EDCI midterm

Skimming
rapid, superficial reading of material to determine central ideas and main elements
SQ3R Method and explain each
a.) Survey – the process of previewing before studying
b.) Question – the process of creating questions you believe will be answered from reading the text
c.) Read – focus on key points and the questions you came up with in the Q-stage
d.) Recite – stop and answer the questions you came up with in the Q-stage
e.)Review – where the learning takes place
Values
principles or qualities you consider important
Verbal Signpost
a word or phrase that is important; write it down because it will be on the test
Bias
preference/inclination, especially one that impedes even handed thinking
Locus of control
the extent of which individuals believe they can control the events that affect them.
a.)internal – you controlling your life
b.)external – belief that something outside of yourself is controlling your life; fate
Syllabus
a comprehensive outline of course topics and assignments
Parts of listening
a.)Sensation – ears pick up the information
b.)Interpretation – putting meaning to what you hear
c.)Evaluation – determines importance
d.)Reaction – what you do from what you heard
Mentor
someone who cares about you as a person and wants you to excel in life
Successful Intelligence
a.)Analytical thinking – critical thinking
b.)Creative thinking – generating new and different ideas
c.)Practical thinking – common sense; putting what you’ve learned into action
Short term memory
the brains temporary information storehouse in which information remains for only a few seconds
Steps to Avoiding Procratination
a.)Analyze effects
b.)Set reasonable goals
c.)Break tasks into smaller parts
d.)Get started
e.)ask for help
f.)Don’t expect perfection
g.)Reward yourself
Goal
something you want to accomplish; an end to which you direct your efforts; SHORT TERM GOAL – 6 monts or less; LONG TERM GOAL – 1 year or more
Academic integrity
following a code of moral academic values in all you do
Stress
physical or mental strain or tension produced in reaction to pressure
Scanning
reading material in an investigative way to search for key words and specific information
Sensory register
brain filters through which sensory information enters the brain and is sent to short term memory
Shorthand
a system of rapid handwriting that employs symbols, abbreviations, and shortened words to represent words and phrases
Practical thinking
common sense or street smarts; how you adapt to your environment, or shape or change your environment to adapt to you, to pursue important goals
Brainstorming
deliberative creative thinking
Perspective
a characteristic way of thinking about people, events, ideas, or situations
Assumption
a judgement/generalization/bias influenced by experience and values
Argument
set of connected ideas supported by example given by the writer to approve or disprove a point
Thinking
asking questions and moving towards the answer
Oruko Lorno Ni
the name people give you affects the way you act
Internships
temporary work programs in which a student can gain practical experience in a job and career area
Typology
a systematic classification or study of types
Intelligence
the ability to make the correct choices; an ability to solve problems or create products that are of value in a culture
Learning Style
particular way to process and perceive information; mode of gaining knowledge;
a.)Visual (see)
b.)Auditorial (hear)
c.)Tactile (hands on)
Potentials
abilities that may be developed
Procrastination
the act of putting tasks off until another time
Prioritize
putting things in order of importance
Planner
a notebook used for writing down important dates and details; a tool for managing time
Major
an academic subject area chosen as a field of specialization, requiring and specific course of study
Emotional intelligence
the ability to perceive, assess and manage one’s own emotions as well as understanding the emotions of others
Self-Esteem
feeling good about yourself
Fixed Mind-set
people with a fixed mindset believe they have a set level of talent and intelligence. They think their ability to succeed matches what they have been born with, and they tend to resist effort
Motivation
a goal-directed force that moves a person to action
Knowledge work
work that is primarily concerned with information rather than manual labor
Mnemonic Device
Memory techniques that use vivid associations and acronyms to link new information to what you already know
Budget
a plan to coordinate resources and expenditures; a set of goals regarding money
Secondhand smoke
Smoke in the air exhaled by smokers or given off by cigarettes, cigars, or pipes
Compound interest
Interest calculated on the principal (original investment) as well as the interest already added to the account
Credit score
a numerical expression based on a statistical analysis of a person’s credit files, to represent the credit worthiness of that person
Gotong-royong
In Indonesia, this says that when people come together to carry a heavy burden, the burden is lightened because it is shared. The phrase tells us that what is good for the group is more important that what is good for one person. Working together makes the work light
Skillset
a combination of the knowledge, talent, and abilities that are needed to perform a specific job
Networking
the exchange of information or services among individuals, groups, or institutions
Contact
a person who serves as a carrier or source of information
Continuing education
courses that students can take without having to be a part of a degree program
Addiction
the compulsive need for a habit-forming substance
Binge drinking
having 5 or more drinks (for men) or four or more (for women) in one sitting
eating disorder
abnormal eating habits that may involve either insufficient or excessive food intake to the detriment of an individual’s physical and mental health
depression
An illness, not a mental state that can be escaped by trying to “snap out of it”. It is fairly common in college students
delayed gratification
to forgo an immediate pleasure or reward in order to gain a more substantial one later
sexual harassment
intimidation, bullying or coercion of a sexual nature, or the unwelcome or inappropriate promise or rewards in exchange for sexual favors
Assertive
Confidently aggressive or self-assured; positive; aggressive
Constructive criticism
criticism that promotes improvement or development
Discrimination
actions that deny people equal employment, educational, and housing opportunities, or treat people as second-class citizens
Stereotype
a preconceived judgement or opinion formed without just grounds or sufficient knowledge
Prejudice
preconceived, usually unfavorable, judgments towards people or a person because of gender, social class, age, disability, religion, sexuality, race/ethnicity, language, nationality, or other personal characteristics

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