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What are active learners?

using study behaviors to think, understand, and organize

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What does a successful student do?

1.make a plan 2.have goals in mind for what to accomplish 3.monitoring 4.evaluating the outcome

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3 major components to strategic learning

1.skill 2.will 3.self regulation

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What is motivation?

something that entergizes,directs, and substains behavior towards a particular goal

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what are the factors that influence motivation?

1.goals 2.self-efficacy 3.effort

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intrinsic goal

self chosen goal

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extrinsic goal

chosen by someone else

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visual learner

learn best by seeing, reading, looking at pictures, diagrams, charts

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auditory learner

learn by hearing

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kinesthetic

hands on learning, creating visual diagrams or maps, making flashcards

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what is the problem solving process?

1.define the problem 2.consider the alternatives 3.make a plan 4.take action 5. evaluate the results

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goals

are the ends to which we direct our efforts

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goals should be... (7)

1.self chosen 2.moderately challenging 3.realistic 4.measurable 5.specific 6.finite (infinate) 7.positive

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long term goals

for the end of the year, four or five years, or a life time

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short term goals

may be for an hour,the end of the day, week, month or anytime within the semester

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the five steps approach to effective goal statements

1.write down what you want to accomplish 2.write down any obstacles 3.write down any resources available to you 4.review and revise your tentative goal statement 5.polish your goal statement

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develop an action plan

1.write down your goal 2write down a target date 3.write down action tasks 4.write down materials needed 5.write down a to do date 6.evaluate your actions 7.write down the outcome

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ways to review

1.practice recall questions 2.read headings from notes 3. practice by reciting important parts under that heading from memory 4.study groups

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immediate memory (short term memory)

1.related to consciousness 2.what we are thinking about 3.holds about 7 chunks of information 4.20 to 30 seconds 5.to retain must move into working memory

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3 important memory processes

1.encoding 2.storage 3.retrieval

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encoding

interpreting information in a meaningful way

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storage

working on information so that it can be placed in long term memory

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retrieval

getting information out of long term memory

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iconic memory

visual

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echonic memory

hearing

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acronyms

catchwords

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acrostics

catchphrases