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Welcome to U101!

Welcome to University 101. This short course will help you get the most out of your college experience. We want to help incoming undergraduates understand their universities. This opening module lays out what the course is and how you will navigate this online space. ...
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2 vidéos (Total 4 min), 3 lectures
Video2 vidéos
Course Design3 min
Reading3 lectures
Course Preview10 min
How to Use Discussion Forums10 min
Get to Know Your Classmates10 min
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1 heure pour terminer

Understanding the Nature of College

Now that we have discussed the basic approach in this course, we can dive into the material. A good place to start would be understanding how the university operates. Modern universities are large, complex organizations employing thousands of different teaching and researching faculty, all of who have slightly different roles. College isn’t simply larger than high school, it is structured differently. ...
Reading
3 vidéos (Total 14 min), 3 lectures, 2 quiz
Video3 vidéos
What do faculty do?5 min
How do colleges work?3 min
Reading3 lectures
Key terms10 min
Review10 min
Resources10 min
Quiz2 exercices pour s'entraîner
Understanding the Nature of College8 min
Reflection: Mapping your interests2 min
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2
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1 heure pour terminer

Succeeding as a Student

You’re coming to college to get an education. Classes will take up a significant amount of your time, so we should discuss some strategies for success. As discussed in the last module, high school differs significantly from college. Incoming freshmen are often most worried about the classes. You have much more flexible time, but that time needs to be filled with self-directed study. In this unit, we’ll talk a bit about how understanding these classes and studying effectively for them. ...
Reading
4 vidéos (Total 16 min), 3 lectures, 2 quiz
Video4 vidéos
Faculty expectations5 min
Using the libraries3 min
Finding additional resources3 min
Reading3 lectures
Preparing for a college education10 min
Review10 min
Resources10 min
Quiz2 exercices pour s'entraîner
Succeeding as a Student8 min
Reflection: Planning for Studying6 min
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1 heure pour terminer

Building Your Education

One of your big questions at college is, “What should I major in?” This module will tackle this question head on. In all honesty, what you major in matters less than how you prepare yourself to be an expert in an area. This requires you to move beyond simply your major and take ownership of your intellectual and professional development during your college years....
Reading
4 vidéos (Total 19 min), 3 lectures, 2 quiz
Video4 vidéos
Choosing a major4 min
Applying to a major4 min
Working with faculty members4 min
Reading3 lectures
What do you want to major in?10 min
Review10 min
Resources10 min
Quiz2 exercices pour s'entraîner
Building Your Education8 min
Reflection: Finding and Following Your Interests4 min
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1 heure pour terminer

Financing Your Education

Paying for college is a challenge. This module will talk about some strategies for budgeting your money while at college and all the options available to you for funding. There are so many different resources out there to help you pay for college. Regrettably, these are so broad that students remain unaware of them. This module should direct you to some of the most fruitful areas for finding funding. ...
Reading
2 vidéos (Total 9 min), 3 lectures, 2 quiz
Video2 vidéos
Finding grants and financial aid4 min
Reading3 lectures
Finances in College10 min
Review10 min
Resources10 min
Quiz2 exercices pour s'entraîner
Financing Your Education6 min
Reflection: Money Matters4 min
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1 heure pour terminer

Living On and Off Campus

Are you going to live on-campus or off? There are strengths and benefits to doing both. This module will talk to some students about their experiences living on and off campus. Wherever you live while at college, odds are that you will experience homesickness at some point. This is entirely natural. We’ll talk a bit about why this happens and identify a few strategies for effectively dealing with homesickness. ...
Reading
3 vidéos (Total 9 min), 2 lectures, 2 quiz
Video3 vidéos
Living on campus3 min
Living off campus3 min
Reading2 lectures
Review10 min
Resources10 min
Quiz2 exercices pour s'entraîner
Living on and off campus4 min
Reflection: Where to live?6 min
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1 heure pour terminer

Getting Involved in Campus Life

Going to your classes is probably the most important thing you’ll do during your time here. But it won’t be the only thing. Campus clubs and groups offer you a great opportunity to experience new things and ideas during your time here. They can introduce you to lifelong friends and enrich your education in untold ways. This module will talk about some options for getting involved in campus life. ...
Reading
2 vidéos (Total 5 min), 4 lectures, 2 quiz
Video2 vidéos
Understanding fraternities and sororities2 min
Reading4 lectures
Student clubs and organizations10 min
Health and Wellness10 min
Review10 min
Resources10 min
Quiz2 exercices pour s'entraîner
Getting involved in campus life4 min
Reflection: How will you get involved?4 min
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2 minutes pour terminer

Conclusion

Here we are at the end of this online orientation. Thank you for participating. This module will recap the key themes from the course and help you figure out what to do next as you prepare to enroll in college. Good Luck!...
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1 vidéo (Total 2 min)
Video1 vidéo

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Dr. Matt McGarrity

Principal Lecturer
UW Department of Communication

À propos de University of Washington

Founded in 1861, the University of Washington is one of the oldest state-supported institutions of higher education on the West Coast and is one of the preeminent research universities in the world....

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