Tag Archive: Survive

Mar 06

SURVIVE: Engaging What You Read

1.  Pick out one of your current assigned readings. 2. Perform at least four of the note taking activities below while/after you read: brief summary key terms/concepts w/definitions and/or descriptions quotes w/discussion questions w/discussion something very new/exciting w/discussion connections to other readings w/discussion connections to examples w/discussion connections to experiences w/discussion connections to course outcomes …

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Mar 06

SURVIVE: Knowing Your Syllabus

1. Pick one of your current syllabi (from any class or the instructor who assigned this activity). 2. Highlight and annotate different types of policies (see an example list of policies below). 3. Construct a legend that correlates each type of annotation (yellow highlight, squiggly underline, etc.) with the type of policy. 4. Read through …

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Mar 05

SURVIVE: Studying what You Hear

1. For your next class period, take notes during class 2. Within 48 hours, rewrite your notes by adding at least four different types of engagement listed below: brief summary key terms/concepts w/definitions and/or descriptions quotes w/discussion questions w/discussion something very new/exciting w/discussion connections to other readings w/discussion connections to examples w/discussion connections to experiences …

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Mar 05

SURVIVE: Knowing Your Instructor

1. Construct either a business card (consider using an index card) or an electronic contact file for your instructor (Sample Contact Card). Make sure you include all important contact information like: full name title department class email phone office location office hours other contact information 2. Upload a picture or screenshot of your resulting business …

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Mar 04

THRIVE: Studying What You Read

1. As you read for class, think about what has been left out of the reading. 2. Write down what this reading reminds you of (things you’ve watched/read online, something you saw on TV, something you experienced). 3. Once you finish, find an outside resource (like an article, blog post, or video) to share during …

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Mar 04

SURVIVE: Knowing Where You Are

1. Draw a map or write a story that depicts the various locations and pathways to your classes. 2. Be sure to include both physical and digital locations (if you have an online class or an online component to the class). 3. Upload a picture or screenshot of your resulting map.