Required Texts and Materials
*Provide Health Care
*Teach and Study Learning
*Promote Community and Individual Well-Being
*Advise Business, Industry, and Policymakers
*Make a Difference in the World!
Open the file above for the assignment. Read the article by Dunlosky and colleagues (module 6A), and answer the following questions in YOUR OWN WORDS – do not quote or copy phrases (aim to write between 200 and 300 words). NOTE: You can number your answers, but there is no need to write out the questions in your paper, please write in complete sentences. The word limit - 200 to 300 words is a guideline for the total number of words for the assignment. Please pay attention to the feedback from the last assignment and the rubric for this assignment before you start to write.
Some study techniques accelerate learning, whereas others are just a waste of time....but which ones are which?
Describes current study techniques (10%)
Assesses whether research suggests technique is effective (30%)
Describes plan to improve study habits (20%)
Clarity of writing (10%)
Open the pdf file for your assignment and Rubric. In this assignment, you will be using the PsycINFO database to find a copy of an empirical, primary source, scholarly journal article published between 2000 and 2018 that investigates what kinds of things impact student success in college.
Homework Assignment 4
How to Read a Primary Source Academic Article in Psychology
Good reading skills go hand in hand with good writing skills. Here is the link for the podcast and the below article. FIRST, watch the podcast on how to read the article, THEN read the article, LAST do the quiz below (you take do the quiz twice to try and improve your mastery of the ideas).
Thacer, P.V. (2008). University Students and “The All Nighter”: Correlates and Patterns of Students’ Engagement in a Single Night of Total Sleep Deprivation. Behavioral Sleep Medicine, 6, 16–31. (Note: Login to the library database, using your John Jay credentials.)
Homework Assignment 5
There is a strong movement in the college to improve student success. I will collect some preliminary ideas from you that we can use to design some survey questions to collect data from other students. Please answer the following 3 questions. You do not need to write lengthy answers.
1) How would you operationalize student success? (i.e., how could we measure it)?
2) List up to 3 things that have helped you to succeed as a student at John Jay.
3) List up to 3 things that have made it difficult for you to succeed at John Jay
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