Essay on Taking Personal Responsibility in College

1245 Words Apr 15th, 2012 5 Pages
Practicing Personal Responsibility in College
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February 6, 2012
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Practicing Personal Responsibility in College
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Carter, C., Bishop, J., & Kravits, S. L. (2011). Keys to Effective Learning. Study Skills and Habits for Success (6th ed.). Retrieved from The University of Phoenix eBook Collection database. This book is a well-known textbook concentrating on learning how to form effective study skills. This textbook is used in training entry-level college students on how to develop good study habits. This book was written by Carter, Bishop, and Kravits which are well known authors in the circle of education. This book was found in the e-Book section in
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What most people seem to recommend is to try and study on an average of 30 to 50 minutes. There are at least eight multiple intelligences skills that college students can use in order to learn. “In 1983, Howard Gardner changed the way people perceived intelligence and learning with his theory of Multiple Intelligences. Gardner believes that the traditional view of intelligence—based on mathematical, logical, and verbal measurements comprising an “intelligence quotient,” or IQ—does not reflect the spectrum of human ability. He focuses on the idea that humans possess a number of different areas of natural ability and potential. Gardner’s research led him to believe that there are eight unique “intelligences,” or areas of ability. These include the areas traditionally associated with the term “intelligence”—logic and verbal skills—but go beyond, to encompass a range of human ability. These intelligences almost never function in isolation. You will almost always use several at a time for any significant task. Although few people will have the verbal-linguistic intelligence of William Shakespeare or the interpersonal intelligence of Oprah Winfrey, everyone has some level of ability in each intelligence. Your goal is to identify what your levels are and to work your strongest intelligences to your advantage.” “Different cultures value different abilities and therefore place a premium on different intelligences. “In

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