Strategies for Active Learning II<br />212:189<br />Fall 2011<br />
Previewing and Predicting<br />Previewing: Familiarizing yourself with the content and organization of an assignment befor...
How to Preview Textbooks<br />Read the chapter titles/subtitles.<br />Read the introduction or first paragraph.<br />Read ...
How to Preview Non-textbook Materials<br />Read titles/subtitles<br />Identify author and sources<br />Read first paragrap...
Why Preview?<br />Helps you make decisions about how to approach the materials.<br />Puts you in the right place.<br />NOT...
Activating Background Knowledge<br />Ask question, and try to answer them.<br />Draw on your own experiences<br />Brainsto...
Positive Comprehension Signals<br />Feeling comfortable in your knowledge of the topic.<br />Recognizing most words or fig...
Negative Comprehension signals<br />The topic is unfamiliar, but the author assumed you understand it.<br />Many words are...
Checking for Comprehension<br />Use your guide questions.<br />Ask application, analysis, evaluation and creation question...
SQ3R<br />Survey<br />Questions<br />Read<br />Recite/Re-read<br />Review<br />
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  1. 1. Strategies for Active Learning II<br />212:189<br />Fall 2011<br />
  2. 2. Previewing and Predicting<br />Previewing: Familiarizing yourself with the content and organization of an assignment before you read it.<br />Scanning, skimming<br />
  3. 3. How to Preview Textbooks<br />Read the chapter titles/subtitles.<br />Read the introduction or first paragraph.<br />Read anything in boldface, italics, or color.<br />Read the first sentence under each heading.<br />Note typographical aids<br />Bullets<br />Numbering<br />Note graphic aids<br />Charts, pictures, tables<br />Read the last paragraph of summary<br />Skim end of chapter/article materials (questions, discussions, etc.)<br />
  4. 4. How to Preview Non-textbook Materials<br />Read titles/subtitles<br />Identify author and sources<br />Read first paragraph carefully, searching for statement of purpose, theme or thesis.<br />If no headings, read first sentence of each paragraph<br />Pay close attention to last paragrah.<br />
  5. 5. Why Preview?<br />Helps you make decisions about how to approach the materials.<br />Puts you in the right place.<br />NOT a substitute for reading.<br />
  6. 6. Activating Background Knowledge<br />Ask question, and try to answer them.<br />Draw on your own experiences<br />Brainstorm<br />
  7. 7. Positive Comprehension Signals<br />Feeling comfortable in your knowledge of the topic.<br />Recognizing most words or figuring them out in context.<br />You can express main ideas in your own words.<br />You understand why the material was assigned.<br />You read at a regular, comfortable pace.<br />You are able to make connections between ideas.<br />You see where the author is leading you.<br />You understand the important keypoints.<br />
  8. 8. Negative Comprehension signals<br />The topic is unfamiliar, but the author assumed you understand it.<br />Many words are unfamiliar.<br />You must reread the main ideas and use quotes to explain them.<br />You do not know why the material was assigned after reading it.<br />You often slow down and re-read.<br />You do not see relationships, or understand the organization.<br />You are frustrated or struggling.<br />Nothing or everything seems important.<br />
  9. 9. Checking for Comprehension<br />Use your guide questions.<br />Ask application, analysis, evaluation and creation questions.<br />Rephrase content in your own words.<br />
  10. 10. SQ3R<br />Survey<br />Questions<br />Read<br />Recite/Re-read<br />Review<br />

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