Modern Languages - Resources at Onondaga
Your success in this class depends on your effort to:
- Take a class that better matches your level of proficiency in the language (see placement policy).
- Be in class all of the time and for the entire class time.
- Take full responsibility over your learning experience.
- Actively, independently and enthusiastically engage in the learning process.
- Make positive and enriching contributions to the class.
- Be organized and pay attention to detail.
- Consistently do assigned homework and study: Practice the four skills: listening, reading, writing and speaking. Drill yourself. Turn in homework on time.
- Perform well on tests and other assessment tools.
- Participate in cooperative learning opportunities.
- Celebrate every small progress you make (don’t be hard on yourself).
- Be respectful of the language and cultures being learned.
- Be respectful of all classmates and of your instructor.
- Get help in a timely manner from any of the Resources below.
- Your Textbook: Use it to review material.
- Your Professor: Stop by his/her office during office hours, or make an appointment.
- Peer Study Groups: Start your own or ask your instructor for assistance.
- Blackboard: Learning Management Suite of tools.
- Computer Lab: Academic Computing Center, Helpdesk, Internet Cafes.
- Coulter Library: Course materials are on reserve in the Media counter. Books, movies and other are also available at the Library.
- Content Tutoring Center: You do not need a referral and the service is free of charge.
- Office of Accessibility Resources (OAR): If you require special accommodations for this class, visit the OAR in Gordon Student. In addition, please see your professor to discuss your individual circumstance concerning this course.
- Study Skills Center: Learning Strategies Assistance.
- Writing Skills Center: Daytime, night-time and online tutoring.
Please visit Support Services for more information regarding the above resources.