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Module 8: Time Management and Study Skills

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abbreviation
(n) a shortened form of a word or name that is used instead of the full word or name
adjust
(v) to change something/someone so that it works or does better in a new situation
application
(n) a computer program that performs a particular job (such as word processing)
associate
(v) to think of one person or idea when you think of another person or thing
auditory
(adj) describes something relating to the ears or hearing
balance
(v) to choose how much time or money you will spend on one thing and how much you will spend on another thing
characteristic
(n) a quality of a person or of a thing
concentrate
(v) to focus on a task
concept
(n) a general idea; an abstract idea
critical thinking skills
(n) the ability to think about something clearly and without emotion
distraction
(n) something that takes your focus away from your task
evaluate
(v) to judge something; to look carefully at something and decide its value or how good it is
external
(adj) describes something that is outside of something else
factor
(n) something that has an influence on something; something that you need to think about when making a decision
flexible
(adj) describes someone or something that is not rigid; that has the ability to bend and change
frustrated
(adj) describes feeling upset about something and powerless to change the situation
highlight
(v) to mark something as important
hyperlink
(n) words or an image that you click on to go to a website or another place online
(v) to connect to another website or another place online
infer
(v) to make your best guess using information or knowledge that you have
inference
(n) an educated guess made using information or knowledge that you have
interactive
(adj) describes something that requires active participation by at least one person plus another person or program or device
internal
(adj) describes something that is inside yourself or within an organization
kinesthetic
(adj) describes something that involves moving your body or a part of your body
learning style
(n) the way that you learn best
lecture
(n) a class where the teacher does most of the talking
(v) to give people information or to tel someone what to do
method
(n) a way of doing something
mouse-over
(v) to hover; to move the mouse without clicking so that the cursor is pointing at something on the screen
outline
(n) a list of the key words or topics in a presentation, course, or book
(v) to list the main points of something
previous
(adj) describes something that happened before a certain time
prioritize
(v) to decide which task is the most important and therefore must be done first
procrastinate
(v) to delay or wait to do a task, especially an unpleasant task
productive
(adj) describes something that produces or makes something
put off
(v) to avoid doing something; to postpone doing something
reflect
(v) to think about what you did well and what you could do better next time
scan
(v) 1) to read a text quickly for specific information
2) to make an electronic copy of a paper document
self-directed
(adj) describes someone who can decide on their own what needs to be done
skim
(v) to read a text quickly for the main idea
specific
(adj) describes something that is not general; something very definite
structure
(v) to organize something in a specific way
(n) a building; something that has been built
summarize
(v) to briefly give the main idea and most important details of something
time frame
(n) the period of time when something occurs; how long something lasts
track
(v) to make a record of what has been done, how much time was spent, what the results were, etc.