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Chapter Strategies by Mind Map: Chapter Strategies

1. Chapter 3: Emotional Intelligence

1.1. Developing Emotional Intelligence

1.1.1. Developing Intrapersonal Skills Emotional Self-Awareness Knowing how and why you feel the way you do. Assertiveness Independence Self-Regard Self-Actualization

1.1.2. Developing Interpersonal Skills Empathy Social Responsibility Interpersonal Relationships

1.1.3. Adaptability Reality Testing Flexibility Problem Solving

1.1.4. Stress Management Stress Tolerance Impulse Control

1.1.5. Overall Mood Optimism Happiness

1.2. How to Improve Your Emotional Intelligence

1.2.1. Identify your strengths and weaknesses

1.2.2. Set Realistic Goals

1.2.3. Formulate a plan

1.2.4. Check your progress on a regular basis.

1.3. How Emotions Influence Success

1.3.1. Motivation

1.3.2. Resilience

1.3.3. Persistence

1.3.4. Delaying Gratification

2. Chapter 4: How You Learn

2.1. VARK learning styles inventory

2.1.1. Visual Charts Graphs Symbols Pictures map video

2.1.2. Auditory listening to information lectures

2.1.3. Read.Write Learning through reading the text. Visualizing information in the text.

2.1.4. Kinesthetic Learn best through experience and practice Learn best when their bodies are in motion. smell and touch help learning experience a lot.

2.2. Multiple Intelligence Inventory

2.2.1. Verbal/Linguistic read write tell stories good at memorizing

2.2.2. Logical/Mathematical Numbers Problem Solving Logical Processes

2.2.3. Visual/Spatial draw play with machines good at puzzles and reading maps and charts.

2.2.4. Bodily/Kinesthetic move around a lot good at sports, dance, and acting

2.2.5. Music/Rhythmic likes to sing play an instrument good at remembering melodies good at noticing pitches and rhythms.

2.2.6. Interpersonal many friends good at understanding people, leading others, and mediating conflicts

2.2.7. Intrapersonal work alone understand themselves well original thinkers

2.2.8. Naturalistic good at preservation, conservation, and organization.

2.3. Learning Disabilities

2.3.1. Attention Disorders ADD ADHD

2.3.2. Cognitive Learning Disabilities Dyslexia

2.3.3. 15 to 20 percent of Americans have a learning disorder.

3. Chapter 5: Thinking in College

3.1. College Level Thinking: Higher and Deeper

3.1.1. Problem Solving in and out of class

3.1.2. Making a choice between fast and slow thinking. slow thinking allows people to delve deeper into problems and get more creative and efficient solutions.

3.1.3. Collaboration

3.1.4. Creativity

3.2. Becoming a Critical Thinker

3.2.1. Ask Questions

3.2.2. Making Arguments

3.2.3. Challenging Assumptions and Beliefs

3.2.4. Examining Evidence

3.2.5. Recognizing and Avoiding Faulty Reasoning Attacking the person Begging Appealing to false authority Jumping on a bandwagon Assuming that something is true because it hasn't been proven false Falling victim to false cause Making hasty generalizations Slippery slope Use fallacies in argument

3.3. Applying Bloom's Taxonomy

3.3.1. Level 1: Knowledge

3.3.2. Level 2: Comprehension

3.3.3. Level 3: Application

3.3.4. Level 4: Analysis

3.3.5. Level 5: Synthesis

3.3.6. Level 6: Evaluation

4. Chapter 7: Getting the Most out from Class

4.1. Becoming engaged in Learning

4.1.1. Working with others

4.1.2. Improving your thinking, listening, writing, and speaking skills.

4.1.3. Functioning Independently and Teaching Yourself

4.1.4. Managing Your Time

4.1.5. Gaining sensitivity to cultural differences

4.2. Prepare for Class

4.2.1. Do the assigned reading

4.2.2. Pay careful attention to your course syllabus

4.2.3. Warm up for class

4.2.4. Make use of additional materials provided by the instructor

4.2.5. Get organized

4.3. Participate in Class

4.3.1. Listen Critically and with an Open Mind Be ready for the message Listen to the main concepts and central ideas,not just to facts and figures Listen for new ideas Repeat mentally Decide whether what you have heard is unimportant, somewhat important, or very important Keep an open mind Ask questions Sort, organize, and categorize

4.3.2. Speak up Take a seat as close to the front as possible and keep your eyes on the instructor Focus on the lecture and class discussions Raise your hand when you don't understand something Speak up in class When the instructor calls on your to answer the question, don't bluff If you have recently read a book or article that is relevant to the class topic, bring it on.

5. Chapter 9: Test Taking

5.1. Prepare for the test

5.1.1. Find out about the test

5.1.2. Design an exam plan

5.1.3. Use online quizzing

5.1.4. Join a study group

5.1.5. Talk to other students

5.1.6. Get a tutor

5.2. Tips for test taking

5.2.1. Write your name on the test

5.2.2. Look over the whole test and stay calm

5.2.3. Make the best use of your time

5.2.4. Jot down idea starters before the test

5.2.5. Answer the easy questions first

5.2.6. Try to answer each question

5.2.7. Try to answer each question, even if you provide a partial answer

5.2.8. If you finish early, don't leave immediately

5.3. Types of Tests

5.3.1. Problem Solving Tests

5.3.2. Machine Scored Tests

5.3.3. Computerized Tests

5.3.4. Laboratory Tests

5.3.5. Open Book and Open Note Tests

6. Chapter 11: Diversity

6.1. Differences in a diverse environment

6.1.1. Age

6.1.2. Gender

6.1.3. Religion

6.1.4. Economic Status

6.1.5. Learning and Physical Challenges

6.1.6. Sexuality

6.2. Seeking Diversity in College

6.2.1. The Curriculum

6.2.2. Study Abroad

6.2.3. Student -Run organizations Career/Major Groups Political/Activist Organizations Special Interest Groups Intramural Sports

