GOAL SETTING Lakshmi Sowmya With technical support from Prof. V. Viswanadham
What is a Goal ? “ Point marking end of race;  object of effort or ambition; destination;...”  It is a specific, measurabl...
The difference between a Goal and  a mere dream lies in Direction Dedication Discipline Deadline
What differentiates a Goal  from a mere Desire / Dream? The difference between a dream  and a goal is  a c t i o n
What hinders from setting a Goal? <ul><li>Fear of failure </li></ul><ul><li>Fear of success </li></ul><ul><li>Fear of reje...
Basis of setting a Goal -1 <ul><li>On the basis of time </li></ul>Short term Less than an years time Middle term 1to 3 yea...
Basis of setting a Goal -2 Mental Spiritual Social Physical Family Professional Basis for Goals
Characteristics of  well-constructed goals   “ To construct useful and  meaningful goals ~ use the SMART method.” <ul><li>...
Elements of good action plan  <ul><li>Step 1 :  Choose a Goal </li></ul><ul><li>Step 2:   Intensify your Desire to Achieve...
How to Reach Any Goal:  4  T.I.P.S.   T - Think it through I - Imitate others who are successful P - Practice, practice,  ...
GOAL Statement <ul><li>Goal statement is a one or two liner statement that briefs your goal. </li></ul><ul><li>Each goal s...
So…………………. Stop Fearing Become empowered Fix a goal Proceed with  proper action plan ……… .Success will be yours !!! Good l...
? WHAT WHY HOW SMALL GROUP ACTIVITY
SMALL GROUP ACTIVITY <ul><li>  3  main learning styles </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Visual </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Learn b...
The Learning and Retention Pyramid Retention Demonstration…………...  30% Reading………………… 10% Audio visual……….…..… 20% Discuss...
<ul><li>  Reasoning Skills </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Concept Attainment </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  Remembering Skills </li></ul>...
Focused, experiential learning (minds-on, hands-on)   organized  around  real-world problems What we need . . .
a learning environment in which  THINKING …   THINKING DIFFERENTLY . . . THROUGH IMPROVING ANALYTICAL SKILLS   facilitatin...
All this will mean  . . .
<ul><li>Increased motivation </li></ul><ul><li>Making learning </li></ul><ul><li>  relevant to the real world </li></ul><u...
What are the benefits of  Small Group Activity ? <ul><li>Challenges understanding, improves internalisation   and thus inc...
<ul><li>Small Group Activity is an effective way of </li></ul><ul><li>  using language to think… </li></ul><ul><li>  </li>...
SOME RULES FOR CONDUCTING SMALL GROUP ACTIVITY ~ Please refer the Book for details
with commitment any ordinary thing can be made into a good success without commitment any great thing can be  made into a ...
TRANSFORM YOURSELF DAY BY DAY IN EVERY WAY Step by Step
Every Student must ASK & ANSWER THE QUESTION : WHAT DO YOU WANT TO BECOME ?
WHAT ARE YOUR EXISTING STRENGTHS & WEAKNESSES, IF ANY ?
QUANTITATIVE ASSESSMENT TO BEGIN WITH QUALITATIVE EVALUATION CONTINUOUSLY MAKE
M.A.P. My Action Plan THE SECRET OF SUCCESS IS :
CHARACTER DISCIPLINE PERSEVERANCE NEVER, NEVER, NEVER UNDERESTIMATE THE IMPORTANCE OF
NEVER, NEVER, NEVER UNDERESTIMATE THE IMPORTANCE OF Unleashing  Your  Creativity
Using Every Present Moment purposefully   Including this present moment NEVER, NEVER, NEVER UNDERESTIMATE THE IMPORTANCE OF
Be prepared for both obstacles   and  opportunities   by remaining imaginatively flexible & optimistically open to fresh &...
Enthusiastically share your dream with those who are receptive, and seek support from the sources that feel most right to ...
Write your action plan now,  briefly stating exactly what you will do, how you will go about it, by what date you will acc...
Before beginning to launch Small Group Activity  ...  and implement the plan sincerely and seriously Assess the plan Desig...
NEVER, NEVER, NEVER WASTE THE PRESENT
THANK YOU for your patient listening WISH YOU ALL THE BEST
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This is a special edition of the power point presentation prepared for the 9 day Programme on Personality Development, [ 6th to 15th July 2010], organized for the benefit of the final year students of the graduation programme of the Andhra Mahila Sabha College for Women, Hyderabad. The programme was conducted mainly in Telugu. The live audio recordings can be freely listened to at: www.archive.org – please search for Prof. V. Viswanadham and further search for the topic.

