EDCI 1001 Midterm Exam
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rapid, superficial reading of material to determine central ideas and main elements
Survey, Question, Read, Recite, Review
What is the "SQR3" method?
skimming and scanning
What two things are performed during the "Survey" stage of the SQR3 method?
reading material in an investigative way to search for key words and specific information
the process of previewing before studying
the process of creating questions you believe will be answered from reading the text; discovering knowledge on your own
focus on key points and the questions you came up with during the Q-stage
stop and answer the questions you came up with in the Q-stage
where the learning takes place
principles or qualities that you consider important (Ex. family, money, honesty, religious, life, faith, friendship, education, etc.)
a word or phrase that is important; should be written down because it will be on the test
preference or inclination, especially one that prevents even-handed judgment
locus of control
the extent to which individuals believe they can control the events that affect them
internal locus of control
you controlling your life (Ex. values and attitudes)
external locus of control
belief that something outside of yourself is controlling your life; fate (Ex. parents, circumstances, luck, grades, instructor's feedback)
a comprehensive outline of course topics and assignments; tentative
Sensation, Interpretation, Evaluation, Reaction
List the four parts of listening.
known as hearing; your ears pick up sound waves and transmit them to the brain
putting meaning to what you hear
what you do from what you heard
someone who cares about you as a person and wants you to excel in life
Analytical Thinking, Creative Thinking, Practical Thinking
Name the three parts of successful intelligence.
Practical Thinking (Parts of Successful Intelligence)
common sense/"street smart"; putting what you've learned into action
generating new and different ideas
critical thinking; engaging with information by asking questions, analyzing and evaluating information
analyze effects, set reasonable goals, break tasks into smaller parts, get started whether you feel like it or not, ask for help, don't expect perfection, reward yourself
List the 7 ways to avoid procrastination.
also known as "working memory," is the brain's temporary information storehouse, to which information remains for a limited time (from a few seconds to half a minute; rote rehearsal)
an end toward which you direct your efforts; something you want to accomplish
6 months or less
6 months or longer
following a code of moral academic values in all you do
physical or mental strain or tension produced in reaction to pressure
brain filters through which sensory information enters the brain and is sent to short term memory
a system of rapid handwriting that employs symbols, abbreviations, and shortened words to represent words and phrases
common sense or street smarts; how you adapt to your environment, or shape or change your environment to adapt to you, to pursue important goals
Letting your mind wander to come up with different ideas or answers; also divergent thinking or deliberate creative thinking
divergent thinking or deliberate creative thinking
What are two other terms for brainstorming?
A characteristic way of thinking about people, situations, events and ideas
A judgment, generalization, or bias influenced by experience and values
a set of connected ideas, supported by examples, made by a writer to prove or disprove a point
Asking questions and moving toward the answer; helps you learn and process information
Refers to the way the brain stores and recalls information or experiences that are acquired through the five senses; functions well when you get all of your 5 senses involved
Procedural, Declarative, Episodic
Name the 3 places memory is stored.
Storage of Procedural Memory
storage for information about procedures, in other words, how to do things
Storage of Declarative Memory
memories of facts, concepts, numbers, formulas and so on; these are relatively easy to learn, but are easy to forget without continual review; this is where you need to be concerned for midterms
Storage of Episodic Memory
memories of events linked to personal experiences
Learning how to ride a bike would be stored in what type of memory?
9/11, Hurricane Katrina and the LSU bomb scare would be stored in what type of memory?
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"names affect behavior"; the name people give you affects the way you act
Feeling good about yourself; belief in your value as a person that builds as you achieve your goals
The act of putting off a task until another time
a notebook used for writing down important dates and details; a tool for managing time
An academic subject area chosen as a field of specialization, requiring a specific course of study; this should be your passion
A goal-directed force that moves a person to action
What you're born with; having a set level of talent and intelligence; Those who have this think their ability to succeed matches what they have been born with, and they tend to resist effort.
something that takes away from your goals or focus
Technology, room too hot, friends and noise are examples of what type of distraction?
Fear, stress, anxiety, hungry and worried are examples of what type of distraction?
particular way to process and perceive information; mode of gaining knowledge
Visual (see), Auditory (hear), Tactile (hands-on)
List the 3 types of learning styles.
putting things in order of importance
touch, smell, sight, taste, hearing
Name the 5 senses.
Temporary work programs in which a student can gain supervised practical experience in a job and career area; can be paid or unpaid
Permanent Memory Storage—the brain's permanent information storehouse from which information can be retrieved
How much sleep should one get as a student?
Placing disconnected information into smaller units that are easier to remember; when you use the this method, you increase your long-term and short-term capacity
to relax outdoors (Ex. taking a walk)
Informal/Formal Outline, Cornell/T-Note, Think Link/Web Map
Name the 3 note-taking systems.
a note-taking system that would be best for a very organized learner
a note-taking system that would be best for those who like answers to their questions
Think Link/Web Map
a note-taking system that would be best for visual learners
a plan to coordinate resources and expenditures; a set of goals regarding money
smoke in the air exhaled by smokers or given off by cigarette, cigars or pipes; dangerous
interest calculated on the principal (original investment) as well as the interest already added to the account
a measure of credit risk calculated from a credit report using a standardized formula
Indonesian phrase communicates that when people come together to carry a heavy burden, the burden is lightened because it is shared
a combination of the knowledge, talent and abilities that are needed to perform a specific job
the exchange of information or services among individuals, groups or institutions; tools like Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn
people who serve as carriers or sources of information
courses that students can take without needing to be part of a degree program; after you get a degree, not necessarily a degree program
the compulsive need for a habit-forming substance
nicotine (from cigarettes)
What is the most addictive drug we know?
Having five or more drinks for men or four or more drinks for women in one sitting (generally within 2 hours)
Characterized by abnormal or disturbed eating habits
anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, binge eating disorder
Name the three types of eating disorders.
Most rare eating disorder; People with this type of eating disorder restrict their eating and become dangerously underweight. They may also engage in overexercising, vomiting and abuse of diuretics and laxatives; often linked to excessive anxiety and perfectionism
People with this type of eating disorder engage in "binge episodes," which involve eating excessive amounts of food and feel out of control; Person attempts to purge the calories through self-induced vomiting, laxative abuse, excessive exercising or fasting
binge eating disorder
the most common eating disorder; people with this condition eat large amounts of food and feel out of control, similar to those with bulimia, but they do not purge after a binge episode
An illness that involves moods and thoughts and requires medical attention
to forgo an immediate pleasure or reward in order to gain a more substantial one later
harassment involving unwanted sexual advances or remarks
hostile environment & quid pro quo
What are the two types of sexual harassment?
Declaring one's opinions while respecting the rights of others to do the same
letting people walk all over you
being mean or rude
assertive, passive, passive aggressive
What are three ways to express one's self?
criticism that promotes improvement or development
actions that deny people equal employment or educational opportunities
a standardized mental picture that represents an oversimplified opinion or uncritical judgment
a preconceived judgment or opinion formed without just grounds or sufficient knowledge
A dollar amount that includes unpaid balances and fees
The yearly cost to own a card
annual percentage rate
The amount of interest charged on an unpaid balance
The unused portion of a credit line
An immediate loan in the form of cash
The maximum amount of money that can be spent on a credit card
An account that is not paid on time
The total cost of credit, including interest and service
The date a payment must be received or a late fee will be charged
The smallest amount you can pay by the statement due date
The total amount owed on a card
Failure to pay the minimum payment on schedule
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