Paper 2 (Educational Psychology)

Paper 2 (Educational Psychology) - Christopher O. Roman...

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Christopher O. Roman Educational Psychology Section 2 Paper 2 Strategy # 1: Time Management A. My current strategy use : Currently, since the beginning of the semester has been a real rush for me at a new school, I have not been employing the time management strategy effectively. In my modern optics class, I tend to push my homework to the very last day before it is due. As a result, I have been getting low grades on my homework assignments because I do not put enough time into them. Furthermore, in my computer science class, I tend to study for the quizzes about one hour before class starts even though I know I’m having trouble grasping some of the concepts in the class. Of course, I have also been getting low grades on my quizzes because of this. B. Plan for new strategy use : I am now going to begin employing the time management strategy for my classes. In my optics class, I will try to give myself ample time to work on the homework, even if this means doing a small amount every day starting with the day it is assigned. Similarly, in my computer science class, I will begin studying for my quizzes a few days in advance so I have time to try and really understand the material. C. Why it will work : By giving myself the proper time I need to study for exams and do homework, I will become more organized with the way I process information. Studying over a long period of time as opposed to a short period of time is proven to help students retain information much easier. Strategy # 2: Representing Problems A. My current strategy use : I really am not that good at representing problems. For instance, take my modern optics class once again as an example. When the homework is assigned and I’m ready to attempt it, I tend to try and figure out a solution before I do anything else. I rarely attempt to try and understand the problem by drawing a diagram for
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This note was uploaded on 11/16/2011 for the course EDUCATION 200 taught by Professor Jenniferdelnero during the Spring '11 term at Rutgers.

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