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Tag Archives: study habits
Open that Door?
A college education is all about opening minds. Even when I am presented with two open pathways for growth, the possibility that a life-changing experience lies behind the red door dictates that I open it as well, right?… Continue reading
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Multitasking – Bad for the Brain?
The question is not whether we multitask (we all do), but how much do we do and what effect does it have on us? Is switching quickly from email to homework problem to text message to Facebook to YouTube to… Continue reading
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Dealing with distractions
Can I get your attention for a sec? Just a sec. I know you’re really here to do some o cheming, but just hang on to that thought for a moment and take a quick look at this: Maybe worth… Continue reading
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Procrastination is a problem. I have trouble dealing with it. Everyone that I know suffers from it. (Actually, "suffers" is the wrong word; "complains" would be more accurate. Procrastination can be a good thing, but if you find yourself complaining… Continue reading
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New Homework Signals New Direction
I have just posted a new homework assignment: HW #6. You can download it from the homework page.This assignment signals a switch from an emphasis on modeling to an emphasis on chemical transformations. It is essential at this point that… Continue reading
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Contemplating the rest of the semester
Exam #2 has been graded. Scores are based on a 100-point scale just like the first exam and are written in a box on the last page of the exam.You can pick up your exam from Kathy Kennedy on Wednesday… Continue reading
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