursday 10/22 
Library explanation/ Test 3 Assignment due Next class


Tuesday 10/27 Meet in Library 
Work on Library Assignment 2
Assignment due Next class


Thursday 10/29 
Turn in Assignment #2 Work on Library Assignment #3 Assignment due Next class Turn in Assignments 

Tuesday 11/3 
Review for Test Assignment due Next class


Thurs 11/5

Unit Test 4 Assignment due Next class


Tuesday 11/10 
Objective Tests Power Point Power Point Assignment due Next class


Thursday 11/12 
Objective Tests Power Point Power Point Power Point Assignment due Next class


Tuesday 11/17 
Essay Tests / Power Point Power Point Power Point Assignment due Next class 

Thurssday 11/19 
Essay Tests/Review /explanation of Take Home Read Chapter 10 Stress Power Point Power Point 

Tuesday 11/24 
Test V /REMIND TAKE HOME PART OF FINAL


Thanksgiving  
Tuesday 12/1 
Review for Final LAST DAY OF CLASS TAKE HOME PORTION OF FINAL DUE 

FINAL EXAM SCHEDULE 
