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English IntroductionThis class will prepare you for the skills you need to be successful in college and in life. Whenyou have completed the class, you will have acquired the reading and critical thinking skillsnecessary for understanding challenging new material, analyzing that material to deducemeaning, and applying what you have learned to our world. You will have the composition skillsneeded to communicate your understanding effectively to a variety of audiences.As we all know, success takes effort and determination. Regardless of where or what you arelearning, succeeding is a priority. What other keys are needed for your success? Besides effortand determination, you must also possess:A positive attitudeSelf-motivationGet help when necessaryDisciplineTime Management TechniquesManaging your time, or making the time you have allotted for your studies work for you, is veryimportant. Learning how to successfully manage your time now will not only help you while youare in school, but it will also help you later in your personal and professional life. Let us look at afew time management techniques.Use a calendar or day planner:This can help you organize your courses and theassignments within those courses. You can list what hours you will be studying whichcourse and important dates for those courses, for example, when written assignments ortests are due or to be taken.Budget your time:As we have already mentioned, no one expects you to work all thetime! However, you must be sure to schedule your learning time as well as yourplaytime. We all have different study skills. Think about when you are the mostproductive – in the morning, in the evening? How much sleep do you need? When areyour surroundings the quietest? When are your friends around? When do you participatein other activities? These are all things that you will want to consider as you set up aschedule for your learning time. It is important that you set aside time each day for yourThis lesson covers the following MN LA CCS:RL:RI: 11.5.10.10, 9.5.10.10W:SVLM: 11.9.1.1, 9.9.1.1, 11.9.1.1.a, 9.9.1.1.a, 11.9.1.1.b, 9.9.1.1.b,11.9.1.1.c, 9.9.1.1.c, 11.9.1.1.d, 9.9.1.1.dL:RL- Reading Literature; RI- Reading Informational Text; W- Writing;SVLM- Speaking, Viewing, Listening, Media Literacy; L- Language
schoolwork (at least several hours depending on the number of courses you are taking)and stick to that schedule.Take study breaks: If you know that you begin to lose interest in what you are doingafter say, 20 minutes, take a short break. Stand up, move around, pet the dog, get adrink, and then come back to the subject you just put down. Review what you have read,think about the main points of the reading, and move on.Let's take a look at how a typical online student might set up a schedule for completingcoursework.

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Spring
Professor
BarbaraBeck
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