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What is success?
Success is staying on course to your desired outcomes and experiences.
What is the main ingredient in success?
Wise choices.
What are the 3 principles of deep and lasting learning?
Prior Learning - The contribution of past learning to new learning.

Quality of processing - Using deep processing learning strategies.

Quantity of processing - Distributed and frequent practicing of the deep processing strategies.
What is the CORE learning system?
Collect information through reading and attending class.
Organize it in a way that makes sense to you.
Rehearse it (practice it).
Evaluate it (get feedback).
What are some wise choices in college?
Read your college catalogue.
See your advisor.
Attend the first day of class on time.
Sit where you can focus on learning.
Complete your general requirements.
What's personal responsibility?
Personal responsibility is responding wisely to life's opportunities and challenges.
What is ADPIE?
Asses - What's my present situation?
Diagnose - How would I like it to be?
Plan - What are my possible choices?
Implement - What's the likely outcome of each choice?
How do you dispute irrational beliefs?
Offer evidence that your judgements are incorrect.
Offer a positive explanation.
Question the importance of the problem.
If judgements are true- change.
What is mindless reading?
Mindless reading is running your eyes over the words only to find you don't recall anything.
What is active reading?
Active reading is intense mental engagement in what you read.
Active Reading: What's the big picture?
Collecting key concepts, ideas, and supporting details.
What's a key concept?
A key concept is the main idea.
What's a secondary idea?
A secondary idea is a topic sentence elaborating on a main idea.
What's a supporting detail(s)?
Examples, evidence, explanation, and experiences.
What are some possible choices to become a better reader?
Approach reading with a positive attitude.
Create a distributed reading schedule.
Read when you're most alert.
Read where you can concentrate.
Review past readings/preview before reading.
What's the fastest way to preview?
The fasted way to preview is by looking at your table of contents, looking at focus questions, look at chapter titles and headings.
What are some ways to become a better reader?
Read in chunks.
Concentrate on reading faster.
Pause to recite.
Read for answers to questions on your list.
Write new questions and their answers.
Mark/annotate your text.
Take notes.
Active Reading: What's the big picture?
Collecting key concepts, ideas, and supporting details.
What should I do after I read?
Reflect on what you read - key concepts, ideas, etc.
Reread difficult passages.
Recite the marked text.
Talk about what you read.
Seek assistance.
What's a key concept?
A key concept is the main idea.
What's the number 1 barrier to student success?
The lack of motivation.
What's a secondary idea?
A secondary idea is a topic sentence elaborating on a main idea.
What 5 qualities does a goal need?
Dated - a deadline.
Achievable - realistic.
Personal - what you want.
Positive
Specific
What's a supporting detail(s)?
Examples, evidence, explanation, and experiences.
What are some possible choices to become a better reader?
Approach reading with a positive attitude.
Create a distributed reading schedule.
Read when you're most alert.
Read where you can concentrate.
Review past readings/preview before reading.
What's the fastest way to preview?
The fasted way to preview is by looking at your table of contents, looking at focus questions, look at chapter titles and headings.
What are some ways to become a better reader?
Read in chunks.
Concentrate on reading faster.
Pause to recite.
Read for answers to questions on your list.
Write new questions and their answers.
Mark/annotate your text.
Take notes.
What should I do after I read?
Reflect on what you read - key concepts, ideas, etc.
Reread difficult passages.
Recite the marked text.
Talk about what you read.
Seek assistance.
What's the number 1 barrier to student success?
The lack of motivation.
What 5 qualities does a goal need?
Dated - a deadline.
Achievable - realistic.
Personal - what you want.
Positive
Specific
How do you visualize?
Relax
Use present tense
Use all 5 senses
Feel the feelings
How do you learn what your instructors cover in class?
You learn by taking notes.
What is the goal of note taking?
Collecting key concepts, ideas, and supporting details.
What two categories does good note taking fall into?
Linear and Graphic.
What can you do before taking notes?
Create a positive affirmation.
Assemble appropriate supplies.
Complete HW assignments before class.
Go over previous notes.
Prepare a list of questions.
Be organized.
What do you do while taking notes?
Listen for key concepts, main ideas, and supporting details.
Ask and answers Q's.
Listen/watch for verbal/visual cues.
Take notes on discussion.
Stay focused.
How do you take notes?
You make an outline.
What does linear note taking mean?
When you take notes in linear fashion, you record ideas in the order they are presented.
What is the graphic note taking method?
The graphic method is where you place key concepts, main ideas, and supporting details on the page shows both their level of importance and their relationship to one another.
How can you speed up note taking?
Condense - Listen and identify key concepts, etc.
Leave a blank space - When you miss something, skip a few lines and pick up again.
Use abbreviations - Create your own shorthand.
What do you do after taking notes?
Finish partical sentences.
Expand on key words.
Fill in spaces.
Correct misspellings.
Clarify unreadable words.
Revise drawings or charts.
What other things can help me polish my notes?
Another thing that can help you polish your notes is comparing to other classmates.
When and how will I evaluate my note taking plan?
An effective way to evaluate your plan is to choose a future date, and, at that time, compare your situation with how you would like it to be.
What are the 4 quadrants?
Q1 - Important and urgent.
Q2 - Important and not urgent.
Q3 - Not important and urgent.
Q4 - Not important and not urgent.
What 3 tools can help you manage time?
A monthly calender.
A next actions list (record everything you need to do next).
Tracking forms (directs your outer and inner steps toward employment goals).
What 3 essential ingredients does self-discipline have?
Commitment, focus, and persistence.
Organizing study materials: What's the big picture?
Prior learning
Quality of processing
Quantity of processing
CORE
What are my possible choices for studying?
Employ prime learning times.
Tackle challenging subjects first.
Take regular breaks.
Change subjects periodically.
Adopt a good mindset.
What do you do before organizing study materials?
Create an ideal space.
Arrange to be undisturbed.
Create a distributed study schedule.
Gather course materials.
What to do while organizing my study materials?
Condense/organize course materials.
Create outlines (linear).
CORE