Spring 2016 TR  Syllabus University 1010 K

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Instructor: Patsy Davis   patsy.davis@mtsu.edu  
       
       

 coverTextbook: Practicing College Learning Strategies 7th edition, Hopper, Wadsworth/Cengage 2016

Do not rent the textbook. You will use it like a workbook and turn pages in to your instructor.

 

Test Evaluations

Course Requirements

Learning Outcomes

Spring 16 Registration PPT

Spring 16 Advising Workshee  

College ActivitieslogoLog for Activities

Virtual Field Tripsvft

Study Guide Downloads

Practice Chapter Quizzes

PowerPoint links

 

Library Assignmentslib

 

Tuesday

January 19

 

Overview of Class comput.gifPower Point

 

Assignment due Next class

Watch this video

  • Print this syllabus
  •     Study Syllabus and Learning Outcomes for Course
  •    Buy Text: Practicing Learning Strategies 7th edition, Hopper
  • Read and Study Preface xv-xx. Make a list of 3 things that interest you about the course.
  • Read pages 1-4 of text answer the first 2 question of the Study Guide page 25. (The answers to Study Guide question are straight from the text in the order you come to them in the reading.)

Thursday

January 21

Activity 1 Awareness

Essential Resources/Higher Educationcomput.gifPower Point

Survival Tips/Student Responsibility comput.gifPower Point comput.gifPower Point

You will use the links below for Practices 1.1-1.4

Link to MTSU Catalog

Student Handbook found in Blue Raider Planner link here

Fall Registration Guide link here

Explain scavenger hunt assignmentscav

Assignment due Next class

  • Read 5-12. Work Practices 1.1,1.2,1.3,1.4
  • Read pages 12-25 Work all Practices
  • Complete  Chapter 1 Study Guide answer Study Guide questions pages 25-27
  •   Email assignment
  • Bring Career Exploration Inventory to Class

Tuesday

January 26

 

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GPA/Analysis of 1st week of College Questions in Chapter 1

Explanation of Career Exploration Inventory

Chapter 1 practice quiz

Assignment due Next class

*fieldtrip.gifVirtual Field Trips for Campus Safety, College Budget and College Health Issues can be completed for College Activities.

Thursday

January 28

 

Master Schedule Worksheet

 

Google Calendar

Time Management comput.gifPower Point

Master Schedulecomput.gifPower Point

Link to Printable To Do List

Link to Printable planners

Link to Time Management Organizer

Chapter 2 practice quiz

Assignment due Next class

Scavenger Hunt due

Tuesday

February 2

Critical Thinking/Decision Making Fact/Opinion

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Critical Thinking Bloom comput.gifPower Point

 Assignment due Next class

  • Read pages 57-61 including Making Connections and 3.5(skip Practice 3.6)
  •  Complete Chapter 3 Study Guide
  • Read pages 67-72 Work Practices 4.1-4.4

Thursday

2/4

 

 

Goal Setting comput.gifPower Point

 Assignment due Next class

  • Read pages 72-81
  • Do Brainstorm Activity page 72 and Practices 4.5
  • 4.7 and 4.8
  • Critical Thinking about a Difficult Course and
  •   Study Guide for Chapter 4

Tuesday

2/9

studyworm

Finish Goals and Review comput.gifPower Point

 Assignment due Next class

NO Unit 1 homework can be turned in after today!

Thursday

2/11

 Unit Test 1 Chapter 1-4

Assignment due Next class

  •   Begin Chapter 5
  •    Read 87-93 including Making Connections(page 91)and Flash cards for terms of page 93
  • See directions for flash cards on page 92 or use an app such as Quizlet
  •   Fill in Study Guide as you read
  •   Compute your daily average to date

Tuesday

2/16

Learning Principles /Brain Basics comput.gifPower Point comput.gifPower Point

Assignment due Next class

  • Read pages 94-105 Work all Practices

Thursday

2/18

Learning Principles Activities

Assignment due Next class

Tuesday

2/23

studyworm

How Memory Works Review for Test comput.gifPower Point

Continue with Learning Principles

Assignment due Next class

Thursday

2/25

Unit 2 Test Chapter 5

Assignment due Next class

Tuesday

3/1

Print your own Cornell Paper

Summary space at top

Beyond Memory and Intro to Note takingNote taking/Listening comput.gifPower Point

Questions in the Margin Matching

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!

Thursday

 3/3

Textbooks comput.gifPower Point

Assignment due Next class

  Spring BREAK

Tuesday

3/15

 

Mapping/Concentration/Learning Styles Sensory Modes comput.gifPower Point comput.gifPower Point

Assignment due Next class

Thursday

3/17

Finish Learning Styles/Review comput.gifPower Point

 Assignment due Next class

Tuesday

3/22

Library explanation/ Test 3

 Assignment due Next class

  • Library Assignment 1-Scavenger Hunt
    Meet in Library on Thursday. Turn in Assignment #1 at the beginning of class
  • Meet in Library

Thursday

3/24

Meet in Library

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 Work on Library Assignment 2

  1. Read pages 255-261-Use the Question in the Margin System to mark in your textbook pages 256-261. Fill in the summary
    as you go.

  2. Work Practices 11.1-11.6 pages 263-268 Complete Summary with this assignment.

 Assignment due Next class

  • Assignment #2 due at beginning of class

Tuesday

3/29

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Turn in Assignment #2

Work on Library Assignment #3

Assignment due Next class

Turn in Assignments

Thursday

3/31

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Review for Test

 Assignment due Next class

  • Birthday Sheet 10 points on test

Tuesday

4/5

 

Unit Test 4

Assignment due Next class

  •   Pages 201-219

 

Thursday

4/7

Objective Tests comput.gifPower Point comput.gifPower Point

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Assignment due Next class

  • Read and Complete all Practices (not done in class) through page 222

Tuesday

4/12

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Assignment due Next class

  • Finish chapter 9 including Study Guide
  • Choose one of the 7 on Practice 9.16(page 228-229)
  • Making it Concrete page 242
  • Make Flashcards of Direction words page 225

Thursday

4/14

Essay Tests / comput.gifPower Point comput.gifPower Point comput.gifPower Point

Assignment due Next class

Tuesday

4/19

Essay Tests/Review /explanation of Take Home

Read Chapter 10 Stress comput.gifPower Point comput.gifPower Point

Thursday

4/21

Test V /REMIND TAKE HOME PART OF FINAL

 

Tuesday

4/26

Review for Final

LAST DAY OF CLASS

TAKE HOME PORTION OF FINAL DUE

   

FINAL EXAM

SCHEDULE

 

Tuesday Thursday

EXAM SCHEDULE

8:00-9:25 Tuesday 8-10

9:40-11:05

Thurs

10-12

11:20-12:45 Tues 10:30-12:30
1-2:25 Thursday 1 1-3