Strategies for Success Essential career improvement skills are always related to skills and techniques which increase personal effectiveness such as goal setting, stress management, creativity, problem solving, information processing, memory improvement and effective learning.
Biases Affecting Information Processing The information that comes into our lives is seldom received in an objective or neutral way. There are several biases which affect the degree of influence a given amount of information has on our knowledge, beliefs, and decision making. Here are some of those biases: availability, familiarity, memorability, recency, sequence, sparkle, compatibility, preconception, privilege, visual presentation, mental effort. In addition, the effective use of information can be hampered by the following factors: hasty generalization, inconsistency, pressure and contrast.
Multiple Intelligences It is claimed that we have the following different intelligences: linguistic, logical-mathematical, spatial, bodily-kinesthetic, musical, interpersonal, intrapersonal and naturalist. What special intelligences do you have? - You can find out by answering a few simple questions.
Critical Thinking Materials One of the most important roles of a teacher is to help students manage and use information. Professor Robert Harris explains how a teacher can help students to identify problems, find resources, evaluate them, apply them, and create a result - a knowledge product.
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