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Chapter 15: Planning for Your Career
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LEARNING OBJECTIVESBy the end of this section, you will be able to:Differentiate between “job” and “career”Describe the stages of career development and identify the stage you’re currently inExplain the five-step process for choosing a careerList key strategies for selecting a college majorIdentify the relationship between college majors and career paths (both why they matter and why they don’t)Identify specific skills and transferable skills that will be valuable for your career path and how to acquire them

Subject:
Education
Higher Education
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Author:
Courtenay Jauregui
Date Added:
07/07/2022
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Chapter 16: Managing Your Mental and Physical Health
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Being in control of your life and having realistic expectations about your day­-to-­day challenges are the keys to stress management, which is perhaps the most important ingredient to living a happy, healthy and rewarding life. ­—Marilu Henner, actressLEARNING OBJECTIVESBy the end of this section, you will be able to:Explore practices for ensuring mental health and emotional balance in your lifeIdentify sources, symptoms, and strategies for managing stressIdentify techniques for developing and maintaining healthy eating habitsDescribe the major risks of an unhealthy diet and the benefits of healthy eatingIdentify the benefits of regular exercise, for both body and brainIdentify the benefits of sleep for physical and mental healthExplain what substance use and abuse is and identify the warning signs that help may be neededIdentify sexually healthy behaviors, including protecting against unwanted pregnancy and sexually transmitted diseaseIdentify the risks of sexual assault, including date rape, and where to go for helpDefine and practice safety consciousness

Subject:
Education
Higher Education
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Lesson
Author:
Christina Friedl
Date Added:
08/17/2021
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Chapter 16: Managing Your Mental and Physical Health
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Chapter 16 covers mental and physical health and why both are important to student success. This chapter includes the topic of stress and stress management, healthy eating, the importance of exercise, and the importance of enough sleep. DISCLAIMER: This chapter addresses mental health concerns and is intended for educational purposes. It is not intended to diagnose or treat any mental illness. ACC students in need of mental health services can request an appointment with a Mental Health Counselor. If you or someone you know is in crisis or struggling with suicidal thoughts, call 988 (National Suicide and Crisis Lifeline), chat 988lifeline.org, or text "HELLO" to the Crisis Text Line (741741).

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Education
Higher Education
Material Type:
Reading
Author:
Courtenay Jauregui
Date Added:
08/15/2022
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Chapter 18: Managing Your Money
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The cost of college should never discourage anyone from going after a valuable degree. –Arne Duncan, former United States Secretary of EducationLEARNING OBJECTIVESBy the end of this section, you will be able to:Establish financial goalsIdentify strategies for creating and maintaining a budgetDescribe available options for paying for collegeDescribe the benefits and risks of creditDevelop financial literacy skills to prepare for your financial future

Subject:
Education
Higher Education
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Reading
Author:
Courtenay Jauregui
Date Added:
08/15/2022
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Chapter 7: Critical Thinking and Evaluating Information
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LEARNING OBJECTIVESBy the end of this section, you will be able to:Define critical thinkingDescribe the role that logic plays in critical thinkingDescribe how both critical and creative thinking skills can be used to problem-solveDescribe how critical thinking skills can be used to evaluate informationApply the CRAAP test to evaluate sources of informationIdentify strategies for developing yourself as a critical thinker

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Education
Higher Education
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Module
Author:
Jazzabel Maya
Date Added:
09/23/2019
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Critical Thinking and Evaluating Information
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Original Source by Mary Johnson - Some sections have been deleted.LEARNING OBJECTIVESBy the end of this section, you will be able to:Define critical thinkingDescribe the role that logic plays in critical thinkingDescribe how both critical and creative thinking skills can be used to problem-solveDescribe how critical thinking skills can be used to evaluate informationIdentify strategies for developing yourself as a critical thinker

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Education
Higher Education
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Reading
Author:
erin faherty
Mary Johnson
Date Added:
06/25/2021
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Critical Thinking and Evaluating Information
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LEARNING OBJECTIVESBy the end of this section, you will be able to:Define critical thinkingDescribe the role that logic plays in critical thinkingDescribe how both critical and creative thinking skills can be used to problem-solveDescribe how critical thinking skills can be used to evaluate informationApply the CRAAP test to evaluate sources of informationIdentify strategies for developing yourself as a critical thinker

