What do I need to be successful in this course?
- Textbook: The required textbook is Becoming a Master Student Concise 13th: Special Edition for Iowa State University. This is a custom edition available in the University bookstore. We are using the custom edition to best fit our course content and to lower the cost to students.
- Binder: To keep your textbook and course materials organized. An organized Psych 131 binder is an example of what you should do with every course!
- A Positive Attitude and Open Mind: Students who benefit the most from Psych 131 have a positive attitude about their academics overall. These students are open to new ideas from Psych 131, and look to improve their academic success in all courses.
- Attend class: Psych 131 has an attendance policy that indicates you cannot miss more than four hours of class time. Skipping class is an easy way to fail!
Content of Psych 131
The core learning outcomes for Psych 131 are based on goal setting & motivation, time management & planning, learning strategies & skills, the campus environment (including community, culture, & resources), and campus relationships. The Becoming a Master Student book series is one of the best-selling, most developed set of resources for student academic success. We customized an edition to best fit our course content and to lower the cost to students.
How do I Contact My Instructor?
Refer to your syllabus for your instructor's contact information. If you do not have your syllabus, please refer to your course registration in AccessPlus.