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The Architecture of Educational Frameworks

Author(s): PAMELA JEAN BALLARD SAWYER, ROSEMARY KARR, ELAINE ANN ZWEIG

Edition: 2

Copyright: 2018

Pages: 458

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The more proficient students are in critical thinking in college, the better they may be at decision-making and throughout life.

The Architecture of Educational Frameworks offers guidance that encourages instructors from all disciplines to be comfortable teaching study skills for education, English, mathematics, and sciences. It includes unique variations essential in each of these disciplines. With the integration of reading, writing, and education learning strategies, The Architecture of Educational Frameworks makes learning more approachable for students!

Written by three experts with over 50 years combined experience, The Architecture of Educational Frameworks helps students:

  • Develop a strong foundation in the theory behind the learning strategies
  • Connect study skills to all core curriculum courses
  • Understand the mechanics in teaching for early childhood/education majors
  • Increase strategies for efficient and effective studying
  • Eliminate distractions affecting time management
  • Acclimate to college with goal-setting
  • Practice learning with practical applications of successful learning strategies
  • Communicate more clearly with peers and instructors (verbally and in writing)
  • Increase motivation to apply the skills given in the text
  • Manage resources
  • Set long term career goals

The Architecture of Educational Frameworks features chapter with:

  • Tactical Information that Promotes Success (T.I.P.S.) provide “insider” advice to increase personal academic success in college education/mathematics/reading/writing courses.
  • Career Connections demonstrate connections between the college and the workplace as well as other aspects of life after college.
  • Course Connections include a presentation of a specific topic or relevant point in the chapters.
  • Critical Thinking with Case Files engages students’ critical thinking by introducing typical college-life dilemmas.
  • Objectives provide an identifiable correlation of course competencies for instructors’ flexibility of selection and the inclusion of course materials.
  • Vocabulary introduced at the start of each chapter increases reading comprehension.

CHAPTER 1: Transitioning to College
T.I.P.S. - (Tactical Information that Promotes Success)
Chapter Objectives
Chapter Concepts
1.1 Acclimating to College
OBJECTIVE 1: Understand College Culture
OBJECTIVE 2: Recognize College Expectations
OBJECTIVE 3: Understand Academic Integrity Person to Person
OBJECTIVE 4: Understand Emotional Intelligence
OBJECTIVE 5: Understand Opportunities for Collegiate Involvement
Course Connections: Strengthening Your CORE in 39 - 48 Credit Hours
Something to Think About
1.2 Accessing College Resources
OBJECTIVE 6: Understand the Nature of Peer Relationships
OBJECTIVE 7: Understand the Benefits of Positive Relationships with Instructors
OBJECTIVE 8: Recognize Academic Support Services
OBJECTIVE 9: Recognize Relevant Student Support Services
Career Connection
Chapter Summary
Chapter 1 Self-Check

CHAPTER 2: Setting Goals and Managing Time
T.I.P.S. - (Tactical Information that Promotes Success)
Chapter Objectives
Chapter Concepts
2.1 Setting Goals
OBJECTIVE 1: Understand Maslow’s “Hierarchy of Needs”
OBJECTIVE 2: Learn Strategies for Setting Long-Term Goals
OBJECTIVE 3: Understand How to Set Goals for Individual Classes
OBJECTIVE 4: Apply Backward Planning to Goal Setting
Person to Person
2.2 Managing Time
OBJECTIVE 5: Understand the Relationship between Personal and Academic Priorities
OBJECTIVE 6: Establish Priorities for Course Requirements
OBJECTIVE 7: Learn Strategies for Establishing Schedules
Something to Think About
Course Connections: Hard and Soft Sciences
2.3 Identifying Strengths, Weaknesses, Challenges, and Choices
70 OBJECTIVE 8: Learn How to Identify and Enhance Strengths
OBJECTIVE 9: Recognize and Advance Challenges
OBJECTIVE 10: Understand Opportunities and Choices
Career Connection
Chapter Summary
Chapter 2 Self-Check

