|UNIV 1201/E/S: Learning for Success at the University
This course provides students opportunities to obtain skills that lead to success
in college and beyond including learning how to learn, motivation, critical and creative
thinking, decision-making, identity development, wellness, and career choice. The
hallmark of this course will be an active-learning environment focused on applications
of skills and content.
|UNIV 1202: Becoming Active Learners
Students will develop the necessary skills to be successful as an active learner within
a variety of instructional modalities. Students will embrace collaborative learning
assignments and study groups; reflect on their own progress and strategies.
| UNIV 1203: Starting Strong: Introductory Seminar for Scholars
This course provides first-year Scholar cohorts opportunities to practice skills regarding
motivation, academic, and career exploration; develop academic and professional skills;
and, prepare them to take advantage of the academic community at UGA.
|UNIV 1204: Preparing for Peer Learning: Undergraduate Facilitator Training
For Undergraduate Students serving as Peer Learning Assistants at the University The
purpose of this course is to teach and enhance the skills characteristic of peer instruction,
explore relevant research and evidence-based practices, and create dialogue on peer-to-peer
learning at the University.
| UNIV 1205/E: Learning Online: Strategies, Skills, and Success
This course prepares students enrolled in UGA online courses how to use the web for
successful college experiences. The course covers navigating online resources and
services; using online tools for time management and organization; developing strategies
for online learning; searching for content; and, evaluating the credibility of online
|UNIV 2301: Transformative Learning Strategies
This course will assist students in developing the skills needed to learn intentionally
across academic disciplines and career fields. Through videos, class discussions,
and reflections students will investigate how the brain functions, practice a variety
of deep learning strategies, and explore how to meaningfully integrate learning into
|UNIV 2302/E: Success for Transfer Students
This seminar provides students opportunities in writing, reading, research, speaking,
and listening strategies to aid successful participation in the University of Georgia's
unique and distinctive learning environment and programs of study. Designed specifically
to assist students during their transfer experience, the course will introduce students
to key campus resources as well as the missions, purpose, and character of the University.
Purposefully selected texts, news articles, research articles, and guest speakers
as well as campus events will provide the materials for seminar exchanges. Attention
will be given to the role of the student at UGA and the importance of attendance,
punctuality, preparation, and participation in University classrooms.
|UNIV 2303: Propelling Success: Exit Seminar for Scholars
This course allows Scholars from division programs to reconvene (from year one) as
a cohort for successful transition from the University to life after college. Special
emphasis placed on reflecting and synthesizing knowledge, skills, and traits developed
during their first two years at the University; transitioning into programs of study;
visioning where paths are headed post-University; updating strategic learning plans;
building relationships around resources, e.g. the Career Center and Alumni Association.
| UNIV 2900: Special Topics in Learning and Success
This course will host emerging ideas among Division faculty/affiliates to address
new research on the science of learning, i.e. metacognition, creativity, mindfulness,
etc. Special topics may be taught in a seminar or lecture format and core content
or area of exploration will likely vary from term to term.