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College Skills 103

College Skills 103 is part of Northeastern Technical College’s Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP) to equip students with skills to be successful in college and advance toward completion of a degree, diploma or certificate program.

Eight core skills have been identified that are important for student success. They are: listening skills, note-taking skills, research skills, self/career exploration, study skills, test taking skills, time-management and understanding college.

Upon completion of College Skills 103, a student should be able to:

  1. Find and use campus resources and support services.

  2. Develop or improve time management skills.

  3. Identify different learning styles, evaluate which learning styles are most effective for their academic success, and develop personal strategies for learning that take into account their preferred learning styles.

  4. Develop or improve study skills.

  5. Develop or improve test-taking skills.

  6. Demonstrate the ability to retrieve, analyze and use information. (Information Literacy)

  7. Identify realistic life/career goals based upon their personal interests, abilities and values.

If you are a student who has completed the College Skills 103 course, you have the opportunity to help us make the course better and more effective by completing this brief survey. Your responses are anonymous.

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Mission Statement - College Skills 103

The focus of Northeastern Technical College's Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP) is Skills for Student Success. The purpose is to enhance student learning through the emphasis of identified core skills within the college's educational programs and support services. The QEP recognizes that unless NETC ensures its students have a ready skill set that allows them to advance towards program completion, the institution fails to complete the college mission of educating, training, and developing the citizens of Chesterfield, Marlboro, and Dillon counties. Thus, the Quality Enhancement Plan of Skills for Student Success is aligned with the college's mission and its strategic goal of providing quality credit and noncredit educational opportunities and support services. It is focused directly upon enhancing student learning.

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