CHAPTER 3: Processing and Learning Information
T.I.P.S. - (Tactical Information that Promotes Success)
Chapter Objectives
Chapter Concepts
3.1 Processing Memory and Learning
OBJECTIVE 1: Recognize How Memory Systems Process Information
OBJECTIVE 2: Understand the Relationship between Schemata and Long-Term Memory
Course Connections: Math Myths
OBJECTIVE 3: Understand the Relationship between Selective Attention and Cognitive Processing
Something to Think About
OBJECTIVE 4: Understand the Relationship between Metacognition and Learning Strategy
OBJECTIVE 5: Recognize Strategies for Developing Long-Term Memory
Course Connections: Left Brain and Right Brain
OBJECTIVE 6: Recognize the Importance of Whole-Brain Learning
3.2 Determining Learning-Style Preferences and Adjusting to Multiple Teaching Styles
OBJECTIVE 7: Apply Strategies to Strengthen Learning Modalities
OBJECTIVE 8: Understand How to Adjust Personal Learning Preferences to Different Teaching Styles
OBJECTIVE 9: Learn Methods for Studying Independently
Person to Person
Career Connection
Chapter Summary
Chapter 3 Self-Check

CHAPTER 4: Thinking Critically
T.I.P.S. - (Tactical Information that Promotes Success)
Chapter Objectives
Chapter Concepts
Career Connection
4.1 Investigating Bloom’s Taxonomy
OBJECTIVE 1: Understand the Meaning of Bloom’s Taxonomy Levels
OBJECTIVE 2: Understand the Relationships Among the Taxonomy Levels
4.2 Making Connections between Bloom’s Taxonomy and Learning
OBJECTIVE 3: Understand How to Use Bloom’s Taxonomy to Increase Learning
OBJECTIVE 4: Explain Connections in the Course Materials That Are Created Through the Use of Bloom’s Taxonomy
Course Connections: Deductive and Inductive Reasoning
Something to Think About
4.3 Thinking Creatively
OBJECTIVE 5: Understand the Components of Csikszentmihalyi’s Creative Thinking Flow
OBJECTIVE 6: Determine Connections between Creative Flow and Maslow’s Self-Actualization
OBJECTIVE 7: Understand How Creative Flow Components Can Affect Goals
Person to Person
4.4 Thinking Critically in Everyday Life
OBJECTIVE 8: Understand How Critical Thinking Influences the Decision-Making Process
OBJECTIVE 9: Understand Strategies for Improving Critical Thinking Skills
OBJECTIVE 10: Understand Real-Life Applications for Creative Problem Solving
Course Connections: Job Prospects in the STEM Fields
Chapter Summary
Chapter 4 Self-Check

CHAPTER 5: Maintaining a Positive Attitude
T.I.P.S. - (Tactical Information that Promotes Success)
Chapter Objectives
Chapter Concepts
5.1 Developing a Positive Attitude
OBJECTIVE 1: Understand Attitudes Associated with Classes and Assignments
Course Connections: Positive Self-Talk
OBJECTIVE 2: Understand the Relationship between Grades and Self-Efficacy
OBJECTIVE 3: Understand How to Redirect Challenges
5.2 Creating Intrinsic Motivational Strategies
OBJECTIVE 4: Understand Locus of Control and How it Can be Adjusted
OBJECTIVE 5: Understand the Relationship between Locus-of-Control and Self-Actualization
Course Connections: Mathematics Anxiety
5.3 Managing Stress
OBJECTIVE 6: Understand Strategies to Maintain Good Mental Health
Something to Think About
OBJECTIVE 7: Understand Strategies to Facilitate Good Physical Health
OBJECTIVE 8: Understand Strategies to Manage Finances
Person to Person
Career Connection
Chapter Summary
Chapter 5 Self-Check

