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  • 1Prepared by: Suhailah Mohd Yusof

  • -COURSE INFORMATION-

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    COURSE CODE :

    UED102

    COURSE CODE :

    UED102CONTACT HOUR: 2CONTACT HOUR: 2

    CORE STATUS: NONECORE STATUS: NONE CREDIT UNIT: -CREDIT UNIT: -

    COURSE CODE :

    UED102

    COURSE CODE :

    UED102CONTACT HOUR: 2CONTACT HOUR: 2

    CREDIT UNIT: -CREDIT UNIT: -

  • -COURSE description- This course prepares students with learning skills essential for

    varsity life.

    It exposes students to basic academic skills

    e.g. effective time management, setting goals, learning styles, learning strategies, and processing information from lectures and texts.

    help students cope with academic demands at the tertiary level.

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  • -COURSE outcomes- Upon completion of this course, students should be able to:

    1. apply knowledge of study skills in academic settings, and

    2. develop a personal study skills portfolio.

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  • COURSE

    SYLLABUS

    Week Lecture Title Sub topic

    1Getting Ready to Learn

    Making the transition (from school to university)

    Characteristics of successful students

    Using learning styles to enhance performance

    2Goal Setting

    Setting goals for the new semester

    Writing effective goal statements

    Using the Learning Management System

    3Library & Campus Resources

    Using the resources in the library

    Making the most of college resources

    4Time Management &

    Organizational Skills

    Optimising study time

    Organising study time

    Using time-management strategies to stay motivated

    Reducing procrastination

    5

    Memory, Learning & Improving

    Concentration

    Understanding memory processes

    Memory strategies

    Understanding concentration

    Strategies for improving concentration

    Reading/study system (SQ3R)

    6Taking Lecture Notes

    Taking lecture notes

    Effective note-taking system

    7Academic Integrity &

    Performance

    Avoiding plagiarism

    - Calculating grade point average

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  • -BOOK REFERENCES-

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    Van Blerkom, D. L. (2009). College Study Skills: Becoming a

    strategic learner (6th ed.). MA: Wadsworth Cengage Learning.

  • You may ask MR.GOOGLE to find best information for you!

    -WEB REFERENCES-

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  • CLASS POLICIES

    REGISTERED STUDENTS: Students must make sure they registered the correct course code and group

    number.

    ATTENDANCE: Students must achieved at least 80% attendance. Those who get below 80% will be FAIL. Students must be punctual and those who are late more than 15 minutes

    will be assumed as absent.

    NOTES: You may get it from me or u can download from i-learn.

    ASSIGNMENTS/TESTS: Students must submit all the given assignment and portfolio. Plagiarism is

    not allowed.

    Assignments, projects, class works are compulsory.

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  • UED102 LecturerSUHAILAH MOHD YUSOFLecturer of Computer Science

    Faculty of Computer & Mathematical

    Sciences

    Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM) Kedah

    Mobile Number : 011-11418288

    Dear Class Rep.,Dear Class Rep.,Dear Class Rep.,Dear Class Rep.,Please create Please create Please create Please create whatssappwhatssappwhatssappwhatssapp group name:group name:group name:group name:UED102UED102UED102UED102_K_K_K_KBM1181CBM1181CBM1181CBM1181CThen please add your friends that take this subject only.Then please add your friends that take this subject only.Then please add your friends that take this subject only.Then please add your friends that take this subject only.Thank you.Thank you.Thank you.Thank you.

    Regards,Regards,Regards,Regards,SuhailahSuhailahSuhailahSuhailah

    What else do you want to know What else do you want to know What else do you want to know What else do you want to know about me?about me?about me?about me?

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  • -COURSE ASSESSMENT-

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    PORRTFOLIO:60%

    INDIVIDUAL WORK

    PORRTFOLIO:60%

    INDIVIDUAL WORK

    ASSIGNMENT:40%

    GROUP WORK

    ASSIGNMENT:40%

    GROUP WORK

    ASSESSMENT:100%

  • ASSESSMENTS (100% COURSEWORK)ASSESSMENTS (100% COURSEWORK)ASSESSMENTS (100% COURSEWORK)ASSESSMENTS (100% COURSEWORK)

    A. Assignment (40%) Group Work

    Objective:

    to provide students with the platform to document their experience as university students,and work as a team to complete the assigned task.

    Duration:

    Week 2 assignment & Week 5 - submission

    Instruction:

    Students have to prepare a creative 10-minute video presentation of their visit to fiveimportant places on campus (e.g. the HEP office, Bursary, library, food center, etc.). They haveto use their creativity to make their presentation as interesting as possible. The video needs tobe uploaded onto an online platform which will be identified by the respective lecturer.

