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Number:MG110
Name:First Year Seminar in MGT
Description:In this course, students deepen their understanding of a career field while improving their information-literacy, study-strategy, reading, and critical thinking skills. Topics vary by semester.
Credit(s):3
Offered (DAY schedule):Every Fall
Instructor Permission Required:N
Pre-Requisite(s):

Course Objectives

In this course, students will: A. develop effective information-literacy skills through finding, retrieving, analyzing, using, and documenting information in a major field B. develop effective research techniques including evaluating academic resources, acquiring resources not available at Thomas College, and using and documenting resources appropriately to avoid plagiarism C. identify effective learning styles and use effective study strategies (e.g., for note and test taking) D. develop effective reading skills and strategies (for both reading comprehension and remediation, as needed) through practice with texts in a major field E. develop effective critical-thinking skills, by deepening their grasp of issues in a major field F. develop the skills to access college resources related to academic and career planning in a major field G. undertake activities related to learning about their profession and its opportunities H. be introduced to the core competencies and begin populating an e-portfolio with appropriate samples of their work.
Main Topics in the Course: A. Information literacy, especially pertaining to a major discipline B. Reading skills and strategies, especially pertaining to a major discipline C. Critical thinking, especially pertaining to a major discipline D. Academic preparation in a major discipline E. Career preparation and development in a major discipline.

Books Previously Used in this Course

Term Year Title ISBN Author Edition Publisher
S 2015 No Text Required
F 2014 No Text Required
F 2014 WRITING RESEARCH PAPERS (PAPERBACK) LESTER 12TH 07
F 2014 WRITING RESEARCH PAPERS (PAPERBACK) LESTER 14TH 12
S 2014 WRITING RESEARCH PAPERS (PAPERBACK) LESTER 14TH 12
F 2013 RESEARCH PAPERS COYLE 16TH 13
F 2013 WRITING RESEARCH PAPERS (PAPERBACK) LESTER 14TH 12
F 2013 WRITING RESEARCH PAPERS PKG LESTER 14TH
S 2013 CURRENT
S 2013 Writing Research Papers (Spiral) 0-205-23641-3 Lester, James D. 14TH 12 Pearson
F 2012 LB Brief: Little, Brown Handbook, Brief 0-205-76276-X Aaron, Jane E. 4TH 11 Longman, Inc.
F 2012 Writing Research Papers (Paperback) 0-205-05933-3 Lester, James D. 14TH 12 Longman, Inc.
S 2012 WRITING RESEARCH PAPERS 0-321-45798-6 LESTER 12 LONGMAN
F 2011 The Drucker Difference Pearce McGraw Hill
F 2011 WRITING RESEARCH PAPERS 0-321-45798-6 LESTER 12 LONGMAN
S 2011 WRITING RESEARCH PAPERS 0-321-45798-6 LESTER 12 LONGMAN GRO
F 2010 WRITING RESEARCH PAPERS 0-321-45798-6 LESTER 12 LONGMAN
S 2010 WRITING RESEARCH PAPERS 0-321-45798-6 LESTER 12 LONGMAN
F 2009 WRITING RESEARCH PAPERS 0-321-45798-6 LESTER WRITING 12 LONGMAN