Skagit Valley College

Catalog Course Search Details

 Course Title:   INVEST Digital Technology

 Title Abbreviation:   INV DIGITAL TECH

 Department:    INV

 Course #:    20

 Credits:    5

 Variable:     Yes

 IUs:    5

 CIP:    320401

 EPC:    n/a

 REV:    2018

 Course Description  

Provides opportunities for INVEST students to learn assistive and learning technologies, explore learning styles, and develop study and test-taking strategies. Students receive instruction in learning and applying reading strategies and navigating college courses.



Additional Course Details

Contact Hours (based on 11 week quarter)

Lecture: 55

Lab: 0

Other: 0

Systems: 0

Clinical: 0

Intent: Distribution Requirement(s) Status:  

Academic Required for certificate  

Equivalencies At Other Institutions

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Learning Outcomes

After completing this course, the student will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate competency in using technology for learning including computers and online course delivery systems.
  2. Identify individual needs for support and create a plan to get needs met through enrollment in learning lab
  3. Explore and practice using a variety of assistive technologies
  4. Develop effective learning, technology, and test-taking strategies
  5. Establish a realistic study schedule
  6. Deomnstrate study skills in a supervised setting

General Education Learning Values & Outcomes

Revised August 2008 and affects outlines for 2008 year 1 and later.

1. Information Literacy

Definition: Recognizing when information is needed and have the ability to locate, evaluate, and use effectively the needed information.

Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
1.2 Access the needed information effectively, efficiently, ethically, and legally.

10. Technology

Definition: Understanding the role of technology in society and using technology appropriately and effectively.

Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
10.3 Use technology appropriate to the context and task to effectively retrieve and manage information, solve problems, and facilitate communication.

Course Contents

  1. Organizational system of classroom material and syllabi
  2. Learning styles
  3. Technology based learning
  4. Reading Apprenticeship Strategies
  5. Test taking strategies
  6. Time management skills