GEN 105 Skills for Learning in an Information Age
GEN 105 Skills for Learning in an Information Age GEN 105 Week 1 Assignment Elevator Speech GEN 105 Week 1 CheckPoint Distance Learning I GEN 105 Week 1 CheckPoint Distance Learning II GEN 105 Week 2 CheckPoint Communicating in Forums GEN 105 Week 2 DQ 1 And DQ 2 GEN 105 Week 3 Ass..
GEN 105 Week 1 Assignment Elevator Speech • Resources: Appendix C, and Elevator Speech digital story • View the digital story • Construct your own 350- to 400-word scenario in which you explain distance learning to a friend. Your response should explain how Axia courses work and should cor..
GEN 105 Week 1 CheckPoint Distance Learning I • Post a 100- to 150-word response to the following: What were your initial thoughts on distance learning before you started your program? Why did you choose distance learning over a traditional face-to-face learning environment? In what way..
GEN 105 Week 1 CheckPoint Distance Learning II • Recall a time when you gave constructive criticism to another student, a friend, or a family member. How would giving feedback to a classmate in a distance learning environment be different from giving face-to-face feedback? Compare and c..
GEN 105 Week 2 CheckPoint Communicating in Forums Resource: Anthony’s Dilemma digital story • View the digital story located on aXcess describes how he offended a classmate by not using the writing principle of inclusive language during discussion in his class forum. • Coach Anthony on..
GEN 105 Week 2 DQ 1 And DQ 2 Week 2 DQ 1 Tone is very important when communicating online. How will your tone, or writing style, change based on the different types of people you will be communicating with online? Consider family, friends, classmates, and instructors ..
GEN 105 Week 3 Assignment University Library Article Search • Resources: Appendix E, University Library • Review Appendix E to recognize article characteristics. • Find two articles in the University Library about any one topic or combination of topics listed below. One of your article..
GEN 105 Week 3 CheckPoint Technological Tools • Resources: Course audio appendixes, tutorials, and the University Library • Take a moment to explore these technological resources by downloading an audio appendix to your computer or to a portable device, by perusing the library a l..
GEN 105 Week 4 CheckPoint Detecting Plagiarism ..
GEN 105 Week 4 DQ 1 And DQ 2 ..
GEN 105 Week 5 Assignment Mastering a Skill There are some skills that virtually all people use every day. There are some skills that only a few people have, but all people should master. • Think about a skill that most people do not have but could benefit from mastering. Why would p..
GEN 105 Week 5 CheckPoint Setting Goals 1. Identify two of your long-term education or career goals. Your goals may be careeroriented, academic, or personal in nature. (“I will become the head of my company’s graphics department” is an example of a long-term goal.) 2. Break these two..
GEN 105 Week 6 CheckPoint Time Management Activity Time-management skills are critical to your academic and personal success. Conducting an informal observation and evaluation of your own time management skills can provide insight into how and when you most effectively use your time. Wh..
GEN 105 Week 6 DQ 1 And DQ 2 Week 6 DQ 1 How do you spend most of your time? Do you think that your time is managed effectively? Explain your reasons. Week 6 DQ 2 How do you decide which items on your schedule to prioritize on a daily and weekly basis? Which goal from the Setti..
GEN 105 Week 7 Assignment Reading and Retention • Resources: pp. 155-167 & 175-182 of Keys to College Studying: Becoming an Active Thinker, and Appendix G • Select a chapter reading from the previous week. • Apply the SQ3R reading technique to your selected reading. • Use Append..
GEN 105 Week 7 CheckPoint Reading and Comprehension • Resources: Ch. 4 of Keys to College Studying, 8 Secrets to a Knockout Business Presentation • Use the reading 8 Secrets to a Knockout Business Presentation to carefully time yourself as you read the article. When finished, calcula..
GEN 105 Week 8 CheckPoint Multiple Intelligences Conduct research online regarding the strongest of your multiple intelligences. Find three Web sites which accurately describe that intelligence. If you identified more than one dominant intelligence, choose only one for your research. No..
GEN 105 Week 8 DQ 1 And DQ 2 Week 8 DQ 1 Complete the Multiple Pathways to Learning assessment (pp. 41-44) and the Personality Spectrum assessment (pp. 45-48) in Ch. 2 of Keys to College Studying: Becoming an Active Thinker, and relate the results to your personal study hab..
GEN 105 Week 9 Capstone DQ • Resource: Chapter 12 of Keys to College Studying: Becoming an Active Thinker • Complete the Make Responsible Choices activity on p. 447 of the text. Choose two of the three questions about which to write a summary response of 200 to 300 words. ..
GEN 105 Week 9 Final Project Student Survival Guide • Resources: Appendix A • Compile a 1,000- to 1,250-word survival guide that will serve as a resource for you throughout your program. Using what you have learned in class, develop personal action plans for the following topics: ..
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