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INDEPENDENT LEARNING STRATEGIES (EDU-233104)

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Course Description:


Explore independent and advanced level study through assignments focused on helping students develop as critical readers, writers, thinkers and self-aware adult learners. The course is designed to facilitate the transition from introductory to advanced levels of engagement with ideas and sources. Students are required to use a research library and online learning resources where available. A critical issue, selected by the student in consultation with the tutor, is used to test the understandings acquired while enabling the student to tailor this study to his or her own particular interests.

There are no specific prerequisites for this course, but students should have had some prior college-level study and be ready to move to upper-level study. Students also should have access to a four-year college library or a major public library. CDL matriculated students can use this course as part of their Educational Planning credit.

This course partially meets the General Education requirement in Basic Communication.


This online course is offered through the Center for Distance Learning. You can take this as an individual course or as part of an online degree program, with term starts in March, May, September, November and January. View current term offerings and all online courses. Click here to register for online courses.

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Liberal Study
Upper Level
Credits: 4
Meets General Education Requirement In: Basic Communication-Partial

Term(s) Offered (Subject to Change) : Spring 1. Fall 1.

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