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Appendix A

Final Project Overview and Timeline

Final Project Overview

Your final project for GEN/105 is a Student Survival Guide. To complete your project, you will draw from skills and information you learned in the course.

Your Student Survival Guide should be a functional tool for you to use throughout your program—include specific details to make your action plans as realistic as possible. You can create a formal paper, a brochure using one of the templates in Microsoft® Word, or another format as approved by your instructor.

Your Student Survival Guide is composed of personal action plans designed to achieve success in six primary areas:

* General internet skills

* Using the Internet for academic purposes
* Appropriately communicating with different audiences

* University of Phoenix and University Library resources

* Identifying technological tools available to University of Phoenix students * Using the University Library to conduct academic research * Locating the Center for Writing Excellence and the Center for Mathematics Excellence

* Upholding academic honesty

* Understanding University of Phoenix’s academic honesty policy * Understanding consequences of plagiarism
* Avoiding plagiarism

* Setting and achieving goals

* Identifying long- and short-term educational and career goals * How to reach goals despite obstacles
* How a University of Phoenix degree relates to goals

* Managing time wisely

* Balancing time at University of Phoenix
* Juggling school, work, and family responsibilities
* Prioritizing and avoiding time-wasters

* Fostering reading comprehension and retention

* Using reading comprehension techniques for successful reading * Using SQ3R and other study habits

* Adapting work habits to fit your personality

* Using...
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