University 1000

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The University 1000 program, designed to provide students with a graceful transition from high school to university, has played a pivotal role in my university experience.

Spearheaded by inspired professors, the program encourages students to enter university with confidence, enthusiasm, and the willingness to explore the great potential of the University of Prince Edward Island.

I can say with assurance, University 1000 enriched my experience by encouraging university involvement while providing strategies to maintain a successful academic workload—useful skills that will guide me through my future years at UPEI—and beyond!

Kelsey Moore
BA, Class of 2009
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  • Vickie Johnston - Co-ordinator
Overview

The University 1000 program, designed to provide students with a graceful transition from high school to university, has played a pivotal role in my university experience.

Spearheaded by inspired professors, the program encourages students to enter university with confidence, enthusiasm, and the willingness to explore the great potential of the University of Prince Edward Island.

I can say with assurance, University 1000 enriched my experience by encouraging university involvement while providing strategies to maintain a successful academic workload—useful skills that will guide me through my future years at UPEI—and beyond!

BA, Class of 2009
Kelsey Moore
Faculty
  • Vickie Johnston - Co-ordinator

Overview

The University 1000 program, designed to provide students with a graceful transition from high school to university, has played a pivotal role in my university experience.

Spearheaded by inspired professors, the program encourages students to enter university with confidence, enthusiasm, and the willingness to explore the great potential of the University of Prince Edward Island.

I can say with assurance, University 1000 enriched my experience by encouraging university involvement while providing strategies to maintain a successful academic workload—useful skills that will guide me through my future years at UPEI—and beyond!

Kelsey Moore
BA, Class of 2009

Faculty

  • Vickie Johnston - Co-ordinator
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Course Level: 
1000 Level
Courses: 
UNIV-1000 - UNIVERSITY 1000. University 1000 is a course for First Year students. It provides an introduction to the university, to university studies, to the varieties and methods of intellectual inquiry, and an opportunity to develop communications and research skills. University 100 is a six semester-hour course restricted to students in their first year of university studies. The course is taught in sections of no more than 25 students in order to permit individual attention. Various teaching techniques are used, including lectures, discussions, individual research, film and video tapes, and frequent written exercises. Various occupational and personality inventories are employed to assist students in forming career plans and developing self-awareness.
3 hours credit
UNIV-10001 - UNIVERSITY 1000. University 1000 is a course for First Year students. It provides an introduction to the university, to university studies, to the varieties and methods of intellectual inquiry, and an opportunity to develop communications and research skills. University 100 is a six semester-hour course restricted to students in their first year of university studies. The course is taught in sections of no more than 25 students in order to permit individual attention. Various teaching techniques are used, including lectures, discussions, individual research, film and video tapes, and frequent written exercises. Various occupational and personality inventories are employed to assist students in forming career plans and developing self-awareness. "Note: This is a 6 credit course and must be taken in both the fall and winter terms."
3 hours credit
UNIV-10002 - UNIVERSITY 1000. University 1000 is a course for First Year students. It provides an introduction to the university, to university studies, to the varieties and methods of intellectual inquiry, and an opportunity to develop communications and research skills. University 100 is a six semester-hour course restricted to students in their first year of university studies. The course is taught in sections of no more than 25 students in order to permit individual attention. Various teaching techniques are used, including lectures, discussions, individual research, film and video tapes, and frequent written exercises. Various occupational and personality inventories are employed to assist students in forming career plans and developing self-awareness.
PREREQUISITE: Take UNIV-10001-1 in the Fall Semester
3 hours credit
UNIV-1510 - DIGITAL LITERACY FOR WORKFORCE LEARNING AND SUCCESS IN THE 21ST CENTURY The goal of this course is to teach and assess digital concepts and skills that over 80% of employers look for in potential employees. The course will scaffold learning in a three themes module format as: (1) Digital Citizenship in Learning and the Workplace; (2) Information and Communication in the 21st Century; and (3) Applying Digital Literacy in the 21st Century Workplace. As students gain experience with various digital tools, students will be asked to apply these tools in a project-based setting to investigate real-world issues and create meaningful and relevant products. Students will experience the course in a hybrid model of face-to-face and online formats; along with elements of a flipped classroom where students review learning before class so that class time can be spent on critical dialogue and meaningful discussion and project work. Three semester hours
3 hours credit
UNIV-1930 - CAREER AND LEARNING PORTFOLIO DEVELOPMENT This course is designed to review and clarify a student's learning and career objectives, and to document and demonstrate experiential learning. Learners understand the various purposes of portfolios; know the conventions of developing and professionally presenting a portfolio; and are capable of articulating acquired learning in job descriptions or degree requirements. Cross-listed with Education (cf. Education 3190) and Integrated Studies (cf. Integrated Studies 1930) Three semester hours
3 hours credit
UNIV-1990 - SPECIAL TOPICS
3 hours credit
Course Level: 
2000 Level
Courses: 
UNIV-2030 - INTRODUCTION TO LEADERSHIP STUDIES This course introduces leadership using a personal experience perspective and framework. Students will be exposed to various leadership models, best practices, and concepts essential to leadership such as sustainability and community development. University 2030 will assist students in developing an understanding of self, their role in community and in their profession. Students will be required to develop and implement a service learning project as part of the course work. Three semester hours. Restriction: Student must have second year standing.
3 hours credit
Course Level: 
3000 Level
Courses: 
UNIV-3030 - LEADERSHIP THEORY AND PRACTICE This course is designed to merge theory and professional practice. A leadership field placement (32 hrs) is a requirement of the course. The field placement will allow students to explore and actively engage in the community through educational efforts, activism, organizational efforts or other means. The placement will provide experiential learning and an opportunity to practice skills and knowledge related to leadership, and content acquired in previous university courses. Leadership portfolio models will be introduced and practiced. The portfolio will allow the student to identify strengths, learning experiences and competencies that they may wish to develop. Three semester hours
PREREQUISITE: University 2030 or permission from instructor
3 hours credit

