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According to focus, people generally attend a professional , carrier or technical college because it is easier
To improve their skills or gain new skills
What, in particular, makes the carrier and technical college classroom a rich learning environment?
The diversity of the students gathered in one place to discuss the same idea
Which of the following is not suggested in your journey to becoming a professional student?
Complete your assignments
Reserve class time as a top priority
All of the given answers
Engaged students are most likely to:
Be tuned in and soak up everything the class has to offer.
The purpose of the core classes is to provide students with:
An opportunity to became a more knowledgeable person.
Which of the following examples is better way to choose a major?
After researching the carrier and the major requirements.
The syllabus can be thought of as:
A preview of what to expect
A contract between you and your instructor
A summary of all the assignments
All of the given answers
According to motivational author Robert Collier:
Success is the sum of small efforts
Which of the following is not a benefit of going to college?
Higher unemployment rate
According to the text,success courses like this one help students to:
Stay in school and be successful
A college classmate of yours failed his first math exam. Which of the following recommendations would help?
Use the services available on your campus
"The system" use in the book to structure productivity learning is:
Challenge - Reaction - Insight - Action
According to Focus system, for any goal to be effective it must be:
According to the text, dreaming is the ___ step to creating the future you want.
Research shows that students learn better through:
According to Rick Snyder's research, students who scored higher on a measure of___ got higher grades.
Research shows that what you "believe" about your own intelligence can make a difference in how successful you'll be in college. There are two basics ways to define the views on intelligence. People are either:
Performers or learners
Insights have no impact unless they lead to:
People who are extrinsically motivated learn in order to:
Get a grade
Complete a requirement
All of the given answers
People who are intrinsically motivated are motivated:
Performers believe that intelligence is
Learners believe you can grow your intelligence if you capitalize on opportunities to:
When performers tackle problems that are too difficult they often feel.
Students who are performers are often:
Confident when task are easy
According to the text, the Focus system begins by marketing your goal fit your:
All of the given answer
According to the Focus system, your goals must please:
Of the following, which describes the best place to start when you're learning something new?
What you already know
To ensure that the goals you set will serve you well, they must be:
Fit, owned, concrete, useful, stretched
According to researchers, students learn best when they are
Relaxed and alert
When you became so absorbed in what you are doing that you lose track of everything else, you are in a state that researchers call:
According to the text, you can learn better if you use confusion as a:
If you learn through hearing, then you learn style is:
If you decide to learn how to sew by buying a book, then your learning style is likely:
If you decide to learn how to sew by getting out a needle and thread, then your learning style is likely.
VARK performance are not necessarily:
Ultimately, learning at your best is up to:
Which of the following describes the best kind of learning?
Conscious and unconscious
If Jack, an aural learner, has to give someone directions to find a certain office on campus, he will likely:
Tell her the directions
We acquire most of our information through:
Time management is not just about managing time, but also managing your:
Succeed in school, at work, and in life is about what you do and:
What gets done
You can't control time, but you can manage your:
According to the text, which of the following is NOT a dimension of energy?
Physical energy is measured in terms of?
Emotional energy is measured in terms of
One way to get physically energize is to
Go with the flow
According to the text, in the A-B-C method, "A" tasks are
The highest priority
When your thinking produces ideas, you are engaging in:
When you evaluate your ideas or the ideas of other, you are engaging in:
When you are thinking critically, you are
When you have to solve a problem, begin by:
Hector's assignment ask him to read two Shakespeare plays: "Othello and the King Lear". The assignment is probably going to require using a:
Compare and contrast format
The last of the " Five Steps to Information Literacy" ask you to share your work with the world--eather through the writing word, the spoken word, or both. This step is called:
When Dario cut and paste information from the Internet to complete his paper, he committed:
Which of the following is an example of unintentional plagiarism?
Forgetting which book you used and citing it