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Improve my Academic and Research Skills

Communications (COMM) 100, Introduction to Research and Study Skills is designed to help you improve the academic skills you need to be a successful university student. The course teaches planning and time management skills, strategies for critical thinking, online research skills and information literacy, as well as methods to improve reading and note-taking. You will also learn how to write better research papers and improve your techniques for test and exam preparation. This undergraduate, three-credit course is a good consideration for a first course.  If you are enrolled in an AU program, consult your program plan or Advising Services to determine if this course meets your program requirements.

Updated March 24 2017 by Student & Academic Services

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