An eight-time national chess champion and world champion martial artist shares the lessons he has learned from two very different competitive arenas, identifying key principles about learning and performance that readers can apply to their life goals. Reprint. 35,000 first printing.
For courses in Student Teaching and Field Experience . The goal of this text is to help teachers to create and recreate their professional knowledge through reflection and inquiry. Readers are given the opportunity to examine and consider a variety of possible responses to teaching and learning situations, and to relate their thinking to their own experience and developing professional knowledge. Readers are invited to reflect and respond individually and collaboratively to what they read, and to document their reflections, responses, and ongoing inquiry. In this way, teachers can use what they learn to build their own unique professional knowledge in teaching, and to plan their future actions and professional practices.
Offers a framework for learning any language and provides the arguments as to why anyone should do so, as well as examining the merits of various methods of language learning. The key message of the book is the importance of self-reliance based on a positive approach and efficient organization.
Much has been written for teachers recently on new theories of interactive education; here is a guide for college students. Ramsland (philosophy, Rutgers U.) explains how students can take responsibility for their own education by moving beyond passive processing edition (unseen), $9.95. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
Students who know how to tap their own resources have a better chance at success. The skills necessary to do this can be learned and it is the primary purpose of The Art of Learning to take them through the steps. Beginning with the importance of self-motivation, students are introduced to concrete methods for becoming responsible for their education and for moving beyond passive information processing to active involvement with classroom material. The book combines insights from philosophy, psychology, education, and studies in creativity and peak performance in a handbook on the art of being a student. Focusing on motivation, learning blocks, self-examination, and concentration, Ramsland teaches students how to utilize inner instruction to achieve thinking, creativity, and maximum personal and academic benefits. The art of being a student has been taken for granted. Students today need basic advice, and that advice should begin with the personal dynamics of the learning process.
Master the Art of Learning and Teaching Vocabulary
Author: Prudent Injeeli
Publisher: Trafford Publishing
Words form the building blocks of our thought processes. Because of this, our choice of wording can be vital to our ways of thinking. Building on this concept, Dr. Prudent Injeeli' Mind Your Words: Master the Art of Learning and Teaching Vocabulary presents groundbreaking work in the study of language and linguistics, particularly in the field of semantics. It offers a wide variety techniques and methods of learning and teaching vocabulary and provides essential information on many aspects of word knowledge, word formation and word usage. Injeeli addresses a number of topics that open a new world of knowledge about words, their origin, their structure and pronunciation, and so on. He also includes vocabulary lists developed by prominent linguists for enhancing vocabulary skills. Mind Your Words: Master the Art of Learning and Teaching Vocabulary shares insight into the morphological and semantic aspects of word knowledge that can help anyone understand the concepts involved in the language arts. You can gain knowledge about language and improve the skills needed to share that knowledge with others.
The Art of Learning deals with psychological knowledge of effective methods of learning for the student to develop good and effective study habits. This book regards study habits as good training for efficient performance later in the student's actual work career. This text examines the rational methods of study and the habits of efficient studying, and even presents a questionnaire for the student to determine his own study habits. The author also emphasizes the equipment and place of study. Then the author evaluates the methods of book learning, such as preparation, intellectual activity during learning, concentration, and memorizing. He also gives tips when the student is learning large amounts of material, reading techniques, group studies, and taking notes. This book presents as well ways how the student can plan his studies, the principles of habit formation, and an example of the modern method of forming occupation habits. This text also tackles the acquisition and development of qualities such as the psychological bases of the creative attitude and the principles of rationalization, effort, and better utilization. This book then discusses the acquisition of wisdom and the commons ways to finding it. This text is suitable for students in technical schools, universities, and colleges; part-time students; students who are self-learners; and those in adult-education schools.