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ALS Volume 1 Chapter 2 Successful Learning

If you want to be successful when facing unknown challenges,
you must be able to understand and apply facts, concepts, and ideas that increase your effectiveness in this course.
Most important responsibilities is
to learn all you can in order to become an effective leader
Enlisted Professional Military Education Course
Successful Learning chapter
explains the educational process used to achieve desired levels of learning
Identify, Differentiate, Determine, and Predict
EPME structured thinking process is called what
Time Management's role in Successful Learning
Use time wisely
benefits of time management
reduced anxiety, time gained, reduced avoidance, improved opportunities for review and eliminating cramming, helps you stay motivated while avoiding procrastination.
secret to successful time management
is acknowledging, setting up, and prioritizing goals that work
Procrastination results
maybe a symptom of fear and confusion, or lack of proper analysis, planning, prioritizing and control of the situation.
Keys to successfully managing your time include
scheduling, self discipline, dealing with distractions, overcoming procrastination, benefits of time management
Elements of the EPME learning process
take notes, study, practice, formative exercise, test taking (summative Evaluation). lifelong learning
Learning styles
Auditory, visual and tactile learning/ kinesthetic
Auditory Learner's characteristics
1. pefers to hear information, 2. has difficulty following written directions 3. has difficulty with reading and writing 4. may not look speakers in the eye, instead may turn eyes away in order to focus more on listening
Auditory Learning Tips
1. use audio files or CD's for reading and lectures 2. participate in discussions, ask questions, and repeat given information 3. summarize or paraphrase written material and record the information 4. talk to yourself - review the material 5. discuss the material with someone
Visual Learners Characteristics
1. needs to see it to learn it- must have mental picture 2. has strong sense of color 3. has artistic ability 4. has difficulty with spoken directions 5. overreacts to sounds 6. has trouble following lectures 7 May misinterpret words
Visual Learners Learning tips
1. use visuals 2. use multicolor highlighters to organize 3. write directions down 4. visualize words, phrases and sentences to memorize 5. write everything down; review often
Tactile/ Kinesthetic Learners characteristics
1. prefers hands on 2. can put a bicycle together without directions 3. has difficulty sitting still 4. learns better when involved 5. maybe coordinated and have athletic ability
Tactile/ Kinesthetic Learners learning tips
1. make a model, role play 2. take frequent breaks 3. copy letters and words to learn how to spell and remember facts, 4. use a computer 5. write facts and figures over and over 6. read and walk, talk and walk repeat.
Read for comprehension
Inference Strategy, Paraphrasing strategy, Self questioning strategy, Visual imagery strategy, word identification strategy
Inference Strategy
set of procedures readers use to comprehend written passages and answer inferential questions ( questions not answered directly in the text)
Paraphrasing Strategy
designed to help students focus on the most important information in a passage
Self questioning strategy
Helps students create their own motivation for reading
Visual Imagery Strategy
reading comprehension strategy for creating mental movies or narratives
Word Identification Strategy
provides a functional and efficient strategy to help challenged readers successfully decode and identify unknown words in their reading.
Strategies related to remembering information
first letter mnemomic, LINCS vocabulary, Paired associates strategy, word mapping
Test taking strategy
word association and grammar spelling
affective domain levels of learning
receiving, responding, valuing
Receiving levels of learning
domains first level of learning. pay attention and actively receive. Displays awareness
Responding levels of learning
second level of learning. for deeper levels of learning to occur, simple message is not enough. willingness to act and respond
Valuing levels of learning
third level of learning. ranges from simple acceptance to the more complex state of commitment.
Receiving learning level key words
asks, choose, describes, follows, gives, holds, identifies, locates, names, points to, selects, sits, replies, uses
responding learning key words
answers, assists, aids, complies, conforms, discusses, greets, helps, labels, performs, practices, presents, reads, recites, reports, selects, tells, writes
valuing learning key words
completes, demonstrates, differentiates, explains, follows, reforms, initiates, invites, joins, justifies, proposes, reads, reports, selects, shares, studies, works
Cognitive Domain
thinking or reasoning component of learning. Required to be a critical thinker
cognitive domains first level. requires you to keep remember, recall, label, recognize and repeat info you have read
second level of cognitive domain. three levels: translation, interpretation, extrapolation
third level of cognitive domain. identify lesson concepts in simulated situations. Apply your knowledge and comprehension
teaching methods
asynchronous, knowledge check/ self reflection opportunities, scenario case studies, guide to chapter/ lesson, appropriate v effective/ most effective and formative exercise/ summative exercise
non-facilitated self paced student teaching method that uses online learning resources to facilitate information sharing outside to the normal constraints of time and location to effectively deliver course content
knowledge check/ self refelection
interact with data, as necessary to reinforce, and gauge your grasp of the lesson principle .
scenarios/ case study
analyze a simulated but realistic situation to achieve an educational objective
appropriate v effective/ most effective
while processing case studies
formative exercise
part of learning process and not an evaluation. designed to provide you feedback on your strengths and weakness
Summative exercise
determine whether you possess the requisite knowledge, skills and abilities to perform as a military professional
Employing Military capabilities competency
operational and strategic art, leverage technology, unit air force, joint and colatition capabilities, non-adverarial crisis response
operational and strategic Art
understanding in a conventional, peacekeeping, and homeland defense operations along with an understanding of 1. doctrine, 2. use of innovention/ technology in the employment of lethal and non- lethal force
Leverage Technology
recognize how technology improves AF Warfighting, and capability and interoperability with joint coalition, interagency, and non-government organization
Non-adversarial crisis response
requires knowledge of national security implications of peacekeeping operations, humanitarian relief operations and support to civil authorities both foreign and domestic
Enterprise Perspective Competency
Enterprise structure and relationship, Goverenment organization and process, Global region cultural awareness, strategic communications
Enterprise Structure and Relationship
1. understanding of the organizational structure and relationships between Air Force, the DOD, Joint staff, the joint commands, the defense agencies and the other elements of the defense structure. 2. understanding of how one's function or unit fits into its parent organization and how one's parent organization relates to its external environmental.
Government Organization and processes
understanding of the essential operating features and functions of the AF, DOD, the national security structure, other related executive branch functions, and Congress, and to include leadership and organization
Global Regional, culture awareness
1. requires an awareness of regional and other factors influencing defense, domestic, and foreign policy. 2. understanding of foreign cultural, religious, political, organizational and societal norms and customs
Strategic Communications
1. ability to inform and appropriately influence key audiences by synchronizing and integrating communication efforts to deliver truthful, timely, accurate, and credible information. 2. ability to formulate institutional messages to tell the AF story
managing organizations and resources Competency
Resource Stewardship, Change Mgt, Continuous Improvement
Resource stewardship
ability to identify, acquire, administer, and conserve financial, informational, technological, material, warfare, and human resources needed to accomplish the mission. 2. ability to implement " best practice" management techniques throughout an organization
change Management
ability to embrace, support, and lead change by understanding the change management process, including critical success factors, common problems and costs. 2. ability to perceive opportunities and risks before or as they
Continuous Improvement
1. ability to originate action to improve existing conditions and process by using appropriate methods to identify opportunities, implement solutions and measure impact. 2. requires ability to sustain a commitment to improve processes, products, services, and people while anticipating and meeting the needs of both external stakeholders and internal.