Fall 2012 MW  Syllabus University 1010 K

Coordinator:

Carolyn Hopper

241 Peck Hall

chopper@mtsu.edu

898-2157

Instructor:Angie Kleinau

  akleinau@mtsu.edu

Instructor: Andrea Bell

andrea.bell@mtsu.edu

 Textbook: Practicing College Learning Strategies 6th edition, Hopper, Wadsworth/Cengage 2010

Test Evaluations

Course Requirements

Learning Outcomes

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Practice Chapter Quizzes

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Monday

 August 27

Overview of Class comput.gifPower Point

Assignment due Next class

  • Print this syllabus
  •     Study Syllabus and Learning Outcomes for Course
  •    Buy Text: Practicing Learning Strategies 6th edition, Hopper
  • Read and Study Preface xiii-xx. Make a list of 3 things that interest you about the course.
  • Read pages 2-5 of text answer the first 2 question of the summary page 26. (The answers to summary question are straight from the text in the order you come to them in the reading.)

Wednesday

August 29

Essential Resources/Higher Educationcomput.gifPower Point

Activity 1 Awareness

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Assignment due Next class

  • Read 5-12. Work exercises 1.1,1.2,1.3,1.4
  • Read pages 12-16 answer summary questions pages 26-27 down to “Briefly explain how to take notes...”
  •   Email assignment
Monday 9/3

Labor Day No Class

Wednesday

September 5

 

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Questions about what you read or summary?

Chapter1 Practice quiz

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Assignment due Next class

Monday

September 10

GPA/Analysis of 1st weeks of College

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Assignment due Next class

 

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Wednesday

September 12

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Chapter 2 Practice quiz

Assignment due Next class

Monday

September 17

Critical Thinking/Decision Making Fact/Opinion

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 Assignment due Next class

  • Read pages 59-62 including Making it Concrete and 3.5(skip exercise 3.6)
  •  Complete Chapter 3 Summary
  • Read pages 68-73 Work exercises 4.1-4.4

Wednesday

September 19

Goal Setting

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 Assignment due Next class

  • Read pages 74-85
  • Do Brainstorm Activity page 74 and exercises 4.5
  • 4.7 and 4.8
  • Critical Thinking about a Difficult Course and
  •   Summary for Chapter 4

Monday

September 24

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 Assignment due Next class

NO Unit 1 homework can be turned in after today!

Wednesday

September 26

 Unit Test 1 Chapter 1-4

Assignment due Next class

  •   Begin Chapter 5
  •    Read 88-94 including Making Connections and Flash cards for terms of page 94
  • See directions for flash cards on page 93 or use an app such as Quizlet
  •   Fill in summary as you read
  •   Compute your daily average to date

Monday

October1

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Assignment due Next class

  • Read pages 95-106 Work all exercises

Wednesday

October 3

Learning Principles Activities

Assignment due Next class

Monday

October 8 studyworm

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Continue with Learning Principles

Assignment due Next class

  • Chapter 5 Summary
  • Page 107 (exercise 5.5)

Wednesday

October 10

Unit 2 Test Chapter 5

Assignment due Next class

  • Read pages 124-128 and Fill in Summary as you read

October 13-16

Fall Break

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Wednesday

 October 17

Beyond Memory and Intro to Note taking

Assignment due Next class

  • Pages 131 Exercises 6.2 and 6.3

Monday

 October 22

Print your own Cornell Paper

Summary space at top

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Practice notes

Assignment due Next class

Watch the introduction and then choose 4 of the Brain Rules to watch and take notes on using the Question in the Margin System. You may watch as many additional "rule segments" as you like and take notes on them for 5 extra credit points each--if done well!

Wednesday

 October 24

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Assignment due Next class

Monday

 October 29

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Practice notes

Assignment due Next class

  •    Read pages 184-209 Work all exercises
  •    Summary for Chapter 8

Wednesday

 October 31

Finish Learning Styles/Review

 Assignment due Next class

Monday

November 5

Library explanation/ Test 3

 Assignment due Next class

  • Library Assignment 1
  • Meet in Library

Wednesday

November 7

Meet in Library

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 Work on Library Assignment 2

 Assignment due Next class

  • Assignment #2 due at beginning of class

Monday

November 12

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Library Assignment 3 and 4 and Review last 30 minutes

 Assignment due Next class

  • Assignment 3 and 4 due

Wednesday

November 14

Unit Test 4

Assignment due Next class

  •   Pages 210-218

Monday

November 19

Meet in Library

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Assignment due Next class

  • Read and Complete all exercises (not done in class) through page 232
  • Make Flashcards of Direction words page 235

Wednesday

November 21

 Objective/Essay Tests comput.gifPower Point

Assignment due Next class

  • Finish chapter 9 including summary
  • Choose on of the 7 on exercise 9.16
  • Making it Concrete page 242
 

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Monday

November 26

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Assignment due Next class

Wednesday

November 28

Test V /REMIND TAKE HOME PART OF FINAL

Assignment due Next class

  • Take home portion of Final

Monday

 December 3

Review for Final

Wednesday

December 5

LAST DAY OF CLASS

TAKE HOME PORTION OF FINAL DUE

FINAL EXAM

SCHEDULE

 

Monday Wednesday

EXAM SCHEDULE

12:40-2:05

Monday Dec 10

12:30-2:30

2:20-3:45

Wed December 12

12:30-2:30

4:10-5:35

Mon December 10

3:30-5:30

6-7:25

Mon December 10

6-8

7:40-9:05

Wed December 12

8:30-10:30