Unformatted text preview: College Study: The Essential Ingredients
ACPE0200 College Experiences (1) Greater personal and social freedoms
Increase self-directed and self-motivated
Increase in work and financial responsibilities, academic rigor
Challenges of life Car problems
Relationships Essential Ingredients for a System of
Study Learning Behaviors Active Learning Behaviors Arrive early for class
Have notebook and pen
Sit in middle or front of classroom
Listen attentively and selectively
Ask questions to clarify points
Review notes after class
Seek help from instructor when needed System of Study (Cont.) Passive Learning Behaviors
Sleeping during class
Yielding to distractions
Studying after social and leisure activities
Not seeking assistance when needed Essential Ingredients (Cont.) Learning Attitudes Motivation The desire to achieve and do what is necessary to achieve goals Persistence Stick to goal and problem solve when hurdles block progress Self-discipline Willing to make necessary sacrifices and devote necessary efforts Interdependence
Interdependence Family/Friends who are responsible and caring Essential Ingredients (Cont.) Learning Style Preference in behaviors
Preference How individual learns best Use book assessment (p. 5 & 6) or online: www.haleonline.com
online: www.haleonline.com Many ways to define learning style Visual, Auditory, Tactile, or Kinesthetic http://iws.ccccd.edu/plove ACPE Handouts – Learning Styles Critical Thinking * What motivates you to achieve?
Are you persistent when faced with a problem or barrier to success?
How would you describe yourself?
Compare work and college How Can You Get Motivated? Motivation A force that moves a person to action Successful people tend to be those who can motivate
themselves to learn, grow, and reach goals.
themselves Isaac Newton’s first law of motion Things in motion tend to stay in
motion and things at rest tend
to stay at rest. Be a thing in motion! Motivation-Boosting Strategies Make a Commitment Develop Positive Habits Be Responsible Build Self-Esteem Face Your Fears Rewards Intrinsic Personal, internal reward
Personal satisfaction Extrinsic Concrete reward
Buying new outfit
Going to party with friends
Playing golf, tennis, exercising Creating Academic Success * Increase awareness of
Increase Why you are attending college?
What you expect to get out of college?
What is expected of you in each subject?
How you can improve time management?
How do you learn best?
How can you become involved in college life? Personal Action Statements Step-by-step plan to develop personal strategy for
overcoming It is a commitment to yourself for action Be specific, similar to goal setting Use methods and ideas that motivate you Be honest and realistic, identify strategy that you intend
to See page 9 “try it out!” Chapter One - Quiz
Chapter It is 7:00 p.m. and Chad, a first-year student who has met
few people on campus, has a 10-point quiz in his Biology
class tomorrow morning. Sean asks Chad to join a small
group of other students at Pizza Palace.
To exhibit active learning behaviors, what can Chad to in
this Quiz Continue What would Chad be thinking if he had an active learning
Shanelle wrote this goal: I will take better notes in my 3 credit
courses this semester. Is this goal stated:
courses Just right Too general Too specific Too unrealistic
Why did you select this answer?
Why Quiz Continue Provide an example of an intrinsic reward.
Provide an example of an extrinsic reward
Provide Quiz is worth 20 points. ...
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- Summer '06