Academic Catalog

V T 51D: SENIOR SEMINAR

Foothill College Course Outline of Record

Foothill College Course Outline of Record
Heading Value
Units: 1
Hours: 1 lecture per week (12 total per quarter)
Degree & Credit Status: Degree-Applicable Credit Course
Foothill GE: Non-GE
Transferable: CSU
Grade Type: Letter Grade Only
Repeatability: Not Repeatable

Student Learning Outcomes

  • Student will review and finalize learning styles
  • Student will modify their balanced life, work and school schedule for senior year and create schedules for winter and spring quarter
  • Student will participate effectively and efficiently in structured study groups and sessions
  • Student will create detailed study techniques for fall quarter classes and upcoming classes in winter and spring

Description

Provides enrichment of the core curriculum of the Veterinary Technology Program. Students will focus on senior year time management. They will reflect on the summer study guides and continue to identify best practices for studying. They will participate in weekly instructor guided study sessions covering their core curriculum courses this quarter. They will also develop study techniques that will assist them in being successful in future quarters. Intended for students in the Veterinary Technology Program; enrollment is limited to students accepted in the program.

Course Objectives

The student will be able to:
A. Modify their balanced life, work and school schedule for senior year and create schedules for winter and spring quarter
B. Create detailed study techniques for fall quarter classes and upcoming classes in winter and spring
C. Participate effectively and efficiently in structured study groups and sessions
D. Review and finalize learning styles

Course Content

A. Modify their balanced life, work and school schedule for senior year and create schedules for winter and spring quarter
1. Incorporating internship hours
2. Animal care
3. Hours for studying
4. Commuting
5. Work
6. Class time
7. Family/friends responsibilities
8. Self care
B. Create detailed study techniques for fall quarter classes and upcoming classes in winter and spring
1. Flash cards
2. Notes
3. Study games
4. Review
C. Participate effectively and efficiently in structured study groups and sessions
1. Brainstorming
2. Creating review sheet
3. Teaching and testing group members
D. Review and finalize learning styles

Lab Content

Not applicable.

Special Facilities and/or Equipment

A. Classroom equipped with multimedia presentation and projection capabilities.
B. Computers with internet access.

Method(s) of Evaluation

A. Quizzes
B. Class participation

Method(s) of Instruction

A. Interactive lecture/presentations
B. Study sessions

Representative Text(s) and Other Materials

No required textbook. Materials provided by the instructor and presenter(s); online resources.

 

Types and/or Examples of Required Reading, Writing, and Outside of Class Assignments

A. Handout material and online resources (documents, presentation slides, web links, images, video) will be provided by the instructor.

 

Discipline(s)

Registered Veterinary Technician