EDCI 1001 Midterm
Terms in this set (43)
What is skimming?
rapid, superficial reading of material to determine central ideas and main elements.
Discuss the SQ3R method
S- survey (skimming, scanning)
R- Read, recite, and review
What is value?
principles or qualities that you consider important
Define verbal signpost
spoken words or phrases that call your attention to information that follows
What is bias?
a preference or inclination especially one that prevents even- handed judgement
Define locus of control
where motivation was started
What is a syllabus?
Discuss the parts of listening
What is a mentor?
people who inspire you
Name and discuss the parts of successful intelligence
analytical (critical thinking)- get info and make decisions
creative- use thinking skills to come up with something different
practical- common sense
How does one avoid procrastination?
What is short term memory?
brains temporary information store house in which information remains for a limited time
What is a goal?
an end toward which you direct your efforts
Define academic integrity
following a code of moral values in all aspects of academic life
What is stress?
physical/mental strain or tension produced in reaction to pressure
What is scanning?
reading materials in an investigative way to search for specific information
Define a sensory register
brain filters throughout which sensory information enters the brain and is sent to the short term memory
What is shorthand?
system of rapid handwriting that employs symbols, abbreviations, and shortened words to represent words and phrases
What is practical thinking?
How you realistically think, its your common sense
letting your mind wander to come up with different ideas or answers
characteristic way o thinking about people, situations, events, and ideas
What is assumption?
a judgement, generalization, or bais influenced by experience and values
What is an argument?
a set of connected ideas supported by examples made by a writer to prove or disprove a point
What is thinking?
what happens when you ask questions and move towards the answer
the way the brain stores and recalls information or experiences that are acquired through the 5 senses
Name the three places memory is stored
procedural- things learned
WHat is oruko lonro ni?
its a nigerian word that means name effects behavior. Don't let your nickname go to your head
belief in your values as a person that builds as you achieve your goals
WHat is procrastination?
act of putting task off until another time
What is a planner?
tool for managing your time
Define a major
an academic subject area chosen as a field of specialization requiring a specific course of study
a goal- directed force that moves a person to act
What is fixed mind-set?
talent or intelligence you are born with
What is a distraction?
What is a learning style?
a particular way in which the mind receives and processes information
What is prioritize?
to arrange or deal with in order of importance
Name the 5 senses. Why important for listening?
temporary work program where a student can gain supervised practical experience in a job and career area
What is long term memory?
brains permanent information store house form which information can be retrieved
How much sleep should one get as a student?
What is chunking?
placing disconnected information into smaller units that are easier to remember
What is paseo?
Walk or stroll in the evening outside to relax
Name the note taking systems
outline- formal or informal
cornell t-notes- small side on left is for cue questions, notes in the middle and summary across the bottom)