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Post-secondary Success in Learning (PSL)

An overview of the course that lets students assess their current skills, attitudes, and behaviours as learners, and develop 10 key areas of competency that will support their post-secondary learning journey.

Overview


The Post-secondary Success in Learning (PSL) resources expand upon the Learning and Study Strategies Inventory (LASSI) to support students in their assessment of their current skills, attitudes, and behaviours as learners, and in the development of 10 key areas of competency that will support their learning journey at Red River College. PSL is offered in three versions. Each is outlined below.

Facilitated version (6 weeks) Tutorial version (3 weeks) Self-directed version

July 6 - August 13 (Two 2-hour sessions per week)

July 7 - July 23 (Self-directed with scheduled tutorials)                      Self-directed                                     
Time commitment: ~50 hours Time commitment: ~20 hours Time commitment: <15 hours
Online delivery Online delivery Online delivery
No course fees No course fees No fees
Instructor-led sessions (Tutor drop-in support available) Self-directed learning (LASSI) with tutor support Self-directed learning (LASSI)
Discussion boards, personalized tasks and action plans Tutor drop-in support --
Access to the Learning and Study Strategies Inventory (LASSI) and interactive modules
Topics covered: Managing Anxiety, Attitude, Concentration, Information Processing, Motivation, Selecting Main Ideas, Self-testing, Test Strategies, Time Management, Using Academic Resources