Study Guide 1 - Chapter 1 Now That Youre Here 1. Describe...

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1. Describe some differences between high school and college. a. College requires independent learning b. College moves at a faster pace. c. College requires critical thinking. d. College has few safety nets. e. College requires you to study longer and more effectively. f. College has fewer evaluations. g. College gives more freedom. h. College provides greater anonymity. i. College requires being proactive. 2. In what ways can students be proactive? a. Find resources before you need them, talk to your professors, and study every night. 3. List and discuss some situations you can expect to encounter sooner or later in college. a. Professors who take roll. b. Early morning class. c. A course or professor you don’t like. d. Cramming for a test. e. Difficulty maintaining motivation for academics. f. Personal/health problems. g. Frustration. h. Juggling too many Responsibilities. i. Having organizational issues. 4. Discuss your options when you are enrolled in a course or have a professor that you don’t particularly like. a. Not do the work and fail or suck it up do the work pass with an okay grade. Chapter 2 – Active Learning: What’s in it for you? 1. Compare and contrast active and passive learners. a. Active learners – Read to understand, maker connections to what they know and new material, take good notes and part take in lecture, put in quality study time, seek help early, understand learning is own their own, and ask questions. b. Passive Learners – Read and do not understand, do not process new information, pay little attention during lectures, do not put in quality study time, seek help to late, blame everything but themselves for failing, and do not ask questions. 2. List and describe the benefits of active learning. a. Skill – Have the tools to succeed. b. Will – Have the desire to succeed. c. Academic Payoffs – Receives the good grades. d. Psychological Payoffs – Earn the confidence. 3. List 4 factors that influence active learning. a. Your own characteristics as a learner. b. The task your professors ask you to do. c. The texts with which you interact. 4. What are the 3 parts of the holistic nature of active learning? a. Declarative Knowledge b. Procedural Knowledge c. Conditional Knowledge Chapter 3 – How You Learn 1. Name and explain the three components of the “Parts Theory” of memory. a. Sensory State- Filters out the good and bad information. b. Short Term Memory Holds information for a brief period of time. c. Long Term Memory Has unlimited space but must be rehearsed in order to remember. 2.
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Study Guide 1 - Chapter 1 Now That Youre Here 1. Describe...

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