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Last approved: Fri, 31 Mar 2017 13:31:36 GMT

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Major
AGI (Agricultural Institute)
100
032411
Dual-Level Course
Cross-listed Course
No
Enhancing Academic Success
Enhancing Academic Succes
College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Agricultural Institute (11AGI)
Term Offering
Fall and Spring
Offered Every Year
Spring 2017
Previously taught as Special Topics?
Yes
4
 
Course Prefix/NumberSemester/Term OfferedEnrollment
AGI 195 (4 sections)Fall 201650
AGI 195 (1 section)Spring 20169
AGI 195 (4 sections)Fall 201545
AGI 195 (1 section)Spring 201522
Course Delivery
Face-to-Face (On Campus)

Grading Method
Graded with S/U option
1
16
Contact Hours
(Per Week)
Component TypeContact Hours
Lecture1
Course Attribute(s)
AGI (Ag Institute)

If your course includes any of the following competencies, check all that apply.
University Competencies

Course Is Repeatable for Credit
No
 
 
Dr. Beth Wilson
Faculty

Open when course_delivery = campus OR course_delivery = blended OR course_delivery = flip
Enrollment ComponentPer SemesterPer SectionMultiple Sections?Comments
Lecture415YesThis course is mandatory for students that are on academic probation or suspension. This course is also suggested for new students admitted to our program with a high school GPA below 3.0.
Open when course_delivery = distance OR course_delivery = online OR course_delivery = remote


Is the course required or an elective for a Curriculum?
No
This course is designed to introduce students to strategies for effective learning that will help them succeed at NC State University and in their future careers. Students will have the unique opportunity to participate in a class format that focuses on building academic as well as personal skills. This course provides one-on-one and small group interaction with the instructor to help individuals identify potential obstacles to their academic performance.

This course is being created to help with retention in the Agricultural Institute.


No

Is this a GEP Course?
No
GEP Categories

Humanities Open when gep_category = HUM
Each course in the Humanities category of the General Education Program will provide instruction and guidance that help students to:
 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

Mathematical Sciences Open when gep_category = MATH
Each course in the Mathematial Sciences category of the General Education Program will provide instruction and guidance that help students to:
 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

Natural Sciences Open when gep_category = NATSCI
Each course in the Natural Sciences category of the General Education Program will provide instruction and guidance that help students to:
 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

Social Sciences Open when gep_category = SOCSCI
Each course in the Social Sciences category of the General Education Program will provide instruction and guidance that help students to:
 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

Interdisciplinary Perspectives Open when gep_category = INTERDISC
Each course in the Interdisciplinary Perspectives category of the General Education Program will provide instruction and guidance that help students to:
 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

Visual & Performing Arts Open when gep_category = VPA
Each course in the Visual and Performing Arts category of the General Education Program will provide instruction and guidance that help students to:
 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

Health and Exercise Studies Open when gep_category = HES
Each course in the Health and Exercise Studies category of the General Education Program will provide instruction and guidance that help students to:
 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
&
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

Global Knowledge Open when gep_category = GLOBAL
Each course in the Global Knowledge category of the General Education Program will provide instruction and guidance that help students to achieve objective #1 plus at least one of objectives 2, 3, and 4:
 
 

 
 

 
Please complete at least 1 of the following student objectives.
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

US Diversity Open when gep_category = USDIV
Each course in the US Diversity category of the General Education Program will provide instruction and guidance that help students to achieve at least 2 of the following objectives:
Please complete at least 2 of the following student objectives.
 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

Requisites and Scheduling
 
a. If seats are restricted, describe the restrictions being applied.
 

 
b. Is this restriction listed in the course catalog description for the course?
 

 
List all course pre-requisites, co-requisites, and restrictive statements (ex: Jr standing; Chemistry majors only). If none, state none.
 

 
List any discipline specific background or skills that a student is expected to have prior to taking this course. If none, state none. (ex: ability to analyze historical text; prepare a lesson plan)
 

Additional Information
Complete the following 3 questions or attach a syllabus that includes this information. If a 400-level or dual level course, a syllabus is required.
 
Title and author of any required text or publications.
 

 
Major topics to be covered and required readings including laboratory and studio topics.
 

 
List any required field trips, out of class activities, and/or guest speakers.
 

Faculty will be teaching this as part of their regular course load. No new resources are required.

Student Learning Outcomes

. Identify the learning style and practices that work best for them and to utilize them to achieve better academic outcomes.


2. Develop a detailed and personal development plan that will help them develop academic preparation skills and personal goals.


3. Utilize campus resources such as the counseling center, student service organizations, and various student organizations in order to increase their success both academically and personally.


4. Outline and explain different note-taking and test-taking strategies with respect to technical and non-technical work.


5. Identify the different personality styles, adversities, and motivations that will help them to succeed academically and personally.


6. Developing a positive change in themselves by understanding how to reduce stress, understanding leadership, positive energy, and discovering their strengths and weaknesses.


Evaluation MethodWeighting/Points for EachDetails
Homework40%This portion of the student’s grade consists of a variety of short take home assignments.
Short Paper30%This portion of the student’s grade consists of a series of very brief (at least 100 words) reflective writing/picture assignments. Each assignment will require students to offer their own insights into topics covered throughout the course of the semester.
Participation15%This portion of the student’s grade requires that they complete a variety of short assignments during the weekly class meetings. While most assignments will be completed independently others will involve participation in small groups.
Project10%This portion of the student’s grade consists of a group project in which students will work together to develop a video that reflects one of the lessons that we have discussed and what it takes to be successful in college.
Final Exam5%This portion of the student’s grade consists of a series of short answer questions that are generated from the student videos from the team project.

renutt (Mon, 14 Nov 2016 19:32:32 GMT): Lexi/Li - AGI wants 4 sections with up to 15 students each for a max of no more than 60 students in one semester. Is that clear up above where we list 4 lectures per semester with 15 students per section?
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