6.3. Overcoming discrimination, prejudice, and insensitivity on college campuses

6.3.1. Raising awareness

6.3.2. Fight hate on campus

6.3.3. Challenge yourself to experience diversity

7. Chapter 1: Welcome to Your College Experience

7.1. Goal Setting

7.1.1. Identifying Personal Strenghts

7.1.2. Ask Tough Questions

7.1.3. Establish goals for today, this week, this year, and beyond

7.2. Setting SMART Goals

7.2.1. Be specific about what you want to achieve

7.2.2. State your goal in Measurable terms

7.2.3. Be sure that goal is attainable

7.2.4. Know how your goal is relevant to your life and why the goal matters.

7.2.5. Consider the time frame and whether the goal is achievable within the period of time you desire.

7.3. Working with an Academic Adviser

7.3.1. Prepare for the meeting by looking at the course catalog, thinking about available majors, and familiarizing yourself with campus resources

7.3.2. Prepare materials to bring to the meeting

7.3.3. Make a list of majors that appeal to you

7.3.4. Map out your time frame and goals

7.3.5. Know the right questions to ask

7.3.6. Know what to take away from your meeting

7.3.7. Know the rules of thumb about selecting your classes

7.3.8. know what to do if your academic adviser isn't very helpful.

7.3.9. Set up subsequent meetings with your academic adviser.

8. Chapter 2: Time Management

8.1. Using Time-Management Tools

8.1.1. Create daily, weekly, and monthly views of your planner

8.1.2. Set realistic goals for your study time

8.1.3. Use waiting, commuting, and travel time to review

8.1.4. Limit distracting and time consuming communications

8.1.5. Avoid multitasking

8.1.6. Be flexible

8.1.7. Schedule breaks

8.2. Appreciating the value of time.

8.2.1. Create a workable class schedule

8.2.2. Schedule your classes in blocks

8.2.3. Always be punctual in life

8.3. Setting Priorities

8.3.1. Find a balance

8.3.2. Don't overextend yourself

8.3.3. Stay focused.

9. Chapter 6: Reading to Learn

9.1. A plan for Active Reading

9.1.1. Previewing

9.1.2. Marketing

9.1.3. Reading with Concentration

9.1.4. Reviewing

9.2. Reading with Concentration

9.2.1. Find a quiet place to study

9.2.2. Mute or turn off your electronic devices

9.2.3. Read in blocks of time, with short breaks in between

9.2.4. Set goals for your study period

9.2.5. Engage in physical activity during breaks

9.2.6. Actively engage the material

9.2.7. Focus on the important portions of the text

9.2.8. Understand the words

9.2.9. Use organizers as you read

9.3. Tips for Reading Textbooks

9.3.1. Math Textbooks Use pencil and paper to work through problems Needs to be processed slowly because of lack of words and dense use of formulas

9.3.2. Science Textbooks Like math textbooks, use pencil and paper to solve the problems that they give. Has a lot of jargon which requires to look at the glossary

9.3.3. Social Sciences and Humanities Texts Filled with special terms so use a glossary to know what they mean.

10. Chapter 8: Studying

10.1. Improve your memory

10.1.1. Review sheets

10.1.2. Mind Maps

10.1.3. Flash cards

10.1.4. Summaries

10.1.5. Mnemonics

10.2. Studying to understand and remember

10.2.1. Pay attention and avoid distractions

10.2.2. Be confident that you can improve your memory

10.2.3. Overlearn the material

10.2.4. Explain the material to another person

10.2.5. Check the internet

10.2.6. Go beyond memorizing words and focus on understanding and then remembering the big concepts and ideas

10.2.7. Look for connections between your life and what's going on in the content of your courses.

10.2.8. Get organized

10.2.9. Reduce the stress in your life

10.2.10. Collaborate

10.2.11. Get a tutor

10.3. Different types of long term memory

10.3.1. Procedural memory Remembering how to do something

10.3.2. Semantic memory Remembering facts and meanings

10.3.3. Episodic memory Remembering events, including their time and place.

11. Chapter 10: Information Literacy and Communications

11.1. Learning to be Information Literate

11.1.1. Know how to find the information you need

11.1.2. Learn how to interpret the information you fin

11.1.3. Have a purpose for collecting information and then do something with it once you have got it.

11.2. Evaluating Sources

11.2.1. Relevance Introductory Definitional Analytical Comprehensive Current Can you conclude anything from it

11.2.2. Authority

11.2.3. Bias

11.3. Steps to good writing

11.3.1. Prewriting

11.3.2. Drafting

11.3.3. Revising

12. Chapter 12: Money

12.1. Living on a budget

12.1.1. Creating a budget Gather income information Gather expense information for your college or unviersity Gather information about living expenses Find out how you are doing Make adjustments

12.1.2. Cutting Costs Recognize the difference between your needs and wants. Share expenses Consider the pros and cons of living on campus Use low-cost transportation Seek out discount entertainment options Embrace secondhand goods Avoid unnecessary fees

12.2. Types of Financial Aid

12.2.1. Grants

12.2.2. Scholarships

12.2.3. Merit Scholarsrhips

12.2.4. Work-study

12.2.5. Cooperative Education

12.3. Student Loans

12.3.1. Subsidized Federal Student Loans

12.3.2. Unsubsidized federal student loans

12.3.3. Parent loan for undergraduate students

12.3.4. Private student loans