GUO1002 Orientation to Global University Learning

This course assists new students in understanding the process and expectations of studying with Global University in the distance education setting. It provides an overview of academic policies and guides students in developing skills in library usage, creative and critical thinking, reading and writing, study and note-taking, and time management. Students identify personal learning styles to increase effective study practices and learn to make connections between personal views and other worldviews. They are introduced to how Global University courses are designed, become familiar with how to prepare assignments, and learn what to expect from three-credit courses.
Prerequisites or sequence recommendation:
None
Materials required:
IST: Orientation to Global University Learning by Global University staff
Textbook: How to Read a Book by Mortimer Adler and Charles Van Doren
New International Version of the Bible