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Identify your preferred cognitive learning style and describe learning strategies you can use to utilize your preferred learning style and strengthen your other modalities Learning styles: Visual, Auditory, Kinesthetic.
Visual Visual: Highlight, create movies in your mind, create visual study tools, visualize info, add pictures, be ready to write, be observant.
Auditory Auditory: Have discussions, ask questions, verbalize, recite frequent
Kinesthetic Kinesthetic: se hands-on learning, create hands-on study tools, get out of the chair, use action-based activities, use creative movement, use a computer.
Identify essential study skill strategies that strengthen working memory. Rehearse frequently, set learning goals, break larger info into smaller info, spread learning over periods of time, use self-quizzing.
Explain how to use the memory principles of selectivity, association, visualization, and elaboration. Selectivity: Select out the important information and study it. Association: Use previously learned knowledge and associate with new information. Visualization: Visualize the information and make movies. Elaboration: Explain concepts in detail.
Analyze your use of time and identify ways to create balance in your life. Your time is categorized into three sections: School, Work, and Leisure. You have to organize your pie of life to help you create balance in your life. You can also use the increase-decrease method: increasing time in one thing and decreasing in another
Define concentration and identify strategies to block out distractions and maintain and focused, disciplined mind. Concentration: Ability to block out external and internal distractors to stay focused on one task. Strategies: set learning goals, be and active learner, chunk info, create study ritual, begin with warm-up activity, use mental rehearsal.
Identify and explain effective strategies for preparing for tests. Organize your materials, create a study plan, understand the different types of test questions, review.
Identify and explain effective strategies for performing well on tests. Jot down important info, survey the test and budget your time, decide on a starting point, read directions, use time wisely, answer all questions, and use four levels of response.
Define active reading and discuss active reading strategies, reading from online sources, and textbook reading systems to use with college textbooks. Active reading: using effective strategies to engage working memory to achieve specific reading goals.
Active reading strategies create a plan of action, identify paragraph elements and definition clues for terms, interact with printed materials, verbalize and visualize info, ask questions to control attention, use all resources, be persistent, adjust reading rate, chunk info.
Discuss and apply the five steps of the Cornell system for taking notes. Record:write down notes in right column, reduce:condense notes to left column, recite:use info from recall to say out loud in your own words the info, reflect; work with info in new ways, review: use immediate and ongoing review.
Explain and demonstrate how to create and use visual mappings. Visual mapping: diagrams that place the topic in the center and branch out the main ideas and from the main ideas branch out smaller details.
Discuss strategies to use when reading college textbooks for different disciplines and content areas. use rehearsal study strategies, use repetition, read two or more times, create schemas, look for organizational patterns, use textbook features, create time lines, acquire background info, read slowly, use your time, and study examples.
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