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    setting is when the educator stands at the front of the class room and does most of the speaking. Sometimes they utilize power points or handouts to help facilitate learning. Comprehending what is taught during lecture is important in academic success. There are many different ways to help improve retention rates, but one common practice used among 99% of college students is note taking (Palmatier & Bennett, 1974). Note taking is said to benefit students in two different ways. Taking notes helps to aid in the encoding and external storage processes of learning. (Di Vesta & Gray, 1972). Encoding is the effective processing of new material and…

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    Listening and Note-Taking Listening and Note-Taking is essential in order to be successful in all aspects of college. When an individual listens and takes quality notes they retain the information being presented a lot better than if the person did not take notes or listen to what was being lectured. When a student pays attention to detail in a lecture and records quality, organized, and precise notes the student has a better understanding of the subject being taught. There are a few…

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    underlining; note taking has many different methods and different process that may be helpful. Out of all the different methods of note taking out there in this world and in many schools, students usually learn and use the “Cornell Note” method as to taking notes. This method is different than any other not taking method and is very useful for studying or reviewing. This will also help students improve the skill of note taking. The Cornell note method is a helpful strategy that involves with…

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    and be led towards proficient ones. The problem is that our supporters, such as our educators and parents, pass their limits when trying to correct others for their benefit, or in some cases for their own satisfaction, which often leads them to over criticize. This causes individuals such as students and the children of parents to be pushed over the edge, or in very few cases, accept it and honor their selves for their effort. Janice Mirikitan’s “Suicide Note” and Rosemary Catacalos’s “David…

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    Dynamically designed in both thought and persona, Fyodor Dostoevsky, a man of seemingly infinite suffering and inquiry, “was not an inveterate reactionary but rather a moderate reformer”(Quinones 72). Enduring unjust incarceration for his considered subversive literature, Dostoevsky, calcified by the bigoted whims of mankind and fate, cultivates his burgeoning rancor for Westernization through his idiosyncratic depiction of the imprisonment of the individual by none other than himself.…

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    His novel “Notes from the Underground” portrays an amoral and self-conflicting character who indeed lives in everyone at some point of their lives. In “Notes”, Dostoveysky deliberately, and quite playfully (though that 'playfulness ' presents itself more as a suicidal tendency than anything else) denotes the ambiguity of absolutism in face of the irrational human nature. Using a fictional, lonely, and deranged personality as the narrating voice of the novel, Dostoyevsky contrives nonsensical…

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    Throughout Fyodor Dostoevsky’s work, Notes from Underground, the protagonist, the underground man, portrays himself as a spiteful, self-contradictory, and overly conscious melancholy man. He continuously over analyzes and questions everything, and this prevents him from taking any real action. The underground man is lonely and constantly vacillates between wanting society’s acknowledgment or to be socially desired and wanting to be completely isolated from society. He gives off the impression…

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    Fyodor Dostoyevsky created the novel, Notes From Underground, holding insightful thoughts on the purpose and meaning of life. Within the novel, Dostoyevsky creates the character, the Underground Man. He laments human’s inconsistencies and their inability to grasp the meaninglessness of existence; while they work tirelessly to exert control over their uncontrollable environments. Human desire for power is epitomized in their attempts to rebel against the physiological laws of nature that govern…

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    How to Write a Kickass Paper Let’s set the scene your Intro to Psychology of Child Development Class is slipping into the C range and you need to raise it back up to a B so you can keep your B average. How are you going to do it? You’re going to ace the next paper that’s how! Well that’s the plan at least, but you’ve been sitting in front of a blank word document for the past hour and a half. Maybe you’ve opened a note book to “review the material”, or maybe you’re really ambitious and opened…

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    is an extraordinary place that teaches you things you never thought you could learn. While in college you are now an adult there is no one there to wake you up in the morning, telling you what time to eat, do your homework, or now it is time for bed you are the only one that can tell you what to do or how to do it. There is a lot less leeway, you have to do your papers when they are due or you just get a zero for the assignment. There are a few great things I have learned in my first semester of…

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