In this course, you gain an understanding of college student development theory and its application to practice. You learn to critically analyze and evaluate theories for inclusiveness, relevance, and applicability for diverse populations from your own perspective, as well as from the perspectives of various college student populations.
This is a fully ONLINE course and all class assignments and communications will be handled in the campus learning management system.
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"That's right--an EDUGATOR. I'm not here to just teach you, but also to
GUIDE you in the profession. I've worked at 6 institutions in various capacities including Housing, Enrollment, Retention, and Distance Ed. I am a pragmatic edugator who uses a constructivist approach to teaching. I'll share with you what I learned on the job which is not always in the text. I'll collaborate and exchange ideas with you. I ask for your best and will give no less in return!"
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*Have regular and reliable access to internet.
*Respect the rules of Netiquette.
*Apply APA formatting to papers.
*Submit original work and include referenced resources.
*Let me know when you have questions!
You will need to complete assigned readings, watch short course videos, and contribute to discussions each week. There will be two
minor papers for the class and one final comprehensive exam covering what we've talked about this semester.
In order to be successful in the class, you should budget enough time to complete all assignments and readings in a timely manner. This in mind, allow yourself 8-10 hours weekly to engage in coursework.
But what can be difficult for
working professionals is to manage their time and stay on top of class work and other life obligations.
Click the briefcase on the right to access some time management tools to help you find the work life balance necessary to be
active in class.
My virtual office hours are posted on the course home page
and virtual appointments are available.
Send me a message using the LMS Inbox
which is my preferred mode of communication.
If you have issues with the Inbox, email me at DrNikki07@gmail.com
You may also call my office at (662) 846-4760.
Begin by clicking Modules on the Home Page
and then select Module One to begin.
If you have technical issues, please contact the Help Desk using the Help Button in the upper right corner of your course dashboard.