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College Survival

Portfolio Item # 4
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academic freedom
the freedom of teachers and students to express their ideas in school without religious or political or institutional restrictions
mentor
a wise and trusted guide and advisor
multi task
do multiple things at the same time
procrastinate
postpone doing what one should be doing
time management
strategies for using time efficiently
critical thinking
thinking that does not blindly accept arguments and conclusions. Rather, it examines assumptions, discerns hidden values, evaluates evidence, and assesses conclusions.
collaboratively learning
learning within groups
faulty reasoning
Reasoning formed based on either untrue or misunderstood ideas.
learning style
natural method or way one thinks or learns
engagement
the act of sharing in the activities of a group
survival
the act or fact of surviving, esp. under adverse or unusual circumstances
strategies
methods for solving problems
assessment
judgment; evaluation
confidence
firm belief in yourself
capable
have the skills and qualifications to do things well
interpret
restate (words) from one language into another language
essential
absolutely necessary
prepare
arrange by systematic planning and united effort
planning
an act of formulating a program for a definite course of action
expectations
hopes about how well others will do or about how they should behave
goals
the things you want to accomplish
strategy
an elaborate and systematic plan of action
analyze
to look at something carefully by attention to its parts
stressors
sources of stress
relax
become less tense, less formal, or less restrained, and assume a friendlier manner
outline
a sketchy summary of the main points of an argument or theory
organize
to put into logical order
success
favorable or prosperous course or termination of anything attempted
interdisciplinary
A word describing something that pulls two or more subjects together
methodology
Sepecific strategies or methods used to gather and analyze data
aptitudes
The natural abilities that people possess.
abstract thinking
THINKING INTERMS OF SYMBOLS, IDEAS AND CONCEPTS
careers
employment
civility
the act of showing regard for others
enterprising
marked by aggressive ambition and energy and initiative
learning center
an area in the classroom where students can work independently at their own ability levels
relationships
connections you have with other people and groups in your life
techniques
When you practice routines or methods to help you do something
diversity
differences among people
responsibilty
willing to be held accountable for your actions