NC.CGSL 001 - Resources and Strategies for College Success - Alisha A. Kaminsky
|Course:||Resources and Strategies for College Success|
|Professor:||Alisha A. Kaminsky|
If you have any questions that need to be answered in advance, feel free to send me an e-mail (Alisha.firstname.lastname@example.org). I will respond to you within 48 hours. Please write NC.CGSL 001 in the subject line. I’m looking forward to having you in my class. -Alisha A.Kaminsky Counseling Professor, College of the Canyons
Welcome to NC.CGSL 001, Resources and Strategies for College Success. This course will provide you with the skills necessary to be a successful in college. The goal of this course is to prepare you for the transition from high school to college. You will learn about COC resources, professor expectation and get prepared for fall.
After completing this course, you should be able to:
1.Identify Student Services resources on campus.
2.Evaluate Associate Degree and Certificate options.
3.Employ time-management strategies
4.Demonstrate personal and academic goal setting.
What to Expect in this Course
In order to take this class, you must have access to a computer, internet services and e-mail. All communications are done through e-mail, zoom rooms or the discussion board.. This course utilizes a LMS called Canvas.
Please log into Canvas by visiting https://coc.instructure.com so that you won’t get dropped from the class. Login information will be emailed to you prior to the start of the course. If you haven’t used or want a refresher on Canvas, please visit the guides.
Keep in mind that this is a 1-week course. You will be expected to log onto the canvas site every day. I will be posting announcements, assignments, discussion items, and homework activities that you will be expected to participate in during the week.
Types of Assessments
Students are expected to keep up with all announcements, assignments, discussion items, and homework activities. You will be expected to participate throughout the week.
Textbook Information / Link to ZTC Textbook
We will be using Zero Text Cost Resources (ZTC) 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
All course work will be completed online using Canvas. You will not be able to sign into Canvas class prior to the first day of class. Once you log in, you should change your password to something unique that you will remember. Your password does not reset to “students” each semester.
USERNAME: MyCanyons Username (Example: jdsmith) PASSWORD: students
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
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: 10/25/2021 Sub#: 954