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College Success Skills Vocab

Subjects : literacy, soft-skills
Instructions:
  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
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  • Match each statement with the correct term.
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This is a study tool. The 3 wrong answers for each question are randomly chosen from answers to other questions. So, you might find at times the answers obvious, but you will see it re-enforces your understanding as you take the test each time.
1. Usually well coordinated - likes to touch things - and learns best by doing. They like to collect samples - write out information - spend time outdoors - and relate to the material they are learning.






2. Students over the age of 25 who return to college in order to complete or further their education.






3. Deliberately putting off tasks.






4. A person (such as a coach - instructor - employer - or colleague) Who is a role model and who supports your goals - takes an interest in your professional and personal development - and helps you achieve - either directly through instruction or indir






5. Prefers orderly - planned - structured learning and working environments. They like control and closure.






6. Dyslexia - ADHD; under the Americans with Disabilities Act - colleges are legally obligated to provide services and resources for students with disabilities.






7. Prefers to see information and read material - and learns most effectively with pictures - graphs - illustrations - diagrams - time lines - photos - pie charts - and visual designs.






8. Developed in the 1950s by Walter Pauk at Cornell. It is effective for integrating text and lecture notes.






9. Using your imagination to see your goals clearly and to envision yourself successfully engaging in new - positive behavior.






10. Right brain dominant people like variety - flexibility - creativity - and innovations - and tend to be divergent thinkers because they branch out from one idea to many.






11. Deliberately putting off tasks.






12. Left brain dominant people like routine - structure - and deadlines - and tend to be convergent thinkers because they are good at looking at several unrelated items and bringing order to them.






13. RELATE. OBSERVE. REFLECT. DO. TEACH.






14. Likes to analyze problems with facts - rational logic - and analysis. They tend to be unemotional and use a systematic evaluation of data and facts for problem solving.






15. Time devoted to school - labs - studying - work - commuting - and other activities involving the immediate and long-term goals you have committed to accomplishing.






16. A term often used in business - but it simply means enriching yourself and your opportunities by building relationships with others.






17. An important self-management tool that means to think about something in a purposeful way - with the intention of making connections - exploring options - and creating new meaning.






18. Using many different note taking styles.






19. The ability to understand and manage yourself and relate effectively with others.






20. Likes routine - structure - and deadlines. They tend to be convergent thinkers because they are good at looking at several unrelated times and bringing them to order.






21. Dependable - self-directed - conscientious - efficient - decisive - and results-oriented. They like to be the leader of groups and respond to other people's ideas when they are logical and reasonable. Their strength is in the practical application of






22. Feels more comfortable with theories - abstraction - imagination - and speculations. They respond to their intuition and rely on hunches and nonverbal perceptions.






23. The principles of conduct that govern a group or society.






24. Dependable - self-directed - conscientious - efficient - decisive - and results-oriented. They like to be the leader of groups and respond to other people's ideas when they are logical and reasonable. Their strength is in the practical application of






25. The ability to control your impulses - to think beyond the moment - and to consider how your words and actions affect yourself and others before you act.






26. Prefers to rely on their hearing sense. They like tapes and music - and they prefer to listen to information - such as lectures.






27. Secretary's Commission on Achieving Necessary Skills






28. Likes variety - flexibility - creativity - and innovation. They tend to be divergent thinkers because they branch out from one idea to many.






29. Tends to be cooperative - honest - sensitive - warm - and understanding. They relate well to others. They value harmony and are informal - approachable - and tactful. The key word for them is feeling.






30. Energized and recharged by people - tending to be outgoing and social. They tend to be optimistic and are often uncomfortable being alone.






31. The inner drive that moves you to action.






32. Professional and peer staff who review transcripts and major contracts and perform degree checks.






33. Innovative - flexible - spontaneous - creative - and idealistic. Creators are risk takers; they love drama - style - and imaginative design. They like fresh ideas and are passionate about their work. The key word for them is experience.






34. A person (such as a coach - instructor - employer - or colleague) Who is a role model and who supports your goals - takes an interest in your professional and personal development - and helps you achieve - either directly through instruction or indir






35. A logical - rational - systematic thought process that is necessary in understanding - analyzing - and evaluating information in order to solve a problem or situation.






36. Usually well coordinated - likes to touch things - and learns best by doing. They like to collect samples - write out information - spend time outdoors - and relate to the material they are learning.






37. Energized by time alone - solitude - and relfection - preferring the world of ideas and thoughts. They tend to have a small but close set of friends and are more prone to self-doubt.






38. Prefers to see information and read material - and learns most effectively with pictures - graphs - illustrations - diagrams - time lines - photos - pie charts - and visual designs.






39. The ability to control your impulses - to think beyond the moment - and to consider how your words and actions affect yourself and others before you act.






40. You are fully focused with the intent on understanding the speaker. It is a consuming activity that requires physical and mental attention - energy - concentration - and discipline.






41. Prefers flexibility and spontaneity and like to allow life to unfold.






42. A logical - rational - systematic thought process that is necessary in understanding - analyzing - and evaluating information in order to solve a problem or situation.






43. To restate in different words; to summarize; clarifying what you just heard - such as writing a summary of the key points and main ideas.






44. Likes to analyze problems with facts - rational logic - and analysis. They tend to be unemotional and use a systematic evaluation of data and facts for problem solving.






45. Choosing to see a situation in a new way.






46. Using your imagination to see your goals clearly and to envision yourself successfully engaging in new - positive behavior.






47. A free-form of note taking that shows the same headings - main points - and supporting examples and associations - but uses a system of dashes and indenting.






48. Also called a think link - is a visual - holistic form of note taking.






49. Energized by time alone - solitude - and relfection - preferring the world of ideas and thoughts. They tend to have a small but close set of friends and are more prone to self-doubt.






50. A form of cheating - since it is presenting someone else's ideas as if they were your own.