Getting information from only the teacher97


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Getting information from only the teacher97

  1. 1. <ul><li>Getting Information from a Teacher Rather than a Text Book </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
  2. 2. Advantages vs. Disadvantages <ul><li>When gathering information from only a teacher provides you as a student some distinct advantages and disadvantages </li></ul>
  3. 3. Advantages <ul><li>You find out what the teacher thinks is important </li></ul><ul><li>Generally, if it hasn’t been covered in class it will not be on the test </li></ul><ul><li>Teachers usually tailor the information so that you can understand it </li></ul>
  4. 4. Disadvantages <ul><li>You are forced to keep up with your teacher </li></ul><ul><li>Teachers set the pace and often do most of the talking </li></ul><ul><li>Teachers jump from one topic to another topic and it becomes hard to follow </li></ul><ul><li>You are in a passive state, not actively involved </li></ul>
  5. 5. Disadvantages continued… <ul><li>Not actively involved in the conversation makes it difficult to concentrate </li></ul><ul><li>Following a lecture does not mean you are ready for a test </li></ul>
  6. 6. Summary <ul><li>The best and most productive way to study for a test is to create an environment in which you as a student can find out what your teacher values which are your class notes and actively engage yourself in the support material i.e. Book, written material, videos etc.. thus covering all ends </li></ul>