Introduction to University - DMISC 16476

DMISC 16476 36 hours

Upcoming Classes

This course will provide practical strategies for reading, note-taking and studying effectively. Participants will gain an understanding of the key elements involved in the writing process, critical thinking, listening, learning styles, memory, and time management.  A writing component is included which provides students with hands-on experience creating thesis statements, doing library research, and writing a research paper.

The course is intended for:

  • Prospective and newly-admitted students wishing to prepare for university level studies
  • Current students who wish to develop and improve their study skills and confidence
  • Anyone interested in becoming a more effective learner

Upon completion of this course students should be able to:

  • Select appropriate learning strategies
  • Understand the learning process
  • Successfully integrate their personal and academic goals
  • Develop personal strategies and attitudes that contribute to effective learning
  • Develop basic research and writing skills


  • This course will introduce students to the nature and demands of post-secondary study


  • Students will develop practical and effective learning, study, and time management skills, and will learn to apply strategies that will aid in the writing of tests and exams

Additional Comments

Textbooks required for the first day of class:

Becoming a Master Student 6th Edition ISBN #978017655865-9

The Little Pearson Handbook 3rd Canadian Edition ISBN #9780133960402



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DMISC 16476 1706 Introduction to University Instructor: David Welham
Tue/Thu -
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No class Feb 20 & 22, 2018

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DMISC 16476 1705 Introduction to University Instructor:
Tue -
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Room: 3M59
DMISC 16476 1801 Introduction to University Instructor: TBA
Tue/Thu -
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Wesley and Buhler Buildings