Fall 2022 Schedule of GS-100 Classes

GS-100-A & L   TUE/THUR  10:30 – 11:20 a.m.
GS-100-B & M  TUE/THUR  12:30 – 1:20 p.m.
GS-100-C & K  MON/WED   11:30 – 12:20 p.m.
GS-100-D         MON/WED     3:30 – 4:20 p.m.
GS-100-E         TUE/THUR     9:00 – 9:50 a.m.
GS-100-F & N  TUE/THUR   11:30 – 12:20 p.m.
GS-100-G         TUE/THUR    1:30 – 2:20 p.m.
GS-100-H         TUE/THUR    2:30 – 3:20 p.m.
GS-100-J          TUE/THUR    4:30 – 5:20 p.m.   

Strategies for Academic Success (GS-100) is a 1-credit learning strategies and study skills course appropriate for Valpo students who want to enhance their academic achievement. Through focused discussion on course materials, peer interaction, skill development, self-assessment, visits to campus resources, and other activities, students will discover and integrate best practices for achieving their college goals. GS-100 is particularly beneficial to first-year students as it supports their successful transition to college life at Valpo.

Course Topics Include:

  • Establishing YOUR Best Practices for College Success
  • Evidence-based Learning Strategies
  • Academic Resilience & Grit
  • Community, Communication & Cultural Competencies
  • Test Preparation (Study Plans)
  • Time Management & Anti-Procrastination Strategies
  • Self-management & Self-efficacy
  • Goal Setting & Motivation
  • Wellness & Support Systems
  • Reading & Memorizing Strategies
  • Note-taking Skills
  • Campus Engagement & Belonging
  • Connecting to Campus Resources

General Course Information:

  • GS-100 is a 1-credit course that meets for two 50-minute class sessions each week.
  • Classes run over a shortened 13-week period and meet for a total of 24 sessions.
  • Class size is small, which allows for group discussion and peer interaction in a collaborative learning environment.