CHAPTER 6: Communicating and Exchanging Ideas
T.I.P.S. - (Tactical Information that Promotes Success)
Chapter Objectives
Chapter Concepts
6.1 Communicating with Others
OBJECTIVE 1: Understand Active Listening
Something to Think About
OBJECTIVE 2: Understand the Difference between Assertive and Aggressive Behavior
OBJECTIVE 3: Understand How to Develop Healthy Relationships in College and Careers
Course Connections: Actively Participating in Your Mathematics Class
6.2 Relating to the Professor
OBJECTIVE 4: Understand the Need to Connect with Each Professor
OBJECTIVE 5: Understand Writing Arrangement and Style of an Email Communication
Person to Person
6.3 Relating to Groups
OBJECTIVE 6: Understand the Stages of Group Dynamics
7: Understand Conflict-Resolution Strategies
OBJECTIVE 8: Understand Synergy as it Relates to Group Dynamics
Course Connections: Study Groups in Hard and Soft Sciences
6.4 Collaborating Outside of Class
OBJECTIVE 9: Learn How to Identify a Study Partner
OBJECTIVE 10: Understand the Role of Diversity
OBJECTIVE 11: Understand Strategies to Connect with Others In and Out of Class
Career Connection
Chapter Summary
Chapter 6 Self-Check

CHAPTER 7: Taking Notes
T.I.P.S. - (Tactical Information that Promotes Success)
Chapter Objectives
Chapter Concepts
7.1 Taking Notes in a Lecture Course
OBJECTIVE 1: Understand the Purpose and Value of Taking Notes during a Lecture
OBJECTIVE 2: Understand Techniques to Outline a Lecture
OBJECTIVE 3: Recognize the Key Points in a Lecture
OBJECTIVE 4: Use Two Columns to Organize Notes
Course Connections: Taking Notes in Mathematics Classes
7.2 Taking Notes Using Electronic Devices
OBJECTIVE 5: Understand When and What Device to use for Recording a Lecture
OBJECTIVE 6: Discuss the Relationship between Learning Preferences and Recording
Something to Think About
7.3 Learning with Your Notes
OBJECTIVE 7: Understand How Visual Notes and Graphic Organizers Enhance Note-Taking
OBJECTIVE 8: Understand How Using Bloom’s Taxonomy Promotes Recursive Learning
OBJECTIVE 9: Apply Learning Style Preferences to Note-Taking
Person to Person
Career Connection
Chapter Summary
Chapter 7 Self-Check

CHAPTER 8: Reading
T.I.P.S. - (Tactical Information that Promotes Success)
Chapter Objectives
Chapter Concepts
8.1 Reading Course Materials
OBJECTIVE 1: Understand Active Reading Strategies
OBJECTIVE 2: Understand How to Activate Schemata During Pre-Reading
OBJECTIVE 3: Understand How to Develop Vocabulary Learning Tools
OBJECTIVE 4: Understand How to Apply Morphology as a Strategy for Reading Textbooks
OBJECTIVE 5: Identify the Main Idea and Supporting Details for Increased Reading Comprehension
OBJECTIVE 6: Understand How to Annotate and Highlight the Main Idea and Supporting Details  of a Paragraph
OBJECTIVE 7: Understand Strategies for Reading Works of Narrative Fiction
OBJECTIVE 8: Understand Strategies for Reading Procedural and Declarative Documents
Course Connections: Reading a Mathematics Textbook
8.2 Taking Notes While Reading
OBJECTIVE 9: Understand How to use SQ4R While Reading
OBJECTIVE 10: Understand Combining SQ4R and Cornell Note-Taking
Person to Person
Career Connection
Chapter Summary
Chapter 8 Self-Check

CHAPTER 9: Studying
T.I.P.S. - (Tactical Information that Promotes Success)
Chapter Objectives
Chapter Concepts
9.1 Managing Study Time
OBJECTIVE 1: Understand Where, When, and the Amount of Time to Study
OBJECTIVE 2: Understand Strategies for Creating Productive Study Sessions
OBJECTIVE 3: Understand the Importance of Preparing for Class during Study Sessions
9.2 Rehearsing Classroom Notes
OBJECTIVE 4: Develop Note Cards
OBJECTIVE 5: Apply Strategies for Information and Recognition
OBJECTIVE 6: Understand Strategies to Implement Review Options
Something to Think About
9.3 Practicing Strategies for Memory Improvement
OBJECTIVE 7: Understand the Use of Mnemonic Devices
OBJECTIVE 8: Understand the Loci Method for Long-Term Learning and Connections
OBJECTIVE 9: Understand “Deep Processing” as the Key to Learning
Course Connections: Mnemonic Devices in Song
Person to Person
Career Connection
Chapter Summary
Chapter 9 Self-Check

