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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...