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The Transition course is a developmental level one-credit/1 lab hour course generally taught over an 8-week sessions and available on all campuses at a variety of times. It is mandated for incoming first-time college students who have experienced difficulty in passing two or more of the assessment tests at a college-level. Students are placed in this course by counselors during the registration process. Other students may join the class as space permits.
Course Purpose: The purpose of this course is to facilitate students’ transition into and success at Austin Community College.
To introduce essential learning and study skills for college-level work. Course Structure and Process: This course includes the following learning strategies: mini-lectures, individual application exercises, and both small and large group activities. In a relaxed, interactive environment. Key aspects of the transition into college will be explored along with self-management skills such as self-assessment, goal setting, time management, and effective use of resources. Effective study skills in the areas of listening and note-taking, reading, writing test preparation and test-taking will also be addressed.
Find SDEV 0111 sections under Student Development in the ACC Online Schedule.