Please note:The instructor of record must hold a master’s degree and first time instructors must also complete the instructor application and supervisor approval forms. More information about these forms will be provided if the course application is accepted.
• Academic and personal wellness planning: students will be introduced to the KU Core, academic and career advising resources, and wellness resources in order to design and prepare their own academic plans.
• Academic skill development: students will develop, enhance and demonstrate college-level reading, critical thinking, and communication skills using the KU Common Book.
• Information literacy: students will develop information literacy skills, including identifying an information need, distinguishing between different kinds of information sources, composing search strategies, and retrieving useful and relevant information.
• Experiential learning: students will become aware of experiential learning opportunities and the benefits of extending their learning outside the classroom
(Students will also be asked to complete general course learning assessment administered by the Office of First-Year Experience.)