NC.CGSL 001 - Resources and Strategies for college Success - Liz Shaker
|Course:||Resources and Strategies for college Success|
Welcome to NC.CGSL 001 – Resources/Strategies to College! My name is Liz Shaker and I am looking forward to working with you throughout this course. We have a lot of great topics to discuss to help you make a smooth transition to College of the Canyons. Please reach out to me at any time if you have any questions or concerns. I am here to support your success!
This course introduces the skills necessary to succeed in college courses. Topics that will be covered include: academic expectations, financial aid options, California Residency status, academic and career educational options, College of the Canyons Resources and goal setting.
What to Expect in this Course
After completing this course, you should be able to:
- Identify Student Services resources on campus.
- Evaluate Associate Degree and Certificate options.
- Employ time-management strategies
- Demonstrate personal and academic goal setting.
Types of Assessments
Discussion boards and activities
Textbook Information / Link to ZTC Textbook
There is no text book required. We will be using Open Educational Resources (OER) materials for this course! There is no cost to you as a student – all the materials necessary for this course are FREE to you and will be available through Canvas in an online format.
Other Relevant Course Information
Check out the Online Education website for more information on a variety of topics that can help you be a successful online student such as: exam proctoring, learning styles, computer skills, and tips for student success. If this is your first online course, feel free to take our online learning readiness assessment to assess your skills!
This course can be accessed on the first day of class via Canvas at https://coc.instructure.com. Log into Canvas using your CanyonsID single sign-on:
- CanyonsID Username is your COC student email address (Ex: email@example.com)
- CanyonsID Password is your COC student email password
Please visit the Get to Know Your Online Classroom page for help logging into Canvas and for tips on using Canvas and Zoom. Canvas Chat Support is also available 24/7 for any Canvas related issues.
Check out the Online Education website for more information on a variety of topics that can help you be a successful online student such as: exam proctoring, learning styles, computer skills, and tips for student success. If this is your first online course, feel free to take our online learning readiness assessment to assess your skills.
The Learning Center (TLC)
The TLC provides FREE online tutoring resources to COC students!
Academic Accommodation Center (AAC)
College of the Canyons AAC provides educational services and access for eligible students with documented disabilities who intend to pursue coursework at COC. A variety of programs and services are available which afford eligible students with disabilities the opportunity to participate fully in all aspects of the college programs and activities through appropriate and reasonable accommodations. For more information on their services visit the Academic Accomodation Center website.
The Counseling Department offers appointments online. You can schedule an appointment by visiting the Online Counseling website. Counselors can help you map out a plan to reach your educational goals as well as advise you on course selection and registration.
Management of Stress and Mental Health
College of the Canyons cares about your emotional and physical health. Learn more about the broad range of confidential student services, including free counseling and mental health services available during this time by visiting the Student Health & Wellness Center website or by calling them at: 661-362-3259.
The National Suicide Lifeline number is 1-800-273- 8255 (TALK). Please call it if you or someone you know is having thoughts of suicide or is in severe distress - it could save someone's life.
You can also use the Crisis Text Line: Just text "Courage" to 741741. It's free, available 24/7, and confidential.
Veterans Resource Center
The College of the Canyons Veterans Resource Center is a department within the Student Services Division at the college, created to help veterans and veteran dependents with applying to College of the Canyons, enrolling in classes, and requesting VA Education or Vocational Benefits. For more information please visit the Veterans Resource Center website, email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone (661) 362-3469.
The Library provides live online and in-person research help, access to a full range of e-resources and physical materials that support the curriculum, individual and group study areas, and much more!
Last updated: 06/30/2021 Sub#: 325