Calendar Courses

UNIV-1000 - UNIVERSITY 1000. University 1000 is a course for First Year students. It provides an introduction to the university, to university studies, to the varieties and methods of intellectual inquiry, and an opportunity to develop communications and research skills. University 100 is a six semester-hour course restricted to students in their first year of university studies. The course is taught in sections of no more than 25 students in order to permit individual attention. Various teaching techniques are used, including lectures, discussions, individual research, film and video tapes, and frequent written exercises. Various occupational and personality inventories are employed to assist students in forming career plans and developing self-awareness.
3 hours credit
UNIV-10001 - UNIVERSITY 1000. University 1000 is a course for First Year students. It provides an introduction to the university, to university studies, to the varieties and methods of intellectual inquiry, and an opportunity to develop communications and research skills. University 100 is a six semester-hour course restricted to students in their first year of university studies. The course is taught in sections of no more than 25 students in order to permit individual attention. Various teaching techniques are used, including lectures, discussions, individual research, film and video tapes, and frequent written exercises. Various occupational and personality inventories are employed to assist students in forming career plans and developing self-awareness. "Note: This is a 6 credit course and must be taken in both the fall and winter terms."
3 hours credit
UNIV-10002 - UNIVERSITY 1000. University 1000 is a course for First Year students. It provides an introduction to the university, to university studies, to the varieties and methods of intellectual inquiry, and an opportunity to develop communications and research skills. University 100 is a six semester-hour course restricted to students in their first year of university studies. The course is taught in sections of no more than 25 students in order to permit individual attention. Various teaching techniques are used, including lectures, discussions, individual research, film and video tapes, and frequent written exercises. Various occupational and personality inventories are employed to assist students in forming career plans and developing self-awareness.
PREREQUISITE: Take UNIV-10001-1 in the Fall Semester
3 hours credit
UNIV-1510 - DIGITAL LITERACY FOR WORKFORCE LEARNING AND SUCCESS IN THE 21ST CENTURY The goal of this course is to teach and assess digital concepts and skills that over 80% of employers look for in potential employees. The course will scaffold learning in a three themes module format as: (1) Digital Citizenship in Learning and the Workplace; (2) Information and Communication in the 21st Century; and (3) Applying Digital Literacy in the 21st Century Workplace. As students gain experience with various digital tools, students will be asked to apply these tools in a project-based setting to investigate real-world issues and create meaningful and relevant products. Students will experience the course in a hybrid model of face-to-face and online formats; along with elements of a flipped classroom where students review learning before class so that class time can be spent on critical dialogue and meaningful discussion and project work. Three semester hours
3 hours credit
UNIV-1930 - CAREER AND LEARNING PORTFOLIO DEVELOPMENT This course is designed to review and clarify a student's learning and career objectives, and to document and demonstrate experiential learning. Learners understand the various purposes of portfolios; know the conventions of developing and professionally presenting a portfolio; and are capable of articulating acquired learning in job descriptions or degree requirements. Cross-listed with Education (cf. Education 3190) and Integrated Studies (cf. Integrated Studies 1930) Three semester hours
3 hours credit
UNIV-1990 - SPECIAL TOPICS
3 hours credit
UNIV-2030 - INTRODUCTION TO LEADERSHIP STUDIES This course introduces leadership using a personal experience perspective and framework. Students will be exposed to various leadership models, best practices, and concepts essential to leadership such as sustainability and community development. University 2030 will assist students in developing an understanding of self, their role in community and in their profession. Students will be required to develop and implement a service learning project as part of the course work. Three semester hours. Restriction: Student must have second year standing.
3 hours credit
UNIV-3030 - LEADERSHIP THEORY AND PRACTICE This course is designed to merge theory and professional practice. A leadership field placement (32 hrs) is a requirement of the course. The field placement will allow students to explore and actively engage in the community through educational efforts, activism, organizational efforts or other means. The placement will provide experiential learning and an opportunity to practice skills and knowledge related to leadership, and content acquired in previous university courses. Leadership portfolio models will be introduced and practiced. The portfolio will allow the student to identify strengths, learning experiences and competencies that they may wish to develop. Three semester hours
PREREQUISITE: University 2030 or permission from instructor
3 hours credit

