Course Description

This course identifies the characteristics of underachievers as well as describes how positive communication, legitimate praise, and a student's self-discovery can improve the self-esteem of underachievers. Students who take this course also will analyze strategies to help underachievers that involves the improvement of study skills, time management, and remediating academic weaknesses. Suggestions and tips for working with parents of underachievers and making changes within the school system to help underachievers are also components of this course. The projected outcomes of this course is to provide classroom teachers with the knowledge, understanding, and methodologies needed to design appropriate interventions and improve student motivation and achievement.
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Section Title
Motivating Underachievers
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Delivery Options
Distance Learning  
Course Fee(s)
SPU Tuition credit (5 units) $455.00
Available for Credit
5 Quarter Credits
Section Notes

This course is offered in collaboration with SCT.

Course is self-Paced. Completion time: up to one year from date of enrollment.

Refund Policy: Withdrawals submitted online through SPU within 7 days of enrollment will receive a 95% refund. Withdrawals received after that point will not receive a refund and no withdrawals will be accepted after the completion deadline for the course. Instructions on how to withdraw are located on our website under Students/Withdrawal and Refund Policies.


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