Presentation on theme: "Navigating the College Environment Tips for In-class Assignments."— Presentation transcript:
Navigating the College Environment Tips for In-class Assignments
Learning Objectives By the end of this session you will: *Understand what it means to navigate the college environment *Identify chapters relevant to navigating the college environment in On Course *Walk away with ideas for in-class activity implementation
Navigating the College Environment Understanding the differences between college and high school – skills to make a successful transition College Survival 101 Don’t just get through it… excel at it Physical navigation of the campus Resource awareness Take ownership over your own future/ take responsibility Help students “fit in” Being proactive
On Course – Related Chapters Chapter 1: Getting on Course to Your Success Chapter 2: Accepting Personal Responsibility Chapter 3: Discovering Self-Motivation Chapter 4: Mastering Self-Management Chapter 6: Employing Interdependence Chapter 8: Developing Emotional Intelligence
In-Class Activities Text message scavenger hunt Road map to success Predicament Pickle Predicament Pickle Adaptation (Instead of “good idea”/ “bad idea” you could have “acceptable in college” / “acceptable only in high school” / “acceptable in high school and college” etc.) Develop an activity using the quadrants (try: quadrant four square) Goal setting ring toss Stress balloon pop One minute paper: what will I do differently next week to navigate better?
In-Class Activities (From Discussion) Student panel (make sure they discusses successes AND challenges) Bring in a faculty member Dean of Students (or rep) to discuss conduct Write a letter to yourself (where do you want to be personally, academically, etc) – give back last day of semester Discuss the repercussions of personal actions (eg. If you get and MIP)
Thank You! Hopefully you are leaving: *Understanding what it means to navigate the college environment *Knowing key chapters related to the theme of navigating the college environment *Ready to implement some great in-class activities! If not, talk to me after for more information!