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Education
Higher Education
Material Type:
Assessment
Author:
Mary Johnson
Date Added:
08/02/2020
Learning Framework: Effective Strategies for College Success
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This free digital textbook serves as a companion to EDUC 1300/1200/1100 Learning Framework: Effective Strategies for College Success at Austin Community College. This book is an accessible and relevant way to explore the research and theory in the psychology of learning, cognition, and motivation as well as factors that impact learning, and the presentation of specific learning strategies. This Open Educational Resource was remixed from a previous version found at https://courses.lumenlearning.com/austincc-learningframeworks/ by Heather Syrett and Laura Lucas. Senior Contributing Author and EditorHeather Syrett, Associate Professor and Assistant Department ChairStudent Development and General StudiesAustin Community College Contributing AuthorsPamela Askew, ProfessorStudent Development and General StudiesAustin Community CollegeEduardo Garcia, ProfessorStudent Development and General StudiesAustin Community College Edgar Granillo, Professor and Assistant Department ChairStudent Development and General StudiesAustin Community College Laura Lucas, Adjunct ProfessorStudent Development and General StudiesAustin Community CollegeMarcy May, Adjunct ProfessorStudent Development and General StudiesAustin Community CollegeTobin Quereau, Adjunct ProfessorStudent Development and General StudiesAustin Community CollegeAmber Sarker, ProfessorStudent Development and General StudiesAustin Community College Paul Smith, Adjunct ProfessorStudent Development and General StudiesAustin Community College Eva Thomsen, Associate ProfessorStudent Development and General StudiesAustin Community College Suggested Attribution for ReuseSyrett, H., et al. Learning Framework: Strategies for College Success. Provided by: Austin Community College. Located at: OERCommons, https://www.oercommons.org/courseware/8434.License: CC BY-NC-SA-4.0 Revised August 2020 (Chapters 1, 4, 6, 7, and 8), August 2021 (Chapters 2 and 15), August 2022 (Chapters 1, 3, and 16) 

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Education
Social Science
Material Type:
Full Course
Date Added:
07/06/2018
Learning Framework: Effective Strategies for College Success, Beyond Academics, Chapter 15: Planning for Your Career
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LEARNING OBJECTIVESBy the end of this section, you will be able to:Differentiate between “job” and “career”Describe the stages of career development and identify the stage you’re currently inExplain the five-step process for choosing a careerList key strategies for selecting a college majorIdentify the relationship between college majors and career paths (both why they matter and why they don’t)Identify specific skills and transferable skills that will be valuable for your career path and how to acquire them

Subject:
Education
Higher Education
Material Type:
Module
Author:
Laura Lucas
Heather Syrett
Date Added:
07/16/2018
Learning Framework: Effective Strategies for College Success, Beyond Academics, Chapter 16: Managing Your Mental and Physical Health
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Chapter 16 covers mental and physical health and why both are important to student success. This chapter includes the topic of stress and stress management, healthy eating, the importance of exercise, and the importance of enough sleep. DISCLAIMER: This chapter addresses mental health concerns and is intended for educational purposes. It is not intended to diagnose or treat any mental illness. ACC students in need of mental health services can request an appointment with a Mental Health Counselor. If you or someone you know is in crisis or struggling with suicidal thoughts, call 988 (National Suicide and Crisis Lifeline), chat 988lifeline.org, or text "HELLO" to the Crisis Text Line (741741).

Subject:
Education
Higher Education
Material Type:
Module
Author:
Amber Sarker
Eva Thomsen
Paul Smith
Heather Syrett
Date Added:
07/16/2018
Learning Framework: Effective Strategies for College Success, Beyond Academics, Chapter 17: Diversity and Cultural Competency
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Diversity: the art of thinking independently together. —Malcolm Forbes, entrepreneur, founder of Forbes magazineLEARNING OBJECTIVESBy the end of this section, you will be able to:Define diversity and identify many aspects of diversityDifferentiate between surface diversity and deep diversity, and explain the relationship between the twoDefine and apply principles of cultural competencyExplore the positive effects of diversity in an educational settingDefine accessibility and identify implications of accessibility on campus and in communitiesIdentify strategies for responding to instances of prejudice and hate

