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GOAL SETTING CHAPTER 2
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WHAT ARE GOALS? Goals are ends toward which we direct our effort.
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CHARACTERISTICS OF GOALS Self-chosen Moderately challenging Realistic Measurable Specific Finite Positive
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TYPES OF GOALS LONG TERM GOALS SHORT TERM GOALS ACADEMIC GOALS PERSONAL GOALS STUDY GOALS
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HOW GOAL SETTING IMPROVES PERFORMANCE Goals direct our attention to the task at hand. Goals mobilize effort. Goals increase persistence. Goals promote the development of new strategies when old strategies fall short.
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SET GOALS FOR THE NEW SEMESTER BE OPEN TO CHANGE SET PRIORITIES FOR THE FIRST THREE WEEKS PLAN FOR EARLY SUCCESS PLAN REWARDS CONSIDER CONSEQUENCES LEARN TO CALCULATE YOUR GPA REVISE YOUR GOALS PERIODICALLY
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MAIN REASONS STUDENTS ARE RELUCTANT TO CHANGE THEY BELIEVE THEY CAN’T CHANGE
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Unformatted text preview: THEY DON’T WANT TO CHANGE THEY DON’T KNOW WHAT TO CHANGE THEY DON’T KNOW HOW TO CHANGE OTHER REASONS STUDENTS ARE RELUCTANT TO CHANGE THEY DON’T THINK THE CHANGE WILL HELP THEY DON’T USE THE STRATEGIES CORRECTLY THEY DON’T ACHIEVE SUCCESS IMMEDIATELY THEY DON’T ALLOW ENOUGH TIME TO SEE THE IMPACT OF THE CHANGE THE FIVE-STEP APPROACH TO SETTING GOALS STEP 1: Write down what you want to accomplish STEP 2: Write down any obstacles STEP 3: Write down any Resources STEP 4: Review and revise your tentative goal statement STEP 5: Polish your goal statement DEVELOP AN ACTION PLAN SET ACTION TASKS LIST THE MATERIALS YOU NEED SET TIME FRAMES EVALUATE YOUR PLAN...
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This note was uploaded on 02/19/2011 for the course GS 290 taught by Professor Downing during the Spring '11 term at Purdue.

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