FAU SLS 1503 Ch. 1, 2, 4-9
Instructor: Angel Nevin, M.Ed.
Terms in this set (53)
Reducing the Likelihood of Academic Dishonesty Tips
Don't be ignorant.
Know FAU's policy on using test files and past students.
Know your instructor's policy on such behaviors, just because FAU says it is OK doesn't mean you instructor will.
Grades are not the only thing that matters, learning the material is more important than getting a "A".
Manage your time well, if you start a paper too late, ask for an extension.
Intentionally using or attempting to use unauthorized materials, information, notes, study aids, or other devices including unauthorized communication of information during an academic exercise.
Taking another person's ideas or work and presenting them as your own.
Getting a test back
Unless you review your instructor's comments, and your answer's, correct or incorrect, you have no way to evaluate your own knowledge and test-taking strengths.
Break down in order to bring out the essential elements or structure
Give an account of the similarities between two (or more) items or situations, referring to both (all) of them throughout.
Identify differences between things
An analysis or assessment of a thing or situation for the purpose of determining its nature, limitations, and conformity to a set of standards.
Give the precise meaning of a word, phrase, concept or physical quantity.
Give a detailed verbal account or picture of a situation, event, pattern or process.
Give an account including, where possible, a range of arguments for and against the relative importance of various factors, or comparisons of alternative hypotheses.
Assess the implications and limitations; make judgments about the ideas, works, solutions or methods in relation to selected criteria.
Give a detailed account, including reasons or causes.
Explain the meaning of something.
Defend, explain, clear away, or make excuses for by reasoning
To tell; verbally present a story
A condensation of a subject or argument into its main points.
Give a convincing logical argument
Summarize and comment on the main points in an appropriate order.
Restate in a shorter way; give only main points
Narrate a course of events. Whenever possible, you should show connections from one event to the next.
Your learning style reflects
The way you acquire knowledge
Discomfort with learning styles indicates
You are growing, stretching and not relying on the easiest way to learn.
Theory of Multiple Intelligences
Human intelligence can be measured on the basis of eight different intelligences.
Understanding your learning styles
Allows you to study better, adapt to different teaching styles, and learn & accept you own preferences.
Not a disability but a difference.
VARK Learning Styles Inventory
How learners prefer to use their senses to learn.
V in VARK
A in VARK
R in VARK
K in VARK
Prefer to learn through charts, graphs, symbols, and other visual means.
Prefer to hear information to learn it.
Prefer to learn information that is displayed as words.
Prefer to learn through experience and practice, whether simulated or real.
Kolb Inventory of Learning Styles
More complex than the VARK
Focuses on abilities needed to develop in order to learn.
Concrete Experience abilities
Allows learners to be receptive to others and open to other people's feelings and experiences.
Reflective Observation Abilities
Helps learners reflect on their experiences from many perspectives.
Abstract Conceptualization abilities
Helps learners integrate observations into logically sound theories.
Active Experimentation abilities
Enables learners to make decisions, solve problems, and test what they have learned in new situations.
Myers-Briggs Type Indicator
Investigates basic personality characteristics and how those relate to human interaction and learning.
Appear to daydream excessively, easily distracted, have trouble organizing tasks & completing tasks or completing work.
Don't seem to listen to or follow directions and their work might appear careless or messy.
Common Memory Myths
Existance of photographic memories,
The use of only 10% of our brain power, Memory benefits from long hours of practice
Some people have bad memory
Remembering too much can clutter your mind
Compare Short & Long term Memory
Short-term memory stores information for about 30 seconds, can contain five to nine chunks of information at one time, and information is either forgotten or moved to long term memory. Long-term memory is procedural (remembering how to do something), semantic (remembering facts and meanings), and episodic (remembering the time and place of events).
Give three ways in which someone could become a critical thinker.
Ask questions, consider several different points of view, and draw individual conclusions.
The four types of learning styles are _____, _____, _____, and _____.
Visual, aural, read/write, and kinesthetic
In multiple choice questions, you should challenge answers that use absolute words such as ___, ____, and ____.
Always, never, and only
prefer to learn information that is displayed as words.
prefer to learn through charts, graphs, symbols and other visual means.
prefer to learn through experience and practice whether simulated or real.
prefer to hear information.
As you stress and your adrenaline starts pumping, what are some changes that your body may go through to prepare you for fight-or-flight?
Your body's digestion slows, your heart rate increases, your pain response diminishes, and your cognitive skills decrease, as well as your immune system gets weaker.
What are the six things that time management involves
Knowing your goals, setting priorities to meet your goal, anticipating the unexpected, taking control of your time, making a commitment to punctuality, and carrying out your plans.