SSAE:Success & Acad Enrichment (Undergraduate)

SSAE 1005  E-learning Skills for International Students  (2 Credits)  

This workshop will allow international distance learners to successfully integrate into the American virtual environment by learning about educational technologies, American culture and educational system, expected skills and behaviors, and developing necessary competencies, including academic writing, communication, time management, teamwork, cross-cultural and e-learning skills. The workshop is designed to complement 'iMOOC102: Mastering American eLearning', a massively open online course (iMOOC) freely available for all on Coursera https://www.coursera.org/learn/e-learning), and will provide an opportunity to individualize and finalize the above course by working individually (or in a small group) with an American university professor. During the workshop, students will submit written assignments based on the iMOOC's readings and self-assessments, discuss those with the professor and peers, and receive formative feedback. Students who successfully complete the workshop will obtain U.S. university credit from the State University of New York's Empire State College. Note: this course is only open to students who are enrolled or have previously taken 'iMOOC101 or iMOOC102: Mastering American eLearning' on Coursera.org https://www.coursera.org/learn/e-learning This course was previously EDU-232182 International E-learning Skills: Educational Planning Workshop for International Students. This course may be used to fulfill educational planning credit with mentor approval.

Attributes: Liberal

SSAE 1010  Strategies For Academic Success  (2 Credits)  

This study is designed to help students develop skills and employ strategies necessary to achieve college-level academic success and become more self-aware and prepared as they pursue a degree. Students will learn strategies for learning independently, including managing time, setting goals and developing action plans. Students will identify a variety of valuable to a variety of valuable support networks and learning resources available through Empire State College and beyond. The course utilizes a 'learning by doing' approach to guide students in identifying the needed resources and practicing important college study skills. New Empire State College students may find this course beneficial in helping them transition to the college and prepare for academic success. For students who opt for the 4 -credit version of this course, there will be an additional emphasis on critical reading, writing, and thinking skills. This course may be used to fulfill educational planning credit with mentor approval.

Attributes: Liberal

SSAE 1015  Tools and Strategies for Academic Success  (3,4 Credits)  

This study is designed to help students develop skills and employ strategies necessary to achieve college-level academic success and become more self-aware and prepared as they pursue a degree. Students will learn strategies for learning independently, including managing time, setting goals and developing action plans. Students will identify a variety of valuable to a variety of valuable support networks and learning resources available through Empire State College and beyond. The course utilizes a 'learning by doing' approach to guide students in identifying the needed resources and practicing important college study skills. New Empire State College students may find this course beneficial in helping them transition to the college and prepare for academic success. This course was previously EDU-232022 Planning for College Success.

Attributes: Liberal

SSAE 1998  Individualized Studies in Success and Academic Enrichment (SSAE)  (1-8 Credits)  

Students have the opportunity to develop individualized studies with their mentor in Success and Academic Enrichment (SSAE). Please contact your mentor/advisor for more details.

SSAE 2005  21st Century Careers: Introductory  (2 Credits)  

In this course, students examine projected employment trends of the 21st century, predict the effect of these trends on their own careers, identify reliable sources of occupational and job information, and use these sources to design personal career goals and a job-advancement, job-search, or career-change plan. Topics may include career definition in the 21st century and the importance of developing new skills for a changing environment. The course is appropriate for students at any point in their careers. Note that there are two versions of this course, Introductory and Advanced. The advanced version requires additional research, analysis, discussion, and writing. Students should not take this course twice. This course was previously EDU-232062 21st Century Careers: Introductory. This course may be used to fulfill educational planning credit with mentor approval.

SSAE 2010  Making Time: Time Management & the Sociocultural Construction of Time  (2 Credits)  

Managing one's time for studies, for work, for family, for leisure, and for other responsibilities is seldom an easy task. Yet, making sufficient quality time for study is an important factor in student success in college. Through an introduction to humanities and social science scholarship about time, this course aims to help students consider how to integrate academic theories with everyday 'real life' time management practice. In this regard, this course combines practical assignments for students to reflect on and analyze their own time-management skills with academic readings that consider 'time' from sociocultural and sociohistorical perspectives. This course may be used to fulfill educational planning credit with mentor approval. This course was previously EDU-231402 Making Time: Time Management and the Sociocultural Construction of Time.

Attributes: Liberal

SSAE 2998  Individualized Studies in Success and Academic Enrichment (SSAE)  (1-8 Credits)  

Students have the opportunity to develop individualized studies with their mentor in Success and Academic Enrichment (SSAE). Please contact your mentor/advisor for more details.

SSAE 3005  21st Century Careers: Advanced  (2 Credits)  

In this course, students examine projected employment trends of the 21st century, predict the effect of these trends on their own careers, identify reliable sources of occupational and job information, and use these sources to design personal career goals and a job-advancement, job-search, or career-change plan. Topics may include career definition in the 21st century and the importance of developing new skills for a changing environment. The course is appropriate for students at any point in their careers. Note that there are two versions of this course, Introductory and Advanced. The advanced version requires additional research, analysis, discussion, and writing. Students should not take this course twice. This course was previously EDU-233062 21st Century Careers: Advanced. This course may be used to fulfill educational planning credit with mentor approval.

SSAE 3010  Independent Learning Strategies  (4 Credits)  

Course Description: Explore independent and upper level study through assignments focusing on strengthening students' ability to be critical readers, writers, thinkers and self-directed adult learners. The course aims to facilitate the advanced levels of engagement with ideas, sources, and academic skills. Learning topics include, for example: making sense of transitions in life, critical thinking and reading, research skills for critical writing, and independent lifelong learning. Prerequisites: There are no specific prerequisites for this course, but students should have had some prior college-level study and be ready to move to upper-level study. This course may be used to fulfill educational planning credit with mentor approval. This course was previously EDU-233104 Independent Learning Strategies.

Attributes: Liberal, Partial Basic Comm Gen Ed

SSAE 3998  Individualized Studies in Success and Academic Enrichment (SSAE)  (1-8 Credits)  

Students have the opportunity to develop individualized studies with their mentor in Success and Academic Enrichment (SSAE). Please contact your mentor/advisor for more details.

SSAE 4998  Individualized Studies in Success and Academic Enrichment (SSAE)  (1-8 Credits)  

Students have the opportunity to develop individualized studies with their mentor in Success and Academic Enrichment (SSAE). Please contact your mentor/advisor for more details.