Gen 200 Essay

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Course Design Guide
GEN/200 Version 2

Course Syllabus
College of Humanities
GEN/200 Version 2
Foundations for General Education and
Professional Success
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Course Description
This general education course is designed to introduce the intentional learner to communication, collaboration, information utilization, critical thinking, problem solving, and professional competence and values. The course uses an interdisciplinary approach for the learner to develop personal academi c strategies in order to reach desired goals and achieve academic success .
Policies
Faculty and students/learners will be held responsible for understanding and adhering to all policies
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The Ethical Lens Inventory provides students with a report on their ethical lens, or ethical perspective. They begin their journey through the writing process by formulating a thesis statement and informal outline. Discussions encourage students to consider their motivations for attending college, potential obstacles, and the relationship between personal responsibility and success.

Assignment Notes
Nongraded Activities and Learning Team Exercises are completed this week.

Individual Assignment: Personal Responsibility Essay: Thesis Statement and Informal Outline
Purpose of Assignment
Students begin the process for writing academic papers.
Resources Required
CWE Thesis Generator
CWE Sample Outline
University of Phoenix Material: Thesis Statement and Informal Outline Worksheet

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Course Design Guide
GEN/200 Version 2

Week One: Academic Success
Details

Due

Points

Objectives

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1.3
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Reading

Read the Introduction of Becoming a Master Student.

Reading

Read Ch. 2 of Becoming a Master Student.

Reading

Read Ch. 10 of Becoming a Master Student.

Reading

Read Ch. 11 of Becoming a Master Student.

Reading

Read this week’s Electronic Reserve Readings.

Participation

Participate in class discussion.

Ongoing

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