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This course is perfect for incoming students who want to make the most of their college experience! Course content includes short weekly videos, discussions, and games via zoom. Students who complete the course will receive a Certificate of Completion.

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Introduction

    • Zoom Session #1: August 3rd, 11am - 11:30am PST

    • Complete your Self-Reflection Questionnaire Today

    • Provide mailing Address for 52 Essential Cards & Passion Manual

    • Introduce Yourself to the Class!

    • Zoom Session #1 Recording

    • Zoom Session #1 Feedback

  • 2

    Week 1: Emotional Intelligence Overview

    • Week 1 To Do's (by Sunday)

    • History of Emotional Intelligence

    • Debunking Emotional Intelligence Myths: Heart vs. Head?

    • Debunking Emotional Intelligence Myths: Do You Have IT?

    • Debunking Emotional Intelligence Myths: Grit (Mental Toughness)?

    • Debunking Emotional Intelligence Myths: Common Sense?

    • The Five Dimensions of an Emotion

    • Emotional Intelligence Overview

    • Benefits of Emotional Intelligence

    • What Happens Inside Your Brain

    • The Secret to Achieving Balance

    • CAUTION: The Amygdala Hijack

    • Module Takeaways

    • Module Exercises

    • Module Feedback

    • Get Excited! The Goods are Coming Your Way!!

  • 3

    Week 2: Self-Awareness

    • Zoom Session #2: August 10th, 11am - 11:30am PST

    • Zoom #2 Recording (Minus Game Time)

    • Zoom Session #2 Feedback

    • Week 2 To Do's (by Sunday)

    • Self-Awareness Overview

    • Five Elements of Self-Awareness

    • How to Be an Emotion Scientist

    • Emotion vs. Feeling vs. Mood

    • Decoding Bodily Sensations

    • Exercise: Decoding Your Bodily Sensations

    • Understanding Action Tendencies

    • Labeling Emotions: How to Improve Emotional Literacy

    • Emotional Barriers and Stigmas

    • Unloading Your Emotional Labor

    • Module Exercise Overview

    • Module Takeaways

    • Module Exercise

    • Module Feedback

  • 4

    Week 3: Self-Management

    • Week 3 To Do's (by Sunday)

    • Zoom Session #3: August 17th, 11am - 11:30am PST

    • Zoom #3 Recording (Minus Game Time)

    • Zoom Game Time: The Emotion Gallery

    • Emotional Intelligence Music Playlist 🎵

    • Zoom Session #3 Feedback

    • Self-Management Overview

    • Reframing "Bad" Emotions

    • Identifying Your Goals & Motivations

    • Reality Check: My Goals & Motivations

    • How Emotional Resilience Works

    • When You Get a Knock on the Door

    • Exercise: Growth Mindset for Emotions

    • Exercise: Rewiring Our Brain Challenge

    • What is Coping?

    • Barriers and Exercise Overview

    • Reality Check: My Coping Barriers

    • Ways to Fill Up Your Coping Toolbox

    • Adaptive Coping Strategies

    • Module Takeaways

    • Module Exercise Overview

    • Module Exercise

    • Reality Check: My Personality

    • Module Feedback

  • 5

    Week 4: Social Awareness

    • Week 4 To Do's (by Sunday)

    • All About Your Big Five Personality

    • Zoom Session #4: August 24th, 11am - 11:30am PST

    • Zoom Session #4 Feedback

    • Interpersonal: Reflective Question

    • Social Awareness Overview

    • From Self-Awareness to Other-Awareness

    • Detecting Facial Expressions

    • Exercise: The Face Detective

    • Deciphering Body Languages

    • Exercise: Active Listening

    • Decoding Verbal Cues

    • Generating Insights from Emotional Data

    • Understanding Your Social Awareness Goals

    • Uncovering Your Biases & Assumptions

    • Module Takeaways

    • Module Exercise Overview

    • Module Exercise

    • Module Feedback

  • 6

    Week 5: Relationship Skills

    • Week 5 To Do's (by Sunday)

    • Zoom Session #5: August 31st, 11am - 11:30am PST

    • Zoom Session #5 Feedback

    • Relationship Management Overview

    • Elements of a Healthy Relationship

    • Giving and Receiving Feedback

    • Exercise: Feedforward

    • Conflict Resolution

    • Exercise: Establishing Your Relationship Norms

    • Exercise: Clarifying Needs

    • Exercise: Goal Sharing

    • Exercise: Just Like Me

    • Power Mentorship

    • Exercise: Conducting an Informational Interview

    • My Take on Networking

    • What Is a Sense of Belonging

    • Reality Check: Diagnosing Your Sense of Belonging

    • Exercise: Understanding Your Boundaries

    • Module Takeaways

    • Module Feedback

  • 7

    Week 6: Putting It All Together

    • Week 6 To Do's

    • Zoom Session #6: September 7th, 11am - 11:30am PST

    • Zoom #6 Recording

    • Module Overview

    • Uncovering Your Needs and Values

    • Reality Check: Your Needs and Values

    • Your Elevator Pitch

    • Exercise: The Brand of #Me

    • Conquering the Imposter Syndrome

    • Reality Check: Beware of the Joy Thief

    • Reality Check: Identifying Your Strengths

    • Module Exercise Overview

    • Module Exercise: Message to My Future Self

    • Real People, Real Examples #1: To My Future Self

    • Real People, Real Examples #2: To My Future Self

    • Real People, Real Examples #3: To My Past and Future Self

    • Real People, Real Examples #4: To My Past Self

    • Revisiting your Self-Reflection Questionnaire

    • End of the Course Message

    • Module Feedback