TWU 101 is a one credit-hour seminar course that integrates academic advising with other academic orientation elements specific to the TWU community.
TWU 101 supports the transition of first-year students as they become active participants in the TWU community. To fulfill this mission, TWU 101 uses a developmental model that incorporates the following distinctive elements:
- Discovering Purpose – Students will seek to deepen their knowledge of God’s design in all dimensions of their lives;
- Broadening Knowledge – Students will be broadly educated in foundational concepts, central to the TWU experience, which enables life and learning for success in the global community;
- Reaching Consistency – Students will acknowledge and understand the importance of living thoroughly Christian lives in Christian as well as secular contexts, as well as the necessity of accountability in relationships as being crucial to a consistent lifestyle;
- Deepening Skills – Students will be proficient in at least one specialized field of study; and
- Collaborating Service – Students will gain the knowledge necessary for effective participation in teams, communities, and organizations.
TWU 101 Learning Outcomes
Students should be able to:
- Articulate the history and purpose of TWU as a vibrant community, and its significant place in Canada, North America, and around the world;
- Communicate the basic fundamentals of the liberal arts core and its requirements;
- Utilize basic advising planning tools;
- Identify basic campus resources to support their academic activities;
- Locate and evaluate opportunities for campus-related involvement; and
- Communicate with their academic advisor about preregistration, academic requirements, and social issues or concerns.
For more information about the TWU 101 program please contact Stephen Pasiciel, Transition Programs Director, at Stephen.Pasiciel@twu.ca