Subject:
Education
Higher Education
Material Type:
Module
Author:
Laura Lucas
Heather Syrett
Date Added:
07/16/2018
Learning Framework: Effective Strategies for College Success, Beyond Academics, Chapter 18: Managing Your Money
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The cost of college should never discourage anyone from going after a valuable degree. –Arne Duncan, former United States Secretary of EducationLEARNING OBJECTIVESBy the end of this section, you will be able to:Establish financial goalsIdentify strategies for creating and maintaining a budgetDescribe available options for paying for collegeDescribe the benefits and risks of creditDevelop financial literacy skills to prepare for your financial future

Subject:
Education
Higher Education
Material Type:
Module
Author:
Laura Lucas
Heather Syrett
Date Added:
07/16/2018
Learning Framework: Effective Strategies for College Success, Introduction to College Success, Chapter 1: Manage the Transition to College
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LEARNING OBJECTIVESBy the end of this chapter, you will be able to:Identify the risks and rewards of college.Describe the responsibilities of college student life and how they differ from high school or early career life.Identify differences in class delivery and compare strategies for success in each type.Identify different categories of students who might share the same classroom as you.Identify similarities and differences between different types of students compared to yourself.

Subject:
Education
Higher Education
Material Type:
Module
Author:
Heather Syrett
Date Added:
07/16/2018
Learning Framework: Effective Strategies for College Success, Introduction to College Success, Welcome to Learning Framework: Effective Strategies for College Success
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Welcome to Austin Community College and Learning Framework: Effective Strategies for College Success. This textbook was compiled and edited by Heather Syrett with assistance from Laura Lucas from the Student Development Department at Austin Community College. It is maintained by Heather Syrett, Associate Professor and Assistant Department Chair of Student Development and General Studies at Austin Community College.This textbook is a remix from:EDUC 1300: Effective Learning Strategies. Authored by: Heather Syrett. Located at: https://courses.lumenlearning.com/austincc-learningframeworks/ License: CC BY-NC-SA-4.0 

Subject:
Education
Higher Education
Material Type:
Module
Author:
Heather Syrett
Date Added:
07/16/2018
Learning Framework: Effective Strategies for College Success, Learning About Learning, Chapter 7: Critical and Creative Thinking
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LEARNING OBJECTIVESBy the end of this section, you will be able to:Define critical thinkingDescribe the role that logic plays in critical thinkingDescribe how critical thinking skills can be used to evaluate informationApply the CRAAP test to evaluate sources of informationIdentify strategies for developing yourself as a critical thinkerIdentify applications in education and one's career where creative thinking is relevant and beneficialExplore key elements and stages in the creative processApply specific skills for stimulating creative perspectives and innovative options Integrate critical and creative thinking in the process of problem-solving

Subject:
Education
Higher Education
Material Type:
Module
Author:
Heather Syrett
Tobin Quereau
Laura Lucas
Date Added:
07/16/2018
Learning Framework: Effective Strategies for College Success, Learning About Learning, Chapter 8: Ways of Knowing
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LEARNING OBJECTIVESBy the end of this chapter, you will be able to:Describe the theory of multiple intelligences and identify your preferred intelligencesDescribe the relationship between emotional intelligence and self-regulationIdentify the types of thinking that contribute to successful intelligenceDefine multimodal learningApply multimodal approaches and a growth mindset to learning tasks

Subject:
Education
Higher Education
Material Type:
Module
Author:
Edgar Granillo
Laura Lucas
Heather Syrett
Date Added:
07/16/2018
Learning Framework: Effective Strategies for College Success, Learning About Learning, Chapter 9: Memory and Information Processing
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LEARNING OBJECTIVESBy the end of this chapter, you will be able to:Identify and describe the three basic functions of memoryDifferentiate between sensory, short-term, and long-term memoryIdentify and describe methods for information retrievalDescribe the forgetting curve and its implications for learningDescribe strategies for deciding which course content to learn and retainRecognize and apply strategies for strengthening your memory

Subject:
Education
Higher Education
Material Type:
Module
Author:
Laura Lucas
Heather Syrett
Date Added:
07/16/2018