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ERIC Number: ED443355
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000-Jun
Pages: 130
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: N/A
A Study Skills Curriculum for Pipeline Programs.
Saks, Norma Susswein, Ed.; Killeya, Ley A., Ed.; Rushton, Joan, Ed.
This study skills curriculum is part of a "pipeline" program designed to recruit, matriculate, and graduate educationally disadvantaged students at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School (UMDNJ-RWJMS). It is an integral part of the Biomedical Careers Program (BCP) and the Science Enrichment Program (SEP) and offers diagnostic evaluation, individual study skills assistance, learning strategies sessions, and test-tasking strategies. The BCP is an eight-week summer program combining science course work, laboratories, and study skills instruction; it is offered to underrepresented minority and economically disadvantaged undergraduate students who wish to pursue careers in health fields. The Science Enrichment Program (SEP) is a six-week summer program for high school juniors or seniors who are interested in science or healthcare careers; it is anticipated that SEP enrollees would later be eligible for the BCP. Following the Introduction, the first sections of the text present an overview and the detailed curriculum for weeks 1-6 of the SEP. The next sections present overviews and curricula for the BCP level 1 and level 2 programs. Three appendixes contain study skills test taking materials for the SEP and BCP level 1 and level 2 programs. (RH)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Newark. Robert Wood Johnson Medical School.