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MERLOT II


    

Learning Exercise


Material: Procrastination Test
Submitted by: Andrews on Nov 22, 2002
Date Last Modified: Nov 22, 2002
Title: DARE TO CHALLENGE YOURSELF
Description: Help to Minimize Procrastination using "maps"
Type of Task: Individual, Student-centered, Supplemental activity, Unsupervised
Time Required Variable
Topics: Benefits; Steps; Use; Devices
Course: Professional, Medical, and Legal Office Procedures
Audience: College General Ed, College Lower Division, Professional
Categories:
Prerequisites Skills: Ability to read and write
Learning Objectives: Creat a cognitive map that means something to individual and allows s/he to recall what is read
Text of Learning Exercise: Question: How will you remember/recall all the information regarding
procrastination?

Answer: Use a map?sometimes referred to as a mind map or cognitive map.

Where to learn about maps:

Go to the link below and read about mapping benefits, steps, and use; how to
make a map; devices that show relationships; and view an example.

http://frc.edu/andrews/Department/Notetaking.htm

Specifically, you will create your own personal map(s) as you progress through
the procrastination steps to aid your memory/recall of the information you read.

Hints:
? Be creative
? Use color
? Use your own ?designs?

Remember:
The map(s):
? Are for your benefit.
? Should mean something to you.
? Should visually jog your memory/recall with the use of color and design as
well as with words.

Specific End Result:
You will procrastinate less, which leads to increased efficiency and
effectiveness.

Added benefits of the Notetaking Techniques link. You may discover other ways to
improve your memory/recall.
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