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The Gap Between Being Smart and Being Book Smart in Hidden Intellectualism by Gerald Graff
The intelligence we gain from taking notes and studying in class differs significantly from the intelligence we receive from real world experiences. In the short excerpt “Hidden Intellectualism” by Gerald Graff, Graff discusses how there is a gap between being street smart and being book smart; he adds in that colleges and...
A Study on the Effect of Multitasking on Academic Work
Multitasking has a detrimental effect on academic work because it is not possible to handle more than one work at the same time. Psychologists have found that the mind and brain are not designed for heavy-duty multitasking when people try to perform more than one task at a time by studying cognition (mental process). The pu...
Poor Time Management Can Make a Student Athlete Fail
All young students attend college with a goal to further their education. However, some students start their school year with more goals than others. College-aged student athletes work to expand their knowledge and play an active sport simultaneously. Some question whether or not this is academically beneficial. Many...
The Life and Accomplishments of Paulo Friere
Paulo Friere was born in 1921 in Brazil. He grew up during the 1930’s during the time of the great depression and so starting from his childhood, he witnessed intense poverty, a lack of education and he saw firsthand the struggle that people were enduring. This became pivotal in his outlook on life and the work that he wo...
The Good and Bad Methods of Studying
Throughout the education process, students are urged to not only learn effectively in the classroom via instruction, but also learn effectively once they are given the information by studying. Studying outside or inside of the classroom can be difficult for even the most concentrated of students. It is no easy task to find...
The Positive Attitudes in Teaching and Learning
Learning There is nothing more intimidating than receiving a course syllabus, a textbook, the instruction to learn a certain chapter, and to then prepare for a quiz the next day. Studying is one of the most challenging parts of adjusting to the rigors of college. It is not something that can be taught how to do, thus requi...
The Art of Visual Learning and How to Maximize That Style For the Best Learning Experience
The Art of Visual Learning; How to Best Suit Your Style It can be said that no two people are alike, and therefore no two students are alike. There are many different styles of learning to choose from and how you choose may affect how well you learn. According to a comprehensive learning style quiz administered by North Ca...
Studying Tips and Learning Strategies For Successful Students
Studying Tips and Learning Strategies Being a successful student often requires a great deal of dedication, effort, and strategy. Students often practice numerous skills and learning strategies to achieve effective learning and good grades. Some frequently used skills are: active listening, reading comprehension, thorough...
How To Beat Procrastination
Beating Procrastination Procrastination plagues everyone at one time or another. Whether in school, on the job, or taking on various chores at home, at some point, procrastination has been the main reason of why certain tasks just couldn't be accomplished at a certain time. Some people define procrastination as simply...
The Methodology of a Case Study
The methodology of a case study studies a problem or area in a real-life situation. It is bound by one or more systems such as time, multiple sites or multiple sources of information. There are several defining features of case studies discussed by Creswell (2013). First, a specific case must be identified which may be a...
Time Management as a Student
Time management is a tough job for a student. Life is challenging for students today as they have to manage time for work, house, and family gathering and college assignments. According to a number of research, there are a variety of tips and techniques to help manage the time as a student. The principle for managing time f...
Developing a Great Routine for Studying and Getting Good Grades
How to Study for Exams Natalie Portman once said “I don't love studying. I hate studying. I like learning. Learning is beautiful.” Learning is a great thing but the hard part that comes with learning is the studying part that makes you learn everything you need and want to know. You need an education for most of the suc...
An Analysis of the Decisions, Life Choices and Study Habits
Decisions, Life Choices, Study Habits, Oh My! In life, many decisions are made. Some decisions are much more drastic than others, but many of these decisions lead to bigger and better things, some even changing lives forever. One major decision is which school to go to, rather, how much work should be put into school. A go...
A Personal Recount on Taking an English 1301 Program
Direct, clear, and concise I have been a student at Lee College for 1 semester, and over the course of my stay I have grown and learned more than I thought possible. I had taken numerous English courses and thought I knew exactly what I was headed for-was I ever wrong. Going through the English 1301 program has taught me s...
An Introduction to the Comparison of Physical Textbooks and E-Textbooks
Physical Textbooks vs. E-Textbooks It is a known fact that being a college student can be stressful. Homework, exams, and pop quizzes are all general contributing factors for increasing a student’s stress level. However, textbooks are the secret to prevent stress from these factors. Textbooks help us cover material that we...
An Essay on My Learning Styles and Personality Assessment
My reflection on my Learning Styles and Personality Assessment Within three weeks, as a freshman college student, taking an learning strategy class, I had discovered many factors of myself that I had no idea I had obsessed. My definition of learning strategy is an personal way how a anyone can discover what is their best w...
The Pursuit of Diligence and Perseverance
The Pursuit of Diligence We’ve all been in the same boat before. Every time we take a test in an especially difficult class, we all remain hopeful for a curve that’ll help boost our grades…until we’re reminded of that one kid who just has to get a perfect score and screws us over. Don’t deny it. Despite all the hate we pil...
The Effects of Video Games on Learning
Imagine a future where sitting home and enjoying yourself with entertainment could lead to learning comparable to that experienced in schools. A future where people enjoy learning as much as they enjoy games. The future is now and video games are an excellent way to gain knowledge and education about all types of subjects...