Free Lobo Connect Summer Bridge Courses for New Students

 

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 If you are interested in taking a course this summer, please complete the interest form and an academic advisor will contact you to assist.

One-Credit hour

  • Develop skills for success at UNM
  • Learn about support resources at UNM
  • Find out more about your area of study
  • Get a boost for a good Fall Semester

CR/NC Grading

All classes are taught remotely (online)
computers & internet access are necessary

 Important: Once you are registered, visit How to Use Learn (maintain hyperlink) and unm.learn.edu. To access your course during your summer session, click on the course number/title in UNMLearn. UNMLearn can always be accessed from the myunm login page.

ARSC 198.001 Essential Skills in the Humanities

Instructors: Gustavo Garcia & Natalia Toscano

This two week class will explore the ways that Humanities fields and Ethnic Studies use cultural production, technology and digital spaces to express community experiences. Taking a hands-on approach students in this class;

  • Engage texts such as music, art, poetry, film, podcasts, photos and digital stories
  • Analyze how communities conceptualize narratives about human experiences and conditions
  • Create a digital  story using Adobe Spark

Especially suited for students interested in LAS, CCS, NAS, INT Studies.

July 20-31  29243 ARSC 198.001 synchronous meetings MWF 10:00-11:30; asynchronous TR

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ARSC 198.003 Developing Study Skills & Reading Comprehension for the  Humanities

Instructors: Simon Walker & April Kateri Chavez

This course is designed to help students develop basic study skills and reading comprehension strategies. Students establish a multi-step system and learn to improve reading comprehension through the active reading process. Paraphrasing and summarizing skills are introduced. Students will read and interact with a variety of materials, including short stories, articles, essays, and other types of writing which are fundamental to studying and majoring in. the humanities. This class will focus on understanding rhetorical structures, developing vocabulary, and introducing Microsoft office suite features that aid in the active learning process such as Narrator, the Learning Tools in Word, and Review.

  • Student:  I can’t possibly read all of this and remember it all. 
    • ARTSC 198: We have techniques that will make you a better reader.
  • Student:  I haven’t read something like this before. 
    • ARTSC 198: We will teach you how to read a variety of different texts.
  • Student:  I can’t possibly do all this work this semester! 
    • ARTSC 198: We will discuss and demonstrate how you can organize course material and your time.

Especially suited for students interested in American Studies, History, Philosophy.

July 20-31 29245 ARSC 198.003 synchronous 1300 - 1430; asynchronous TR

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ENG 195 Engineering a Bridge to Success

Instructors: Yadeeh Sawyer and Nada Abdel Hack

ENG 195 will be tailored to meet the specific learning needs of students entering the School of Engineering to build a sense of community and support as they enter their first semester, correlated with student retention. This course will be emphasizing skills needed to be successful in most Engineering and Computing courses. Concepts range from early exposure to Engineering to MATLAB and Excel, and Personal Growth and Development through Technical Reading and Writing. These courses will connect the need of critical thinking, problem solving, and effective communication as related to Engineering and Computing. Additionally, students will familiarize themselves with campus resources.

July 20-31   29214  ENG 195.003 MTWRF 1300 - 1415

ENGL 2993 Building Writing & Comm Bridges

Start building your network of friends and colleagues while learning how to navigate a college class through virtual class sessions and online discussions that focus on effective writing, communicating, and college-level learning! Through tutorials, guest speakers, and virtual scavenger hunts, you’ll learn about campus life; gain a better understanding about financial resources and your rights and responsibilities as a college student; as well as develop experience with resources like the library, SHAC (Student Health and Counseling), and tutoring services. Not only is this class designed to help you as a college student and professional, but this course will also give you hands-on practice with the skills and tools you’ll need to be successful in your Core English classes. This class will also help determine if you should sign up for the ENGL 1110x course or the ENGL 1110 course. This course will be fulfilling, engaging, community-building, and thought provoking.  Join us!

Workload and activities: Short reading and discussion (current events) via Zoom; daily journal entries in Learn; meme and GIF exchanges on Padlet app; beginning and end of semester reflection; short tutorials; guest speakers; synchronous class meetings via Zoom

Link to video:https://adobe.ly/3eE0qH

July 20-31   29242  ENGL 2993.005 MTWRF 1:00 - 2:15

 

FYEX 1110.012-.013, .016 Seminar: EdReady Math & Statistics

Instructors: Angel Poling and Steven Kao

Description:  Do you feel like you need a math refresher?  Whether you need to start from scratch with arithmetic, brush up on Trigonometry, or anything in between, this course is for you!  Students will “refresh” their math skills using an individually customized EdReady path while learning skills to succeed in core math classes at UNM.  Students who placed into FYEX 1010 (Foundational Math) or Math 1215X, Y, and Z (Intermediate Algebra) will have the opportunity to place into a fall General Education math class via EdReady.

 

July 20-31
29233 FYEX 1110.012
29234 FYEX 1110.013
29292 FYEX 1110.018

July 27-August 7
29237 FYEX 1110.016

FYEX 1110.011 Intro to UNM for Business Majors

Instructor: Florencio Olguin

Will you be pursuing a degree with the Anderson School of Management? If so, this course is for you! This course will be tailored to meet the specific learning needs of students entering the Anderson School of Management - emphasizing skills in communication, collaboration, critical thinking, and problem solving. Additionally, students will be introduced to career pathways available across all concentration areas of the business administration degree. You can also think of this course as academic extension of New Student Orientation – with major components of the course focusing on the college transition, learning how to navigate the university, and familiarizing yourself with a variety of campus resources. Lastly, this course will cover a range of college success skills including, but not limited to, time management, college-level reading and writing, managing test anxiety, and financial capabilities.

July 20-31 29232 FYEX 1110.011

FYEX 1110.014 Seminar: Intro to UNM Health-related Majors

Instructor: Jeramiah Vasquez

Are you considering a health-related career? This course is designed specifically for students seeking a health-related degree program - emphasizing skills in career-exploration, research, problem solving, and critical thinking. Think of this course as an academic extension of New Student Orientation – with major components of the course focusing on college transition, learning how to navigate the university, and familiarizing students with a variety of campus resources. Lastly, this course will be a great opportunity to network with health professionals and other students with similar interests.

July 20-31 29235 FYEX 1110.014

FYEX 1110.015  Intro to UNM – Learning Strategies

Instructor: Lisa Montoya

Are you looking to get a solid set of foundational skills to be successful in college? If your answer is “Yes,” then this course is for you! In Success Starts Here, you’ll have the opportunity to develop essential skills like time management, study strategies, professional preparation, and goal setting. Think of this course as an academic extension of New Student Orientation – with major components of the course focusing on college transition, learning how to navigate the university, and familiarizing students with a variety of campus resources. Lastly, this course is designed to help you explore who you are, why you are here, and what you need to be a successful college student. Your success starts here!  

July 20-31 29236  FYEX 1110.015