Calendar Courses

1000 Level

UNIV-1000 - UNIVERSITY 1000. University 1000 is a course for First Year students. It provides an introduction to the university, to university studies, to the varieties and methods of intellectual inquiry, and an opportunity to develop communications and research skills. University 100 is a six semester-hour course restricted to students in their first year of university studies. The course is taught in sections of no more than 25 students in order to permit individual attention. Various teaching techniques are used, including lectures, discussions, individual research, film and video tapes, and frequent written exercises. Various occupational and personality inventories are employed to assist students in forming career plans and developing self-awareness.
3 hours credit
UNIV-10001 - UNIVERSITY 1000. University 1000 is a course for First Year students. It provides an introduction to the university, to university studies, to the varieties and methods of intellectual inquiry, and an opportunity to develop communications and research skills. University 100 is a six semester-hour course restricted to students in their first year of university studies. The course is taught in sections of no more than 25 students in order to permit individual attention. Various teaching techniques are used, including lectures, discussions, individual research, film and video tapes, and frequent written exercises. Various occupational and personality inventories are employed to assist students in forming career plans and developing self-awareness. "Note: This is a 6 credit course and must be taken in both the fall and winter terms."
3 hours credit
UNIV-10002 - UNIVERSITY 1000. University 1000 is a course for First Year students. It provides an introduction to the university, to university studies, to the varieties and methods of intellectual inquiry, and an opportunity to develop communications and research skills. University 100 is a six semester-hour course restricted to students in their first year of university studies. The course is taught in sections of no more than 25 students in order to permit individual attention. Various teaching techniques are used, including lectures, discussions, individual research, film and video tapes, and frequent written exercises. Various occupational and personality inventories are employed to assist students in forming career plans and developing self-awareness.
PREREQUISITE: Take UNIV-10001-1 in the Fall Semester
3 hours credit
UNIV-1510 - DIGITAL LITERACY FOR WORKFORCE LEARNING AND SUCCESS IN THE 21ST CENTURY The goal of this course is to teach and assess digital concepts and skills that over 80% of employers look for in potential employees. The course will scaffold learning in a three themes module format as: (1) Digital Citizenship in Learning and the Workplace; (2) Information and Communication in the 21st Century; and (3) Applying Digital Literacy in the 21st Century Workplace. As students gain experience with various digital tools, students will be asked to apply these tools in a project-based setting to investigate real-world issues and create meaningful and relevant products. Students will experience the course in a hybrid model of face-to-face and online formats; along with elements of a flipped classroom where students review learning before class so that class time can be spent on critical dialogue and meaningful discussion and project work. Three semester hours
3 hours credit
UNIV-1930 - CAREER AND LEARNING PORTFOLIO DEVELOPMENT This course is designed to review and clarify a student's learning and career objectives, and to document and demonstrate experiential learning. Learners understand the various purposes of portfolios; know the conventions of developing and professionally presenting a portfolio; and are capable of articulating acquired learning in job descriptions or degree requirements. Cross-listed with Education (cf. Education 3190) and Integrated Studies (cf. Integrated Studies 1930) Three semester hours
3 hours credit
UNIV-1990 - SPECIAL TOPICS
3 hours credit

2000 Level

UNIV-2030 - INTRODUCTION TO LEADERSHIP STUDIES This course introduces leadership using a personal experience perspective and framework. Students will be exposed to various leadership models, best practices, and concepts essential to leadership such as sustainability and community development. University 2030 will assist students in developing an understanding of self, their role in community and in their profession. Students will be required to develop and implement a service learning project as part of the course work. Three semester hours. Restriction: Student must have second year standing.
3 hours credit

3000 Level

UNIV-3030 - LEADERSHIP THEORY AND PRACTICE This course is designed to merge theory and professional practice. A leadership field placement (32 hrs) is a requirement of the course. The field placement will allow students to explore and actively engage in the community through educational efforts, activism, organizational efforts or other means. The placement will provide experiential learning and an opportunity to practice skills and knowledge related to leadership, and content acquired in previous university courses. Leadership portfolio models will be introduced and practiced. The portfolio will allow the student to identify strengths, learning experiences and competencies that they may wish to develop. Three semester hours
PREREQUISITE: University 2030 or permission from instructor
3 hours credit
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