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Get educated on diversity•Increase problem-solving skills through different perspectives applied to reaching solutions.•Increase positive relationships through the achievement of common goals, respect, appreciation, and commitment to equality.•Decrease stereotyping and prejudice through contact and interaction with diverse individuals.•Promote the development of a more in-depth view of the world.Source: Gloria M. Ameny-Dixon
Appreciate Diversity•Respect culture and diversity•Understand gender issues•Respect sexual orientation•Improve your relationships with diverse groups•Different isn’t bad, it’s just different
Non graded activitiesStudents working in answer:1.What was the best thing about MyFoundationsLab (MFL) punctuation, mechanics or sentence skills?2. What is your overall positive or negative feedback on this tool?39
2. Describe various learning styles.40
UNDERSTANDING EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE
EI = Emotional Intelligence•The ability to recognize and manage:•Moods•Emotions•Attitudes•Research shows a connection between a student’s EI and success in college.
What makes up your EI?•Understanding emotions:•Label feelings accurately•Determine why you feel the way you do•Predicting how others might respond in a given situation•Managing emotions:•Feelings can be changed, improved.•Learn from them and how to take appropriate action
Bar-On Model of Emotional Intelligence•Intrapersonal Skills – how well you know and like yourself – staying happy:•Emotional Self-Awareness•Assertiveness•Independence•Self-Regard•Self-Actualization
•Interpersonal Skills – Forging relationships and getting along with people:•Empathy•Social Responsibility•Interpersonal RelationshipsBar-On Model of Emotional Intelligence…continued
•Adaptability – the ability to adjust to unexpected situations:•Reality Testing•Flexibility•Problem SolvingBar-On Model of Emotional Intelligence…continued
•Stress Management – dealing with pressures and demands:•Stress Tolerance•Impulse ControlBar-On Model of Emotional Intelligence…continued
•General Mood and Effective Performance – having a positive attitude:•Optimism•HappinessBar-On Model of Emotional Intelligence…continued
How Your Emotions Can Affect Your Success•Emotionally Intelligent students get higher grades•Students who can’t manage their emotions struggle academically•Students who can delay gratification tend to do better overall
Improving Your EI•Identify your strengths and weaknesses.•Set realistic goals.•Formulate a plan.•Check your progress regularly.
LEARNING STYLESWhat’s yours?
What are Learning Styles?Information enters your brain threemain ways:•sight •hearing •touchwhich one you use the most is calledyour Learning Style•Visual Learners– learn by sight•Auditory Learners– learn by hearing•Tactile Learners– (kinesthetic) learn by touch
Visual Learners•Prefer to see information such as pictures, diagrams, cartoons, demonstrations•Picture words and concepts they hear as images•Easily distracted in lecture with no visual aids•Overwhelmed with intense visuals accompanied by lecture•Benefit from using charts, maps, notes, and flash cards when studyingLet me see it!