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EDCP 108: College and Career Advancement

What are the EDCP 108 - College and Career Advancement Courses?

The University's Department of Counseling, Higher Education and Special Education manages the various EDCP 108 sections. Each one [1] credit section is designed to target special skills (e.g., math, study skills, etc.) to empower students to become more active learners in college and in life.

  • EDCP 108B - Reading and Study Skills
  • EDCP 108C - Choosing a Major
  • EDCP 108G - The Transfer Student in the University
  • EDCP 108J - Job Search Strategies
  • EDCP 108M - Math Study Skills and Building Confidence
  • EDCP 108N - Diversity Issues/Academic Strategies for Success
  • EDCP 108R - Returning Students


How does the library support EDCP 108?

The Libraries support all sections of EDCP. Teaching & Learning Services provides library instruction primarily for EDCP 108G, for transfer students, and EDCP 108R, for returning students. Tahirah Akbar-Williams, librarian liaison to the College of Education, teaches all EDCP 200-700 level courses.


How big is this program?

The Libraries teach approximately 80-100 students in 5-10 sections each semester. These statistics may vary. Instructors are directed to submit their library workshop request using this form.


What are the goals of this library session?

These are the student learning outcomes defined for the EDCP 108 library workshop:

By the end of the workshop students will be able to:

  1. Describe how to access the services the library has to offer. [ACRL Standard 1 (1c, 2c, 3a)]
  2. Demonstrate what kinds of materials may be found in WorldCat UMD, and how to interpret a catalog record.
    [ACRL Standard 2 (1c, 1d, 3a, 3b)]
  3. Choose appropriate databases in Research Port for their information need.
    [ACRL Standard 1 (2b, 2c)]
  4. Illustrate the importance of citing sources.
    [ACRL Standard 2 (5c, 5d)]

ACRL Standards, Performance Indicators, and Outcomes


How do we assess student learning?

At the end of the workshop, students will be directed to complete an online assessment form that will measure their learning.


Need more information about this library program?

Contact Teaching & Learning Services.