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  • Determine what to teach: identify specific standard, skill, indicator, benchmark to teach. Set goals Select tool and preassess student: find out what learner knows – his/her background, prior knowledge, interests, experiences related to selected skill or information Compile ad analyze preassessment data: examine and interpret data. Use the gathered information to identify the learner’s entry points for instruction Brainstorm quantity of activities: list all possible activities and strategies to teach this info to individual or group of students to meet specific needs identified in data analysis Design quality plan: choose best strategies and activities from brainstormed list for particular student/group. Esign quality pla for instruction that meets the identified needs and interests Assess the plan: label targeted intelligences to determine if they address the learners’ modalities, diverse skills, and abilities. Analyze flexible grouping designs to be sure they create a accurate flow of activities and strategies (next session on flex grping)
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    1. 1. GOAL SETTING Lakshmi Sowmya With technical support from Prof. V. Viswanadham
    2. 2. What is a Goal ? “ Point marking end of race; object of effort or ambition; destination;...” It is a specific, measurable occurrence, object, or accomplishment that one would like to achieve, or obtain in the future and develops a concrete action plan to achieve it.
    3. 3. The difference between a Goal and a mere dream lies in Direction Dedication Discipline Deadline
    4. 4. What differentiates a Goal from a mere Desire / Dream? The difference between a dream and a goal is a c t i o n
    5. 5. What hinders from setting a Goal? <ul><li>Fear of failure </li></ul><ul><li>Fear of success </li></ul><ul><li>Fear of rejection </li></ul><ul><li>Lack of ambition </li></ul><ul><li>Postponement mentality </li></ul><ul><li>Ignorance of importance of Goal </li></ul><ul><li>Ignorance of the steps to reach a goal </li></ul>
    6. 6. Basis of setting a Goal -1 <ul><li>On the basis of time </li></ul>Short term Less than an years time Middle term 1to 3 years time Long term Up to 5 years
    7. 7. Basis of setting a Goal -2 Mental Spiritual Social Physical Family Professional Basis for Goals
    8. 8. Characteristics of well-constructed goals “ To construct useful and meaningful goals ~ use the SMART method.” <ul><li>Specific - Goal should not be vague </li></ul><ul><li>… it should be clearly defined </li></ul><ul><li>Measurable - Goal should be verifiable - </li></ul><ul><li>in the terms of achievement </li></ul><ul><li>Achievable- Goals should be on par with your </li></ul><ul><li>capabilities - not too high or too low </li></ul><ul><li>Reachable- Goals should be realistic not </li></ul><ul><li>fascinating </li></ul><ul><li>Time Bound – Goals should not be open ended, - should have a fixed dead line </li></ul>
    9. 9. Elements of good action plan <ul><li>Step 1 : Choose a Goal </li></ul><ul><li>Step 2: Intensify your Desire to Achieve </li></ul><ul><li>your Goal </li></ul><ul><li>Step 3: Develop a Strong Belief That </li></ul><ul><li>You Can Achieve </li></ul><ul><li>Step 4: Write Your Goal very descriptively </li></ul><ul><li>Step 5: Break Your Goal Down To Mini-Goals & </li></ul><ul><li>Define Your Tasks for Every Mini-Goal </li></ul><ul><li>Step 6: Set a Deadline for Your Goal </li></ul><ul><li>Step 7 : Evaluate </li></ul>
    10. 10. How to Reach Any Goal: 4 T.I.P.S. T - Think it through I - Imitate others who are successful P - Practice, practice, more practice S - Surround yourself with support
    11. 11. GOAL Statement <ul><li>Goal statement is a one or two liner statement that briefs your goal. </li></ul><ul><li>Each goal statement should have 3W’s </li></ul><ul><li>What </li></ul><ul><li>When </li></ul><ul><li>Will </li></ul><ul><li>Example: “ I will finish ( will - determination), gathering information for my research paper </li></ul><ul><li>( What to do ), by this December (By when)” </li></ul>
    12. 12. So…………………. Stop Fearing Become empowered Fix a goal Proceed with proper action plan ……… .Success will be yours !!! Good luck
    13. 13. ? WHAT WHY HOW SMALL GROUP ACTIVITY
    14. 14. SMALL GROUP ACTIVITY <ul><li> 3 main learning styles </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Visual </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Learn best through written information </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>(notes, slides, handouts, diagrams, etc.) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Auditory </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Learn best through lectures </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>(spoken word) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Kinesthetic </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Hands-on learners </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>(learn best through imitation and practice) </li></ul></ul></ul>
    15. 15. The Learning and Retention Pyramid Retention Demonstration…………... 30% Reading………………… 10% Audio visual……….…..… 20% Discussion Group……….… 50% Practice by doing……………. 75% Teach others immediate use of learning ….. 90% Lecture…………………. 5%
    16. 16. <ul><li> Reasoning Skills </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Concept Attainment </li></ul></ul><ul><li> Remembering Skills </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Concept Formation </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Reorganization Skills </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Direct Instruction </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Relating Skills </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Cooperative Learning </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Internalisation </li></ul></ul>SMALL GROUP ACTIVITY helps in developing . . .
