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Jason R. Suárez | Instructor of History
El Camino College | 16007 Crenshaw Boulevard, Torrance CA 90506 | (310) 532-3670

About PD 100

PD 100 explores practical strategies for empowering students to become active, responsible and lifelong learners. To achieve college success, students first need to take an active role in securing their educational success on three levels. First, by addressing behaviors/emotions that impede one from achieving your academic goals. Second, by using the student services offered at SBCC. Third, by acquiring the academic skills necessary for one to be successful in the classroom. Instructor:  Jason R. Suárez Office: N/A Office Hours: Before class / by appointment

Course Topics

Course Syllabus Topic 1: The Community College and You Topic 2: Transfer Pathways Topic 3: Academic Goal Setting Special Topic: Career/Major Portfolio Topic 4: Information Processing Topic 5: Research Methodology Topic 6: Critical Thinking Special Topic: Next Semester Plan - Academic Counseling Topic 7: Active Listening and Note Taking Topic 8: Active Reading Topic 9: Time Management/Procrastination Topic 10: Essay Examinations Topic 11: Self-Evaluation