Francheska David11/10/11 Portfolio Midterm Section 1 By: Francheska David It is important that you make a commitment to succeed in your college education. Agood way to finish what you start is to start well! In one paragraph or more write whatyour intentions (right under this paragraph) are for this class and your college education.Intention statements are commitments you make to do a specific task or to take acertain action. Remember to be effective your Intention Statements must begin with "Iwill" or "I intend to" NEVER "I WILL TRY". Saying you will try is not good enough tobring about change.My dream was to always be successful intelligent women and getting in tocollege and getting all this knowledge made me realize that thinks in life are reallyhard to get. But I didn’t let all that put me down that’s why now I’m planning onmoving up to Gainesville Florida and go to University of Florida and get mydegree there and become the prodigy that I always wanted to be. There for I WILLALWAYS be successful women.Section Two: There are three Learning Style inventories in this section. Pleaseread the instructions and follow the directions for each:
One tool that students find most valuable is discussed in Chapter 1 and that isDISCOVERING HOW YOU LEARN. This information will help you to take advantage ofyour strengths and shore up your weaknesses in both school and daily living situations.Knowing this information will help you choose activities that match your learning style. Itwill also help you understand why you struggle with some activities, professors, andcourses and not others. You may also begin to understand why you get along, or workbetter with some individuals than others (it may help explain why you might disagreewith those you are close to as well).Learning Style Assignment #1: VARKRefresher - VARK is a questionnaire that provides users with a profile of their learningpreferences. These preferences are about the ways that they want to take-in and give-out information. Here is your assignment: 1. Copy and paste or type your VARK results. My type is ENJF 2. Now answer the following questions: a. What are your two highest VARK scores? Intuitive 25 Feeling12 b. What are your two lowest VARK scores? Extraverted 1 Judging 7 c. Read the Help Study Sheet a Guide to Learning Styles at: http://www.vark-learn.com/english/page.asp?p=helpsheets Click on each of the Leaning styles and read the study strategies. d. Use one or more of the Learning Styles study strategies that you feel would be most helpful to you and write a paragraph about each of the following: 1. taking in information; 2. using information for effective learning; 3. communicating more effectively;
4. performing well in tests and examinations.Write your Paragraph here:The one that I think would help me a lot on improving my studying strategies would beMultimodal. Multiple preferences are interesting and varied. So multiple preferencesgives me the choices of two or three or even four modes to use for my learning and myinteraction with others. Another one that may help me would be read/write studystrategies. Considering that I procrastinate a lot and most of the time I leave homeworkfor last minute and sometimes I even forget about an important appointment.
Learning Style Assignment #2: Myers/BriggsThe purpose of the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® (MBTI®) personality inventory is tomake the theory of psychological types described by C. G. Jung understandable anduseful in people’s lives. The essence of the theory is that much seemingly randomvariation in the behavior is actually quite orderly and consistent, being due to basicdifferences in the ways individuals prefer to use their perception and judgment. 1. Do the following: a. Copy and paste or type your Score and Personality Type: Score: Personality Type:ENFJ b. Since you have taken the Jung Test and know what your personality type is go to this Website: http://www.personalitypage.com/html/portraits.html to Identify careers for your Jung Personality Type – you will see a list of Personality Type Portraits. What is your Personality Type Portrait? Answer: ENFJ c. Next click on what your Personality Type is; a new window will open. Read your Personality Type Portrait. d. After reading the “Personality Type Portrait;” go to careers to learn some of the careers that are possible for your personality type. e. To do this: at the bottom of the article in the center of the page you will see this image click on the image to open the careers for your personality type, a new window will open. What are the careers paths possible for your personality type? (copy and paste the careers here).Possible Career Paths for the ENFJ: Facilitator Consultant Psychologist Social Worker / Counselor
Learning Style Assignment #2: Myers/Briggs (Continued) 2. Now answer the following questions: a. Do you agree or disagree with the results – why or why not Answer: Yeah I do agree with them, because they describe exactly who I’m. b. Do these careers match the careers you have chosen for yourself? Answer: yes they do. Considering that I want to be a nurse. c. If no, will you change your career choice? Answer:… d. What can you do with this information? Answer: use it for future references.