college life midterm
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How much someone plagiarizes from a source matters
I have to cite the source for every fact I use
A plagiarized paper almost always results in failure for the assignment frequently in failure for the course, and sometimes expulsion
If I change the words in material I borrow, I do not have to cite the source
Punishment for the first plagiarism offense at Itawamba Community College is an F in the course where the cheating occurred.
To make the best of your e-learning opportunities, you should:
communicate your needs to your professor, create a productive learning environment, have a back up plan
The last of the Six Steps to Information Literacy asks you to think about what you have accomplished, what have you learned, and what you will do differently next time. This step is called:
The Internet may be best summarized by which of the following statements?
The Internet is neutral and can be used constructively or destructively
Which of the following would not be examples of Internet addiction?
Not going online during a family vacation
A danger of the Internet is that not everything online is true or correct. This is called:
Using Adobe technology, you can create and edit PDF files that are
Using Adobe technology, you can create and edit PDF files that are:
In a major study discussed in this chapter, students noted which of the following academic benefits of technology?
Manage their courses
One benefit of the Internet is the ability to keep information updated. This is called
Which of the following is an example of unintentional plagiarism?
Forgetting which book you used and not citing it
You've been asked to respond to a fellow student's discussion board post. Your response should
be civil and respectful
Be sufficiently informative
Adhere to netiquette standards
Demonstrating academic professionalism requires you to:
Prioritize college at the top of your to do list and dedicate the time to be successful.
Check your email regularly and act respectfully.
Familiarize yourself with the college's rules
In one study cited in this chapter, ____% of community college students required one or more remedial courses:
Before dropping a class, you should first speak with:
What is another term for a developmental class?
a remedial clawss
According to FOCUS, people generally attend community college:
to improve their skills or gain new skills
A community college is:
a merket-place of ideas
a great place to test the waters
a place where you can try out new things
Engaged students are most likely to:
be tuned in and soak up everything the class has to offer
The purpose of core classes is to provide students with:
an opportunity to become a more knowledgeable person
One of your classmates tells you they aren't sure what career they want to pursue. You advise them to:
Go to the college's career center and talk with their instructors and advisers.
To maintain focus, successful students:
Find the right time of day when most energized to complete school work.
The formula for calculating GPA is:
GPA = Grade Point Value ¸ Total Number of Credits
What is the purpose of a developmental class?
to help a student develop or improve skills in a certain area
Which of the following are examples of planning ahead for meeting with an advisor?
making an appointment and having a prepared list of questions
Ultimately, whose responsibility is it to know what courses will transfer to the particular institution a student plans to attend after community college?
When should you skip a prerequisite?
What is another term for "grit"?
To make the best transition to college, first-generation college students should NOT:
get involved - you don't want to be overwhelmed.
Which of the following are great places to find important information and resources?
If a student feels unsafe walking somewhere late at night, who should the student contact?
According to the text, success courses like this one help students to:
stay in school and be successful
Which of the following is an example of avoiding the PCP Syndrome?
getting involved in a school club or activity
The willingness to commit to long-terms goals, and to persist in the face of difficulty is:
Which of the following is not a benefit of going to college?
higher unemployment rates
Looking for the best in things and then working to make them happen is:
A community college classmate of yours failed his first math exam. Which one of the following should he do?
use the tutoring services available on your campus
Which of the following is a frequently asked question by new college students?
How can i meet other students?
How do I drop a class?
Is child care available?
People who demonstrate "true grit" see disasters as:
A student that accepts what is going on around them, but at the same time admits what needs to be changed demonstrates which of the following:
How does your text define success?
setting out to do something that means something to you
Risk factors for college success are:
predictors not determiners
If you decided to learn how to sew by getting out a needle and thread, then your learning style is likely:
In order to study material in a short amount of time, you should:
Read, write, listen and speak the material.
If you learn through hearing, then your learning style is:
We acquire most of our information through:
If Jack, an aural learner, has to give someone directions to find a certain office on campus, he will likely:
tell her the directions
According to researchers, when you are ____, you are in the best state for learning:
Metacognition does not include:
Being told how and what to learn.
Judgers prefer ____ while Perceivers prefer ____.
If Mary, a read/write learner, isn't sure which spelling is correct for a word, she will likely:
find it in the dictionary
If you decide to learn how to sew by buying a book, then your learning style is likely:
According to researchers, the three primary intelligences of community college students are
intrapersonal, interpersonal, and bodily-kinesthetic
If you learn through symbolic representations, then your learning style is:
In order to create a master study plan, you should:
Create artificial deadlines
Pay attention to detail
Treat school like a job
According to Harvard psychologist Howard Gardner, people can be intelligent in at least how many ways?
When you become so absorbed in what you are doing that you lose track of everything else, you are in a state that researchers call:
In order to practice hard listening, you need to:
listen intently, think critically and analyze carefully
Experts estimate that students spend ____ percent of their time listening to lectures:
Taking notes during class is important because it engages which VARK categories?
Visual, Aural, Read/Write and Kinesthetic
Good note-taking requires that you:
Write a complete account
Write an accurate account
Write an organized account
According to the text, what percentage of students edit their notes after class?.
The lecturer who uses extensive discipline-specific jargon is the:
Which of the following is not a "Rule of Engagement" in the classroom?
talking in class
If you write a brief overview of your notes from one lecture, you are:
The process of typing your notes out later is best defined as:
If you are engaged in your classes, you are:
taking good notes
According to the text, gestures that indicate importance during a lecture are:
a raised index finger
walking up the aisle
Learning to calm yourself, keeping an open mind to learning, and managing your energy are all strategies for ____.
Which of the following is not a recommended way of preparing for class?
sitting next to your best friend
When you are listening to new information or to someone trying to persuade you of something, you are most likely engaged in:
To overcome anxiety about asking questions in class, you should:
Remember you are not alone and build on others' questions.
To reduce public speaking anxiety you should:
Dress for success
Prepare and practice
Visualize being successfu
Which of the following is not a component of a SHARP presentation:
The SQ3R approach to reading includes all of the following except:
To write a better paper, you should:
When you evaluate whether or not you understand an article on your own, you are:
Good readers read:
To rewrite your paper you should:
Proofread, proofread, proofread
Have an organizational format
Ask for feedback
Reading challenges can be caused by:
physical and psychological factors
First-year students often need to read and understand:
150-200 pages per week
One way to master a challenging reading assignment is to:
One way to determine what is and what is not important in a reading is to:
In every book you read, the author is trying to:
Which of the following describes core knowledge that puts things into context and gives them meaning?
If reading your assignments aloud helps you retain information, you are likely a(n) ____ learner.
If cutting up your instructor's notes and reassembling them helps you retain information, you are likely a(n) ____ learner.