• Connections: The Growth Mindset Approach to Success

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  • Step by Step: Success for Today's Student

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  • Class Activity: ACES Initial Report

    Goal: Familiarize your students with ACES and have them reflect on their personal scores, considering both their strengths and their areas for improvement. Note: Your students will need access to LaunchPad a...
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  • The New ACES Progress Report - Coming Fall 2019

    Since we first launched the ACES self-assessment back in 2016, we’ve seen program after program make the simple decision to give each one of their students, on their first days of college, one of the most powerf...
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  • Tech Tuesday: Apps We Love for Instructors and Students

    It’s #TechTuesday! Here are 10 useful and free apps we love for both instructors and students to live informed, balanced, simplified, and successful lifestyles: Alarmy Some of us just aren’t morning peop...
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  • Class Activity: Test Taking Prep

    Goal: Use this class exercise to give students practice preparing for common types of exam questions.   1. Ask each student to construct ten objective questions for one of the chapters you've covered ...
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  • Class Activity: Test Taking Retention Exercise

    Note: The following exercise, created by John Gardner and Betsy Barefoot, was designed to highlight a retention strategy specific to test taking which will help students persist in the first year.    The con...
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  • Video Assignment: Avoiding Plagiarism

      Video title: Plagiarism: How to avoid it Topic(s): Cheating, plagiarism Search terms: video plagiarism how to avoid Time (of video): 2:51 Posted by: Bainbridge State College Date posted: January 5, 2010  ...
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  • Class Activity: Cheating Discussion

    Lead an in-class discussion on cheating and plagiarism. Ask your students to brainstorm, either as a group or individually, about how they would define cheating in an academic setting. Ask the students to consider dif...
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  • Class Activity: Designing an Exam Plan

    Designing an exam plan is an extremely useful exercise for many students, especially if they have not had much structure around preparing for and taking exams. With the class, review the key points: Find out about the...
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  • Video Assignment: Test Anxiety

    Video title: Test Anxiety Topic(s): Test anxiety Search terms: video test anxiety Penn State Time (of video): 5:16 Posted by: Penn State World Campus Date posted: May 14, 2013   Video description: How two student...
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  • Video Assignment: Failing a Test

      Video title: Failing a Test Topic(s): Test taking, test anxiety Search terms: video failing a test Time (of video): 2:40 (watch from beginning until 1:50) Posted by: CollegeHumor Date posted: October 20, 2008 &...
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  • Class Activity: Test Prep Discussion

    Use this class exercise to give students practice preparing for common types of exam questions. Ask each student to construct ten objective questions for one of the units of your course. Then, have students test thems...
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  • Paul Gore answers, "Why did you create this book?"

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  • What is the Personal Success Plan?

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  • How do ACES & Connections work together?

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    Elizabeth Uva
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