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“There is only one way to learn. It's through action. Everything you need to know you have learned through your journey.” Paulo Coelho
Jason R. Suárez | Instructor of History
El Camino College | 16007 Crenshaw Boulevard, Torrance CA 90506 | (310) 532-3670

The Community College and You

Objectives 1. Explain the structure of post-secondary education in California. 2. Explore the meaning of personal success and academic success. 3. Identify the varying types of academic cultures. 4. Explain the relevance of general education requirements. Required Assignments Complete the following form and submit by the end of the first week of the semester (5% of grade): Autobiography Review PowerPoint presentation The Community College and You  Read and be prepared to discuss Kroll, Beating the Odds, Introduction: Why Read This Book? Also read Inside Higher Ed, Student Success Courses Catch on Slowly  | Complete a Reading Log for this assignment Topic 1: Analyzing Quotes Class Activity - Wicked Problems in Education: Student Success and Retention