Toros University



Year 2019-2020           
Semester Fall
Course Code MTB 101
Course Title Academic Skills I
Instructor Asst.Prof.Dr. Gülsüm Atasoy Kolbaşı


Objective of the course: This course aims to develop the academic thinking and working abilities of students and introduce the basic academic skills

17/19.09.2019 Introduction: Aims and scope Congos, 1-6
24/26.10.2019 Learning style inventory, measuring test anxiety Congos, 7-14


01/03.10.2019 Goal setting and attitudes Congos, 15-22
08/10.10.2019 Goal setting and attitudes Congos, 23-29
15/17.10.2019 Time management Congos, 31-45
22/24.10.2019 Concentration Congos, 46-54
29/31.10.2019 Memory Congos, 56-71
05/07.11.2019 Memory Congos, 72-84
12/14.11.2019 Midterm exam
19/21.11.2019 Note-taking Congos, 86-110
26/28.11.2019 Note-taking Congos, 86-110
03/05.12.2019 Textbooks Congos, 112-131
10/12.12.2019 Textbooks Congos, 112-131
17/19.12.2019 Review


Course Book

Congos, D. H. 2011. Study Skills Handouts (University of Florida Student AcademicResource Center) Access Date: 30.08.2011, Web Address:

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STUDENT REQUIREMENTS                            

  • Assignments should be prepared in accordance with the Department’s Assignment, Research Paper and Thesis (A.R.T.) Preparation Guide.
  • It is the student’s responsibility to practice the highest standards of academic honesty. Cheating, plagiarism and any other form of academic dishonesty will not be tolerated.  
  • Assignments submitted later than the indicated dates are not accepted. Deadlines should strictly be followed.