Succeeding at Learning 101

Succeeding at - Succeeding at Learning 101 Practical Advice for Learning More in University Courses Below is a list of practices suggested for

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Succeeding at Learning 101: Practical Advice for Learning More in University Courses Below is a list of practices suggested for university students. These come from faculty observation and from research on student learning. We hope they will be helpful to you. We suggest you pick at least two (and mark them) which you promise to try out this term. General things you should know about how people learn • You can grow your intelligence in a subject. You have, in the past, learned new things that were hard. You can do it again. Struggling with a topic is not a sign that you are dumb or can’t “do it”—it’s a sign that you are learning. Give it time and practice. • People construct new learning based on things they already know. If you try to identify how something new relates to something you already know, you will better understand and remember it. Research on brain neurons has shown this. Concentrate on making connections between things you already know and how they relate to things you are trying to learn. • Rest your brain.
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This note was uploaded on 12/01/2011 for the course GEO 101 taught by Professor Andreabair during the Fall '11 term at Central Mich..

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