Study Strategies Classes

GS 29000 – 16 weeks

Study Skills Seminar (3 credits) 
(Not open to students with credit in GS 29500) Freshmen & Sophomores only.
Students discover how to manage time, take lecture notes and succeed on exams.  They will apply these strategies to a class of their choosing.   Includes a unit on vocabulary.

GS 29000 IMPACT Study Skills Seminar  (3 credits)

IMPACT (Instruction Matters: Purdue Academic Course Transformation)

Do you want to learn what cognitive science has to say about the best ways to learn?

Do you want to practice changing your behavior to reach your academic goals?

The IMPACT section of this course incorporates team-based learning to foster student confidence in using evidenced-based strategies and self-regulation skills to strengthen learning.

GS 29000 Academic Success Skills (2 Credits.) 
(Not open to students with credit in GS 29500)  Freshmen and Sophomores only
In this 2 credit hour class, students apply academic success strategies such as note taking, critical reading and test taking skills to a novel and to one of their classes.  There is no vocabulary unit.

GS 29000 Algebra & Trig 1 Study Strategies (2 credits
Co-requisite MA 15300 - Open to all students in MA 15300 – Register for both classes
Students successfully apply problem solving, note taking and test taking skills to MA 15300.  Students also overcome the anxieties and fears often associated with taking a math class.

GS 49000 - 16 weeks

GS 49000 Reading, Writing, and Speaking for Internationsl Students (3 credits)
International students, Freshmen and Sophomores Only. Through in-class activities, the students will develop proficiency in reading, writing and speaking.

GS 49000 Transfer Transition and Success Seminar (1 Credit)

If you are transferrring to Purdue from another institution and you want support in your transition with other students then this course will provide you with an avenue to explore the transfer experience.