CHAPTER 10: Writing and Oral Presentations
T.I.P.S. - (Tactical Information that Promotes Success)
Chapter Objectives
Chapter Concepts
10.1 Writing Within Courses
OBJECTIVE 1: Understand How to Use Summarization and Paraphrasing
OBJECTIVE 2: Understand How to Write a Personal Response
342 Course Connections: Laboratory Reports
OBJECTIVE 3: Understand How to Make Connections to Course Work and Writing
10.2 Developing Writing and Speaking Skills
OBJECTIVE 4: Understand How to Write a Presentation
OBJECTIVE 5: Understand How to Outline an Oral Presentation
OBJECTIVE 6: Understand the Qualities of Speaking
10.3 Developing Research and Library Skills
OBJECTIVE 7: Understand Methods of Beginning Research
OBJECTIVE 8: Understand Ways to Access Research Materials in the Library
OBJECTIVE 9: Understand Strategies to Access Relevant Databases and Research Materials  on the Internet
10.4 Evaluating the Validity of Resources
OBJECTIVE 10: Understand the Reliability and Credibility of a Resource
OBJECTIVE 11: Understand Methods to Avoid Plagiarism
Course Connections: Educational Videos and Online Tutoring
Person to Person
Career Connection
Chapter Summary
Chapter 10 Self-Check

CHAPTER 11: Preparing for and Taking a Test
T.I.P.S. - (Tactical Information that Promotes Success)
Chapter Objectives
Chapter Concepts
11.1 Preparing for Any Test
OBJECTIVE 1: Understand How to Use a Course Syllabus and Lecture “Hints”
OBJECTIVE 2: Understand Format and Requisite Knowledge Level of Test Questions
Course Connections: Test Preparation for Procedural and Declarative Knowledge
11.2 Taking the Test
OBJECTIVE 3: Understand the Physical Preparation Needed to Test Well
OBJECTIVE 4: Recognize Strategies for Managing Time During the Exam
OBJECTIVE 5: Recognize Strategies for Short-Answer Questions
OBJECTIVE 6: Understand Strategies for Writing Essay Responses
OBJECTIVE 7: Understand Educated-Guessing Strategies for Multiple-Choice Questions
11.3 Analyzing Test Performance
OBJECTIVE 8: Understand Causes of Test Anxiety and Strategies for Managing It
OBJECTIVE 9: Understand Levels of Preparedness
OBJECTIVE 10: Understand Post-Exam Strategies
Course Connections: Analyzing Test Performance in Hard and Soft Sciences
Person to Person
Career Connection
Chapter Summary
Chapter 11 Self-Check

CHAPTER 12: Planning Academically
T.I.P.S. - (Tactical Information that Promotes Success)
Chapter Objectives
Chapter Concepts
12.1 Looking Ahead to Next Semester
OBJECTIVE 1: Understand Criteria for Selection of Course Load
OBJECTIVE 2: Understand the Relationship of Academic Plans and Degrees
OBJECTIVE 3: Understand Criteria for Course Selection
OBJECTIVE 4: Understand How Transferring Schools Modifies Degree Requirements
12.2 Considering Delivery Formats
OBJECTIVE 5: Understand Delivery Format Options for Courses
OBJECTIVE 6: Understand the Advantages and Disadvantages of the Online Format
OBJECTIVE 7: Understand the Best Format for Learning Preferences
12.3 Selecting a Major
OBJECTIVE 8: Understand the Process and Options for Determining a Major
OBJECTIVE 9: Understand Resources to Support the Selection of a Major
Course Connections: Prerequisites for Hard and Soft Sciences
12.4 Choosing a Career
OBJECTIVE 10: Understand How the Choice of Major Influences Career Choice
OBJECTIVE 11: Understand Career Changes
Person to Person
Career Connections
Chapter Summary
Chapter 12 Self-Check

PAMELA JEAN BALLARD SAWYER

ROSEMARY KARR

ELAINE ANN ZWEIG

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