Unformatted text preview: topic of a lecture or discussion. 5b. I often ask why the content of the lecture is important enough for the instructor to be speaking about it. 6a. I rarely question the accuracy or logic of a presentation, assuming that the instructor knows t he topic better than I do. 6b. I often ask myself how the instructor knows something and find myself wondering how it could be proved. 7a. I just about never make eye contact with the instructor. 7b. I often make eye contact with the instructor. If you tended to prefer “a” statements in most pairs, you have a more passive listening style. If you preferred the “b” statements, you have a more active listening style. Based on your responses, consider ways that you can become a more active listener. To try it online, go to www.mhhe.com/power Feldman, Robert S. Power Learning, Strategies for Success in College and Life, Third Edition. New York, NY. McGraw Hill. 2007....
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