    17. 17. Focused, experiential learning (minds-on, hands-on) organized around real-world problems What we need . . .
    18. 18. a learning environment in which THINKING … THINKING DIFFERENTLY . . . THROUGH IMPROVING ANALYTICAL SKILLS facilitating deeper levels of understanding & initiating the processes of self – development
    19. 19. All this will mean . . .
    20. 20. <ul><li>Increased motivation </li></ul><ul><li>Making learning </li></ul><ul><li> relevant to the real world </li></ul><ul><li>Promotes higher - order thinking </li></ul><ul><li>Encourages learning how to learn </li></ul><ul><li>Improves employability </li></ul><ul><li>Results in overall personality </li></ul><ul><li>development </li></ul>Leading to realisation of potential, Utilisation of talent and fuller & more happier living
    21. 21. What are the benefits of Small Group Activity ? <ul><li>Challenges understanding, improves internalisation and thus increases memory. </li></ul><ul><li>Helps in communicating ideas more effectively </li></ul><ul><li> with peers as well as others. </li></ul><ul><li>Develops communication skills, </li></ul><ul><li> both internally and externally. </li></ul><ul><li>Raises emotional involvement ~ </li></ul><ul><li> develops & reinforces interest. </li></ul><ul><li>Adds scope and variety to the activities </li></ul><ul><li> presently undertaken. </li></ul><ul><li>Develops social skills. </li></ul>
    22. 22. <ul><li>Small Group Activity is an effective way of </li></ul><ul><li> using language to think… </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>the process of education should ensure that </li></ul><ul><li>every student is aware of its value and </li></ul><ul><li>able to use it effectively… </li></ul><ul><li>Does this occur in our classrooms ? </li></ul>
    23. 23. SOME RULES FOR CONDUCTING SMALL GROUP ACTIVITY ~ Please refer the Book for details
    24. 24. with commitment any ordinary thing can be made into a good success without commitment any great thing can be made into a grand failure
    25. 25. TRANSFORM YOURSELF DAY BY DAY IN EVERY WAY Step by Step
    26. 26. Every Student must ASK & ANSWER THE QUESTION : WHAT DO YOU WANT TO BECOME ?
    27. 27. WHAT ARE YOUR EXISTING STRENGTHS & WEAKNESSES, IF ANY ?
    28. 28. QUANTITATIVE ASSESSMENT TO BEGIN WITH QUALITATIVE EVALUATION CONTINUOUSLY MAKE
    29. 29. M.A.P. My Action Plan THE SECRET OF SUCCESS IS :
    30. 30. CHARACTER DISCIPLINE PERSEVERANCE NEVER, NEVER, NEVER UNDERESTIMATE THE IMPORTANCE OF
    31. 31. NEVER, NEVER, NEVER UNDERESTIMATE THE IMPORTANCE OF Unleashing Your Creativity
    32. 32. Using Every Present Moment purposefully Including this present moment NEVER, NEVER, NEVER UNDERESTIMATE THE IMPORTANCE OF
    33. 33. Be prepared for both obstacles and opportunities by remaining imaginatively flexible & optimistically open to fresh & unexpected ways of achieving the essence of your vision.
    34. 34. Enthusiastically share your dream with those who are receptive, and seek support from the sources that feel most right to you ~ special friends, sympathetic organizations, and / or, perhaps, your relationship with God or a higher power.
    35. 35. Write your action plan now, briefly stating exactly what you will do, how you will go about it, by what date you will accomplish and to what extent. . . . A New Possibility
    36. 36. Before beginning to launch Small Group Activity ... and implement the plan sincerely and seriously Assess the plan Design a quality plan ~ My Action Plan Brainstorm a quantity of activities Compile & analyze pre-assessment data Select the tool; pre-assess yourself, both quantitatively and qualitatively Decide on the aspect you want to improve
    37. 37. NEVER, NEVER, NEVER WASTE THE PRESENT
    38. 38. THANK YOU for your patient listening WISH YOU ALL THE BEST

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