Learning Activity Guide

Learning Activity Guide: Cornell Notes

2020-03-21T13:53:11-04:00

Note taking is an important skill for recording recording information--and your response to that information--for later review. When you take notes, you actively process information as you read, listen, or watch. You make meaning as you ask questions, jot down reactions, and summarize. Author: Created by reDesign LLC in partnership with [...]

Learning Activity Guide: Summarization

2020-03-21T13:47:46-04:00

Description Summarizing is an important skill for analyzing information and recording it for later review. When you summarize, you actively process information as you read, listen, or watch. You make meaning of it as you distinguish between main ideas and details, and as you restate the source in your own words. [...]

Learning Activity Guide: Preview a Text

2020-03-21T13:50:43-04:00

Description Previewing a text allows you to find the important clues that authors use to communicate meaning to their readers. It also help you zero in on where exactly you can find the information you need in a book, chapter, or article. When you spend a few minutes previewing a text, you’ll [...]

Learning Activity Guide: Inquiry Chart

2020-03-21T13:50:54-04:00

Description To get the most out of your reading, listening, or watching, you’ll want to have strategies for comparing the information you find in multiple sources. The INQUIRY CHART allows you to record your questions and the answers you discover. Author: Created by reDesign LLC in partnership with B-21 © [...]

Learning Activity Guide: Assess Credibility of Sources

2020-03-21T13:51:08-04:00

Description Today we have more information available to us than ever before. But, not all that information is created equal. Before you put your academic reputation on the line, it important to consider the credibility--the trustworthiness and believability--of the information you find. With the CRAAP Test you’ll be able to identify reliable [...]