    Note: The total marks (see Video Presentation Rubric) have to be converted to 40%.

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  • A. Assignment (40%) A. Assignment (40%) A. Assignment (40%) A. Assignment (40%) Group WorkGroup WorkGroup WorkGroup WorkVIDEO PRESENTATION RUBRICVIDEO PRESENTATION RUBRICVIDEO PRESENTATION RUBRICVIDEO PRESENTATION RUBRIC

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  • A. Assignment (40%) A. Assignment (40%) A. Assignment (40%) A. Assignment (40%) Group WorkGroup WorkGroup WorkGroup WorkVIDEO PRESENTATION RUBRICVIDEO PRESENTATION RUBRICVIDEO PRESENTATION RUBRICVIDEO PRESENTATION RUBRIC

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  • B. Study Skills Portfolio (60%) optional: e-Portfolio [Individual Work]

    Objective:

    to introduce the students to the concept of documenting the processes in identifying learningstrategies that they utilized throughout the semester.

    Significance:

    It is anticipated that students will benefit from this task as they determine systematically thelearning strategies that fit their learning style and personality, which in turn will enable them toobserve the impact of these strategies on their learning process. Furthermore, the portfoliomay be used as a reference for the students as they progress in their academic studies.

    Instruction:

    To develop a Study Skills portfolio, students are required to prepare documents thatdemonstrate their individual study skills and strategies that they have utilized throughout thesemester. The documents are related to the chapters/subtopics within the syllabus. Thechapters/subtopics are:

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    ASSESSMENTS (100% COURSEWORK)ASSESSMENTS (100% COURSEWORK)ASSESSMENTS (100% COURSEWORK)ASSESSMENTS (100% COURSEWORK)

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  • B. Study Skills Portfolio (60%) optional: e-Portfolio [Individual Work]

    Topic 1: Getting Ready to Learn

    Learning Style Inventory

    Topic 2: Goals Setting

    Goal Statements The Five Step Approach

    Topic 3: Library & Campus Resources

    Notes on Library Tour

    Topic 4: Time Management & Organizational Skills

    Fixed-Commitment Calendar

    Job Task Analysis

    Prioritized To-Do List

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    ASSESSMENTS (100% COURSEWORK)ASSESSMENTS (100% COURSEWORK)ASSESSMENTS (100% COURSEWORK)ASSESSMENTS (100% COURSEWORK)

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  • B. Study Skills Portfolio (60%) optional: e-Portfolio [Individual Work]

    Topic 5: Memory, Learning & Improving Concentration

    Memory Strategies (Activity 4-1: Van Blerkom, 2009, pg. 90)

    Organizational Strategies (Activity 4.7: Van Blerkom, 2009, pg. 107) - optional

    Concentration Strategies (Activity 6.1: Van Blerkom, 2009, pg. 144)

    Concentration Chart (Figure 6.4: Van Blerkom, 2009, pg. 161)

    Reading Text (Figure 12.3: Van Blerkom, 2009, pg. 309)

    Topic 6: Taking Lecture Notes

    Note-Taking Strategies (Activity 5-1: Van Blerkom, 2009, pg. 116)

    Note-taking Exercise using the Cornell Method

    Topic 7: Academic Integrity & Performance

    GPA Worksheet

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    ASSESSMENTS (100% COURSEWORK)ASSESSMENTS (100% COURSEWORK)ASSESSMENTS (100% COURSEWORK)ASSESSMENTS (100% COURSEWORK)

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    B. Study Skills Portfolio (60%) B. Study Skills Portfolio (60%) B. Study Skills Portfolio (60%) B. Study Skills Portfolio (60%) optional: eoptional: eoptional: eoptional: e----Portfolio [Individual Portfolio [Individual Portfolio [Individual Portfolio [Individual Work]Work]Work]Work]

    STUDY SKILLS PORTFOLIO RUBRICSTUDY SKILLS PORTFOLIO RUBRICSTUDY SKILLS PORTFOLIO RUBRICSTUDY SKILLS PORTFOLIO RUBRIC

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    B. Study Skills Portfolio (60%) B. Study Skills Portfolio (60%) B. Study Skills Portfolio (60%) B. Study Skills Portfolio (60%) optional: eoptional: eoptional: eoptional: e----Portfolio [Individual Portfolio [Individual Portfolio [Individual Portfolio [Individual Work]Work]Work]Work]

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    Required Items

    1. Learning Style Inventory

    2. Goal Statements The Five Step Approach

    3. Notes on Library Tour

    4. Fixed-Commitment Calendar

    5. Job Task Analysis

    6. Prioritized To-Do List

    7. Memory Strategies (Activity 4-1: Van Blerkom, 2009, pg. 90)

    8. Orga

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